News for Saturday, September 17, 2005

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Roundup: Shuford scores twice as GAC routs Banks Co. 41-0

HOMER - GAC pushed its record to 4-0 by handing Banks County a 41-0 loss Friday night.

Collins Hill falls in OT to Chattahoochee

ALPHARETTA - Three field goals from Jordan Utley was all the offense Chattahoochee could muster against Collins Hill on Friday night, but it was enough as the Cougars topped the Eagles 9-6 in overtime.

School system picks nominees for top teacher

LAWRENCEVILLE - Local schools have selected their nominees for the 2006 Teacher of the Year award for Gwinnett County Public Schools. Of the 105 teachers nominated, 20 semi-finalists will be selected in early October. Six finalists will be determined by a selection committee of teachers, central office personnel and administrators. The committee will select one Teacher of the Year for the elementary, middle and high school levels. They will be honored at an annual banquet on Nov. 3.

Police reports

Three arrested in drug raid

Dacula picks up 34-28 road win over South Forsyth

CUMMING - Dacula got in front early and then hung on to win its Region 7-AAAAA game over host South Forsyth 34-28 Friday night.

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Baseball

Nation Briefs

Ophelia weakens, moves northward

God and country under attack

I don't know Michael Nedow, but I'm still going to pray for him. You know, I don't think he was raised right. I don't know that for a fact, understand, but I think it is a pretty safe bet.

Lions notch 23-10 victory over Knights

SUWANEE - Despite a long scoring drought in the middle game, Peachtree Ridge was able to put up enough points early and late to beat Centennial 23-10 Friday night.

Bush acceptance of base closings not unexpected

Bush acceptance of base closings not unexpected

Broncos, Smith smash records

SNELLVILLE - Brookwood running back Cameron Smith broke a second school record in as many games by scoring seven touchdowns in a 60-0 win over his former team Meadowcreek.

World Briefs

Lithuania refuses to hand over Russian pilot

People Briefs

Jolie the new face of St. John

Commissioner's Cup starts today

LAWRENCEVILLE - The third annual Commissioner's Cup will be held from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. today at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center.

Humility is still a great virtue

The University System of Georgia Board of Regents has started down a different path with the next chancellor, long before he or she has been identified. Perhaps the regents have developed a booklet entitled "Lessons Learned" over the last three years.

George Evans

Mr. George Thomas “Pete” Evans, age 74, of Bethlehem, Georgia died September 16, 2005. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Carter Funeral Home of Winder. (770)867-1361.

Mike Benton

Mr. Mike “Wolfie” Benton, age 53, of Lula, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2005. Funeral Service will be held on Sunday ...

Euralee Simpson

Euralee “Dee” Simpson, age 88, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away September 16, 2005. She is survived by: Daughter & Son-in-Law: Renee & Gary Westbrooks, Cumming; Sons ...

James Mozingo

James Kenneth Mozingo, age 57 of Monroe, passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2005. Ken was the owner of C & M Landscaping. He served his Country during the Vietnam ...

Edna Napier

Edna Napier, age 88 of Loganville died Thursday, September 15, 2005. Funeral Services will be held 6:00 PM, Saturday, September 17, 2005 in the Loganville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral ...

Grady Bennett

Grady Nolan Bennett, age 82 of Loganville died on Thursday, September 15, 2005. He was a Marine veteran of WWII and a tall strong man. When he started Dekalb Tire ...

George Mcginnis

Mr. George McGinnis, age 77, of Jefferson, passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2005. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson 706-367-5467.

Olivia Kennedy

Olivia Davis Kennedy age 87 of Suwanee, died September 16, 2005. She was preceded in death by her husband Tom W. Kennedy. Surviving are her children, Joel & Mary Kennedy ...