News for Thursday, May 26, 2005


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World Briefs

Pentagon drops effort to recover soldiers' remains

Police Reports


Man charged with armed robbery

Eagles pay tribute to Hembree

A group of Collins Hill girls basketball players and coaches worked extra hard for their head coach one last time this past weekend.

Nation Briefs

Mother charged with killing son by locking him in trunk

Some of the good and bad in recent headlines

Dick Yarbrough

State briefs

Former Rep. Martin to seek Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor

Sports Calendar


Finally, a break: Ten students finish without missing one day

LAWRENCEVILLE - Ten Gwinnett County students completed school careers Wednesday without missing a single day of school.

Limiting soft drinks would help children

If schools removed soda pop machines from their premises, it would hurt them financially, but potential improvements in students' behavior and health should make this an easy decision.

People Briefs

Reynolds incident a slap or a tap?

Letters to the Editor

Newsweek should be flushed down toilet

Sports Briefs


Jesus Guerrero

Mr. Jesus Quintanil Guerrero, age 72, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on May 23, 2005. Surviving are: Daughters: Doris G. and Bela Varga, Germany, Marie G. Padrones, Guam, Josephine ...

James A. Bell

James A. Bell, age 81 of Sugar Hill died May 24, 2005. A Graveside service will be held 2:00 PM Friday May 27, 2005 at Rogers-Bell Cemetery in Shakerag ...

Blake Jolly

Blake “B. J.” Jolly, age 19 of Grayson, Ga died May 23, 2005. Blake “B. J.” is survived by his mother, Dianne Jolly of Grayson; father ...

Kent Driver

Kent Driver, age 45, of Auburn died May 24, 2005. Mr. Driver was a Property Manager for Pattillo Construction and has lived in Georgia for 17 years, moving here from ...

Jacqueline Buckingham

Ms. Jacqueline Ruth Stone Buckingham, 61, died Monday, May 23rd in Lawrenceville. She died of natural causes. She is survived by two children, Heather Robyn Marie Buckingham Alex and Tim ...

Audry Shell

Audry “Granny” Shell, age 95 of Snellville died Tuesday, May 24, 2005. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM, Thursday, May 26, 2005 in the Snellville Chapel of ...

Margie Jones

Mrs. Margie N. Jones, age 77 of Lawrenceville, GA died May 25, 2005. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel. (770)979-3200.

Jason Baker

Jason W. Baker, age 20 of Dacula, GA passed away May 25, 2005. He was preceded in death by Maternal Grandmother Sarah Allene Brown and Paternal Grandfather Homer Baker. He ...

Wes Ecton

Wes Ecton, age 34 of Monroe, died Tuesday, May 24, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, Georgia 30052. (770)466-1544.

Kasey M. Flanagan

Kasey Morgan Flanagan, age 16 of Duluth, died May 24, 2005. A Memorial service will be held 7:00 PM Thursday May 26, 2005 at John's Creek Baptist Church in Duluth ...