News for Sunday, September 11, 2005

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People Briefs

Musicians,

Mr. President, where's the help?

This letter, written last week to President Bush by Shiloh High School sophomore Jessica Stewart, was sent to the Daily Post by her father.

Sports Calendar

Basketball

Hammock named assistant sports editor

Will Hammock, who has worked at the Daily Post for more than eight years, has been promoted to assistant sports editor. The Brookwood graduate interned with the Daily Post in college and joined the paper full time in April of 1997.

World Briefs

Lawlessness, violence

Good News From Schools: GAC opens to evacuees

Greater Atlanta Christian school announced this week that it would follow the lead of public schools across the South and accept students displaced by Hurricane Katrina.

Linder, Chambliss reflect on Sept. 11

For Georgia politicians, Sept. 11 is a day to remember a national tragedy and a day that spurred a new movement for public safety in the United States.

Sept. 11 loans end up in the wrong hands

The intentions were good. The delivery was pathetic. The results are shameful. Four years ago today, an unthinkable attack on the United States occurred. And while Sept. 11 served as a rallying point that brought out the best in the American people and their government, a federal loan program designed to help small businesses recover from the devastation has turned into a boondoggle.

DOT board split over rail line

ATLANTA- Within the 13-member State Transportation Board are several avid enthusiasts for bringing passenger-rail service to Georgia, several skeptics and least one outright opponent.

Letters to the Editor

Smoking ordinance needs

Hurricane How to Help

Local nonprofit and relief organizations, as well as local businesses, have mobilized to assist hurricane evacuees and victims. Here are a few ways to help out:

Road Closures

Bogan Road from Harmony Elementary School to Hamilton Mill Road will require intermittent lane closures from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through September for curb, gutter and sidewalk construction and a multiuse path.

Nation Briefs

Biloxi port back in business

Katrina's aftermath

What a difference a week makes.

Fire briefs

Grease fire

Where were you when America was attacked?

The assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The explosion of the space shuttle Challenger certain events serve as benchmarks in one's life.

March of Dimes works to battle infant death, birth defects

The March of Dimes, founded in 1938, is the only organization that has been able to find a cure for the disease it set out to conquer, polio. 2005 marks the 67th anniversary of the organization and permits us to reflect on the tremendous successes of one of the largest grass roots, volunteer-led organizations.

Community Calendar

CLUBS AND

Winifred Dunaway

Winifred Jeanette “Winkie” Dunaway, age 59 of Flowery Branch, died Friday, September 9, 2005 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. Sunday, September ...

Harold Bone

Mr. Harold Franklin Bone, age 60 of Monroe, Georgia died Saturday, September 10, 2005. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, Georgia, 706-367-5467.

Sue Wade

Sue Wade, age 86 of Lilburn, GA, passed away September 9, 2005. She is survived by: Husband: Dr. Robert C. Wade; Daughter: Cree Payne of Conyers; Son: Robert C. Wade ...

Thomas Kight

Rev. Thomas Holland Kight, age 60, of Winder, GA passed away suddenly on September 8, 2005. He was preceded in death by his parents, Holland and Louise Kight; Grandparents, Robert ...

William Barrett

William Joseph “Joe” Barrett, age 58 of Dacula, formerly of Norcross, died September 10, 2005. Arrangements are pending with Bill Head Funeral Homes & Crematory, Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535 ...