News for Friday, February 4, 2011


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Charlie Galloway

Charlie DuBuisson Butler Galloway died at Courtyard Gardens in Lawrenceville, GA, on February 2, 2011, at the age of 86. She had lived in Lawrenceville since 2007 and prior to ...

Ida Strickland

Ida Strickland, age 66 of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on February 4, 2011. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and ...

Betty Mcmichael

Betty B. McMichael, age 79, of Snellville, Georgia entered into rest on Friday, February 4, 2011. She is survived by son & daughter-in-law, Chuck & Kim McMichael of ...

Seth Gardner

Seth Maurice Gardner, age 4, of Sugar Hill and Tucker, GA, passed away Wednesday, February 2, 2011. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., Lilburn/Tucker Chapel (770 ...

Evelene Reidling

Ms. Evelene Stowe Reidling, age 62 of Commerce, GA who passed away on Friday, February 4, 2011. Funeral services will be announced by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, 706-367-5467.

Ann Zeberlein

Ann Linthicum Zeberlein, age 74, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away after a four month battle with melanoma cancer. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, James W. Zeberlein ...

Phyllis Fountain

Phyllis Fountain, age 60, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, February 2, 2011. She was preceded in death by her father, Sam Fountain. She is survived by her mother ...

Jessie Mae Lovell

Jessie Mae Lovell, age 88, of Cumming, GA died on February 3, 2011. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, "A FAMILY COMPANY" 770-963-2411.

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Mill Creek boys dominate North

The Hawks' defense kept North's guards off-balance and their offense found and hit shot after shot in a 68-52 win.

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Child sex trafficking data aired

Little girls ordered on the Internet, like pizzas.

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Hailed former Fulton officer on brink of losing home

Paul Phillips' status as the resident "mom" of his Sugar Hill neighborhood is hanging in the balance.

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Brunner - Brown

Brandi D. Brunner and Thomas H. Brown were married May 15 at The King Plow Arts Center in Atlanta. The Rev. Nathan Byrd III officiated the ceremony.

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LEARNING CURVE: Aminu adjusting to NBA

ATLANTA — Nobody ever said life in the NBA was going to be easy.

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Shiloh's Muse, Ervin sign with football programs

Shiloh seniors Sam Muse and Christopher Ervin signed letters of intent with college football programs this week, whilie teammate Derrick Butts joined them with a commitment.

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Gwinnett Science Fair showcases promise, talent

LAWRENCEVILLE — Greater Gwinnett College hosted the state’s largest science fair, the Gwinnett Regional Science and Engineering Fair, on Friday. With more than 600 student entries, the fair may possibly be the largest such event in the country.

Road Closures: Feb. 6-12

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

Accident causes power outage

NORCROSS — A tanker truck that clipped a utility pole in Norcross on Friday morning caused a power outage to some nearby residents and tied up a busy road, officials said.

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Jaime Pressly pleads not guilty to DUI in LA

Jaime Pressly pleads not guilty to DUI in LA

LETTERS: Gwinnett helped make Christmas better for kids

As the Volunteer Resource Coordinator for the Gwinnett County Department of Family and Children Services, I wanted to thank the people of Gwinnett County for the tremendous outpouring of gifts for our children in foster care this past Christmas.

YARBROUGH: A cease-fire to get somewhere on education

Georgia House Majority Whip Ed Lindsey, R-Atlanta, and I decided to quit lobbing mortars at each other and do what we should have done earlier — talk about his proposed legislation to evaluate teachers.

HUCKABY: Protect cursive as a part of our culture

I have said many times that we are presiding over the decline of civilization. Grace and gentility — not to mention manners — are disappearing faster than sand through an hour glass.

Two students arrested on weapons charges

LAWRENCEVILLE — Two Gwinnett County high school students — including one with a violent past — were arrested in separate incidents Thursday for having weapons on school property.

HOT lane work to bring delays

Gwinnett drivers can expect lane closures along Interstate 85 all the time except for morning and evening rush hours as HOT lanes construction continues in coming weeks, officials said.

WORLD IN BRIEF: Iraqi premier says he'll cut his salary by half

Iraqi premier says he’ll cut his salary by half

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Biehl - Hunter

Tom and Dawn Biehl of Bethlehem announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Biehl of Bethlehem, to Crow Hunter of Lilburn, son of Kahler Hunter of Lilburn.

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DeMoss - Godfrey

Mr. and Mrs. Mark DeMoss of Duluth announce the engagement of their daughter, Georgia DeMoss of Duluth, to Scott Godfrey of Johns Creek, son of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Godfrey of Duluth.

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Thompson named vice chair of Working Families Caucus

State Sen. Curt Thompson, D-Norcross, has been named vice chairman on the Working Families Legislative Caucus for the 2011 General Assembly.