News for Tuesday, February 1, 2011

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James Meadows, Sr.

James Benjamin Meadows, Sr., 73, died at home on January 31, 2011, after fighting ALS. Jim honorably served in the United States Marine Corp and United States Navy. He was ...

Paul Lee, Jr.

Paul G. Lee, Jr., age 87, of Loganville, GA, passed away Sunday, January 30, 2011. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., Lilburn/Tucker Chapel (770) 564-2726.

O. Joe Emory

Rev. Judge O. "Joe" Emory, age 64, of Lilburn, GA, passed away Sunday, January 30, 2011. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., Lilburn/Tucker Chapel (770) 564-2726 ...

Gail Hatton

Mrs. Gail Hatton, age 65 of Commerce, GA who passed away on Thursday, February 1, 2011. Funeral services will be announced by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, 706-367-5467.

Diego Casillas

Diego Casillas, age 4 of Sugar Hill, GA passed away January 31, 2011. Arrangements by Gregory B. Levett & Sons Funeral Home, Inc., North Gwinnett Chapel, 770-945-9999 www.levettfuneralhome.com

Dorothy Hardt

Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Dorothy M. Hardt, 74, of Jefferson who died on Saturday, January 29th at her residence. Born in Bayonne, NJ, she had lived in Jefferson ...

Lucille Hanson

Mrs. Lucille Loving Hanson, age 73, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, January 31, 2011. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Lizzie Loving; brother, Leroy ...

David Singleton

Rev. David C. Singleton, age 87, of Tucker, GA, passed away Monday, January 31, 2011. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., Lilburn/Tucker Chapel (770) 564-2726.

Theresa Lindblad

Theresa Lindblad, age 84 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Monday January 31, 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband Karl- Bruno Lindblad and is survived by daughters & ...

Kelly Davison

Kelly Davison, age 44 of Duluth, GA passed away January 31, 2011. Arrangements by Metro Embalming & Crematory, Inc., Conyers, GA 30013, 770-922-8182 www.metroembalming.com

Edgar Harris, Jr.

Edgar Harris, Jr., age 84, of Stone Mountain, Georgia passed away February 1, 2011. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville 770-979-3200.

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BISHER: UGA honors legendary Magill on 90th birthday

The University of Georgia and a few hundred others, Bulldogs and otherwise, put on a birthday fling for Dan Magill the other night on his 90th, in Athens, of course.

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BOC votes to remove airport safety hazards

LAWRENCEVILLE — Some trees and other line-of-sight obstructions will soon be removed from Briscoe Field.

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Brandt returns to bolster Gladiators' roster

DULUTH — In markedly opposite decisions, Andy Brandt opted to come back to the Gwinnett Gladiators on Tuesday and Tom Zanoski left to join a team in Germany.

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No. 4 Lions win battle to wire with Hawks

HOSCHTON — Neither Peachtree Ridge nor Mill Creek showed any quit during their Region 7-AAAAA boys basketball clash Tuesday night.

Report warns of impending Iranian nuclear disaster

VIENNA — The control systems of Iran’s Bushehr nuclear plant have been penetrated by a computer worm unleashed last year, according to a foreign intelligence report that warns of a possible Chernobyl-like disaster once the site becomes fully operational.

Emory Eastside makes honor roll

SNELLVILLE — Emory Eastside Medical Center was recently named among hospitals in the highest category of the Georgia Hospital Association’s quality honor roll.

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Publicist says Zsa Zsa Gabor back in hospital

Publicist says Zsa Zsa Gabor back in hospital

LETTERS: Execution article provoked a lot of thinking on issue

As one who has mixed feelings regarding the death penalty, your article this morning was very moving. Your words drew me in and I really felt like I was walking through the experience with you.

Duluth to open parts of Rogers Bridge trails

DULUTH — Officials will host a ribbon-cutting for the completed early phases of several Rogers Bridge Park trails on Thursday.

Heart disease forum to be held Feb. 11

LAWRENCEVILLE — Partnership Gwinnett’s Healthcare and Life Sciences Council, together with Gwinnett Medical Center, will host the newest in its series of health-related seminars next week.

NATION IN BRIEF: Dow has first close above 12,000 in 21⁄2 years

Dow has first close above 12,000 in 21⁄2 years

LETTERS: Account shines light on pain of watching death

Good job on the execution article. Well written.

GSMST registration period extended

LAWRENCEVILLE — Eighth-graders interested in joining the Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology’s upcoming freshman class still have time to apply.

THOMAS: Don't ignore threat of Muslim Brotherhood

The turmoil in Egypt must not be seen in isolation from other events in the world. Neither is it an aberration. It is the next scene in a long-running play whose final act is the domination of the world by radical Islamists.

PREP ROUNDUP: Bulldogs bounce back for region win over Bears

SUWANEE — North Gwinnett’s boys basketball team overcame a slow start Tuesday night to post a 50-33 win over Mountain View in Region 7-AAAAA.

IN BRIEF: Man exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide

NORCROSS — A Norcross man was taken to the hospital Tuesday after being exposed to high concentrations of carbon monoxide inside his home, officials said.

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Mosley's focus on wrestling pushes him to forefront

Like a lot of kids, Ryan Mosley grew up playing football and baseball. He dreamed of one day being a two-sport star.

McCann to host clinic

Young baseball players interested in one-on-one instruction and interaction with Atlanta Braves all-star catcher Brian McCann will get the opportunity this weekend.

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Woodall hosting first open house

LAWRENCEVILLE — U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall, R-Lawrenceville, will welcome constituents and local officials to his office Thursday during his first district office open house.

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