News for Saturday, December 11, 2010


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Norma Perrin

Norma J. Perrin, age 84, of Lawrenceville, GA died December 9, 2010. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 770-277-4550

Robert Foxworthy

Mr. Robert Foxworthy, age 67 of Flowery Branch, GA died December 9, 2010. Arrangements by Gregory B. Levett & Sons Funeral Home, Inc., North Gwinnett Chapel, 770-945-9999

Traci Taylor

Traci Lynn Bates Taylor, 39, of Lawrenceville, Georgia entered her new life in heaven on December 09, 2010, after an extended illness. Traci was born in Knoxville, TN, on March ...

Richard Barfield, Jr.

SCOTTY" Richard Lamar "Scotty" Barfield, Jr,. 53 of Lawrenceville, died Thursday December 9, 2010 at his residence. He was born March 2, 1957 in Lowndes County, Georgia to the late ...

Annie Maude Huggins

Annie Maude Huggins age 93, of Dacula, passed away Saturday, December 11, 2010. Funeral Services will be held 3:30 PM Sunday, December 12, 2010 in the Chapel of Tim Stewart ...

Mary Sue Huskins

Mrs. Mary Sue Huskins, age 71 of Dawsonville, GA passed away December 8, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and ...

James Mcdonald

Mr. James "Bud" McDonald, age 81 of Bogart, GA who passed away on December 10, 2010. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, 706-367-5467.

Geneva Hayes

Mrs. Geneva Pierce Hayes, age 94, of Braselton, GA passed away December 10, 2010. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553

Gladiators' skid stretches to five

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. — The Gwinnett Gladiators dropped their fifth game in a row Saturday night, losing 8-3 to the Wheeling Nailers.

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Crowson - Parker

Margaret Ann Crowson and Bryan John Parker were married Sept. 18 at Northside United Methodist Church in Atlanta. The Rev. Gilman Watson officiated the ceremony.

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PARKER: It's grown-up time in America

Thanks to WikiLeaks, even Vlad the Putin can raise an eyebrow and presume to know more about founding American principles, democracy and free speech.

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Spartans suffer stinging first loss

NORCROSS — On second thought, let’s start over.

Cops release names of suspects in raids

LAWRENCEVILLE — Police on Saturday released details of simultaneous crack house raids in Buford this week that authorities hope will eradicate the street-level flow of drugs in the city.

PREP ROUNDUP: Thompson leads Pats past Mustangs

LILBURN — Brandon Thompson led all scorers with 21 points as Berkmar topped Meadowcreek 60-51 on Saturday.

WORLD IN BRIEF: Explosions kill 1, injures 2 in Stockholm

Explosions kill 1, injures 2 in Stockholm

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MacDonald - Hecht

Erin Margaret MacDonald and Michael James Hecht Jr. were married May 30 at the Carl House in Auburn. The Rev. Mike Lowe officiated the ceremony.

State to widen Ga. 20 over Chattahoochee

SUGAR HILL — State officials are moving forward with the widening of one of Gwinnett’s popular routes over the Chattahoochee River.

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Singer 2 Face wins MTV Africa artist of the year

Singer 2 Face wins MTV Africa artist of the year

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CLASS AA FINALS NOTES: Wolves make quick statement

ATLANTA — Buford set the tone for its fourth Class AA state championship on the game’s opening drive.

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HAMMOCK: Georgia's never seen a better run

ATLANTA — In a county blessed with such great Class AAAAA football, what happens up at Buford High School isn’t fully appreciated by the masses.

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Buford prevails in overtime for fourth straight title

ATLANTA — This was supposed to be a down year for Buford.

OUR VIEW: To Evermore CID board: Do the right thing

It’s obvious why they’re called Community Improvement Districts. In Gwinnett County, these tools, designed to rejuvenate older commercial neighborhoods, have stirred the desired renaissance.

Road projects to affect I-85 traffic

LAWRENCEVILLE — Work on two projects will have an effect on Interstate 85 traffic.

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Fourth, and goal: Buford makes history with overtime win

ATLANTA — Some came to the Georgia Dome on Friday night to witness a chance at history. Others came to watch their children or grandchildren.

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O'REILLY: Keep Christ in unemployment

Tis the season to be jolly, but you can forget about that in political circles. The current angst about the economy and taxes is so intense that even Santa’s reindeer are spooked. Speaking the other day on a cable news program, liberal Congressman Jim McDermott put it this way: ‘‘This is Christmastime. We talk about Good Samaritans, the poor, the little baby Jesus in the cradle and all this stuff. And then we say to the unemployed we won’t give you a check to feed your family. That’s simply wrong.’’

FIRE BRIEFS: Small fire at laundromat contained to clothes in dryer

Small fire at laundromat contained to clothes in dryer

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