News for Sunday, July 3, 2011


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Gwinnett doctor honored by Atlanta Magazine

A local Georgia Cancer Specialists physician has been named to Atlanta Magazine's July issue of Top Doctors.

Suwanee awarded $10K grant for new technology

The Suwanee Police Department was recently awarded a $10,000 grant, which it will use toward improving technology in the department.

2 Gwinnett police officers honored at security summit

Two police corporals -- one who caught criminals on the Internet and another who uncovered criminal activity at a traffic stop -- were honored as top cops at a recent Atlanta Security Summit.

Emergency Services officers promoted in Barrow ranks

Barrow County Emergency Services officials recently announced promotions from within their ranks to fill two important positions.

Duluth kicks off block party series July 14

The city of Duluth is hosting a new event called "No Reason Block Party." It will be held the second Thursday of each month from 5 to 8 p.m. July through October on the Town Green.

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Cleaning your plate: Experts like new dietary icon that replaces food pyramid

For the life of her, Debbie Grant could never figure out what pyramids had to do with food.

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Hospice gala honors workers, supporters

Peachtree Christian Hospice recently celebrated its ninth annual Benefit, Gala and Awards Dinner -- a fundraising event that honors "extraordinary individuals" in the community.

Public to choose charity for Rotary

The Gwinnett Mosaic Rotary Club is letting the community decide which nonprofit organization will receive its sponsorship for a year.

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LARSON: Readers' responses are always a good read

It's always fun writing a mailbag column where I get to share what my readers have to say. The last few weeks have brought in some of the best.

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JENKINS: History demonstrates assimilating effect of US culture

From all the angry rhetoric lately about illegal immigration, I gather a lot of Americans are afraid of losing our country to the invading hordes.

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GWINNETT GAB: Gwinnett Civil Air Patrol flies in Chinook

Civil Air Patrol cadets and senior members of Georgia Wing's Gwinnett County Composite squadron were recently given orientation flights in the Boeing CH-47 Chinook.

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GOOD NEWS FROM SCHOOLS: Field trip to D.C. enhances history teachers' knowledge

About 30 high school American history teachers recently returned from a trip to Washington, D.C., where they gained knowledge that will be used to create lesson plans that can be accessed by all Gwinnett County Public Schools teachers.

Betty Brown

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Betty Langford Brown, age 79 of Jefferson, GA who passed away Friday, July 1, 2011. Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson in charge of ...

John Roney

John Robert "Bob" Roney, age 87 of Stone Mountain, GA, passed away July 1, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-5010

Kenneth Hurdle

Kenneth "Ken" Hurdle, age 59 of Snellville, GA, passed away June 29, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-5010

Alex Dockery

Mr. Alex Matthew Dockery, age 27, of Mayesville, Ga., passed away Friday, July 1, 2011. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA 30548, 706-654-0966

Sam Hewatt

Sam J. Hewatt, age 89 of Loganville, GA passed away June 30, 2011. Arrangements by Wages and Sons Stone Mountain Chapel, 770-469-9811

Imogene Powell

Imogene Willis Powell, 80, of Georgia, formerly of Pine Bluff, died at the home of her daughter in Sugar Hill, Georgia, Thursday, June 30th. Born in DeWitt, Arkansas April 2 ...

Martha Coker

Martha Coker, age 89 of Monroe, GA passed away July 1, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Monroe Chapel, 770-267-2594

Deborah Cody

Mrs. Deborah Ann Cody, age 56 of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Friday, July 1, 2011. Services and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory ...

Hunter King

Hunter Mason King, age 39, of Doraville died unexpectedly on June 30, 2011. He is survived by his fiancé, Shari Ellis, Doraville; parents, Sandra Christopher and Dennis King, Atlanta ...

Dr. Ron Ito, Jr.

Dr. Ron S. Ito, Jr., age 47 of Snellville, GA, passed away June 29, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-5010