News for Wednesday, September 7, 2005

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Rest Haven meets, but discusses no business

REST HAVEN - Rest Haven City Council members met Tuesday for their regularly scheduled meeting - not to discuss pending business, scrutinize a building permit or debate a rezoning issue. In fact, there was no business at all on September's agenda. They met because the state says they have to.

Letters to the Editor

Goverment's relief efforts were disaster

How we're helping

The acts of kindness in Gwinnett come in all shapes and sizes. Kids stood on a street corner Monday with a sign made of cardboard and Crayola. It read, "Help us Help Them, 1-800-HELP NOW." For those who stopped, the children asked for spare change to help the hurricane victims. Peachtree Ridge High School arranged to have a semi truck at the school Tuesday night. Contributions filled the truck, which will deliver to flood and hurricane-stricken areas. Gwinnett Medical Center has admitted at least 20 patients from the Gulf Coast. Developers have opened vacant rental properties to the homeless. Gwinnett Sheriff Butch Conway and 16 deputies headed to Louisiana to lend a hand. Gwinnett schools are accepting refugee students. The impressive list runs on. Here is a recap of campaigns, drives and other efforts going on within the Daily Post's circulation area:

Sports Calendar

Basketball

Nation Briefs

Bush readying request for $40 billion for Katrina

People Briefs

Knight released from hospital

World Briefs

Iraq president says Saddam has confessed

Sports Briefs

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Brad McCann promoted to AA Mudcats

County hosts job fair for evacuees

LAWRENCEVILLE - County government officials will host a job fair Friday to help hurricane victims find employment in Georgia.

Prep Roundup: Buford's Groves hurls one-hitter in 2-0 win

BUFORD - Buford pitcher Jesse Groves came within two outs of a perfect game as the Wolves blanked Lumpkin County 2-0 Tuesday night.

Police reports

Man robs SunTrust bank

Clyde Monday

Clyde Andrew Monday, Jr., age 71, of Lawrenceville, died Monday, September 5, 2005. Mr. Monday retired from Newport News Ship Building after 38 years of service as an Assistant Fire ...

Martha Jamieson

Mrs. Martha Jewell Jamieson, age 94, of Buford, GA passed away on September 6, 2005. She was preceded in death by her husband, W. H. (Bud) Jamieson; parents, J. O ...

George Coburn

George W. Coburn, age 48 of Lawrenceville, passed away on Sunday, September 4, 2005. He is survived by his: wife: Michelle Coburn; children: Brooke Coburn, Sarah Carver, Christy Cabe, Trent ...

Kay Richey

Kay Stephens Richey, age 54, of Lawrenceville, died Monday, September 5, 2005. Arrangements by Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, Rockdale Chapel, 770-918-8851.