News for Tuesday, September 20, 2005


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World Briefs

British armored vehicles crash through Basra jail

People Briefs

Russell Crowe wants to buy rugby team

Nation Briefs

Woman accused of molesting boy pleads guilty

Sports Briefs


Broncos' Mateker, Eagles' Nichol earn running honors

Media misleading on Katrina

It was a perfect moment for the media to use President Bush's speech from New Orleans against him.

McCann chips in for Duluth


Life rules help avoid poverty

Hurricane Katrina pealed back the interior curtain of the Big Easy and revealed a large number of its residents who have never seen the American Dream, much less experienced it.

Hurricane Relief

·All Books-A-Million stores, including the Discover Mills location in Lawrenceville, are accepting cash donations to the Salvation Army. The Lawrenceville location will host balloon artist and magician Fred Kirkland from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday to make balloons in exchange for donations.

Sports Calendar


Letters to the Editor

Be proud of senator

Ronald Degges

Mr. Ronald M. Degges, age 64, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Sunday, September 18, 2005. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home ...

Tommy Harbin

Tommy Harbin, age 65 of Loganville, GA, passed away on September 18, 2005. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 20, 2005 at Smith Memory Chapel in ...

Bernard Collins

After a long illness, Dr. Bernard Collins entered into eternal rest on September 16, 2005 in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Collins and his wife Mrs. Janice Collins relocated recently from Issaquah ...

Edith Canipe

Mrs. Edith Revelle Canipe, age 80, of Dacula, GA and formerly of Lincolnton, NC, passed away on September 17, 2005. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hatcher Lester ...

Dora Hayward

Dora Faye Hayward, age 69 of Norcross, died Saturday, September 17, 2005. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535.

Mary Shadburn

Ms. Mary Ann Shadburn, age 66, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, September 18, 2005 of lung cancer. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Annie ...

Shirley Imbert

Shirley Marie Imbert, age 56 of Stone Mountain, passed away Friday, September 17, 2005. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200,

Susan Claunch

Susan Thomas Claunch, age 59 of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away Sunday, September 18, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.

Claudy Mathis

Claudy J. (C.J.) Mathis, age 82 of Sugar Hill, passed away Monday, September 19, 2005. A Funeral Service will be held at 2 P.M. Wednesday, September 21, 2005 in the ...

Ophelia Roberts

Mrs. Ophelia Shadburn Roberts, age 82, of Macon, GA and formerly of Buford, GA, passed away on Sunday, September 18, 2005. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, September 20 ...

Richard Shaw

Richard H. Shaw, age 92 of Lawrenceville, GA, formerly of Miami, FL, died September 18, 2005. He was preceded in death by his wives, Geraldine Shaw and Frances Shaw. He ...

Jerry Merck

Jerry Alfred Merck, age 48 of Clarkesville died Sunday, September 18, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100.

Ted Hix

Mr. Ted Hix, age 63 of Hoschton, Georgia died Sunday, September 18, 2005. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, Georgia, 706-367-5467.

Kenneth Smith

Mr. Kenneth R. Smith, Sr., age 78 of Winder, died September 17, 2005. Carter Funeral Home of Winder is in charge of arrangements, 770-867-1361.

Ronald Cleveland

Mr. Ronald “Ron” Gregory Cleveland, age 49, of Dallas, GA died Sunday, September 18, 2005. He was a member of Passion Church of Metro Atlanta and a Christian ...

Marina Macdonald

Marina MacDonald, age 66 of Norcross, GA died September 18, 2005. The funeral mass will be held Tuesday, September 20, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. at Mary our Queen Catholic Church ...

Betty Trussell

Betty R. Trussell, age 79 of Hoschton, formerly of Lawrenceville, died Saturday, September 17, 2005. Memorial Services will be held 3:00 PM, Thursday, September 22, 2005 in the Stateroom of ...