News for Monday, December 20, 2010

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Edna Staton

Edna Lee Staton, age 82, of Acworth, GA, died Sunday, December 19, 2010. Arrangements are pending with the Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., Lilburn/Tucker Chapel (770) 564-2726 ...

Glen Bostwick

Glen W. Bostwick, age 88 of Duluth, GA, passed away December 17, 2010. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 770-448-5757

Johnnie Carter

Johnnie E. Carter, Jr., of Roswell, GA, formerly of Washington, D.C. died December 15, 2010. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535 ...

Emily Billew Kimbro

Emily Billew Kimbro, age 68, of Lawrenceville, passed away Saturday, December 18, 2010. Funeral Services was held 2 PM Monday, December 20, 2010 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart ...

George Berryhill

Rev. George H. Berryhill, age 71 of Duluth, GA passed away December 19, 2010. Service and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA ...

Steve Bishop

Mr. Steve Bishop, age 62 of Grayson, GA, passed away Thursday December 16, 2010, at Emory Eastside Medical Center in Snellville, GA. A Graveside Service was held 2PM Tuesday, Dec ...

Gladston V. Mealor

Gladston V. Mealor, age 81 of Lawrenceville, passed away on Sunday, December 19, 2010. Funeral Services will be held 2 PM Thursday, December 23, 2010 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of ...

Exie Yancey

Exie Yancey, age 85, of Duluth, Georgia passed away December 19, 2010. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville 770-979-3200.

Chester Tracy

Chester John Tracy, age 94, passed away on December 18, 2010 at his home in Marion, Virginia. Mr. Tracy was born in Chicago, Illinois on November 22, 1916 to the ...

Lena Blake

Lena Mae Blake, age 57 of Lawrenceville, Georgia passed away December 16, 2010. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-963-2411

Patricia Bates

Patricia Connolly Bates, age 80, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away peacefully on Friday, December 17, 2010 after a short, but courageous battle with cancer. Pat was born on March 28 ...

Alvin Wheeler

Alvin Kirk Wheeler, age 81, of Lilburn, Georgia passed away December 17, 2010. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville 770-979-3200.

Frances Brandes

Frances Aileen Brandes, age 88 of Suwanee, GA, died December 19, 2010. The body was cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Bill Head Funeral ...

Gail Akins

Mrs. Gail Akins, age 49, of Auburn, GA passed away December 19, 2010. Arrangements by Carter Funeral Home of Winder 770/867-1361

Jean Cagle

Jean A. Cagle, age 72 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Monday, December 20, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville Chapel 770-962-3100 www.stewartfh.com

Brandon Liebengood

Brandon Joseph Liebengood, age 27, of Lawrenceville, passed away December 17, 2010. Brandon was born December 10, 1983 in Arlington, TX. He graduated from Dacula High School in 2002 and ...

Waymon D. Brownlee

Waymon D. Brownlee, age 68 of Lawrenceville, passed away on Sunday, December 19, 2010. Funeral Services will be held at 2 PM on Wednesday, December 22, 2010 in the Lawrenceville ...

Walter Hennebaul, Jr.

Mr. Walter J. Hennebaul, Jr., age 70 of Lilburn, GA passed away December 20, 2010. Service and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford ...

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Pain, no panic: Thompkins working way back from injury

ATLANTA -- Injuries can provoke many different emotions to an exceptional athlete who is used to his body being finely tuned.Such was the case for Georgia basketball standout Trey Thompkins when he suffered a high ankle sprain during preseason practice.Physical pain? Definitely.Frustration? Absolutely.Panic? Not a chance.

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Teen accused of shooting at vehicle

BUFORD -- A Buford teenager was arrested over the weekend on charges he opened fire at a vehicle carrying several more youngsters earlier this month.

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Heinicke commits to Old Dominion

Collins Hill's record-setting quarterback Taylor Heinicke committed to Old Dominion on Sunday.Heinicke, who set single-season Gwinnett County passing records in yards and touchdowns, selected the Monarchs over Richmond and Georgia State.

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Beloved member of wrestling community, Hennebaul, dies

Walt Hennebaul's motto was simple -- give back to wrestling.That adage spread through his family and the Georgia wrestling community.When Hennebaul was diagnosed with melanoma last year, his wrestling family wanted to give back to him.The Walt Hennebaul Open was hosted by Mill Creek on Monday, but Hennebaul was unable to make it after dying early Monday morning.

Red Cross seeking blood donations over holidays

The American Red Cross is asking people to give the perfect gift this holiday season — the gift that helps save lives.

BISHER: What I like about these Falcons

It’s not that the Atlanta Falcons haven’t been this close before.

Norcross girls face unbeaten team

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — If Norcross wasn’t the out-of-state favorite coming into the Crescent Bank Holiday Invitational, the Blue Devils certainly are now.

Prep Roundup: Hall leads Duluth past Cass with 26 points

MARIETTA — In the second day of the Kell Holiday Tournament, Avonte’ Hall led all scorers with 26 points as Duluth defeated Cass 77-73 on Monday. Michael Randle added 17 points and Zane Cobb had 13 for the Wildcats (2-10, 0-2).

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Lunar eclipse is expected tonight

ALBANY, Ga. — If you’re willing to forego a little sleep tonight, you’ll get a chance to see an unusual celestial show.

Grayson updates charter

GRAYSON — The Grayson City Council unanimously approved Monday night an updated and revised city charter, ready to be sent to the Gwinnett County General Assembly delegation for approval in 2011.

Loganville family homeless after fire

LOGANVILLE — An early morning fire Sunday displaced a Loganville family of three in the 2300 block of Bentley Trail, officials said.

SPORTS IN BRIEF

Archer wins county JV title

Warrant: Woman punched to death

LAWRENCEVILLE — A Lawrenceville man is behind bars on charges he beat a woman to death with his bare hands Sunday.

Swim and dive roundup: Wesleyan sweeps Tennessee powers in pool

Wesleyan’s swimming and diving team earned two big victories this past weekend with a sweep of traditional Tennessee powers McCallie and Girls Preparatory School.

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