News for Tuesday, November 2, 2010

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CLINE: Friday nights provide great shows on and off the fields

Sitting in the stands at halftime during the Brookwood-Grayson high school football game this past Friday night, I was reminded of a conversation I had more than a decade ago.

History museum holding historic bus tour of county

Gwinnett residents can learn more about the county they call home Saturday. The Gwinnett History Museum, part of the new History and Culture Program at the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center, is sponsoring its annual historic bus tour. The tours will take participants on a comfortable ride via motor coach throughout the county with guides pointing out historic places and discussing notable events and people.

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Lanier makes strides in first season

Like any first-year high school football program, the Lanier Longhorns went through some ups and downs during their inaugural season.

McCann to hold fundraisers to help fight childhood cancer

Atlanta Braves fan favorite and Duluth grad Brian McCann will be helping fight childhood cancer this week, hosting a pair of events to help benefit the Rally Foundation.

Emory Eastside to hold diabetes forum

SNELLVILLE — Emory Eastside Medical Center will host its “2010 Diabetes Extravaganza” next week, an educational event highlighting many diabetes related health issues.

THOMAS: Republicans' top job will be cutting taxes

For newly empowered congressional Republicans, priority one must be an extension of the Bush tax cuts. There should be enough votes not only from a new Republican majority, but also from some of the decimated and dispirited (and even newly elected) Democrats. If President Barack Obama is smart, he won’t veto the bill.

Bowen Family Homes closes its doors

DULUTH — A 40-year-old home building company has shut its doors.

ROBINSON: Race and the tea party's ire

The first African-American president takes office, and almost immediately we see the birth of a big, passionate national movement — overwhelmingly white and lavishly funded — that tries its best to delegitimize that president, seeks to thwart his every initiative, and manages to bring the discredited and moribund opposition party roaring back to life. Coincidence?

LETTERS: Thomas nothing but a spokesman for the GOP

Some political columnists get panned on a regular basis, but rarely does that happen to Mr. Cal Thomas, nationally acclaimed and a regular contributor in the Perspective section of this newspaper. Mr. Thomas is, to put it mildly, an ardent spokesman for the Republican party and just about everything it claims to be, which is the gospel truth according to whatever is the most conservative stand that exists on any political issue.

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William Beard

Mr. William Henry Beard, age 85, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, October 31, 2010. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-six years, Delora Winter ...

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Tony Carter

Mr. Tony Lee Carter, age 56, of Buford, GA passed away suddenly on Friday, October 29, 2010. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. L. B ...

Annie Sargent

Annie M. Sargent, age 81 of Monroe, GA passed away November 1, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home Monroe Chapel, 770-267-2594 www.stewartfh.com

Lucy Warnock

Lucy Warnock, age 66 of Loganville, GA passed away October 30, 2010. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages, Lawrenceville Chapel, 7709-963-2411 www.wagesfuneralhome.com

George Smith

George Westley Smith, age 78 of Dacula, GA passed away Saturday, October 30, 2010. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Elna "Bonnie" Smith; children, Donna and Sammy ...

Michael Maxey

Michael L. Maxey, 19, passed away on Saturday, October 30, 2010, in Grayson, GA. Michael was born on December 10, 1990 in Snellville to Donald M. and Margie D. Maxey ...

David Brownlee

David Allen Brownlee, age 46 of Auburn, passed away Saturday, October 30, 2010. Funeral Services will be held 2 PM Wednesday, November 3, 2010 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim ...

Pam Messick

Pamela Moore Messick, 62, of St. Simons Island, GA peacefully passed away Wednesday October 27, 2010 at the Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick, GA. A memorial service will ...

Elwin Frost

Elwin Frost, age 91, of Loganville, GA, died October 31, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville Chapel 770-466-1544 www.stewartfh.com

Dorothy Armstrong

Dorothy Mildred Armstrong, age 90 of Jefferson, died October 31, 2010. Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at Bill Head Funeral Home Duluth Chapel. Interment ...

Billy Abner

Billy Asberry Abner, age 81, of Winder, GA passed away October 30, 2010. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553

Zane Benton

Zane I. Benton, age 82, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away November 1, 2010. Arrangements by Memorial Park South Funeral Home and Cemetery, 770-967-5555

F. Michael Chappell

F. Michael Chappell, age 67, of Lilburn, GA died October 30, 2010. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., Lilburn/Tucker Chapel (770) 564-2726.

William Smith

William T. Smith of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Sunday, October 31st after a 3 year battle with lung cancer. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, November ...

Betty Greene

Betty Louise Greene, age 80 of Buford, passed away Sunday, October 31, 2010. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, William "Bill" Greene; daughters and sons-in-law ...

William Lowery

William "Butch" Lowery, age 59, of Loganville, GA, died October 31, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville Chapel 770-466-1544 www.stewartfh.com

William Feltman

William H. "Bill" Feltman, age 62 of Loganville, GA passed away October 30, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-5010 www.stewartfh.com

Vivian Dobbs

Vivian Dobbs, age 65, of Loganville, GA, died October 31, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville Chapel 770-466-1544 www.stewartfh.com

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