News for Tuesday, September 28, 2010

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Boy killed in four-car pileup

DULUTH -- A 7-year-old Lawrenceville boy died Monday afternoon in a chain-reaction crash involving four cars, Gwinnett police said.

Teacher of the Year semifinalists selected

SUWANEE -- Gwinnett County Public Schools has narrowed its search for this school year's top educator to 25 professionals.

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Petit Le Mans brings technology

Despite one of the most impressive international driver lineups ever assembled in one place, the 13th annual Petit Le Mans Race at Road Atlanta this weekend will be just as noteworthy for the unveiling of some phenomenal innovations.

Tech again coming off low point

ATLANTA — For Georgia Tech football fans, the first four weeks of the 2010 season have been an emotional roller coaster, with perhaps the low point being Saturday’s 42-28 loss to No. 23 N.C. State at Bobby Dodd Stadium.

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7 Eastside employees honored

SNELLVILLE — Seven employees from Emory Eastside Medical Center’s Heritage campus — its senior mental health unit — were rewarded recently for their hard work as innovators.

Eastside to host symposium on women's cancer

SNELLVILLE — With October and Breast Cancer Awareness Month quickly approaching, Emory Eastside Medical Center will host its first-ever women’s cancer symposium tonight.

Teacher of the Year finalists selected

SUWANEE — Gwinnett County Public Schools has narrowed its search for this school year’s top educator to 25 professionals.

Dacula officials wrestle with sanitation costs

DACULA — City officials in Dacula held two public information sessions on Tuesday, giving residents the opportunity to hear two messages: First, the city can no longer absorb about half the cost of solid waste disposal for its property owners. Second, there are several options being considered as solutions to that problem.

Barrow sheriff to get traffic grant

WINDER — Tuesday night’s Barrow County Commission meeting included a pair of key developments for the county Sheriff’s Office.

Cross Country Roundup: Mill Creek boys win Cavalier Classic in South Carolina

DORMAN, S.C. — The Mill Creek boys cross country team finished first in the Cavalier Classic on Saturday at Dorman High School in Spartanburg, S.C.

Cink, others make charitable donations

Each member of this year’s U.S. Ryder Cup team, with the help of the PGA Tournament Corporation and The PGA of America, will make sizable donations to a variety of charities, and some of Stewart Cink’s funds are earmarked in the Gwinnett area.

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CLINE: An event worth recycling

It’s an idea that worked so well that the city of Norcross has recycled it. Just like the electronics officials hope locals will drop off on Oct. 9, Norcross Recycling Day.

Prep Roundup: Mill Creek outlasts Peachtree Ridge 12-11 in eight

HOSCHTON — Anyssa Robles’ two-run single in the bottom of the eighth capped off an incredible rally for Mill Creek as the Hawks scored seven runs in the frame to stun Peachtree Ridge 12-11 in Region 7-AAAAA.

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Suwanee delays vote on gas station

SUWANEE — QuikTrip Corp. has its sights set on the piece of property located at the intersection of Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road and Satellite Boulevard.

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Well rounded: Dacula's Walker excels in many exploits

DACULA — Certain tasks, dreaded by many teenagers, are second nature for Dexter Walker.

Mobile home parks get break on trash billing

LAWRENCEVILLE — A handful of mobile home parks got a reprieve this year on a lump sum payment for Gwinnett’s new trash plans, which were due for homeowners with tax bills.

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THOMAS: Republicans strike a good note with pledge

All public policy is founded on an underlying philosophy about humanity and the world. Some call it a ‘‘worldview,’’ but whatever it is called, everything government does (or does not do) derives from a philosophical foundation on which it is constructed.

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ROBINSON: The irony of Bishop Long

One of the small ironies of the Bishop Eddie Long scandal is the preacher’s self-pitying complaint, in a Sunday sermon vetted by his lawyers, that he feels “like David against Goliath.”

Robert Wilson

BOB" Robert L. "Bob" Wilson, age 75 of Snellville, GA passed away September 26, 2010. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Barbara S. Wilson; son and daughter ...

James Jackson, Sr.

James Thomas Jackson, Sr., age 91 of Snellville, GA passed away September 24, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-5010 www.stewartfh.com

Cindy Moore

Cindy Moore, age 54, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on September 26, 2010. She is survived by her loving and devoted husband, John C. Moore, step daughter and son-in ...

Ron Stephens

Ron Christopher Stephens age 39 of Jefferson, GA passed away Saturday, September 25, 2010. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, Hoschton 706-654-0966

Clifton Holloway

Clifton "Cliff" H. Holloway, age 90 of Snellville/ Centerville Community, passed away on Saturday, September 25, 2010. Funeral Services will be 2 PM on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 in the ...

Geneva Stanford

Geneva C. Stanford age 87 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away September 25, 2010. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200 www.wagesfuneralhome.com

Judy Hicks

Judy Hicks, age 88, of Duluth, GA, passed away September 25, 2010. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 770-448-5757

Patricia Forrand

Mrs. Patricia Anne Forrand age 73 of Suwanee, GA passed away on Sunday, September 26, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral ...

Joan Dillard

Mrs. Joan A. Dillard age 76 of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Sunday, September 26, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan ...

Steve Austin

Steve Austin, age 57, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away September 26, 2010. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service LLC, Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-963-2411 www.wagesfuneralhome.com

Claudine Brewer

Mrs. Claudine Hood Brewer, age 87 of Jefferson, GA passed away September 26, 2010. Arrangements by Carter Funeral Home of Winder 770-867-1361

Ann Mcgayhey

Mrs. Ann McGayhey age 48 of Suwanee, GA passed away on Sunday, September 26, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home ...

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