News for Sunday, December 25, 2011

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Obama, family attend Christmas church services

After spending a quiet Christmas morning with his family, President Barack Obama attended church services Sunday at a Marine base near his rented Hawaiian vacation home.. The Obamas made the short drive from their multimillion-dollar Kailua Beach house to the chapel at Marine Corps Base Hawaii

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Knicks' Shumpert out 2-4 weeks with sprained knee

Knicks rookie guard Iman Shumpert is expected to miss two to four weeks because of a sprained right knee ligament. The first-round pick from Georgia Tech was hurt in the second half of New York's 106-104 victory over Boston on Sunday when Celtics reserve Chris Wilcox appeared to bang into his leg. The Knicks say Shumpert sprained his MCL.

Robins AFB airmen served meals on Christmas day

Robins Air Force Base airmen will enjoy a Christmas meal served up by base leadership.

Traffic fatalities in Georgia continue to decline

Federal and state authorities say Georgia highway fatalities dropped substantially last year for the fifth year in a row.

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Bethlehem Christmas joyful, crowded, rainy

Hundreds of worshippers, dressed in their holiday best and clutching umbrellas to shield them from a lashing rain, packed the church on Bethlehem's Manger Square Sunday to celebrate Christmas Mass at Jesus' traditional birthplace.

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DAILY POST DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Grayson's Robert Nkemdiche

Gwinnett Daily Post All-County Football

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DAILY POST OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Dacula's Rocky Capobianco

Gwinnett Daily Post All-County Football

Daily Post All-County Football Team

Gwinnett Daily Post All-County Football

Nkemdiche, Conn head up Gwinnett group on All-State team

2011 Georgia Sportswriters Association All-State Football Team

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2011 Georgia Sportswriters Association All-State Football Team

2011 Georgia Sports Writers Association

Janice Mayo

Janice Mayo, age 64, of Conyers, GA passed away December 23, 2011. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200. www.wagesfuneralhome.com

Anne Zachary

Anne Zachary, age 88, of Tucker, GA passed away December 23, 2011. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200. www.wagesfuneralhome.com

Raymond Walton

Raymond “Bunny” Shevalley Walton, age 91 of Lilburn, GA passed away December 23, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville Chapel, 770-466-1544. www.stewartfh.com

Ginger Condra

Mrs. Ginger Dawn Condra, age 49, of Suwanee, GA, passed away Thursday, December 23, 2011. Services and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford ...

Phyllis Berry

Phyllis Royal Berry, age 52, of Jefferson, GA passed away on December 23, 2011. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home Memory Chapel, 770-867-4553.

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Basil Rimmer

Basil Daniel Rimmer, age 83 of Buford, passed away Tuesday, December 20, 2011. Funeral Services will be held 11 AM Friday December 30, 2011 at First Baptist Church of Buford ...

Jennifer Bown

Ms. Jennifer Lee Brown, age 40, of Winder, passed away December 23, 2011. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org.

Leora Brock

Leora Brock, age 98, born November 17, 1913 of Lawrenceville, passed away Friday, December 23, 2011. Funeral Services will be held 2 PM Tuesday, December 27, 2011 at Walnut Grove ...

Luis Morales

Luis Eugenio Morales, Jr., age 34, of Winder, GA passed away on December 23, 2011. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home Memory Chapel, 770-867-4553.

Charlie Everett

Charlie Everett, 78, of Winder, Georgia died December 22, 2011. Carter Funeral Home of Winder is in charge of arrangements. 770/867-1361. www.carterfhwinder.com

Amos Deaton

Amos Lee Deaton, age 88, passed away Thursday, December 22, 2011. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Dorothy Young Deaton; daughters and sons-in-law, Bobbie and ...

Steve Underwood

Steve Underwood, age 51 of Social Circle, GA passed away December 23, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville Chapel, 770-466-1544. www.stewartfh.com

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DAILY POST COACH OF THE YEAR: Grayson's Mickey Conn

Gwinnett Daily Post All-County Football

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Family battles father, son's cancer diagnoses together

"Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours." Matthew 11:24

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