News for Tuesday, December 28, 2010


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Albert Carter

Albert Carter, age 88, of Hoschton, GA passed away December 27, 2010. Arrangements by Carter Funeral Home of Winder 770/867-1361

Billy Clark

Rev. Billy Clark, age 80 of Snellville, passed away on Monday, December 27, 2010. Funeral Services will be held 3 PM Thursday, December 30, 2010 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of ...

Richard Colley

Richard Colley, age 55 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Thursday, December 23, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville Chapel 770-962-3100

Wade Franklin Verner

Wade Franklin Verner, age 99, of Tucker, GA, passed away December 28, 2010. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., Lilburn/Tucker Chapel (770) 564-2726.

Anna Burchett

Anna Lewis Burchett, age 82, of Statham, GA passed away December 20, 2010. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553

Patricia Sargent

Patricia Anne Sargent, age 71 of Norcross, GA, passed away December 27, 2010. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 770-448-5757

Hans Schaefer

Hans Karl Schaefer, age 75 of Cumming, GA passed away December 27, 2010. Service and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA 770-932-1133 ...

Kenneth Moseley, Sr.

Kenneth Harold Moseley, Sr., age 77 of Buford, GA and formerly of Ravencliff, WV passed away December 24, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan ...

Charles Decosta, Sr.

Charles DeCosta, Sr., age 74 of Snellville, passed away December 27, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-5010

Eddie Brooks

Eddie Lee Brooks, age 65 of Buford, died December 27, 2010. Arrangements are pending with Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.

Scott Mayer

Scott Edward Mayer, age 46 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Friday, December 24, 2010. Arrangements by West Georgia Crematory, Austell

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Overtime three sinks Parkview

McIntosh's Alex Anderson capped his game-high 26-point night with a 3-pointer with 4 seconds remaining to lift the Chiefs to a 68-66 victory Tuesday afternoon at Brookwood's Gold Gymnasium.

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Short-handed Bears fall short

Mountain View trailed 2-0 before the game started and went on to lose 52-43 in the Deep South Classic on Tuesday.

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DEEP SOUTH CLASSIC ROUNDUP: Eagles let fourth-quarter lead slip

After leading from the start, the Collins Hill girls found themselves trailing for the first time when McIntosh's Evelyn Carter hit her only shot of the game, a 3-pointer, with 6.1 seconds left to play in the fourth quarter. The last-ditch effort by the Eagles came up short and what was once a nine-point, fourth-quarter lead ended in a 29-27 loss.

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North crushes Dacula in opener

SUWANEE — After coaching at North Gwinnett for over 20 years and heading Dacula's program for another five years, retired girls basketball coach Phil Hall traveled to North on Tuesday night to witness the meeting between his two former teams in the first round of the Jared Cook Holiday Classic.

PEOPLE: 'Teen Mom' star faces domestic battery charges

‘Teen Mom’ star faces domestic battery charges

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A prediction you can count on

You don’t have to be a psychic who forecasts future events for supermarket tabloids to accurately predict what awaits the new congressional Republican class of 2011. The writing is already on the computer screens and in the TV teleprompters.

NATION: Hospital: Kids were injured on Maine ski lift

Hospital: Kids were injured on Maine ski lift

Inpatient hospice services now offered at GMC

LAWRENCEVILLE — Gwinnett Medical Center has entered a partnership that allows it to offer inpatient hospice services.

LETTER: Better funding solution needed for transportation

When county administrators want to fund projects they go to increasing sales tax as a way of funding without considering that an increase in sales tax or tolls has more of an impact on those at the lower economic rungs, where minorities usually hover. It removes a higher percentage of available or discretionary funds. That is why Democrats don’t usually support the “Fair Tax” or flat tax. These have a greater impact on the middle to lower economic classes.

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Pasquale makes 49 saves as Gladiators' losing skid ends

DULUTH — The music was blaring from the Gwinnett Gladiators locker room again.

LETTER: Thanks to some honest people

This was incredible to me. I recently lost my wallet and was starting to cancel all my credit cards when my wife called. The Republic sanitation crew had just knocked on the door. Damires Esquivel and Ben Jenkins spotted the wallet when they dumped the trash into the truck, came to our door and returned it to my wife. What honest men.

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CLINE: Another year of fascinating encounters

If you’re like me, you’re stuck this week between the modes of looking back and planning ahead. The new year is almost here, and once it is it will be full steam ahead.

WORLD: US: No way to seal Afghan-Pakistan border

US: No way to seal Afghan-Pakistan border

Providence boys take down state power Dunwoody

SNELLVILLE — This year’s Dunwoody boys basketball team may not resemble championship-caliber teams of the school’s storied past.

Davis, Carter put on show for famous coach

DULUTH — With legendary Tennessee coach Pat Summitt watching, her future recruits put on a show.

Cold-shooting Duluth loses in semifinals

DULUTH — When a Florida team had to drop out of the Holiday Invitational, Duluth got at automatic bye into the semifinals of the tournament’s Green Division.

Prep Roundup: Brogdon's 27 sparks Spartans

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Senior Malcolm Brogdon led five double-figure scorers with 27 points as Greater Atlanta Christian whipped North Myrtle Beach 87-55 in the opening round of the 30th Beach Ball Classic. Brogdon was also credited with eight rebounds, five assists and five steals.

FIRE BRIEF: No injuries in car fire

No injuries in car fire

Defending Deep South champs beat Providence

SNELLVILLE — Northwest Whitfield began its Deep South Classic Tournament title defense with a dominant 79-40 victory over Providence on Tuesday night.

Emory Eastside to host vet of cardiovascular nursing

SNELLVILLE — Emory Eastside Medical Center will host a 30-year veteran of cardiovascular nursing during a January general meeting.