News for Saturday, May 21, 2005

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Message to Mother Nature: Put a sock in it

You probably remember Richard Nixon. If not, you've probably heard of him. He was the president who swore he was not a crook, even though the evidence proved otherwise. But there's one thing you can say about the man known as "Tricky Dickey." He was a good sport.

Nation Briefs

Investigators receive tip in Idaho slayings

People Briefs

Topher Grace to star in 'Spider-Man 3'

The majority should rule on judge votes

Ongoing discussion in the U.S. Senate about seven judicial nominations is about partisanship, not about whether the individuals are qualified and would be assets to the federal court system.

Letters to the Editor

Don't give free pass to extreme Islamists

World Briefs

Protesters burn U.S. flag over Quran flap

Sports Calendar

Baseball

Gwinnett Prep Schedule

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State Briefs

Prison officers suspended amid allegations

Police Reports

Gwinnett

Tech, UGA to meet in NCAA softball regional

ATHENS - Georgia won a gamble and probably will pitch its ace today against Georgia Tech in the second round of the NCAA Tournament regional here at the Bulldogs' softball complex.

James Hall, Sr.

James Leon Hall, Sr., age 73 of Gainesville, GA passed away May 19, 2005. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Lawrenceville Chapel 770-963-2411. www.wagesfuneralhome.com

Helen Fields

Mrs. Helen C. Fields, age 86 of Lawrenceville, GA died May 10, 2005. Memorial services will be held Monday, May 23 at 5pm at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Gwinnett, 12 ...

Dorothy Lewis

Dorothy B. Lewis, age 83 of Lawrenceville, GA died May 18, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel 1031 Lawrenceville Highway Lawrenceville, GA 30045. 770-277-4550

Matthew Carter

Matthew “M.T.” Carter, age 63 of Lawrenceville died Friday, May 20, 2005. Funeral Services will be held 4:00 PM Saturday, May 21, 2005 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of ...

Frances Pate

Mrs. Frances Evelyn Pate, age 85 of Snellville, GA died May 19, 2005. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law: John B. And Lana Pate of Clayton ...

Ernestine Ferguson

Ernestine Ferguson of Lawrenceville, born April 16, 1945 wife of 39 years of Pastor Lloyd Ferguson of Cross Roads Baptist Church, Lawrenceville died Thursday, May 19, 2005. Other survivors: Children ...

Mary Outland

Mary M. (Mickey) Leatherwood Outland went home to be with her Lord on May 19, 2005 after a courageous battle with lymphoma. This was truly her grand and glorious coronation ...

Lillian Ellington

Lillian McDowell Ellington, age 89 of Statham died May 18, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder. 770-867-4553

Mercer Peavey

Mercer Peavey, age 74, of Nicholson, GA died Friday May 20, 2005. Funeral Arrangements are pending with Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.