News for Tuesday, May 3, 2005


All Stories

Bride's flight fodder for pranksters, eBay

LAWRENCEVILLE - Sometimes laughter is the best medicine.

World Briefs

Explosion of warlord's arm cache kills 28

Nation Briefs

Psychiatrist: Shooter wanted to stop voices in his head

New interrogation methods good for enemy

On Fox's ''24'' action-drama show Monday nights, art doesn't imitate life. Increasingly, it resembles it. Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU) leader Jack Bauer (played by Kiefer Sutherland) is ordered not to torture a man he believes has knowledge of the whereabouts of terrorist Habib Marwan. Marwan has captured the nuclear code book known as the ''football'' from a shot-down Air Force One carrying the president of the United States.

Parkview's left-field wall of fame

Most baseball players grow up wanting to go over the wall. At Parkview they want to go on it.

Save Historic Norcross meeting brings out citizens' concerns

NORCROSS - About 30 people attended the first public meeting of a group called Save Historic Norcross on Sunday. The president of the organization, Anne Webb, opened the meeting with an explanation of the necessity of such a grassroots effort.

Two die in separate Walton County accidents

LOGANVILLE - A Loganville woman died after being ejected from her car Sunday evening, according to officials.

Selig proposal improves sport

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig has dropped a heavily weighted ball in his players' court.

People Briefs

Timberlake to voice character in 'Shrek 3'

Prep roundup: Norcross' Harmon hits for cycle in win

NORCROSS - Cory Harmon hit for the cycle, going 4-for-4 as Norcross defeated Peachtree Ridge 9-5 on Monday.

In brief


Letters to the Editor

Give Wilbanks a pass on this one

Edith Russell

Edith Lowe Russell, age 82, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away Saturday April 30, 2005. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 04, 2005 at 11:00 A.M. at Wages Lawrenceville Chapel ...

Carolyn Nelson

Carolyn Russell Nelson 92 of Griffin, died Sunday, May 1, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder. 770-867-4553

Louise White

Louise W. White, age 87 of Winder, died April 29, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder. 770-867-4553

Mary Frances Dean

Mary Frances Dean, age 72 of Lawrenceville died Sunday, May 1, 2005. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM, Wednesday, May 4, 2005 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart ...

Louis Fortenberry

Louis Fortenberry, age 83 of Norcross, died April 30, 2005. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home. 770-448-5757

Ruth Brogdon

Mrs. Ruth Stewart Brogdon, age 74, of Carnesville GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on May 2, 2005. She was preceded in death by her parents: William and ...

Dr. Richard Henderson

Dr. Richard I. (Dick) Henderson, age 79 of Grayson, GA died April 30, 2005. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200.

Robert Barrier

Mr. Robert “Bob” Barrier, age 66, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, April 29, 2005. Surviving are: Marcia H. Barrier; their children: Lorrie B. Kovacs, Robert C ...

Len Nagel

Len Nagel, age 55 of Buford, GA., died May 1, 2005. Arrangements by Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home 201 Morningside Drive, Buford, Georgia 30518. 770-945-9345

Bryan Swain

Bryan Keith Swain, age 38 of Flowery Branch, died May 1, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel 1031 Lawrenceville Highway Lawrenceville, GA 30045