News for Wednesday, November 12, 2008

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Johnny Jackson

Mr. Johnny “J.R.” Jackson, age 60, of Suwanee, GA, passed away Monday, November 10, 2008. Services by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford ...

Audrey Birdsall

Audrey C. Birdsall, age 91, of Lilburn, GA, passed away Tuesday, November 11, 2008. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Home and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel 770-564-2726

Hubert Haden

Mr. Hubert “Pete” Haden, age 49, of Suwanee, GA, passed away Tuesday, November 11, 2008. Service and Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory ...

Belinda Allison

Miss Belinda Allison, age 52, of Dunwoody, GA, passed away Tuesday, November 11, 2008. Service and Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA ...

Sharon Ashley

March 22, 1947- November 7,2008 Sharon Odom Beebe Ashley, a resident of Suwanee, GA passed away on Friday, November 7, 2008. Sharon was born in Mobile, AL on March 22,1947 ...

Arvilla Mcgaughey

Arvilla Edwards McGaughey, age 88 of Dacula, passed away Wednesday, November 12, 2008. Funeral Services will be held at 2 PM Friday, November 14, 2008 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of ...

Jewel Luther

Jewel Elizabeth Luther, age 82, o Snellville, GA, passed away November 11, 2008. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville Chapel 770-466-1544

Bradford Hughes

Bradford Nash Hughes died on Nov. 8, 2008 in his sleep at the Atlanta Rehabilitation Center where he was undergoing therapy for a recent stroke. Mr. Hughes was born June ...

3rd arrest made in poker shooting

DULUTH - The third and final suspect wanted for storming a private poker game in Duluth and shooting a man in September is behind bars.

Rerouting nerves help kids with spina bifida

WASHINGTON - It's a delicate and daring experiment: Could doctors switch a leg nerve to make it operate the bladder instead?

2009 Basketball Super Six

2009 Basketball Super Six

Nation briefs

No. 2 Klan group on trial for Ky. teen's beating

People briefs

Web site: Spears' son out of the hospital

Fire reports

Official: Smoke detector saved family of four

To the editor: With elections over, people need to work together to solve critical problems

Lawrenceville has completed one of the most hotly contested elections in recent memory. The winners have been announced, and it is time to move forward.

Test scores improve in Barrow Co. More students exceed or meet standards in writing

WINDER - The number of high school juniors in Barrow County meeting or exceeding standards on the Georgia High School Writing Test this year increased by one percentage point to 91 percent, school district officials announced Tuesday.

2008-2009 Gwinnett County high school basketball - Super 6

2008-2009 GWINNETT HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL SUPER SIX

Auburn hoping for turnaround vs. rivals Tigers get Georgia, then 'Bama

AUBURN, Ala. - The Auburn Tigers still have hope, however slim.

Winder to participate in beautification project

WINDER - Winder mayor Chip Thompson and city council members signed a resolution Tuesday approving the city's participation in the Highway 8 Beautification and Safety Project. The Ga. Highway 8/Athens Highway corridor runs through Barrow County and parts of Gwinnett.

North's Tamburo commits to Boise St. Shiloh's Whigham headed to Ole Miss

Gwinnett's high-level football commitments grew by two on Tuesday when North Gwinnett quarterback Mikey Tamburo committed to Boise State and Shiloh defensive end Cameron Whigham chose Ole Miss.

World briefs

Husband's coffin kills wife

Obama aides heading to Georgia

ATLANTA - Aides who worked in Barack Obama's presidential campaign are heading to Georgia to help Jim Martin in his hotly contested Senate runoff, two Democrats close to Martin's campaign said Tuesday.

Teen wellness leaders contest seeks Georgia entries

LAWRENCEVILLE - A nationwide contest search for teen wellness leaders has yet to yield any entries from the state of Georgia.

Keeping up with the Broncos Fans across the world watch Brookwood games on Broncovision

SNELLVILLE - So, you're a Brookwood football fan and for whatever reason, you won't be able to make it to Tom Robinson Stadium in Suwanee when the Broncos open up the Class AAAAA state playoffs Friday night against North Gwinnett.

'We can't forget' Gwinnett honors fallen, living vets at ceremony

LAWRENCEVILLE - Suzanne Ayers wasn't the only mother grieving Tuesday, as veterans were remembered in Lawrenceville.

Clean Air Campaign addresses Chamber Forum features talk about environment, transportation

LAWRENCEVILLE - Metro area transportation and air quality issues met Tuesday as the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce welcomed the Clean Air Campaign and its director to an environmental and transportation forum.

Old South not all aboard the Obama train

The moment the TV networks declared Barack Obama the president-elect, something wonderful happened. The perception of the United States changed around the world. America was the international good guy again. There was dancing in the streets of the great cities of Europe, Asia and Africa.

Ramming crew Grayson D-line sheds questions with results

LOGANVILLE - Before the season, Grayson knew quite a bit about its team.

North Gwinnett art teacher perseveres through tragedy

SUWANEE - When Debi West received the Georgia Art Educator of the Year award Friday from the Georgia Art Education Association, she said the honor wasn't about her; it was about her students.

With elections over, people need to work together to solve critical problems

Lawrenceville has completed one of the most hotly contested elections in recent memory. The winners have been announced, and it is time to move forward.

Don't blame the messenger

Election Day has produced fresh fury from self-proclaimed "conservatives" promising never again to read me or fellow apostates who criticized the Republican ticket.

Expert discusses flu pandemics

LAWRENCEVILLE - The Spanish flu of 1918 spread to nearly every corner of the world and killed somewhere between 50 and 100 million people, according to estimates. More than any single war in history.