News for Thursday, January 14, 2010

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Robert Sanderson

Robert “Bob” Sanderson, age 63, of Stone Mountain, GA died January 13, 2010. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. 770-564-2726

Addie Ruth Reese

Addie Ruth Martin Reese, age 93, of Lawrenceville, GA entered into rest on January 12, 2010. She was born in Gwinnett County and was a longtime member and the oldest ...

Tina Pollak

Ms. Tina Pollak, age 52 of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home ...

John B. Rayburn, Jr.

John B. Rayburn, Jr., age 75, of Auburn, GA passed away January 13, 2010. Arrangements by Carter Funeral Home of Winder 770-867-1361

Eloise Heacock

Eloise Heacock, age 83 of Covington, GA passed away January 12, 2010. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200

Glendon Wells

Glendon Lee Wells, age 61 of Snellville, GA passed away January 13, 2010. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200

Jeoffrey Allen

Mr. Jeoffrey H. Allen, age 61, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at 3:30 a.m. at the Veteran's Hospital in Decatur, GA. He is survived by ...

George Jones

George Francis Jones age 78 of Lawrenceville, passed away on Thursday January 14, 2010. He is preceded in death by his son George Michael Jones and infant granddaughter Vivian Rose ...

Harold Hinesley

Harold Thomas Hinesley, age 95 of Winder, Ga passed away January 14, 2010. Mr. Hinesley was a member of Corinth Methodist Church. He worked for Barrow Mfg. Co. for approximately ...

Mary Cirulli

Mrs. Mary Rose Cirulli, age 90 of Suwanee, GA passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral ...

Marianne Klassen

Marianne Klassen, age 80, of Loganville, GA, died December 28, 2009. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville Chapel 770-466-1544 www.stewartfh.com

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Farewell to a friend: Faithful K-9 laid to rest

BETHLEHEM -- To Gwinnett County, K-9 Bojar was a faithful servant. To his family, he was a faithful friend.
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No raises for county employees

LAWRENCEVILLE -- For the first time in 16 years, Gwinnett County employees will not get a raise in salary.

Local group faces hurdles to help Haiti

DULUTH -- Mark Coughlin has traveled to Haiti on multiple mission trips, but this will be the first in the immediate wake of a natural disaster.

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Best-selling author to meet fans in Norcross

NORCROSS -- New York Times best-selling author Steve Berry could be a poster child for the saying "If at first you don't succeed, try, try again."

Ex-DeKalb CEO to seek seat of sick 4th District Congressman

ATLANTA -- DeKalb County's former chief executive officer will run for the Congressional seat currently held by Rep. Hank Johnson.

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Slapping suspect gets speedy trial

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Alleged Wal-Mart slapper Roger Stephens, whose charges drew the ire of parents around the world, could have his day in a Gwinnett County court next week.

Driver charged in crash

LILBURN -- Police have filed charges against a Lilburn teen injured in a harrowing Thursday crash on U.S. Highway 29.

School board refinances, saves interest on bonds

SUWANEE -- At a special called meeting Thursday, the Gwinnett County Board of Education refinanced a portion of the general obligation bonds the school district issued in 2008.

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DULUTH -- Firefighters responded to the same Duluth home Wednesday night to twice fight a residential fire, officials said.

Business in brief

BUFORD -- The crowd was large at the grand opening of Goodwill's 30th store location, this one in Buford.

Loganville judge swears in new councilmen

LOGANVILLE -- City court judge Brad Brownlow administered the oaths of office to three of Loganville's councilmen Thursday night.

Sabres score in OT to beat Thrashers

ATLANTA -- Derek Roy scored a power-play goal in overtime to give the Buffalo Sabres their seventh win in eight games, 2-1 over the Atlanta Thrashers on Thursday night.

Man sentenced to life for killing his wife

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Robert Smith was sentenced to life in prison plus five years Thursday after a jury found him guilty of killing his wife in 2006.

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Quake aid starts to arrive

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Desperately needed aid from around the world slowly made its way Thursday into Haiti, where supply bottlenecks and a leadership vacuum left rescuers scrambling on their own to save the trapped and injured and get relief supplies into the capital.

Testimony: Murder victim's stab wound atypical

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Ronald "Kent" Alexander died from a single puncture to his abdomen that missed his heart by a couple inches, testified Gwinnett Medical Examiner Dr. Carol Terry.

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Man arrested, accused of crimes at Buford car washes

BUFORD -- Gwinnett police say they have linked a man arrested on Dec. 31 to multiple crimes affecting several Buford car washes.

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Cordle leads Brookwood program on the rise

Greg Cordle can't talk about the area championship without a big smile coming over his face. The senior helped Brookwood claim the program's first Area 8-AAAAA title on Saturday to earn a spot in this weekend's dual state tournament in Macon.

Eagles go for 3rd straight state title

Collins Hill is the heavy favorite to repeat as the Class AAAAA state champion, and a title would make the Eagles the first team to win three consecutive crowns in the state's highest classification.

Chicago drafts Kinney, Johnson

The only two Gwinnett products in Thursday's Major League Soccer SuperDraft are now teammates. Norcross grad Steven Kinney and Brookwood grad Sean Johnson were both selected by the Chicago Fire, giving both good shots at pro soccer careers.

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Getting to Know ... Sharon Perkins

Sharon Perkins begins her fourth season as coach of the Yellow Jackets' softball team.

WORLD IN BRIEF: Iraq sentences 11 to death for bombings

BAGHDAD -- An Iraqi court Thursday sentenced 11 people to death by hanging after convicting them of carrying out the August bombings of two government ministries that killed more than 100 people in the heart of Baghdad.

High-profile tourney comes to GAC

An event like Session III of the Peach State Basketball Battle of the Southeast seems tailor-made for Greater Atlanta Christian's year-old Long Forum.

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: R&B singer Pendergrass dies at 59

NEW YORK -- R&B singer Teddy Pendergrass, who was one of the most electric and successful figures in music until a car crash 28 years ago left him in a wheelchair, has died of colon cancer. He was 59.

NATION IN BRIEF: Giants Stadium to be sold off piece by piece

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Want a piece of Giants Stadium? You won't have to break out the power drill or chisel.

Central boys, Parkview girls lead Tipoff Club honors

The Gwinnett Tipoff Club announced its players of the month for November and December on Thursday, honoring two players from each team in the county.

MUST READ: Hunt for bird mummy in New Haven comes up empty

NORTH HAVEN, Conn. -- Researchers who examined an Egyptian mummy with the latest imaging technology found no evidence that a packet inside her was an offering to the gods of the ancient world.

Titans' Johnson unanimous choice for AP All-Pro team

NEW YORK -- Chris Johnson didn't get any votes for MVP. He didn't miss any for The Associated Press 2009 NFL All-Pro team. The 2,000-yard rusher from the Tennessee Titans was the only unanimous choice for the squad, announced Thursday.

SPORTS BRIEFS: Collins Hill's Akande named state's top runner

Collins Hill senior Nicky Akande was announced Thursday as the Gatorade Georgia Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year, following a season where she led the Eagles to the Class AAAAA state runner-up finish.

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R&B singer Pendergrass dead in Pa. at 59

NEW YORK -- R&B singer Teddy Pendergrass, who was one of the most electric and successful figures in music until a car crash 28 years ago left him in a wheelchair, has died of colon cancer. He was 59.

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Dexter' actor being treated for cancer

''Dexter'' star Michael C. Hall said he was diagnosed with cancer and is on the road to the successful completion of treatment. In a statement Wednesday, Hall said he was fortunate to be diagnosed with a ''treatable and curable condition,'' Hodgkin's lymphoma, and thanked his doctors and nurses for their expertise. The name of the Los Angeles area health facility where he has undergone treatment was not released.

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PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Dexter' actor being treated for cancer

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McCULLOUGH: Corporate policies steal honor, punish integrity, reward mischief

Corporate America is slowly teaching us that it doesn't pay to care anymore.

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PEOPLE IN BRIEF: R&B singer Pendergrass dies at 59

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Testimony: Murder victim's stab wound atypical

LAWRENCEVILLE — Ronald "Kent" Alexander died from a single puncture to his abdomen that missed his heart by a couple inches, testified Gwinnett Medical Examiner Dr. Carol Terry.

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SPORTS BRIEFS: Collins Hill's Akande named state's top runner

Collins Hill's Akande named state's top runner

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BRODER: Hard at work for support of labor unions

The best thing about American labor leaders is that they don't beat around the bush. Judging from the reports I've heard from both sides, the union leaders who met with President Obama this week to air their concerns about the nearly finished health care reform bill lived up to that reputation.

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