News for Monday, December 8, 2008

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Margaret Kendrick

Margaret “Meg” Wilson Kendrick, age 60, of Suwanee, GA, passed away December 7, 2008. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 770-277-4550

Edward Gill

Edward William Gill, 87, of Buford, GA died on December 6, 2008 at Embracing Hospice House. A native of Ohio, he was the son of the late Genevieve and Edward ...

Tyler Durden

Tyler Drew Durden, age 19, of Grayson, GA, passed away Friday, December 5, 2008. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville Chapel 770-979-3200

Esther Mittman

Esther Zaphiriou Mittman, age 86, of Flowery Branch, GA, passed away Saturday, December 6, 2008. Arrangements by Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home of Buford, GA 770-945-9345

Shirley Asbury

Shirley J. Asbury, age 84 of Snellville passed away on December 6, 2008. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold G. Asbury. She was an old fashion prim ...

Charles Brand

Charles H. Brand, age 77 of Lawrenceville passed away Thursday, December 4, 2008. A private Funeral Service was held 1:00 PM, Saturday, December 6, 2008 in the Stateroom of Tim ...

Thomas Hazelrigs

Thomas E. Hazelrigs , 62 of Suwanee died December 7, 2008. A memorial service will be 3:00 PM Wednesday, December 10, 2008 in the Bill Head Funeral Home, Duluth Chapel with ...

Charles Wages

Charles E. Wages, age 71, of Dacula, GA passed away Sunday, December 7, 2008. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Martha Ann Thompson Wages; son Jeff Wages ...

Audley Harris., Iii

Audley (Chandler) Harris, III., age 28, of Norcross, GA, passed away December 6, 2008. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home 770-448-5757

More Good News From Schools

UGA undergraduate researchers benefit from CURO Apprentice Program

Gas prices continue steep decline

ATLANTA - Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg says gasoline hasn't been this cheap since March 2004.

The Blitz: Can Gwinnett score the hat trick in the state finals?

For the first time ever, Gwinnett County has three teams in the state finals in three different classifications. Can Peachtree Ridge, Buford and Wesleyan claim state championships this weekend in the Georgia Dome? It sure would validate that Gwinnett has the best football in the state by winning titles in three of the five classifications.

Zoo Atlanta to unveil panda cub's name

ATLANTA - The only giant panda cub born at a U.S. zoo this year will soon have a name.

Gladiators rally in third to defeat Charlotte

DULUTH - Brandon Kaleniecki neared the end of his shift when the puck came to him along the left-wing boards at the Gwinnett Gladiators' blue line. Kaleniecki had open ice ahead and an already moving Matt Siddall to his right.

Progress made in bailout plan for Big 3 automakers

WASHINGTON - A bailout plan for the failing U.S. auto industry could include a Cabinet-level oversight board and a provision to withdraw the money if the overseers decide the companies are failing to take steps to overhaul themselves.