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Prep Roundup: Cole's double lifts Buford over Spartans 3-2

BUFORD -- Buford's Cara Cole delivered a two-out double in the bottom of the seventh to plate Chelsie Thomas on Tuesday night to give the Wolves a 3-2 win over Greater Atlanta Christian.

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Eagles finish sweep

SUWANEE -- With three of the top four teams in the state, wins can be hard to come by in Region 7-AAAAA.Top-ranked Collins Hill and No. 3 North Gwinnett duked it out Tuesday in their third and final regular-season meeting. Collins Hill won 4-3, defeating the Bulldogs for a third time. Once again, though, it was nip and tuck.

Fire briefs: Fire blamed on cigarette

Fire blamed on cigarette

WORLD: Landslide kills 5 in Mexico

Landslide kills 5 in Mexico

3 arrested in ambush robbery

DULUTH — Three Gwinnett men are charged with ambushing and robbing a man who thought he was at a Duluth fast-food restaurant to buy an iPhone from a friend, officials said Tuesday.

LETTERS: D'Souza's writing rational despite what Parker says

Kathleen Parker has once again used her cutesy style of writing to besmirch the character of a “rational conservative thinker.” This time it’s Dinesh D’Souza.

NATION: Mass. man says hatred fueled murderous rage

Mass. man says hatred fueled murderous rage

PEOPLE: Lohan satisfied with settlement

Lohan satisfied with settlement

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CLINE: A special time for Longhorns

There’s no doubt this is a novel year at Lanier High, the newest high school in the Gwinnett County Public Schools family. You see it everywhere, from the immaculately clean hallways to the first athletic events even down to the inaugural year golf shirts worn by some staff members.

Local hospital to host seminar

SNELLVILLE — A local hospital will be hosting a seminar aimed at educating residents on options regarding treatment of spine and back conditions.

Panthers' loss to JSU still stings

ATLANTA — Georgia State coach Bill Curry spent much of his weekly press conference Tuesday focused on this Saturday’s upcoming game with Campbell.

LETTERS: Deal's money woes make him unfit to lead Ga.

Let me get this straight. Bruce LeVelle, head of the Gwinnett GOP, thinks Nathan Deal’s extremely severe financial morass qualifies him to be Governor of Georgia because he understands the plight of other Georgians who are in a financial mess, too?

GMC named a top tech user

LAWRENCEVILLE — Gwinnett Medical Center was recently named as one of the nation’s top users of innovative technology, an honor not unrelated to the hospital’s recent implementation of new patient-friendly programs.

Prep Roundup: Cole's double lifts Buford over Spartans 3-2

BUFORD — Buford’s Cara Cole delivered a two-out double in the bottom of the seventh to plate Chelsie Thomas on Tuesday night to give the Wolves a 3-2 win over Greater Atlanta Christian.

Tech not too high, too low

ATLANTA — There was plenty of doubt among the media and Georgia Tech’s fan base following the Yellow Jackets’ loss to Kansas two weeks ago.

Officials split money between 3 cities

LAWRENCEVILLE — The remainder of Gwinnett’s stimulus bonding capacity will not go to a proposed Lilburn sports park.

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THOMAS: Establishment in the crosshairs of tea party

Forty-four years ago, Bob Dylan released an album with the incendiary title “While the Establishment Burns.” That could serve as a metaphor for what seems to be happening to the Washington establishment in general and the Republican Party establishment in particular.

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Harold Humphries

Harold Leon Humphries, 88, of Suwanee, GA, died September 18, 2010. The funeral was held Monday, September 20th, at 1:00 p.m. at Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home in Norcross ...

Nolen Ridgway

Nolen M. Ridgway, age 84, of Lawrenceville, Georgia, entered into rest on September 20, 2010. The Service Celebrating the Life of Nolen M. Ridgway will be held Wednesday, September 22 ...

Vivian Nabors Evans

Mrs. Vivian Nabors Evans, age 93 of Jefferson, GA who passed away on September 20, 2010. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, 706-367-5467. www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com

Mildred Page

Mrs. Mildred Cornett Page, age 79, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, September 19, 2010. She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Dianne and Donald Thompson ...

John Waggoner

Mr. John Keith Waggoner age 84 of Dacula, GA passed away on Sunday, September 19, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral ...

Donald Skelton

Mr. Donald S. Skelton age 81 of Buford, GA and formerly of Birmingham, AL passed away on Sunday, September 19, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior ...

Henry Wallace

Mr. Henry M. Wallace, age 71 of Winder, GA passed away September 18, 2010. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553

William Knott

Mr. William E. Knott age 69 of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, September 20, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral ...

Jim Hinshaw

Mr. Jim Hinshaw, age 84 of Winston-Salem, NC passed away September 19, 2010. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Salem Funeral Home, NC 336-722-6122

Jackie Greeson

Jackie Greeson, age 53 of Auburn, passed away on Sunday, September 19, 2010. Graveside Service will be held at 11 AM , Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at Union Grove Baptist Church ...

Jennifer Baird

Mrs. Jennifer Baird, age 34 of Braselton, GA who passed away on September 18, 2010. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, 706-367-5467. www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com

Frank Pruitt

Mr. Frank C. Pruitt, age 78, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2010. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Westbrooks Pruitt; parents, Harrison and ...

Glen Bradshaw

Glen M. (Brad) Bradshaw, age 84, of Gainesville, GA passed away Sunday, September 19, 2010. Arrangements by Memorial Park South Funeral Home and Cemetery, 770-967-5555

Jahaziel Gonzalez

Jahaziel Tirado Gonzalez, age 2 of Jefferson, GA who passed away on September 16, 2010. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, 706-367-5467. www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com

William Minehart

Mr. William Earl Minehart age 83 of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, September 19, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral ...

Wyatt Griffin

Wyatt Griffin, age 80, of Lilburn, died Saturday, September 18, 2010. Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at Bill Head Funeral Home, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel ...

Yvonne Conn

Yvonne Conn, age 73, of Lawrenceville, GA, formerly of Longview, TX, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 16th, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold W. "Doc ...

Bradley Wages

Bradley L. Wages, 88, passed away on Sunday, September 19, 2010, at his home in Buford. He was born on June 2, 1922 in Hancock County, GA to John Louie ...

Millie Bates

Millie Sinyard Bates, 73 of Woodstock, GA passed away Saturday September 18, 2010 at Kennestone Hospital. Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 A.M. Wednesday September 22, from Darby Huey Funeral ...

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