News for Thursday, December 30, 2010

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Lamar Ridgeway

Mr. Lamar Ridgeway, age 88, of Bethlehem, GA passed away December 29, 2010. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553

Ernest W. Perry, Jr.

Ernest W. Perry, Jr., age 73, of Tucker, Georgia entered into rest on Tuesday, December 28, 2010. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Wylene Reaves Perry; son ...

Lena Fortner

Lena Mae Fortner, age 91, of Stone Mountain, Georgia passed away December 29, 2010. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville 770-979-3200.

Joseph Wilson

Joseph Wilson, age 75, of Stockbridge, GA passed away December 27, 2010. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 770-277-4550.

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DISC SPOTLIGHT: Archer Complete First Season

Take James Bond, mash it up with "The Office" and "Arrested Development" and make it animated and the end product would be "Archer."

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PREP ROUNDUP: GAC boys beat California team at Beach Ball tourney

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The Greater Atlanta Christian boys basketball team will play for fifth place in the 16-team Beach Ball Classic today at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center after a 59-47 victory over La Verne Lutheran of California on Thursday.

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MOVIE REVIEW: 'Made' charming British version of 'Norma Rae'

Made in Dagenham (PG-13)

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THE DISH: Gimme Some Suga Bakery Bar

Gimme Some Suga Bakery Bar

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ART BEAT: LSB Arts Academy starts 2011 with 'La Intensive'

LSB Arts Academy is offering its dancers a way to start the new year off with a special opportunity. “LA Intensive,” a dance instruction program with prominent teachers and guest dancers, will be given on Jan. 8 and 9 at the LSB Arts Academy studios on Sugarloaf Parkway in Lawrenceville.

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FILM FANS: 'Little Fockers' huge disappointment of a sequel

EDITOR’S NOTE: Film Fans features local residents reviewing the film of the week: “Little Fockers.” Want to be a film fan? E-mail features@gwinnettdailypost.com.

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MCCULLOUGH: A new member of the family

Take a look at the face in the picture.

NATION: Cleanup, probe next after blast at furniture co.

Cleanup, probe next after blast at furniture co.

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Getting to Know ... Drew Paris

Drew Paris is in his second season of pro hockey and second season with the Gwinnett Gladiators. The 22-year-old defenseman had a breakout campaign in 2009-10 with the Gladiators and was named to both the ECHL All-Star and All-Rookie teams as he tallied 45 points in 65 games.

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PEOPLE: SC gov-elect won't grant Oprah request

SC gov-elect won’t grant Oprah request

Legislator: Don't celebrate with gunfire

LAWRENCEVILLE — A local legislator is encouraging New Year’s revelers to refrain from celebratory gunfire this season.

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Movie Trivia

So, you think you’re good at movie trivia? Every week, we give readers the opportunity to flex their movie muscles by answering five trivia questions from our movie critic, Michael Clark.

Fire department urges safety when shooting fireworks

LAWRENCEVILLE — The Gwinnett County fire department discourages use of fireworks during celebrations like tonight’s New Year’s Eve festivities.

GERSON: Reform answer to Obama's problems - and the nation's

The main achievements of the lame-duck session of Congress were reminders of what might have been. President Obama gave something to get something. To secure a second stimulus, he accepted Republican economic methods. To pass the New START treaty, Obama offered assurances to Republican senators on nuclear modernization and missile defense. Contrast this with health-care reform, imposed in party-line maneuvers that left an aftertaste of ideological radicalism.

After Christmas snow, new year likely to bring rain

LAWRENCEVILLE — After a rare white Christmas in Gwinnett, temperatures look like they’ll be considerably more mild as locals usher in 2011.

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Daily Post's movie critic picks high's and lows of 2010

Despite a handful of 11th-hour gems, 2010 proved to be not only the worst year for movies in this decade but also the most dismal year for live-action films in the last half-century. Offering almost enough high quality counter-balance was the more-than-superb roster of animated titles; 2010 was by far the best year for animated features since the invention of the medium. Considering the studios only issue about a dozen animated movies per year, that’s saying a lot.

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North defends Cook crown

SUWANEE — Playing a team for the first time is difficult enough, but facing a team that has an entirely different style of play is even more of a challenge.

Collins Hill players help out with Chick-fil-A Bowl

Since inception in 1968, the Chick-fil-A Bowl (originally the Peach Bowl) has been a holiday tradition in Atlanta, having had most of its meetings fall between Christmas and New Year’s, including 18 on New Year’s Eve.

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Police out to keep roads safe

Gwinnett County police officers will be out en masse tonight and into the early hours of 2011, protecting innocent drivers from counterparts that may have celebrated New Year’s Eve a little too hard.

Bendickson tabbed for All-Star Game

DULUTH — Coming off a four-point night that helped further the Gwinnett Gladiators’ resuscitation, rookie Aaron Bendickson was named to the ECHL All-Star team Thursday.

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South's Rollins commits to Air Force

The pipeline from Gwinnett County to the Air Force Academy football program continued this week. South Gwinnett quarterback Kent Rollins committed Tuesday to the Falcons, who have signed a Gwinnett player every year since 2004.

DEEP SOUTH ROUNDUP: Cailor, Providence girls rally for win

SNELLVILLE — Stephanie Cailor rallied the Providence Christian girls from an eight-point deficit against Mountain View to an eventual 60-56, overtime win Thursday afternoon in the Deep South Classic at Brookwood.

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Truck catches fire at shop

LILBURN — A pickup truck burst into flames while being serviced at Lilburn garage Thursday afternoon, officials said.

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