News for Thursday, May 19, 2005

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Tech's Hewitt denies Knicks rumor

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech head coach Paul Hewitt denied a report in Wednesday's New York Post that he had interviewed with New York Knicks president Isiah Thomas for the team's head coaching position.

Restaurant inspections

Arby's 5425 Stone Mountain Highway, 100 92 05/10/05

Goal Club honors county's top soccer players

The Gwinnett Goal Club honored its top players on Wednesday night with a season-ending banquet at Norcross High School.

Police reports

Gwinnett

Search for new college chief begins

ATLANTA - Gwinnett County's representative on the state Board of Regents will head the search for the first president of Gwinnett's new four-year college.

People Briefs

'Housewives' star charged with possession

Karvis chooses rewarding path

There is great joy in following your heart.

Georgia LB Johnson to spend year at Georgia Military College

ATHENS - Like Odell Thurman before him, Josh Johnson will have to spend a year at Georgia Military College in Milledgeville to prove to Georgia coach Mark Richt that he wants to play for the Bulldogs.

Ask Amy: Boy is 'Aiken' to sing yet still be liked

DEAR AMY: I am a 15-year-old boy. I am a sophomore in high school, and no one likes me. I am so worried that there is something wrong with me. I get good grades and am in the choir.

Nation Briefs

Police shoot man who held hostages

Sports Calendar

Baseball

Letters to the Editor

School board's arrogance transparent

Bannister, Sikes meet for first time after Rinker tiff

Chairman Charles Bannister said he still doesn't have answers about the sudden firing of the Gwinnett Hospital System CEO. But he sat down with the hospital board's chairman this week to restore friendship.

UGA's Roland, Tanner pull four from wreck

ATHENS - Usually when Georgia football players make headlines off the football field, the school's coaches and administrators cringe, but two Bulldogs did something Sunday that made the entire Bulldog Nation proud.

Abbas must crack down on incendiary rhetoric

Cal Thomas

World Briefs

Uzbek rebels vow Islamic state

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Dennis Tuck

Mr. Dennis Tuck, age 58, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2005. He was preceded in death by his father, Mr. Hoyt Tuck and brother, Troy Tuck ...

Lawrence Watkins

Lawrence “Larry” Watkins, age 76 of Grayson, GA passed away May 17, 2005. He is survived by: Wife: Betty Watkins; Daughters & Sons-in-law: Teresa & Jim ...

Floyd Head

Floyd W. Head, age 88, of Tucker, died Tuesday May 17, 2005. Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM Saturday, May 21, 2005 at the Bill Head Funeral Home, Lilburn ...

Louie Hoopaugh

Mr. Louie P. Hoopaugh, age 73, of Auburn, Georgia died May 18, 2005. Arrangements by Carter Funeral Home of Winder. 770-867-1361

Doris Thomas

Doris Thomas, age 78 of Gainesville, died Wednesday, May 18, 2005. Funeral arrangements announced later by Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home and Crematory 201 Morningside Drive Buford, Georgia 770-945-9345.

Glenda Sweeney

Glenda L. Sweeney, 68, of Lilburn, died Wednesday, May 18, 2005. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel 770-564-2726.