News for Monday, December 13, 2010


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Audrey Cathey

Audrey Diane Cathey, age 46 of Hoschton, Ga. died December 11, 2010. She was born November 30, 1964 in Greenwood, S.C. and is the daughter of Wayne & Gladys Cathey ...

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Colista Lewis

Colista Jean Lewis was the youngest of the eight children of James and Pearl Creel. Her childhood in Warrior, Alabama, was filled with the normal excitement of a large family ...

Mary Brooks

Mary Elizabeth Brooks, age 59 of Duluth, GA died December 13, 2010. Arrangements by Gregory B. Levett & Sons Funeral Home, Inc., North Gwinnett Chapel, 770-945-9999

Carol White

Carol White age 51 of Buford, GA passed away Saturday, December 11, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville Chapel 770-962-3100

Gary Carter

Gary Lee Carter, age 70, of Griffin, Georgia passed away December 12, 2010. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville 770-979-3200.

Geraldine Knight

Geraldine Knight, age 72, of Loganville, GA died December 11, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville Chapel 770-466-1544

Mary Beilman

Mary Elizabeth "Beth" Barnes Beilman, age 78, of Lilburn, widow of the late Joseph Edward Beilman, died Sunday, December 12, 2010. Her funeral will be Wednesday, December 15, 2010, at ...

Jason Beasley

Infant, Jason James Beasley, age 0, of Monticello, GA died December 10, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville Chapel 770-466-1544

Alta Mae Chesser

Alta Mae Chesser, age 81 of Lawrenceville, passed away Sunday, December 12, 2010. Funeral Services will be held 2 PM Tuesday, December 14, 2010 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim ...

Roy Rice

Roy David Rice, age 102, of Winder, GA passed away December 11, 2010. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553

William Moreno

William Robert (Bill) Moreno, age 55 of Duluth, GA, died December 12, 2010. Arrangements are pending with Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.

Rosa Wells

Rosa Reeves Wells age 87 of Loganville, passed away Monday, December 13, 2010. Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Wednesday, December 15, 2010 in the Snellville Chapel of ...

John Baker

John Clifford Baker age 70 of Snellville, passed away December 12, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-5010

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Davis leads Comets to region win

SNELLVILLE — Monday’s Region 8-AAAAA clash between visiting Central Gwinnett and South Gwinnett befit the two primary colors for each school — black and blue.

County's all-star football game this Saturday

Some of Gwinnett County’s top senior football players will be on display this weekend at the annual Rivalries of Gwinnett All-Star Football Game.

FIRE BRIEFS: Fireplace blaze displaces seven

Fireplace blaze displaces seven

SWIM AND DIVE ROUNDUP: McMurry's school records lead Wesleyan win

Anthony McMurry set two freestyle school records this weekend as Wesleyan won its own invitational swimming and diving meet.

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THE BLITZ: All is right in the world

For the last six years Gwinnett County has been denied an outright Class AAAAA state championship.

Police: Alcohol factored in early morning wrecks

LAWRENCEVILLE — Alcohol contributed to two fatal vehicle crashes that occurred within minutes of each other early Monday morning in Gwinnett, officials said.

WORLD IN BRIEF: After setback, US resumes peace push

JERUSALEM — The U.S. Mideast envoy returned to the region on Monday, seeking to revive troubled peace efforts after a major setback in which Washington abandoned efforts to coax Israel to freeze Jewish settlement in areas Palestinians want for a future state.

PREP ROUNDUP: Eagles' Nimley drops 30 points on Norcross

SUWANEE — Saah Nimley scored 30 points to lead Collins Hill past Norcross 58-53 on Monday. The senior also had six assists.

Snellville City Council passes on ethics ordinance

SNELLVILLE — City council members did not pass an ethics ordinance Monday evening, though the issue has been considered for months without action.

Bureau presents FLW Outdoors with Event of the Year award

DULUTH — The Gwinnett Convention and Visitors Bureau recently presented FLW Outdoors with the prestigious Event of the Year award for the Forrest Wood Cup and FLW Outdoors Expo.

School receives $21K for engineering tool

LAWRENCEVILLE — Students enrolled in the engineering program at the Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology soon will have a new instructional tool thanks to a $21,000 gift from Nordson Corp.

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LEAVING ON TOP: Small senior classes power state titles

When the last second ticked off the Georgia Dome clock Saturday night, Brookwood quarterback Ben McLane made a direct run to his father, assistant coach Benjie McLane, and the two shared an embrace that lasted nearly 30 seconds.

NATION IN BRIEF: Va. judge strikes down federal health care law

RICHMOND, Va. — A federal judge declared the foundation of President Barack Obama’s health care law unconstitutional Monday, ruling that the government cannot require Americans to purchase insurance. The case is expected to end up at the Supreme Court.

Sugar Hill extends grading permit for Hindu temple

SUGAR HILL — As a Hindu congregation struggles to raise funds to build its temple in Sugar Hill, Gwinnett’s fourth largest city on Monday extended a helping hand.