News for Tuesday, July 6, 2010

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Police: Shopper snapped photo up woman's dress at Super Target

Police arrested a Norcross man on felony Peeping Tom charges for allegedly using a cell phone camera to photograph up a female shopper's dress at a Duluth Super Target.

Bass Pro Shops employee fired after putting kitten in freezer

An employee of Bass Pro Shops in Lawrenceville has been terminated after placing an injured kitten in a store freezer until it died, a company spokesperson said Tuesday.

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Pieces of the Grill: Duluth eatery's memorabilia auctioned off to pay back state

Amid professional resellers and auction buffs, Lynda Alley raised her placard to keep what she could of the beloved Rexall Grill.Photo slide show inside

SPORTS IN BRIEF: Dacula's Harvey commits to Shorter

Robert Harvey, a recent Dacula grad, has committed to the Shorter College track and field program.

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Hice's political billboard causes stir

Billboards across Gwinnett, Barrow and Walton have caused a stir in the upcoming 7th Congressional District race.

Diaz, Hinske power Braves past Phillies

PHILADELPHIA -- Matt Diaz hit a tiebreaking double in the 11th inning, Eric Hinske added a two-run homer and the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 on Tuesday night.

Weekend nets 50 DUI arrests

In spite of headline-hogging drunken driving arrests in metro Atlanta last week, tipsy revelers apparently got behind the wheel en masse over the long holiday weekend.

Local pilot killed while cropdusting

Kentucky State Police said a Lawrenceville helicopter pilot was killed while spraying a field in western Kentucky.

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Temps hit 100 on East Coast

The East Coast broiled under an unforgiving sun Tuesday as record-toppling temperatures soared to 100 or higher in several cities, utility companies cranked out power to cool the sweating masses and the unlucky sought any oasis they could find.

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NATION IN BRIEF: Oil, tar balls spotted in Lake Pontchartrain

An oil spill that was previously a problem for coastal Louisiana was trickling deeper inland Tuesday and toward the shores of New Orleans.

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Judge sends Lohan to jail

A judge sentenced Lindsay Lohan to 90 days in jail Tuesday after ruling she violated probation in a 2007 drug case by failing to attend court-ordered alcohol education classes.

WORLD IN BRIEF: Vatican to issue sex abuse document

Vatican officials say Pope Benedict XVI will soon issue a document outlining the church's procedures for handling clerical sex abuse cases that will gather together and make permanent and legally binding the ad hoc norms currently in use.

Sugar Hill discusses details of city hall plans

SUGAR HILL -- Deliberate in decisions surrounding its planned $8.5 million City Hall, the Sugar Hill City Council at its work session Tuesday discussed a final precaution in its contract with architect Precision Planning.

Norcross tables decision on church

NORCROSS -- Generations Church wants to use space in Norcross' historic downtown district as a meeting place for their congregation of just under 200 people.

MUST READ: DA: Pa. woman may keep corpses if she builds crypt

A 91-year-old woman found living with the corpses of her husband and twin sister will be allowed to keep them if she installs a mausoleum or crypt, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

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Wolverton gains experience playing on US team

Andrew Wolverton made one Lisbon International Tournament appearance in May with the U.S. Under-18 National Men's Soccer Team, but it was a good one.

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Five Gwinnett grads will play for US all-star team this summer

Five former Gwinnett high school stars will be part of Team Wilson Select, a group of players from some of the top college programs in the eastern United States that will participate in the Puerto Rico International Softball Festival later this month.

Georgia president taps interim AD to replace Evans

ATHENS -- Frank Crumley was named Georgia's interim athletic director on Tuesday, though university president Michael Adams said he wants to look outside the university first for a full-time replacement for Damon Evans.

BISHER: Loyal Felton qualified for UGA's AD job

The Bulldog Nation is awash in anger. Red-hot fury. Asking itself, "How could we have misjudged this man so horribly?" This man who sat before them on television the other day, tight-lipped, full of apology, begging at the end, "My desire is to keep this job."

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CLINE: Making lists, checking them twice

We all love lists.

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Woods turns icy at personal questions in Ireland

ADARE, Ireland -- After another warm welcome from the Irish public, Tiger Woods turned curt and dismissive at a news conference Tuesday when asked about his state of mind since the sex scandal that's wrecked his marriage.

LETTERS: County personnel need restrictions on county cars

I have just finished reading the article about Charles Bannister and although I am not a fan of his I find the whole situation smells. Obviously when considering all the facts it is puzzling why the Sheriff’s Department was involved. His continued arrogance in responding to a deputy’s questions may have helped create the outcome, i.e., being arrested.

BISHER: Loyal Felton qualified for UGA's AD job

The Bulldog Nation is awash in anger. Red-hot fury. Asking itself, “How could we have misjudged this man so horribly?” This man who sat before them on television the other day, tight-lipped, full of apology, begging at the end, “My desire is to keep this job.”

SPORTS IN BRIEF: Dacula's Harvey commits to Shorter

Dacula’s Harvey commits to Shorter

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Rexall Grill's memorabilia auctioned off to pay back state

Amid professional resellers and auction buffs, Lynda Alley raised her placard to keep what she could of the beloved Rexall Grill.

Minor keeps shining for Gwinnett

LAWRENCEVILLE — Mike Minor’s second start in Class AAA didn’t last as long as his first.

Police: Shopper snapped photo up woman's dress at Super Target

DULUTH — Police arrested a Norcross man on felony Peeping Tom charges for allegedly using a cell phone camera to photograph up a female shopper’s dress at a Duluth Super Target.

LETTERS: Heard needs to own up to taxes

I do not believe there was a “data entry” error on Mr. (John) Heard’s tax assessment, and shame on him for trying to make us believe this is not his error and oversight.

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Hice's political billboard causes stir

LAWRENCEVILLE — Billboards across Gwinnett, Barrow and Walton have caused a stir in the upcoming 7th Congressional District race.

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THOMAS: Think before spending

Last weekend as America celebrated the 234th anniversary of its independence from Britain, there was a reminder of how increasingly dependent too many Americans have become on our government.

Kyle Fix

Mr. Kyle A. Fix, age 21, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, July 3, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral ...

Johnny Lewis O'brien

Johnny Lewis O'Brien, age 42 of Bethlehem, passed away on Sunday, July 4, 2010. A Memorial Service will be held at 7 PM on Wednesday, July 7, 2010 in the ...

William Robert Vollenweidert

William Robert “Bob” Vollenweidert, age 82 of Loganville, formerly of Grayson died July 3, 2010. Survived by: Wife: Mary Vollenweidert, Son: Sam Vollenweidert; Several Nieces & Nephews. A ...

Christen Clark

Miss Christen “Chrissie” Clark, age 25, of Braselton, GA passed away on Saturday, July 3, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of ...

Rebecca Ann Blackwell

Rebecca Ann Blackwell, age 40, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away July 4, 2010. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Memory Chapel 770-867-4553

Tim Lloyd

Tim Lloyd age 67 of Covington, passed away Saturday, July 3, 2010. Memorial Service will be held at 11 AM Wednesday, July 7, 2010 in the Loganville Chapel of Tim ...

Terry Lee Martin

Mr. Terry Lee Martin, age 46, of Orlando, FL passed away on Saturday, July 3, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral ...

Gayle Flowers

Gayle Sears Flowers, age 65, of Norcross, GA, passed away July 5, 2010. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 770-448-5757

Kenneth Kurth

Kenneth Gene “Ken” Kurth, age 59 of Snellville, GA passed away July 03, 2010. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200

Herbert Senecal

Herbert M. Senecal, age 69 of Dacula, GA, passed away Sunday, July 4, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-962-3100, www.stewartfh.com

Pauline Hopkins Robinson

Pauline Hopkins Robinson, 85, of Hull formerly of Monroe, died on July 3, 2010. She was born on December 28, 1924 in Cedartown, Georgia to the late Rueben Earl Hopkins ...

Helen Chancey

Helen Irene (MeMaw) Chancey, age 76, of Jefferson, GA, passed away July 3, 2010. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Memory Chapel 770-867-4553

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