News for Wednesday, May 18, 2005


All Stories

A farewell to Nicklaus, at least at St. Andrews


FishScale sales end this week

ATLANTA - Time is running out to purchase a piece of the Georgia Aquarium, its benefactor says.

On the calendar


Police reports


On deck

Gwinnett Preps

World Briefs

Castro leads march demanding U.S. arrest Cuban militant

In brief


People Briefs

Lucas has cameo in new 'Star Wars'

All-Star soccer game to feature local talent

Twenty-one Gwinnett players and four local coaches are scheduled to compete in Sunday's PONY/Eurosport Georgia High School All-Star Games at Lassiter High School.

Sports calendar


Letters to the Editor

Board's stance foolish

Nation Briefs

Three found dead in house in Idaho

Grayson council discusses proposal for theater

GRAYSON - Grayson residents may not have to travel very far to see "Oklahoma."

Is Gingrich painting himself as a moderate?

Bill Shipp

Uproar over Quran creates crisis for U.S.

Furor over a reference in a brief magazine article to flushing a "Quran down a toilet" shows how small the world is today, yet how wide gaps are in culture.

Suwanee to give funds to preserve cemetery

SUWANEE - For more than a year, the Jackson Street Cemetery Committee has worked to upgrade and preserve the old cemetery originally designated for blacks only on Jackson Street, formerly Cemetery Street, next to the Old Town Suwanee community.

Margarette Coon

Mrs. Margarette Coon, formerly of Stone Mountain, died Monday, May 16, 2005. Mrs. Coon was a native of Birmingham, AL and graduated from Samford College where she sang in the ...

David Wilder

David Montgomery (Monty) Wilder, age 44 of Lawrenceville, passed away on Monday, may 16, 2005 after an extended illness. Monty graduated from Berkmar High School in 1978 and The University ...

Rex Petersen

Rex A. Petersen, age 60 of Snellville, GA died May 15, 2005. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200.

Ruby Smith

Ruby Louise Smith, age 92 of Winder died May 16, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder. 770-867-4553

Floyd Head

Floyd W. Head of Tucker died May 17, 2005. Arrangements are pending. Bill Head Funeral Home, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel 770-546-2726.

J. Gilbert Leggett

J. Gilbert “Gil” Leggett, age 63 of Snellville, GA, died May 15, 2005. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200.