News for Sunday, May 8, 2005

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Have you heard enough of the runaway bride?

We won't speculate as to whether runaway bride Jennifer Wilbanks should be charged with a crime.

Oak Rest Pet Gardens: Career mortician lends his skills to pets

WHAT THEY DO: Funeral and mortuary services for pets and large animals

Letters to the Editor

Feds must prosecute

Hudson to coach Shiloh boys track

Clarke Central's Don Hudson has been hired as head boys track coach at Shiloh. Hudson will also be a varsity assistant in football, where he will coach defensive backs.

Back to the bad days

The Board of Regents convenes May 17 and 18 to consider ending the Georgia career of University System Chancellor Thomas Meredith. The ghost of Gov. Eugene Talmadge may be present.

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World Briefs

Rebel bombings kill 11, wound 162 in Myanmar

Week in Review

Community health system axes CEO

Law Day celebrates our freedoms

On May 1, we observed Law Day, which is a time to celebrate our freedoms as Americans as well as the significance of the legal system that protects these freedoms. This is also a time that reminds all of us of the importance of our role in the legal system, which is civic participation.

Marketplace

The Alpha Graphics store located at 3075 Breckinridge Blvd. in Duluth will celebrate the company's 35th anniversary with a party for community members and local businesses. The party, which will be hosted by Alpha Graphics owners Jodi and Martin Pierce, will be held Monday from 4 to 6 p.m.

Nation Briefs

L.A. ordered to stop housing kids in office

Good News from Schools: A little greenback for the grads

Good News from Schools

People Briefs

Jolie wants more funding to help Afghan refugees

GUIDE leads efforts to stop drug abuse

In 1985, concerned leaders in Gwinnett decided to be proactive when it came to substance-abuse prevention.

Sports Calendar

Baseball

Dacula announces SPLOST road improvement plan

DACULA - Dacula can expect to receive its first check from the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax in June or July, and city officials are ready to get to work.

Red card ejection hurts Buford in 3-1 loss

ATLANTA - Having to play one man down against any opponent is challenging task, but doing so against a perennial state power is even more daunting.

What's going on here?

Where: Mall of Georgia, Woodward Crossing Boulevard, outside Lord & Taylor

Linder: Gwinnett needs homeland security director

U.S. Rep. John Linder last week lent his advice on Gwinnett's quest to set a direction homeland security.

Rita Lyons

Mrs. Rita H. Lyons, age 57 of Loganville, GA. Passed away on Friday May 6, 2005. Mrs. Lyons was a member of Mount Carmel Christian Church, served in the Women's ...

Kim Holman

Mr. Kim Holman, age 49, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, May 6, 2005. He was preceded in death by his father,: Mr. Roy Lee Holman. Surviving are his ...

Dorothy Puett

Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Dorothy Blackstock Puett, age 84 of Jefferson, Georgia who died Saturday, May 7, 2005 after a period of declining health ...

Emily Summerour

Emily Irene Summerour, age 91, of Duluth, GA died Friday May 6, 2005. Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Tuesday may 10, 2005 at Bill Head Funeral Home Duluth ...