News for Sunday, September 18, 2005

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Berkeley Lake to vote on liquor sales

BERKELEY LAKE - Residents of Berkeley Lake will get the chance in November to decide whether to allow liquor by the drink sales for on-premises consumption. The special election is scheduled for Nov. 8 and will be held at Berkeley Lake City Hall.

Mayor opens home to family of hurricane evacuees

Suwanee's mayor is violating his own city ordinance, but it's for a good cause.

Auburn rezones property to make room for new library

AUBURN - The city property at Fifth and Third avenues was rezoned Thursday from residential to office and institutional to make way for the construction of the new Auburn library.

World Briefs

Report reveals pope's last words

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Where: 1709 Scenic Highway, about two miles north of Emory Eastside Medical Center

Road Closures

The following road work is scheduled, weather permitting.

Sports Calendar

Baseball

Voices in business

Each week the Gwinnett Daily Post profiles the business men and women who help drive the success of local companies and small businesses alike. Interested in a profile? Call Doug Sams, business reporter, at 770 963-9205, ext. 1321, or

Cancer patients among those suffering from high gas prices

Has the high price of gasoline got you down? Are you looking for ways to cut down on your driving in order to save some money? Imagine having no control over how far you need to drive and how often.

Local schools aid hurricane relief effort

Greater Atlanta Christian in Norcross contributed $60,000 to the hurricane relief effort, both directly in funds and in supplies for victims.

State briefs

Police: Man takes his own life one day after ex-wife's shooting

Local charities need help now more than ever

Prompted by the heartaches and hardships of victims of Hurricane Katrina, Americans have opened their wallets, pantries and clothes closets. There have been campaigns, concerts and collection points. In the first nine days after Katrina, The Red Cross alone took in more than $200 million in contributions.

Perdue scores politically with Hurricane Katrina response

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Nation Briefs

Chicago train derails, killing 1, injuring 80

People Briefs

Depp honored at Grauman's

Delta to reorganize

After months of speculation, Delta filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this week, raising questions about the future of the Atlanta corporate icon and the fate of thousands of local workers. Delta said it arranged $2.05 billion in financing as it reorganizes, and CEO Gerald Grinstein pledged, "Delta is open for business as usual and will continue normal operations throughout the reorganization."

Letters to the Editor

Plenty of blame to spread around, but hold it for now

Marketplace

Conducting Business

Richard Robinson

Richard “Dick” Robinson, age 73 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away September 14, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel Lawrenceville, GA 770-277-4550.

James Mozingo

James Kenneth Mozingo, age 57 of Monroe, GA passed away September 15, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel Lawrenceville, GA 770-277-4550.

Grady Bennett

Grady Nolen Bennett, age 82 of Loganville, GA passed away September 15, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel Lawrenceville, GA 770-277-4550.

William F. Jones

William F. Jones, age 72, of Stone Mountain (Dekalb County), GA., died Saturday September 17, 2005. Arrangements are pending with The Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel ...

Edith Canipe

Mrs. Edith Revelle Canipe, age 80, of Dacula, GA passed away September 17, 2005. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan, Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory ...

Mike Benton

Mr. Mike “Wolfie” Benton, age 53, of Lula GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on September 15, 2005. He was preceded in death by his son ...

Leona Johnson

Leona Johnson, age 58 of Mobile, AL passed away September 9, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel Lawrenceville, GA 770-277-4550.

Olivia D. Kennedy

Olivia Davis Kennedy, age 87 of Suwanee, GA passed away September 17, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel Lawrenceville, GA 770-277-4550.

Charles Devon

Charles G. Devon, age 81, of Stone Mountain (Gwinnett County), GA., died Saturday September 17, 2005. Arrangements are pending with The Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel ...

Kathryn Harrison

Kathryn Jones Harrison, 88, of Winder, died September 17, 2005. She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, James T. Harrison, who died in 2002. A native ...

Phon Thi Nguyen

Phon Thi Nguyen, age 71 of Lilburn, GA passed away September 15, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel Lawrenceville, GA 770-277-4550.

Doug Eubank

Mr. Doug Eubank, age 58, of Suwanee, GA passed away on September 16, 2005. Surviving are: Wife of 21 years: Mrs. Paige Parker Eubank, Suwanee, GA; Daughters and Sons-in ...