News for Thursday, September 8, 2005

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Column: Storm scatters Tulane athletes

Nikki Luckhurst signed a basketball scholarship with Tulane. She never expected to attend classes at Texas Tech.

Barrow BOE approves software buy

WINDER - The Barrow County Board of Education has approved the initial expenditure of $85,000 to purchase Phase 1 Classworks Software, a program that allows students' test scores to be individually assessed.

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Memo shows Brown waited to send aid

Stocks higher as oil price drops

NEW YORK - A drop in crude oil futures pushed stocks modestly higher Wednesday, helped by government predictions of lower gasoline prices.

Norcross OKs high-density zoning for 1.55 acres

NORCROSS - City Council members voted Tuesday night to rezone 1.55 acres on Wingo Street (182, 208, 212 and 238 Wingo St.) from medium density RM-75 to high density RM-10. This decision negates the land-use plan map designation for those properties decided just a couple of months ago.

People Briefs

Lewinsky heads to London school

World Briefs

U.N. criticized for allowing Saddam to bilk program

Politicos help with hurricane relief effort

All that work with campaigns has taught Gregory Howard how to organize.

Prep roundup: Ault's efforts boost Brookwood to 2-1 win

SNELLVILLE - Karla Ault pitched a complete game and drove in the winning run Wednesday night, leading Brookwood to a 2-1 win over visiting Walton in nine innings.

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Bush's choice should preserve Rehnquist legacy

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Letters to the Editor

Gwinnett library cardholders can access audiobooks

Crews repair two water main breaks

SNELLVILLE - Crews have repaired two water mains in southern Gwinnett since Tuesday, interrupting service in Grayson, Snellville and Loganville.

Katrina brings best and worst out in all of us

Dick Yarbrough

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Vivian Stevens

Vivian R. Stevens, age 82 of Grayson, died Tuesday, September 6, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 2246 Wisteria Drive, Snellville, Georgia 30078, 770-979-5010.

Marie Moore

Marie Ann Moore, age 62 of Loganville died Tuesday, September 6, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100.

Dale Bryson

Dale Allen Bryson, age 70 of Duluth, died September 6, 2005. A Memorial service will be held 4:30 PM Friday, September 9, 2005 at Duluth First Baptist Church, with Dr ...

Michael Kio

Mr. Michael Robert “Mike” Kio, age 49, of Winder, passed away on Tuesday, September 6, 2005. Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson has charge of arrangements, 706-367-5467.

Kim Harris

Ms. Kim Harris, age 46, of Braselton, GA passed away on Wednesday, September 6, 2005. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford ...

Charles Steininger

Charles V. Steininger, age 89, of Winder, GA passed away August 25, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.

Steven Johnson

Steven David Johnson, age 5, of Bethlehem, GA, passed away on Saturday, September 3, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.

Odell Clark

Mr. Odell Clark, age 82, of Jefferson, passed away on Wednesday, September 7, 2005. Services will be announced later. Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson has charge of arrangements, 706-367-5467.

Maleerat Shanahan

Maleerat Naovarat Shanahan, age 63, of Norcross, passed away on September 6, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.

William Rudasill

William Hoyte Rudasill, age 63 of Snellville, GA died September 6, 2005. He is survived by his wife, Arlene Rudasill; son, Martin Rudasill of Norcross; sisters, Frances K. Page of ...

Dorothy Figueroa

Dorothy Koen Figueroa, age 92, of Lawrenceville, GA, died Wednesday, September 7, 2005. Arrangements are pending with the Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.