News for Wednesday, November 10, 2010

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Leonard Morrison

Leonard Wade Morrison, 88, Lt. Col. USAF Retired, of Lawrenceville, GA died November 8, 2010. He was born in Hodgenville, KY on February 8, 1922. He was a B-17 ...

Sara Skelton

Mrs. Sara Brown Skelton age 90 of Hoschton, GA who passed away on November 9, 2010. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, 706-367-5467. www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com

Joe Archer

Joe Archer age 48 of Buford, GA passed away Tuesday, November 9, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville Chapel 770-962-3100 www.stewartfh.com

Joyce Holliday

Joyce Anne Holliday, age 63, of Statham, GA passed away November 9, 2010. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553

Roy Hall

Mr. Roy Patrick "Pat" Hall, age 66 of Maysville, GA who passed away on November 10, 2010. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, 706-367-5467. www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com

L.v. Harrison

L.V. Harrison, age 76, of Bogart, Georgia formerly of Lawrenceville, GA entered into to rest on November 10, 2010 after a year long battle to brain cancer. He is survived ...

Margaret Rutherford

Margaret Rutherford age 90 of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, November 10, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and ...

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WWII veteran reflects on saving fellow crew members

BUFORD -- For most of his life, Clyne Veal wouldn't talk about the day the USS Emmons sank during World War II.

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CEO tied to child-sex trafficking

DULUTH -- A 15-year-old girl recently came forward to police with details about a sordid sex arrangement at a Duluth hotel in 2008 that investigators say bore the markings of child sex-trafficking.

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Gwinnett missing man turns up in Virginia

DULUTH -- An elderly Duluth man reported missing this week has turned up safe in Virginia, police said Wednesday.

GWINNETT GAB: Lions Club taking orders for pecans

Lions Club taking orders for pecans

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Woodall: Veterans give us the greatest gift of all - freedom

It is appropriate that Election Day and Veterans Day come so close together. Like all of our freedoms, our freedom to vote is inextricably linked to the veterans who protect it.

Locals to play with Army Band at concert

LAWRENCEVILLE — Sixteen local students are expected to perform with the United States Army Field Band and Soldier’s Chorus today during the Daily Post’s Veterans Day concert at 7 p.m. The concert, held at the Gwinnett Center, features the official musical ambassadors of the Army presenting a diverse program of marches, overtures, popular music, patriotic selections and instrumental and vocal solos.

Police: Buford man tries to seduce 12-year-old boy

BUFORD — A former instructor at a Buford martial arts studio is in jail after officials say he attempted to seduce a young male student into sexual activity.

HAMMOCK: Palmer helping Falcons

The ultimate gauge of a high school football player’s ability happens when the game kicks off. Does he produce when it counts?

SPORTS IN BRIEF

Eagles’ Court picks Georgia State golf

Ugandan refugees visit GGC

LAWRENCEVILLE — One Georgia Gwinnett College student group will host a group visiting Ugandan students for a second time tonight, welcoming them on their Face to Face Tour.

PEOPLE: West makes amends with President Bush

West makes amends with President Bush

Garbutt called up to Chicago

The Gwinnett Gladiators’ American Hockey League affiliate in Chicago called up Ryan Garbutt and assigned Pat Galivan on Wednesday.

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Good move: Ross' long trip to Buford worth every mile

BUFORD — Alex Ross spends more than an hour each day in his car.

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This just in ... 'Morning' too much like 'Devil Wears Prada'

Morning Glory (PG-13)

McDavid, Floor top 7-AAAAA honors

North Gwinnett’s Alex McDavid, player of the year, and Collins Hill’s Kayla Floor, pitcher of the year, were given Region 7-AAAAA’s top honors in voting by the league’s fastpitch softball coaches.

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Balfour: Support vets, their families

As we celebrate our military this Veterans Day, I am reminded that it hasn’t even been a year yet since my son returned from his tour of duty in Afghanistan. Like many soldiers who have returned home, Trey is even more eager to serve his country. I am humbled to hear him speak of his service to our state and to our country, and I’m filled with pride when our talks of the future always seem to include his continued commitment to his country and the military.

Nation: Cracks found in shuttle fuel tank

Cracks found in shuttle fuel tank

31-year-old arrested in counterfeit bill scheme

LAWRENCEVILLE — Police have arrested one suspect they believe played a role in helping pass $3,200 in counterfeit bills at a local retailer last week.

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PSC won't investigate ethics complaints against Wilbanks

LAWRENCEVILLE — The Georgia Professional Standards Commission won’t investigate ethics complaints lodged against Gwinnett County Public Schools Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks.

Commission to investigate allegation against teacher

LOGANVILLE — The Georgia Professional Standards Commission will investigate an allegation that a former Grayson High School teacher had an inappropriate relationship with a student.

County to honor veterans during public ceremony

LAWRENCEVILLE — The public is invited to a Veterans Day Ceremony at 11 a.m. today at the Gwinnett Fallen Heroes Memorial in Lawrenceville.

POLITICS: Shafer, Sheldon selected for Republican leadership

LAWRENCEVILLE — Two local legislators were picked this week to serve leadership positions with the Georgia General Assembly.

WORLD: Mexican cartel makes offer to dissolve

Mexican cartel makes offer to dissolve

DALY: Fall is best time to plant trees

The fall is the best time of the year to plant trees and shrubs. During the cold weather, the above ground parts of the plants grow very little. However, the roots will continue to grow, spreading out into the soil, which helps the plant to become established by spring.

Fire causes extensive damage to clubhouse

LAWRENCEVILLE — An afternoon fire caused extensive damage to the clubhouse of a Lawrenceville neighborhood Wednesday.

House Democrats elect Abrams minority leader

ATLANTA — House Democrats have elected state Rep. Stacey Abrams as their new leader heading into a legislative session where they’ll be up against an empowered Republican majority.

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GREEN: Veteran passes away, story should live on

Ted “TJ” Surowiec died Nov. 1 in the same Tucker nursing home where, years ago, he’d played the accordion with a ragtag bunch of amateur musicians in an effort to cheer up folks who lived there.

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