News for Tuesday, November 16, 2010

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Joseph Reznicek

Mr. Joseph F. Reznicek, age 86, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Saturday, November 13, 2010. His wife of sixty-one years, Frances M. Reznicek, preceded him in death. He ...

Ivy C. Byfield

Ivy C. Byfield age 89 of Loganville, GA passed away Monday, November 15, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville Chapel 770-962-3100 www.stewartfh.com

Dell Willis

Mrs. Dell Padgett Willis age 78 of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Saturday, November 6, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan ...

F.l. Locke

F. L."Skip" Locke, age 63, of Winder, GA passed away November 12, 2010. Arrangements by Carter Funeral Home of Winder 770/867-1361

Edward O'donnell

Mr. Edward (Ed) James O'Donnell, age 91, of Norcross, GA died November 15, 2010. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., Lilburn/Tucker Chapel (770) 564-2726.

James Williamson

Mr. James R. "Jim" Williamson age 69 of Conyers, GA passed away on Sunday, November 14, 2010. Service and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory ...

Bessie Shaw

Bessie D. Shaw, age 91 of Auburn, GA passed away November 14, 2010. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages, Lawrenceville Chapel, 7709-963-2411 www.wagesfuneralhome.com

Marianne Dau

Marianne Dau, age 69, of Lawrenceville, GA died November 14, 2010. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 770-277-4550

Shirley Haugh

Mrs. Shirley Walker Haugh 67, of 338 John Fleming Road, Hartwell, died Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at her home. Born on December 22, 1942 in Birmingham AL, she was the ...

William Griffeth

William T. (Billy- Loganville) Griffeth age 65 of Loganville passed away Monday, November 15, 2010. Funeral Services will be held 2PM Thursday, November 18,2010 in the Chapel of Tim Stewart ...

Lillian Squires

Lillian Wark Squires, age 94 of Suwanee, died November 2, 2010. A Memorial Service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday November 20, 2010 at Fairview Presbyterian Church in Lawrenceville. Interment ...

Novean Perkins

Novean Perkins, age 91, of Winder, GA passed away November 15, 2010. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553

Jean Miles

Mrs. Jean Ellen McAdams Miles age 41 of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Saturday, November 13, 2010. Service and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and ...

Floyd Collins

Floyd Alois Collins, age 62, of Suwanee, GA died November 14, 2010. Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home & Crematory, 770-886-9899

B. Joann Freeland

B. Joann Freeland, age 73, of Winder, GA passed away November 16, 2010. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553

Najee Griffin

Najee Griffin age 19 of Suwanee, GA passed away on Sunday, November 14, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and ...

Frank Smith

Frank Smith age 93 of Grayson passed away, Tuesday, November 16, 2010. Funeral Services will be held at 11 AM, Friday, November 19, 2010 in the Snellville Chapel of Tim ...

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THOMAS: Government needs lesson on responsibility

''Everybody in Vanity Fair must have remarked how well those live who are comfortably and thoroughly in debt; how they deny themselves nothing; how jolly and easy they are in their minds.'' -- William Makepeace Thackeray

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Warehouse fire started in Neil Young's car

SAN CARLOS, Calif. — Fire officials in California said a fire at a warehouse that stored memorabilia belonging to Neil Young started in a vintage car the singer had converted into a hybrid vehicle.

Police: Faulty driver in death had no license

LAWRENCEVILLE — A Lawrenceville woman charged this week in an October crash that killed a teen and injured a young girl was driving without a license, according to jail records.

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Schools won't look into arrest of board member

LAWRENCEVILLE — Daniel Seckinger, the long-time Gwinnett County school board member arrested Monday for failure to pay child support, issued a lengthy statement Tuesday expressing regret and citing economic hardship as the reason for his brief incarceration.

Eagles' defense soaring

With the Collins Hill offense — and particularly quarterback Taylor Heinicke — putting up record-setting numbers this season, it would be easy to look at coach Kevin Reach’s squad as a one-dimensional team.

Grant gives nonprofit wheelchair van

LAWRENCEVILLE — A local nonprofit got a very special gift Saturday, one that will help them help others.

Milton, Norcross get national nods

As if the early season boys rematch between Norcross and Milton wasn’t intriguing enough, it gained some more importance with the release of USA Today’s national high school rankings on Tuesday.

SPORTS IN BRIEF

North’s Walker signs with Army hoops

WORLD IN BRIEF: Cholera fuels protests in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Anti-U.N. riots spread to several Haitian cities and towns, as protesters blaming a contingent of Nepalese peacekeepers for an outbreak of cholera that has killed more than 1,000 people exchanged gunfire with U.N. soldiers. Protesters continued to barricade some roads on Tuesday.

ACS asks smokers to butt out for one day

For the 35th straight year, the American Cancer Society has set aside a day to urge smokers to quit.

Parts of Los Angeles County ban single-use plastic bags

LOS ANGELES — Parts of Los Angeles County have joined other California communities in banning stores from using single-use plastic bags.

BISHER: Rough weekend for UGA, Tech football

It was, for you of the old school loyalty, the kind of weekend to forget.

Police: Man injures overdosed friend

LAWRENCEVILLE — Gwinnett police have charged a Norcross man with reckless conduct for injuring his overdosed friend in a bizarre attempt to revive him, police said.

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CLINE: Co-op's mortgage story a happy one

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Special election set for March 15

LAWRENCEVILLE — A March 15 special election has been set to replace Chairman Charles Bannister.

Emory to host shingles talk

SNELLVILLE — Emory Eastside Medical Center will welcome a medical expert today for a free seminar about shingles.

Prep roundup: Providence opens season with win

DECATUR — Arvid Wanghammar scored 14 points to lead Providence to a season-opening win over Greenforest 62-45.

NATION IN BRIEF: Panel: Rep. Rangel broke ethics rules

WASHINGTON — Rep. Charles Rangel, once one of the most influential House members, was convicted Tuesday on 11 counts of breaking ethics rules and now faces punishment. The veteran New York lawmaker immediately denounced the verdict as unfair.

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