News for Monday, June 30, 2008


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Evermore Community Improvement District gets a facelift

SNELLVILLE - New cement medians made have their debut in Section 1 of the Highway 78 renovation.

Bush administration freezing cuts in Medicare fees

WASHINGTON - The Bush administration said Monday it is freezing a scheduled 10 percent fee cut for doctors who treat Medicare patients, giving Congress time to act to prevent the cuts when lawmakers return from a July 4 recess.

Spain wins first major in 44 years Spain 1, Germany 0.

VIENNA, Austria - Spain, European champion.

AP-Yahoo News poll: 9 in 10 hit hard by gas prices

WASHINGTON - Four-dollar-a-gallon gasoline has stolen a beach vacation in South Carolina from Julie Jacobs' family and exotic bath washes from Angela Crawford. Phil English had to sell his beloved but fuel-guzzling red pickup.

NASCAR: Kurt Busch gets rain-shortened victory

LOUDON, N.H. - The way this season has gone for Kurt Busch, the former NASCAR Sprint Cup champion isn't about to apologize for winning a race with the help of fuel strategy and rain.

Storm causes several fires

LAWRENCEVILLE - Lightning strikes during a thunderstorm Friday evening caused several fires in the county, Gwinnett County Fire Department spokesman Capt. Thomas Rutledge said.