News for Friday, November 26, 2010


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Caryl Reilly

Caryl M. Reilly, age 78, of Lawrenceville, passed away on Friday, September 10, 2010. She is preceded in death by her father and mother William and Catherine Fritsch, her brother ...

Phoebe Payne

Phoebe Rose Payne, age 86, of Lilburn, GA died November 25, 2010. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., Lilburn/Tucker Chapel (770) 564-2726.

Jay Hitt

Jay Robert Hitt, age 49 of Monroe, passed away on Wednesday, November 24, 2010. He was preceded in death by his son, Noah T. Hitt. He is survived by his ...

Doris Rier

Doris Rier, age 66 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away November 26, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of ...

Barbara Harrell

Barbara Ann (Tew) Harrell, age 73, of Jefferson, GA, passed away on Thursday, November 25, 2010. She is survived by her husband of 55 years James Jackson (Jack) Harrell of ...

Alice Jackson

Alice H. Jackson age 88 of Duluth, Ga, formerly of Washington D.C. died November 21, 2010. Mrs. Jackson was retired from the City of Washington D.C. after 40 years of ...

Glynn Ray

Mr. Glynn Ray, age 72 of Norcross, GA passed away November 25, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory ...

Norcross man shot at least 3 times

NORCROSS — Thanksgiving turned violent at a Norcross apartment complex Thursday night, where police discovered a man with multiple gunshot wounds.

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Marsh - Arellano

Randy and Paula Marsh of Lawrenceville announce the engagement of their daughter, Emma Marsh, of Duluth, to Marco Arellano, of Duluth, son of Jesus Onate and Maria Galindo of Duluth.

GWINNETT GRADS: Wise completes impressive debut season

College recruiters considered Kadeem Wise a talented prospect during his high school days at Berkmar, with some high-level schools taking serious looks at him. At one point, he was committed to Duke.

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Yoko Ono, son swap memories for radio show

Yoko Ono, son swap memories for radio show

YARBROUGH: A reminder of what is important

This is an opportune time of year to take stock of our blessings. Actually, every day should be a time of thanksgiving, but it seems we are too busy being too busy to appreciate just how blessed we are.

HUCKABY: The fear of flying now has nothing to do with planes

I used to wish I had one of those jobs where you fly all over the country each week, helping to keep the wheels of commerce well lubricated and moving smoothly. An alternative would have been to actually work for an airline and have the opportunity to flit about the country — scooting out to Frisco for a little Italian food on North Beach or up to New York to do a little Christmas shopping.

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RICH: I am blessed by the hard times I've overcome

Daddy always believed that the good Lord should be thanked for the hard times as much as He was praised for the good times.

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Ward - Gregorio

Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Randolph Ward of Grayson announce the engagement of their daughter Karen Melissa Ward, of Smyrna to Anthony James Gregorio, of Atlanta, son of Mary Gill Gregorio of Chelmsford, Mass., and Daniel Paul Gregorio of Oldsmar, Fla.

LETTERS: Jefferson's words as true today as they were in his time

The wisdom of Thomas Jefferson from more than 200 years ago is quite remarkable considering the current state of affairs we find ourselves in today. Let me give you a few examples of his extraordinary foresight.

WORLD IN BRIEF: Dutch rock fans snap up tickets to avoid new tax

Dutch rock fans snap up tickets to avoid new tax

Gladiators' Sauer shuts out Stingrays

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Billy Sauer stopped all 32 shots he faced, including a late flurry from South Carolina in the third period, to lead the Gwinnett Gladiators to a 1-0 victory Friday night at the North Charleston Coliseum.

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Johnson - Palmer

Dr. Joe and Karen Johnson of Paxton, Fla., announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Heather Alisch Johnson, of Paxton, to David Morgan Palmer, of Atlanta, son of David E. and Cindy Palmer, of Lawrenceville.

None hurt in train collision with car

NORCROSS — A Norcross man escaped tragedy after his vehicle got stuck on railroad tracks Thursday night.

LETTERS: Profiling is part of human nature

The recent column by Eugene Robinson of the far-left Washington Post was either purposely deceitful on why granny gets searched at the airport or he lets his racial prejudices overlay what little common sense he may have once had. Robinson’s objection to passenger profiling at the airports was based on his false implication that you had to choose what person you would search to the exclusion of all others.