News for Thursday, May 5, 2005

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Ask Amy: Don't shy away from making child at ease

DEAR AMY: I am raising a 4-year-old family member who suffered neglect and abandonment in her birth family. She is relearning how to trust and bond with the stable adult in her life - me. My problem is that well-meaning friends at church and such are warm and effusive with her in a way that does not feel safe or authentic to her.

Buford boys blank Grady 2-0

ATLANTA - Buford advanced in the Class AA/A boys state tournament with a 2-0 win over Grady on Wednesday. Misael Martinez scored a goal on a penalty kick for the Wolves (12-6), and Patrick McGlon netted the other goal for Buford with the assist going to Edgar Arroyo. Wilfred Chavez earned the shutout in goal for the Wolves, and the entire defense played an excellent match.

GAC rallies to top Cross Keys in OT

NORCROSS-With several players wearing freshly cut mohawks to signify "team unity," the fifth-ranked Greater Atlanta Christian Spartans (12-3-2) overcame a two-goal deficit to beat the Cross Keys Indians 3-2 in overtime on Wednesday in the second round of the Class AA/A state playoffs.

Letters to the Editor

Punishing Dacula teacher encourages more bad behavior

Health inspections

Amri-Mex Grill 4545 S. Lee St., Buford 94 86 05/02/05

Prep Roundup: Norcross picks up 20th win with 6-1 victory

HOSCHTON - Alex McMullen went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs and Corey Harmon added two hits in four at-bats as Norcross downed Mill Creek 6-1 on Wednesday. Daniel Pugh pitched 42D3 innings, yielding only two hits to earn the win for the Blue Devils (20-4,

Sports Briefs

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Bush should push Putin on communism

Cal Thomas

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People Briefs

Fallon to return as host of MTV Movie Awards

Balfour, Unterman get national committee appointments

Two high profile senators from Gwinnett picked up national roles.

Woman allegedly raped, thrown in creek in Winder

WINDER - A woman who went for a walk after getting in a fight with her boyfriend was allegedly raped.

You can have MTV; give me gospel instead

Dick Yarbrough

Grayson edges South in 8-AAAAA showdown

LOGANVILLE - Grayson and South Gwinnett entered Wednesday night's baseball game knowing the implications.

World Briefs

Suicide bomber kills 60 at Iraqi police center

Chattahoochee routs Collins Hill baseball 9-1

SUWANEE - In one of the biggest games played at Collins Hill since the school's inception, the Eagles faithful saw one of the best performances of the year.

Nation Briefs

Prosecution: Highway shooting suspect not insane

Norton finds home at Berry

When Jonathan Norton graduated from Berkmar in 1991, he admittedly wasn't a college recruiter's dream.

Danny Anglin

Danny Anglin, age 59 of Flowery Branch, died May 3, 2005. Arrangements by Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home 201 Morningside Drive Buford, Georgia 30518. 770-945-9345

Joan Stewart

Joan R. Stewart, age 72 of Snellville died Tuesday, May 3, 2005. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM, Friday, May 6, 2005 at Snellville United Methodist Church. Rev. David ...

Dylan Brooks

Dylan Douglas Brooks, age 14 of Loganville, GA died April 23, 2005 from injuries received in an automobile wreck April 20. Dylan was a 9th grade student at Loganville High ...

Billie Porter

Billie Porter, age 93 of Buford, died May 4, 2005. A Funeral Service will be held at 2:30 P.M. Friday, May 6, 2005 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with remains ...

Jerry Bready

Jerry Bready, age 52 of Dacula, Georgia died April 29, 2005. Mr. Bready was born in Port Huron, MI and resided in Georgia over 20 years with his family. He ...