News for Thursday, July 14, 2011

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Martinez earns second win in third start for G-Braves

Pitcher Cristhian Martinez left with a 3-2 lead and the bullpen made it stand as the G-Braves regained first place in the International League South Division by a half game over the Durham Bulls.

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'99 team watching Americans with pride, nostalgia

The U.S. plays Japan in Sunday's final with a chance to become the first country to win three World Cup titles.

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Gridiron Girls: Gwinnett residents power Atlanta Ravens team

The Atlanta Ravens, who feature 10 Gwinnett County residents, will play the Carolina Phoenix in the Eastern Conference championship of the Independent Women's Football League playoffs on Saturday at Tara Stadium in Jonesboro.

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Tech stripped of ACC football title

ATLANTA -- The NCAA put Georgia Tech on four years of probation, fined the school $100,000 and stripped its ACC title game victory from the 2009 football season on Thursday for violations that also included problems in the men's basketball program.

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Getting to Know ... Elaine Tavani

Staff writer Christine Troyke talks to Elaine Tavani about a variety of topics, including moving to Atlanta after 36 years as a New Yorker, becoming a soccer mom and the veracity of "Mad Men," for this installment of "Getting to Know ..."

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Amateur Lewis shoots 65, ties for lead

SANDWICH, England -- Thomas Bjorn and Tom Lewis have nothing in common except for the unlikely position they shared Thursday atop the leaderboard at the British Open.

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SMITH: Bubba Watson focusing on golf, not controversy

SANDWICH, England -- The maturation of Bubba Watson, late of the University of Georgia, is a work in progress, tweaked by trial and error and brushed by ups and downs but with a priority given to basics: Man, I am trying.

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Broncos' Zimmerman named to US U18 roster

Brookwood grad Walker Zimmerman, who is set to begin his college soccer career at Furman next month, was selected this week for the U.S. Under-18 National Men's Team prior to its trip to the Northern Ireland Milk Cup.

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Collins Hill grad Moore wins ESPY

Maya Moore received the top female college athlete award at the 19th annual ESPY Awards, presented by the ESPN Network

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Ginepri gets wild card into Atlanta Tennis Championships

Cobb County native Robby Ginepri, a former top 15 player in the world, has been given a wild card spot in next week's Atlanta Tennis Championships, hosted by Norcross' Racquet Club of the South.

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A Fitting End: 'Harry Potter' delivers magic in final movie

As series sendoffs go, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2" sees to every last detail and dangling plot thread with grace, style and a level of class rarely seen in mega-budget Hollywood blockbusters.

Movie Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2

If for no other reason, Warner Brothers and the producers of the "Harry Potter" series (under the strict supervision of creator J.K. Rowling of course) deserve credit for achieving a single, yet seemingly impossible task.

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Wrestlers post bond in sex assault case

Two of four high school wrestlers charged in an alleged sex assault, including a state champion wrestler from Gwinnett County, have bonded out of jail sooner than expected, officials in Floyd County said Thursday.

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3 finalists unveiled for new Ga. license plate

Three finalists have been unveiled for Georgia's new license plate, each featuring a peach.

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT: What might Georgia's HB 87 mean for Gwinnett?

House Bill 87 went into effect on July 1 here in Georgia. An attempt to crack down on illegal immigration, this controversial legislation has spurred marches, calls for boycotts and, some say, racial division.

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ART BEAT: Lionheart ends summer with camps, 'Velveteen Rabbit'

Lionheart Theatre has been active this summer with drama camps for kids of all ages, but it’s not too late to get in on the action. Two more weeks of camp will be held the week of July 25-29 at Lionheart’s facility at 10 College St. in Downtown Historic Norcross.

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DISC SPOTLIGHT: Rango

Rango (Blu-ray + DVD Combo) (PG)

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THE DISH: Fisherman's Bucket

Fisherman’s Bucket

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Broncos' Zimmerman named to US U18 roster

Brookwood grad Walker Zimmerman, who is set to begin his college soccer career at Furman next month, was selected this week for the U.S. Under-18 National Men’s Team prior to its trip to the Northern Ireland Milk Cup.

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LARSON: Friend knows how to live every day to the fullest

I love field trips. When my kids were in school I was always the first to volunteer to chaperone. Friends still tease me about the way I used to pile all the kids in the cul-de-sac into my mini-van and haul them off on some local adventure.

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MOVIE TRIVIA CONTEST: Test your film knowledge with Michael Clark

Congratulations to last week’s winner, Allen Hercules of Lawrenceville.

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Norcross man, stepson indicted in New Year's death

LAWRENCEVILLE — A Norcross man and his stepson were indicted this week on charges stemming from celebratory New Year’s Eve gunfire that struck and killed a neighbor.

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A Fitting End: 'Harry Potter' delivers magic in final movie

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

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Chamber member DeSilva gets senior VP promotion

DULUTH — Gwinnett Chamber officials have given a boost to the man in charge of members.

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Cops: 2nd teen charged in fatal Lilburn shooting

LAWRENCEVILLE — A Snellville teenager has been arrested and charged with murder after police say he arranged a June drug deal that turned fatal at a Lilburn apartment complex.

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Saying goodbye to Harry

I know I’m not supposed to do it, but I judged a book by its cover.

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT: What might Georgia's HB 87 mean for Gwinnett?

EDITOR’S NOTE: Carole Townsend, a correspondent for the Daily Post, is beginning a new blog called Food For Thought. It is available online at www.gwinnettdailypost.com/townsend.

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PEOPLE: Leary donates 'Rescue Me' 9/11 props

Leary donates ‘Rescue Me’ 9/11 props

Locals get chance to be rich men, and women, with 'Fiddler'

ATLANTA — The Tony Award-winning musical “Fiddler on the Roof” is coming to the Fox Theatre for eight performances starting Tuesday and will feature performances from Atlanta’s local youth.

Discover Mills retailers planning fashion show

LAWRENCEVILLE— Students and parents looking to see the latest back-to-school fashion can visit Discover Mills on Saturday, where more than a dozen retailers are planning a fashion show.

Ga. megachurch to announce new campus in Gwinnett Co.

ATLANTA — A Georgia megachurch plans to announce details for another campus in fast-growing Gwinnett, which will include a new church building.

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Fire officials: Hot mower may have caused shed fire

LAWRENCEVILLE — A hot lawnmower may have caused a fire that engulfed a shed behind a Lawrenceville home Thursday evening, officials said.

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Gas leak closes highway lanes

DULUTH — A natural gas leak forced officials to close two lanes of Buford Highway in Duluth for several hours Thursday.

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'Last 5 Years' coming this weekend to Duluth

DULUTH — The Live Arts Theatre is hosting “The Last 5 Years” at the New Dawn Theater in Duluth on Saturday and Sunday.

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Small fire burns church kitchen

LAWRENCEVILLE — Gwinnett County firefighters responded to the Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church to find a small kitchen fire already extinguished, officials said.

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MCCULLOUGH: Apply yourself when you're applying

I have decided this week to do my part to help with the unemployment crisis.

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CEPEDA: An epiphany in Arizona

I have just returned from visiting the so-called craziest state in the union. I’m talking about the one with both an official state reptile and a state gun (the ridge-nosed rattlesnake and Colt single-action Army revolver, respectively).

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NATION: Vegas cops make big meth bust

Vegas cops make big meth bust

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Loganville council honors Nash for 27 years of service

LOGANVILLE — Gwinnett County Commission Chairman Charlotte Nash was honored at Thursday’s city council meeting in Loganville, with a reception being held before the meeting and a proclamation read in her honor during the meeting. In a proclamation read publicly, mayor Ray Nunley expressed the city’s gratitude to Nash for her 27 years of service to Gwinnett County, and congratulations on her election to the position of chairman in March of this year.

Tourism and Trade Association director resigns

LAWRENCEVILLE — Lawrenceville’s first tourism director is taking a new role in north Georgia.

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GWINNETT GAB: Public invited to Path2College 529 Plan celebration

ATLANTA — Gov. Nathan Deal and Georgia Treasurer Tommy Hills will announce milestone achievements Tuesday intended to help Georgia families in their efforts to financially prepare for their children’s education.

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Bethlehem Christian achieves SACS, ACSI accreditations

BETHLEHEM — Bethlehem Christian Academy has earned accreditation that recognizes it as a school that meets the standards necessary for quality education in an authentic Christian setting.

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WORLD: FBI to probe phone hacking

FBI to probe phone hacking

1888 Edison recording may be first try at talking doll

TRENTON, N.J. — Scientists using advanced imaging technology have recovered a 123-year-old recording made by Thomas Edison that is believed to be the world’s first attempt at a talking doll and may mark the dawn of the American recording industry.

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House of Joy to host event for women, kids

NORCROSS — The House of Joy is hosting “The Cry of the Homeless” today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Dream Center at 10 College St. in Norcross.

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Deliberations begin in Norcross murder trial

LAWRENCEVILLE — None of the roughly 35 rounds traded in apartment 1806 during a bloody, crossfire drug clash last year have been linked to Stone Mountain resident Tommy Griffin, yet he stands the real possibility of being convicted of felony murder.

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Hands-on learning: School founder writing interactive books

Amos Alligator is late for everything and puts things off until the last minute. Ollie Orangutan has a hard time following directions. Edie Elephant gets upset when others make fun of her enormous ears.

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9 cities set to vote on Sunday sales

About half of Gwinnett's cities are now slated to vote on Sunday sales.

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Groups meet to discuss fight on homelessness

Gwinnett County resident Deborah Doyle worked a full-time job with a good salary for 14 years. But a year and a half ago, her employment situation changed.

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Mary Devane

Mrs. Mary Pernick Devane, age 91, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband, John F. Devane. She is survived ...

Gideon Burt

Gideon Massey Burt, age 49, of Lawrenceville died on Tuesday, July 12, 2011 as a result of a swimming accident. Gideon's body has been cremated. A memorial service will be ...

Stephen Varzaly

Stephen Andrew Varzaly, 24, of Snellville passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2011. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, George and Mildred Varzaly, grandfather, Robert L. Hoffman, and uncle ...

Steven Post

Mr. Steven Duane Post, age 46, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on Sunday, July 03, 2011. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gaines Wayburn Post, Little Rock, AK ...

Clyde Calvit

Mr. Clyde W. Calvit, age 78, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Monday, July 11, 2011. Service and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of ...

Zoner Smith

Zoner (Nanny). Smith, age 95 of Roswell, GA passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-962-3100. www.stewartfh.com

Herbert Godfrey, Jr.

Mr. Herbert C. Godfrey, Jr., age 82, of Duluth, GA passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2011. Service and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory ...

Lucy Brantley

Lucy Elaine Brantley, age 66, of Lawrenceville died July 13, 2011. Arrangements are pending with Bill Head Funeral Home, Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.

Floy Batease

Floy Ann Sudderth Batease, 94, of Norcross, GA, passed away on July 12, 2011. Mrs. Batease worked for the Gwinnett County School System until she was 79 years old, retiring ...

Judith Boruty

Judith Seay Boruty, 70, passed on to a beautiful new life on July 12, 2011. Judy was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Micheal Boruty and her daughter, Debra ...

Cliff Whitman

Cliff Whitman, age 84 of Lawrenceville, passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2011. Funeral Services will be held at Galilean Baptist Church, Lawrenceville at 2 PM Friday, July 15, 2011. Dr ...

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