News for Monday, November 17, 2008

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David Farthing

David L. Farthing, age 78 of Lawrenceville, passed away Saturday, November 15, 2008. Funeral Services will be held 11 AM Tuesday, November 18, 2008 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim ...

Vera Mandeville

Vera “Agnes” Mandeville, 68, of Dacula, died November 16, 2008. She is survived by her husband of 22 years, Terry Mandeville; son, Jim Payne of Auburn; daughter, Cindy ...

Ralph Bentley

Ralph Bentley, age 93, of Winder, GA, passed away November 16, 2008. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home Memory Chapel 770-867-4553

Rebecca Fogarty

Rebecca Fogarty, age 74, of Duluth, GA, passed away November 16, 2008. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home 770-448-5757

Ray Canglin

Ray Canglin of Stone Mountain, Georgia was born February 17, 1918 and passed away on November 16, 2008 at home with his family at his side. He was preceded in ...

Michele Huguenin

Michele M. Huguenin, age 49, of Loganville, GA, passed away Sunday, November 16, 2008. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville Chapel 770-466-1544

Robert Mcgee

Mr. Robert I. McGee, age 80, of Atlanta, GA, passed away Saturday, November 15, 2008. Service and Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford ...

Alvin Dean

Alvin Dexter Dean, 67, of Rome, GA, passed away Sunday, November 16, 2008 at a local hospital after a brief illness. Born in Gwinnett County, GA on May 26, 1941 ...

Rudolph Baker

Rudolph A. Baker, age 65, of Duluth, GA, passed away November 17, 2008. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home 770-448-5757

Philip Nacy

Philip Nacy, age 83, of Johns Creek, passed away November 13, 2008. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535

Anthony H. D'amico

Anthony H. D'Amico, age 83, of Lilburn, GA, passed away Saturday, November 15, 2008. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., Lilburn/Tucker Chapel 770-564-2726

Lewie Morgan

Lewie V. Morgan, age 80 of Lawrenceville passed away Monday, November 17, 2008. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM, Wednesday, November 19, 2008 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim ...

Genara Medina

Genara Fabre Medina, age 83, of Lilburn, GA, passed away November 16, 2008. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Home, Snellville Chapel 770-979-3200

Otis Morris

Otis H. Morris, age 83, of Loganville, GA, passed away Saturday, November 15, 2008. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville Chapel 770-466-1544

Martha Gordon

Martha Gordon, age 62, of Dacula, GA, passed away November 16, 2008. Arrangements by Peachtree Cremation Society 678-205-5550

Gas prices across Ga. dip below $2 dollar mark

ATLANTA - Gasoline prices across Georgia have fallen below the $2 a gallon mark.

California firefighters make gains on fires

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. - With the ferocious Santa Ana winds dying down, firefighters on Monday made gains on three raging wildfires that have destroyed hundreds of homes and forced thousands of residents to flee.

White House refines position on auto industry help

WASHINGTON - The Bush White House stressed Monday that it supports help for the struggling auto industry, but believes it should not be taken from the $700 billion financial system rescue program.

People Helping People - Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia.

As I write this column, our community and nation are struggling with great uncertainty in our lives. The unstable financial market continues to consume our daily thoughts. It hardly seems possible that we are already racing through the last quarter of 2008.

The Blitz: Region 7 claims county dominance

Over the past few years the power has shifted in Gwinnett County. For many years it was the southern part of the county in Region 8 with teams like Brookwood and Parkview dominating.

Forecasters: tough road ahead for the economy

WASHINGTON - The country is sinking deeper into the economic doldrums, and it's likely to stay there for a while.