News for Monday, December 6, 2010

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John E. West

John E. West, age 88, of Lawrenceville, GA went to be with the Lord 12/04/2010 after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born in Chattanooga, TN on 9/15/1922 and ...

Donald Michael Murphy, Jr.

DONNY" Donald Michael "Donny" Murphy, Jr. age 42 of Snellville, passed away, Sunday, December 5, 2010. Funeral Services will be held 11 AM, Thursday, December 9, 2010 at St. Oliver ...

Luther Dollar, Jr.

Luther Dollar, Jr., age 86, of Tucker, GA died Saturday, December 4, 2010. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., Lilburn/Tucker Chapel (770) 564-2726.

Hazel Wood

Hazel Wood, age 85, of Winder, GA passed away December 4, 2010. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553

Ellen Byrd

Mrs. Ellen Nelson Byrd, age 91 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Sunday, December 5, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home ...

Betty Adler

Betty Jane Adler, age 89, of Auburn, GA passed away December 4, 2010. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553

Brenda Hays

Brenda Baird Hays, age 64, of Loganville, GA died December 4, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville Chapel 770-466-1544 www.stewartfh.com

Sharon Wyrosdick

Ms. Sharon Harris Wyrosdick, age 63 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Monday, December 6, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home ...

Pearl Reed

Pearl Harris Reed, age 88, of Loganville, GA died December 5, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville Chapel 770-466-1544 www.stewartfh.com

Clinton Douglas Maddox, Jr.

Clinton Douglas Maddox, Jr., age 77 of Grayson passed away Thursday, December 2, 2010. Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM, Thursday, December 9. 2010 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of ...

Robert Shepherd

Mr. Robert Thomas Sheperd age 75 of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Friday December 3, 2010. Arrangements by Memorial Park South Funeral Home and Cemetery, 770-967-5555

Wayne Patterson

Wayne E. Patterson, age 79, of Lawrenceville, GA, formerly of Monteagle, TN, died Monday, December 6, 2010. He is survived by his wife, Mildred Patterson; daughter & son-in-law ...

Ruth Reid

Ruth Elizabeth Reid age 97 of Loganville, passed away Sunday, December 5, 2010. A memorial service will be held at 6 PM, Friday, December 10, 2010 at The Church of ...

Lewis H. Mathis

Lewis H. Mathis, age 81, of Loganville, passed away Monday, December 6, 2010. Funeral Services will be held 11AM Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at Corinth Christian Church with Minister Don ...

Katrina Pickens

Katrina Pickens, age 33 of Snellville, GA passed away December 3, 2010. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200 www.wagesfuneralhome.com

Mabel Mcadams

Mabel McAdams, age 85, of Lilburn, died Monday, December 6, 2010. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at Bill Head Funeral Home, Lilburn/Tucker ...

Beverly Turnbull

Beverly Lucille Turnbull, age 70, of Winder, GA passed away December 4, 2010. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553

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Gwinnett Police release Buford tornado 9-1-1 calls

The Daily Post obtained the 9-1-1 calls from last week's tornado that hit a Buford subdivision. Categorized by the National Weather Service as an EF-2, or a "strong" force, the twister was the first confirmed touch-down in Gwinnett since 1998. Audio inside with photos

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Arson suspected in gas station fire

BUFORD -- Investigators are looking into a Monday fire at a vacant Buford gas station as possible arson.

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North Gwinnett Middle earns top honors from association

SUWANEE -- The Georgia Association of Secondary School Principals took notice of North Gwinnett Middle's achievements in its first year of serving Gwinnett students, presenting the school with two of its highest honors.

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Armstrong still learning from Landers at UGA

ATLANTA -- Being yanked out of a game is no fun. What comes next, though, can be as bad or worse when you play for Andy Landers.Anne Marie Armstrong got an earful from the intense Georgia women's basketball coach on Sunday. She wasn't alone.

Evermore board members struggle for positions

STONE MOUNTAIN — Several Evermore Community Improvement District board members began a fight for their jobs Monday, as a controversy over a recall petition continues and two board members rejected a proposal for all seven members to retire.

Belk charity sale raises $4.75 million

LAWRENCEVILLE — Belk Inc. announced that its semi-annual Belk Charity Sale raised more than $4.75 million for hundreds of local charities, schools and nonprofit organizations located throughout the company’s 16-state market area.

Renovated Holiday Inn reopens in Norcross

NORCROSS — After undergoing a $2 million renovation, the Holiday Inn Express Peachtree Corners reopened its doors on Sept. 30.

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Panthers' Buchanan named to hall of fame

Ask around Parkview, where his name adorns the baseball field, and plenty of people can tell you about Hugh Buchanan’s impact on high school baseball.

Sugar Hill mulls McDonald's

SUGAR HILL — Building design ordinances are making a restaurant’s move within Sugar Hill challenging.

Prep Roundup: Eagles second at Cougar Invitational

TAMPA — Collins Hill had nine wrestlers place on the way to a second-place finish at the Cougar Invitational on Saturday.

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