News for Sunday, July 24, 2011

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Gwinnett residents place at Senior Games

Five residents of Gwinnett County competed at the Summer National Senior Games in Houston from June 16-30 in bowling, horseshoes, and track and field.

Winder police academy seeks applicants

Anyone hankering for a cop's-eye-view of police work in Winder is encouraged to act fast.

Sugar Hill welcomes World Changers

This week, Sugar Hill will welcome young volunteers from World Changers who will be working on residents' homes.

'Hairspray' coming to Suwanee

The beloved, "pleasantly plump" main character from the musical "Hairspray"and the rest of her ensemble will return to Suwanee's Town Center this weekend, kicking off the city's Broadway in the Park events.

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Suwanee gets artifact from Twin Towers

Suwanee recently received a piece of history from the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

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Silverbacks top Tampa Bay, extend unbeaten streak

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Silverbacks defeated FC Tampa Bay 2-1 Saturday night in front of a crowd of 3,515 fans at Atlanta Silverbacks Park. The win extended Atlanta's unbeaten streak to three games and snapped Tampa Bay's five-game unbeaten streak.

Edward Giles

Edward S. Giles, age 41 of Winder, GA passed away July 23, 2011. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553

Zelda Mccown

Zelda Ruth McCown, age 58 of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away July 22, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-5010 www.stewartfh.com

Catherine Bennett

Mrs. Catherine Bennett, age 94 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on July 23, 2011. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and ...

Cherly Stark

Cheryl Stark, age 52 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away July 21, 2011. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 770-277-4550

Charles Weed

Charles Weed, age 67, passed away on July 23, 2011 after being diagnosed with lung cancer 23 months ago, yet was blessed by God to have most of those months ...

Ronald Bridges

Ronald A. Bridges age 64, of Loganville, GA passed away on Friday, July 22, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville Chapel 770-466-1544.

Billy Williams

Billy Williams, age 63, of Cumming, GA, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2011. He was a member of Bethany Baptist Church in Alpharetta, GA. Billy is preceded in death by ...

Genevieve Gillam

Genevieve K. "Gen" Gillam, age 91 of Loganville, GA, passed away July 20, 2011. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Services LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200 www.wagesfuneralhome.com

Alice Matulich

Alice Matulich, age 81 of Stone Mountain, GA, passed away July 22, 2011. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Services LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200 www.wagesfuneralhome.com

Mary Smith

Mary Smith, age 66, of Grayson, GA, died, July 23, 2011. Arrangements by the Bill Head Funeral Home and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, an Authorized Remembrance Provider. 770-564-2726.

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