News for Monday, February 7, 2011

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Gerald Gooch

Mr. Gerald Gooch, age 78 of Braselton, GA who passed away on Sunday, February 6, 2011. Funeral services will be announced by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, 706-367-5467.

Bok Jang

Bok Rye Jang, age 90 of Duluth, GA passed away on February 6, 2011. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and ...

Andrew J. Bongiorno

Andrew J. Bongiorno, age 75 of Dacula, GA died Thursday, February 3, 2011. Arrangements by Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. 770-945-6924, www.hamiltonmillchapel.com

Audrey Smith

Audrey E. Smith, age 82 of Norcross, GA died February 6, 2011. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.

Rachel Haulk

Rachel Haulk age 89 of Monroe, GA passed away February 6, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home Monroe Chapel, 770-267-2594 www.stewartfh.com

Annette Palmer

Annette Palmer, age 75 of Duluth, GA passed away February 5, 2011. Arrangements by Gregory B. Levett & Sons Funeral Home, Inc., North Gwinnett Chapel, 770-945-9999 www.levettfuneralhome.com

Cleone Stanley

Cleone Morton Stanley, age 75 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Sunday, February 6, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville Chapel 770-962-3100 www.stewartfh.com

Barbara Stopper

Barbara G. Stopper, age 87, of Alpharetta, GA passed away February 6, 2011. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 770-448-5757

Beverly Bachelor

Mrs. Beverly Maxine Galimore Bachelor, age 70, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, February 5, 2011. She was preceded in death by her son, Charles William Bachelor; and grandson ...

Alvin Leroy Toliver

Alvin Leroy Toliver (Bugsy) of Duluth, GA died February 5, 2011. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.

Raymond Bauerband

Mr. Raymond Dedeo Bauerband, age 77 of Jefferson, GA who passed away on Sunday, February 6, 2011. Funeral services will be announced by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, 706-367-5467.

Lori Ann Van Matre

Lori Ann Van Matre, age 41 of Duluth, GA died February 6, 2011. Arrangements pending with Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.

Janice Patrick

Mrs. Janice Royal Patrick, age 68, of Winder, GA passed away February 4, 2011. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553

Jack Simonds

Jack Simonds, age 85 of Commerce, GA formerly of Buford, GA passed away on February 7, 2011. Service and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory ...

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Man arrested in synthetic pot bust

A Lilburn man was arrested over the weekend for having a large quantity of what police said was synthetic cannabis.

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North senior trio pursues lofty goals in final season

On the surface, it's a perfect premise. Cyrus Lavant, Ryon Riggins and Clayton Williams met when they were in third grade. In those single-digit age days, the three began their basketball careers together. Video inside

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Providence adds football program

The Stars officially announced Monday that they will field a football program. Their first middle-school team will debut later this year, with the addition of junior varsity planned in 2012 and varsity in 2013.

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Force name assistants, team personnel

Georgia Force head coach Dean Cokinos rounded out his staff with the addition of six assistant coaches and operations staff members, the Arena Football League team announced Monday.

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A costly mistake: Former Brookwood, Tech star talks about DUI, incarceration

ATLANTA — Linda Lisska McJunkin’s blood-alcohol level was 0.12 that night, well above the legal limit.

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Two men sought in Tucker woman's rape

TUCKER — Police say a man crept into a sleeping Tucker woman’s apartment window Jan. 30 and sexually assaulted her, all while his buddy played lookout.

Norcross apartments evacuated for gas leak

NORCROSS — Two Norcross apartment buildings were evacuated Monday night as emergency crews worked to repair a natural gas leak, officials said.

Hazmat crews respond to spill

NORCROSS — Hazardous materials spilled on Buford Highway closed the road in Norcross for more than an hour Monday afternoon, officials said.

FIRE BRIEFS: Alert teen calls for help in fire

Alert teen calls for help in fire

Sugar Hill discusses building permits

SUGAR HILL — The Sugar Hill City Council, which recently showed its flexibility by allowing McDonald’s variances to the city’s architectural design standards and sign regulations for a new location, contemplated similar abridgments at the council’s work session Monday night.

Lawrenceville mulls switching to city manager

LAWRENCEVILLE –— On Monday, Snellville City Manager Russell Treadway addressed mayor Judy Johnson and council members, delivering an informative description of a city manager type of government at the council’s request. City officials are in the process of researching and considering whether to switch to a city manager or city administrator type of government.

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