News for Wednesday, November 24, 2010


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Madeline Norton

Madeline White Norton, age 96, of Lawrenceville, Georgia passed away November 24, 2010. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-963-2411

Stefanie Ferguson

Stefanie Ferguson age 77 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away November 22, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville Chapel 770-962-3100

Carolyn Biggers

Carolyn Biggers, age 91 of Lawrenceville, passed away Tuesday, November 23, 2010. Graveside Service will be held 11 AM Saturday, November 27, 2010 at East Shadowlawn Memorial Gardens, Lawrenceville with ...

Darrell Duncan

Darrell B. Duncan, age 83, of Lawrenceville, Georgia, entered into rest on November 23, 2010. He is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law; Frank & Tina Duncan, Alex ...

Phyllis Segars

Phyllis Holmer Segars, age 83 of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Tuesday, November 23, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home ...

James Randall Garner

James Randall Garner, 61, of Norcross, GA, died November 24, 2010. The funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m., Saturday, November 27th, at Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel in Norcross. Interment ...

Garrison Wood

Mr. E. Garrison Wood age 95 of Hoschton, passed away Tuesday, November 23, 2010. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA 30548, 706-654-0966

Elbert Carpenter

Elbert D. Carpenter, age 80 of Dacula, passed away Tuesday, November 23, 2010. Memorial Services will be held 2 PM Saturday, November 27, 2010 at First United Methodist Church of ...

John Edelberg

John R. Edelberg, 88, formerly of Turtle Cove, died November 24, 2010 at his home in Lawrenceville, GA. He was born in Saranac Lake, NY. He was the fifth of ...

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Airport lines move smoothly

CHICAGO -- The lines of Thanksgiving travelers moved smoothly at airports around the country Wednesday morning despite an Internet campaign to get passengers to gum up the works on one of the busiest days of the year by refusing full-body scans.

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Police: Truck driver facing charges after deadly 316 wreck

A truck driver is facing vehicular homicide charges after police say he cut off a Roswell man on Ga. Highway 316 Tuesday evening, taking his life.

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Red-hot Hawks making splash statewide

Less than three minutes into their key Oct. 29 football game with Peachtree Ridge, visiting Mill Creek already trailed 7-0 against one of the area's best defenses.The Hawks, in their seventh season of football, were at a major crossroads.Would they suffer another loss, one that would kill their playoff hopes, to a Region 7-AAAAA frontrunner? Or would they get one of the biggest wins in school history?

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Aurora Theatre puts on its annual Christmas song celebration

The Aurora's Christmas Canteen -- Gwinnett's longest-running theatrical holiday tradition -- opened today in Lawrenceville. In its 15th year, the musical revue will feature a compilation of Christmas songs, including favorites such as "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer," "Silent Night" and "Winter Wonderland," producing artistic director Anthony Rodriguez said.

ROBINSON: Why granny gets searched

It’s hard to love the Transportation Security Administration, especially now that airport personnel seem so intent on touching people’s junk. But the TSA’s job isn’t to be adorable, it’s to be infallible — and also, apparently, to suffer being unfairly maligned.

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THE DISH: Mazzy's


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Gwinnett Calendar

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LARSON: Book a luncheon with Norcross Woman's Club

American Education Week has come and gone. This week, observed since 1921, spotlights the importance of community support for public education. And a lot of programs like Principal for a Day which gave more than 120 county leaders a chance to see how they can help support public education, took place around the county.

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Quarterfinal rematch for Wesleyan, Wilcox Co.

How often has the game tape of last year’s quarterfinal loss to Wilcox County been watched by Wesleyan’s players and coaches? More than outsiders can appreciate.

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High-scoring offenses to clash in Moultrie

Colquitt County’s football players are in a bit of unfamiliar territory.

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Film Fans find magic in 'Deathly Hallows'

EDITOR’S NOTE: Film Fans features local residents reviewing the film of the week: “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows — Part 1.” Want to be a Film Fan? E-mail

THOMAS: All of us should be thankful for America

As millions of us gather at tables to offer thanks during this uniquely American holiday (OK, Canada has one, too, but without our Pilgrims), most will express gratitude to God for freedom and material blessings. This year, as in every year since 1989 when she escaped with other ‘‘boat people’’ from communist Vietnam, Kim Vu will offer thanks borne out of a deep gratitude for what America has meant to her since she and so many others risked their lives for something they regarded as even more valuable: freedom.

Teachers earn top honors from Georgia Art Education Association

Two Gwinnett County Public Schools teachers recently were honored by the Georgia Art Education Association for the contributions they both have made to the field of fine arts education.

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POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Isakson, Chambliss question TSA policies

This holiday travel season, Georgians angry over the new Transportation Security Administration full-body scans and pat downs have a sympathetic ear in Washington.

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Legendary locale: Grayson to play at Valdosta

Every high school football coach in Georgia wants to coach there at least once. Cleveland Field at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium has that kind of lure.

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JENKINS: Boys will be boys - if they don't want to be the victims of bullying

The other day, my 13-year-old asked me, “Dad, is bullying more common these days, or do we just hear more about it?”

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Lowndes a formidable task for Collins Hill

Kevin Reach is a veteran of Georgia high school football. A Gwinnett County football historian, he is not.

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Broncos draw young Hillgrove program on rise

Brookwood head football coach Mark Crews called Camden County a “name-brand,” which is why most fans expected his Broncos to play the defending state champion in tonight’s quarterfinals.

GWINNETT GAB: Charter helps cancer foundation with $11,000 gift

Charter helps cancer foundation with $11,000 gift