News for Saturday, September 25, 2010


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MURPHY: Join the fight and read pink

It was such a success last year that we're "blushing" again.In a repeat performance, the Daily Post will be pink this Friday. It's not because we found some discount paper on sale or that the mill used too much redwood in the mix. We purchased another six tons of colored paper to support and bring attention to the fight against breast cancer.

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UGA's woes continue

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Chris Relf rushed for 97 yards and threw for 135 yards and a touchdown as Mississippi State beat Georgia 24-12 on Saturday night, breaking a nine-game losing streak in the series dating back to 1974.

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Breath of fresh air: Hyperbaric chamber helps healing, recovery

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Stan Linder goes diving for a few hours every morning, but the Dacula resident doesn't need scuba gear or a wetsuit, doesn't have to go to an exotic locale, or even nearby Lake Lanier.

Woman killed in blaze

NORCROSS -- A 44-year-old woman died Saturday evening from injuries she sustained in a fire at her Norcross apartment complex, authorities said.

Expert offers tips to protect your home

Ingenuity can be just as vital as high-tech and beefy security systems when it comes to keeping crooks out of your home.

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Grayson grooves at beer festival

GRAYSON -- When Grayson resident Kathy Huber heard her city would be hosting a craft beer festival, she was thrilled.Photo slide show inside

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Wesleyan wins fourth county title

SUWANEE -- Three weeks before the volleyball postseason, defending Class A/AA champion Wesleyan is again proving itself a contender. The latest evidence came Saturday, when the Wolves repeated as the only champions of the 4-year-old Gwinnett County Tournament, this time beating North Gwinnett 25-16, 25-21, in the final at the Suwanee Sports Academy.

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N.C. State pulls away to beat Tech

Russell Wilson torched the Tech defense to the tune of 28 of 41 passing for a career-high 368 yards and three touchdowns as the Wolfpack recovered after nearly letting a 17-point, fourth-quarter lead slip away before finally pulling away for a 45-28 victory.

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TECH NOTES: Fumbles plague Yellow Jackets in loss to N.C. State

ATLANTA -- The Fumblebees returned Saturday -- at least for a little while. After fumbling just seven times (2.3 times per game) and losing only three over its first three games, the Georgia Tech offense put the ball on the ground with alarming regularity in the early going of Saturday's 45-28 loss to N.C. State at Bobby Dodd Stadium.

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Thousands pack Duluth Fall Festival

Annette McIntosh, the Duluth Fall Festival co-chair, said this year's 28th annual event may have more attendees than ever. Thousands of people were at the festival on Saturday, shopping at the 250 arts and crafts booths, getting something to eat from the 40 food vendors and watching the entertainment on the main stage.Photo slide show inside

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Food, fun unite community at annual Suwanee Korean Festival

SUWANEE -- The sights, sounds and smells in Suwanee's Town Center Park on Saturday painted a pretty accurate picture of Suwanee and the surrounding communities.Photo slide show inside

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ROBINSON: Republicans go from Party of No to Party of Nonsense

The Republicans were doing pretty well for themselves as the Party of No. So why did they decide to rebrand themselves as the Party of Nonsense?

PREP ROUNDUP: Eagles sweep Aubrae Gunderson Invitational

CONYERS — Collins Hill’s cross country program won the boys and girls races at the Aubrae Gunderson Invitational on Saturday.

Boy Scouts celebrate special USPS stamp

SUWANEE — Area Boy Scout troops joined U.S. Postal Service officials for a ceremony Saturday morning at the Suwanee post office celebrating the release of a commemorative stamp.

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GZYL: Networking the job-seeking highway

Networking is a word that either strikes fear into the heart of a job-seeker or is one he or she is familiar with. In its simplest terms, networking is two people exchanging information to contact each other if they have job leads or contacts in an target company. Networking is increasingly becoming the best way to find a new job. In order to be successful, this networking has to be exponentially increased.

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ISRAEL: Your vote could be the one that saves your life

Georgians will be asked to make many important decisions on Nov. 2. Federal, state and local leaders are all asking for support, communities are deciding local issues, and there will be a number of statewide referenda on which to vote.

Road Closures - Sept. 26

• Alcovy Road from Alcovy Springs Drive to Sweetgum Road will require intermittent lane closures between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. through December 2011 for roadway improvements associated with Sugarloaf Parkway extension.

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O'REILLY: Standing up and voicing your opinion

Shaming the White House press corps, a regular American named Velma Hart recently asked President Barack Obama the toughest question he has heard since being elected to the Oval Office.

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Annie Clack

Annie Maydell Mosley Clack, age 103 of Lawrenceville passed away on Thursday, September 23, 2010. Granny was born on July 4, 1907 to John & Frances Mosley in Winder, GA ...

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James Jackson, Sr.

James Thomas Jackson, Sr. age 91 of Snellville passed away Friday, September 24, 2010. Funeral services will be 11 AM Monday, September 27, 2010 at Snellville First Baptist Church with ...

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Anna Foster

Ms. Anna Mae Foster, age 85, of Flowery Branch, GA and formerly of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Thursday, September 23, 2010. She is survived by her daughter, Jolyn ...

Kayla Jae Jones

Kayla Jae Jones, age 17 of Lawrenceville, GA died Thursday, September 23, 2010. Funeral Arrangements by Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. 770-945-6924,

Cynthia Benic

Cynthia D. Benic, age 38, of Tucker, GA passed away September 23, 2010. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 770-277-4550

Shirley Satterfield

Shirley Jean Satterfield age 86 of Lawrenceville, GA, died Friday, September 24, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-962-3100,

Margery Knight

Margery Knight age 90 of Dacula, GA passed away Wednesday, September 22, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville Chapel 770-962-3100

Joyce Cyr

Joyce Cyr, age 60, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away September 23, 2010. Arrangements by Metro Embalming & Crematory, Inc., Conyers, GA 30013, 770-922-8182

Bradley Marlowe

Mr. Bradley Keith Marlowe, age 50 of Pendergrass, GA who passed away on September 23, 2010. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, 706-367-5467.

Phillip Bruck

Phillip David Bruck age 33 of Lilburn, GA, passed away Friday, September 24, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-962-3100,

Opal Thrasher

Opal Gunter Thrasher, age 79 of Lawrenceville passed away Thursday, September 23, 2010. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, September 25, 2010 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim ...

George Artope

Mr. George R. Artope age 74 of Hoschton, GA passed away on Thursday, September 23, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral ...

John Watkins

John D. Watkins, age 79, of Loganville, GA, died September 23, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville Chapel 770-466-1544