News for Wednesday, September 28, 2005


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Prosecutors say Hinckley thinks women are

Police reports

Man charged with running from police

World Briefs

Top al-Qaida in Iraq killed; nine Iraqis die in suicide attack

People Briefs

Trump, wife expecting child

Business Briefs


Sports calendar


Personality disorder claimed in slaying case

MACON - An airman charged with killing a couple suffered from a personality disorder that made him unable to plan the crime, his attorney argued.

Improved defense gives Colts right balance

Michael Marot

Perdue went overboard

Gov. Sonny Perdue is right to place focus on fuel supply and prices, but his actions are sending mixed messages to Georgians.

House evacuated after dryer fire

From staff reports

Letters to the Editor

Firefighter shortages caused by bad pay

Berkeley Hills' Amershadian wins Ga. Club Pro title

ADAIRSVILLE - Jeff Amershadian of Berkeley Hills Country Club had a tight battle with St. Marlo Country Club's Tim Weinhart on Tuesday before emerging as the victor in the Georgia PGA Club Professional Championship at Barnsley Gardens.

In brief


Nancy Hensley

Nancy Marie Hensley, age 55 of Bethlehem, died Monday, September 26, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home and Gwinnett Crematory, Inc. (770)962-3100

Brian Garrett

Mr. Brian Garrett, age 21, of Winder, Georgia died September 26, 2005. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Carter Funeral Home of Winder, 770-867-1361.

Ruby Wigley Jett

Ruby Wigley Jett, age 84 of Buford died suddenly Tuesday, September 27, 2005 following a brief illness. A funeral service will be held at 2 P.M. Thursday, September 29, 2005 ...

Billy Plott

Billy Eugene Plott, II, 47, of Cumming died at his home Tuesday, September 20, 2005. A native of Atlanta, Billy had lived in Cumming for the past 5 years, moving ...

Curtis Hale

Curtis (Curt) Hale, Sr., age 75 of Snellville, Georgia passed away Sunday, September 25, 2005. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200,

Glenn Jackson

Glenn Alton Jackson, age 89 of Statham, passed away September 27, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder, 770-867-4553.