News for Saturday, May 28, 2005


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World Briefs

Global conference on nuclear arms offers no action

Celebrate the sacrifices that let us do ... whatever

It's Memorial Day weekend, y'all. The beginning of summer, a long weekend and a holiday, all rolled into one. And I can't seem to decide what I want to do.

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Nation Briefs

Prosecutors use video, tapes to keep lawmaker in jail

Letters to the Editor

Congress would be wise to reconsider women in combat

People Briefs

DeLay writes NBC to complain of use of name

Gangs require local attention

Passage of a "Gangbusters" bill by the U.S. House is a curious step. Introduced by Virginia lawmakers, the legislation passed 279-144 and would make several gang-related crimes federal offenses, requiring minimum sentences of 10 years to life.

Braselton chooses redistricting map

BRASELTON - Pressed for time and living under an unbalanced district map deemed illegal, the Braselton City Council chose one of two redistricting maps presented in a special called meeting on Friday. The proposed map

Police Reports


James Johnson

Mr. James Benny Johnson, age 69 of Loganville, Ga passed away on Friday, May 27, 2005. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Johnson. He ...

James Owsley

James Robert Owsley, age 57, of Hoschton, GA died Thursday, May 26, 2005 after battling bone cancer. Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, May 31, 2005 at 6:00 P.M. at ...

Dean Segler

Mrs. Dean Everett Segler age 74 of Conyers died May 25, 2005. She is survived by her husband Mr. Joe T. Segler; daughters Sherre and Jim Cown of Monroe, Karen ...

Robert Wilkerson

Mr. Robert Cleveland “R.C.” Wilkerson, age 74, of Pendergrass, GA, passed away on Friday, May 27, 2005. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson 706-367-5467.

Willie Mae Everett

Willie Mae Ramey Givens Everett, age 91 of Dacula, GA passed away May 27, 2005. She is survived by: Children: Edward & Dorothy Givens, Auburn, Dwight Givens, Winder, Billy Joe ...

Ethel Waldrop

Ethel Elizabeth Waldrop, age 98 of Dacula, GA passed away Thursday, May 26, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel 770-277-4550.

James Ecelhannon

James S. McElhannon, age 73 of Winder, GA passed away May 27, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder 770-867-4553.

Warren Hendrix

Warren P. Hendrix, age 73, of Lawrenceville, died Friday, May 27, 2005. Funeral Services will be held 2:30 PM, Sunday, May 29, 2005 at Hebron Baptist Church, Dacula. Rev. Larry ...

Steve Smith

Mr. Steve Smith, age 42, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on May 26, 2005. Surviving are: Mother: Mrs. Peggy Jones, Sugar Hill, GA; Sisters and Brother-in-law: Martina ...

Deborah Huggins

Deborah Ann Huggins, age 43 of Tellico Plains, Tennessee died Thursday, May 26, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100.

Arthur Hazard, Jr.

Mr. Arthur R. Hazard, Jr., age 80 of Buford, Georgia passed away on Friday, May 27, 2005. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory ...