News for Thursday, May 26, 2011

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Court asked to rethink charter school ruling

ATLANTA -- The state and a handful of charter schools asked the Georgia Supreme Court on Thursday to reconsider its ruling overturning part of the state's charter school law.

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MOVIE TRIVIA CONTEST: Test your film knowledge with Michael Clark

So, you think you're good at movie trivia? Every week, we give readers the opportunity to flex their movie muscles by answering five trivia questions from our movie critic, Michael Clark.

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1st&10 -- thousand, that is; teacher wins NFL award

LILBURN -- As the school year comes to an end, Berkmar Middle School's physical education department is looking forward to the realization of a dream.

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Roadwork delayed for holiday weekend

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Transportation officials are making sure the roads are free from construction for this Memorial Day weekend.

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Stone Mountain debuts 3-D Lasershow

STONE MOUNTAIN -- Imagine watching granite crumble toward you as you lie on Stone Mountain's lawn, or a fiery volcano spew lava into the Georgia night sky. This weekend, you can.

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DISC SPOTLIGHT: Platoon 25th anniversary

Not quite as good as filmmaker Oliver Stone's other Vietnam War epic ("Born on the Fourth of July"), "Platoon" is nonetheless one of his greatest achievements.

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Woman credited with saving child from Barrow fire

WINDER -- Officials applauded a Bogart mother who fought through a smoke-filled home to save a stranger's child Thursday morning, landing herself in a hospital.

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MOVIE REVIEW: 'Kung Fu Panda' returns with big kicks, but little in the form of storytelling

Unlike many recent popcorn extravaganzas, "KFP2" fully warrants its 3-D presentation and its accompanying inflated admission price.

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County's unemployment rate falls for 3rd straight month

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Gwinnett's unemployment rate fell again in April, with preliminary numbers released Thursday by the Department of Labor showing a decrease in the county for a third consecutive month.

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Business owner faces deportation, 32 felony charges over bogus items

WINDER -- The owner of a Winder clothing store caught selling knock-off merchandise now faces 32 felonies and deportation to Africa, police said Thursday.

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Snellville bicyclist dies at Stone Mountain Park

STONE MOUNTAIN -- An avid bicyclist from Snellville died after crashing into a barricade at Stone Mountain Park last weekend, authorities said.

Transportation projects receive funding

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Pedestrian pathways at Georgia Gwinnett College highlight a list of transportation enhancement program projects awarded funding Thursday.

PCOM graduates 87 doctors

SUWANEE -- Alex Ibezi-Enendu will soon be heading to Detroit to complete a residency in emergency and medicine.

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Man charged with firing gun near cops

DULUTH -- A Duluth man is facing aggravated assault charges after police say he fired several shots near a Gwinnett gas station Tuesday, "bullets flying around the officers and several bystanders" as they worked an unrelated disturbance call.

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Storms spur house fires, fallen trees

LAWRENCEVILLE -- The Gwinnett County Fire Department was forced to activate its emergency operations plan in response to an onslaught of calls during Thursday night's storms, responding to a total of 123 incidents between 5 and 8 p.m.

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Ga. SPCA celebrates expansion of shelter

The Georgia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals celebrated the expansion of its animal shelter and the grand opening of Sadie's Thrift Stop on Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for business leaders and volunteers who helped the shelter get off the ground.

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MOVIE REVIEW: 'Hangover II' just more of the first

If you loved the first "Hangover" and don't mind extreme repetition, there's no reason you won't like "The Hangover Part II" -- it's the exact same movie with a different location.

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THE DISH: Dooley's Southern Stone Pizza Kitchen

Dooley's is located on East May Street just past downtown Winder going toward Athens.

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ART BEAT: Actor's Edge provides fun-filled summer camps

Summer camps at The Actor's Edge in Duluth will offer youngsters ages 4-17 the promise of honing their theatrical skills as they have lots of fun in the process. The camps will be held over seven weeks from June 6 to July 29, and campers can sign up for one week or all seven.

Movies Under the Stars returns to Mall of Ga.

The Mall of Georgia's Movies Under the Stars event returns this summer, starting Saturday on the lawn of The Village Amphitheater. The series will continue every Saturday throughout the summer.

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Memorial Day weekend loaded with fireworks, festivities

This Memorial Day weekend Gwinnett has it all, from patriotic concerts to memorial services and softball games to honor our soldiers.

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Getting to Know ... Maria Melts

Maria Melts, 25, was recently promoted from assistant to head coach of the Mountain View fastpitch softball program. She also has coached coached track the past two years at the school, where she works as a special education teacher.

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1st&10 - thousand, that is; teacher wins NFL award

LILBURN — As the school year comes to an end, Berkmar Middle School’s physical education department is looking forward to the realization of a dream.

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Senior steps: Hebron's leaders help Lions make final leap

DACULA — Reaching a state high school championship round is often a step-by-step process.

MCCULLOUGH: Misfortune-telling

This prediction business is getting out of hand.

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CEPEDA: No one reason leads kids to commit crimes

Last week, a 10-year-old boy in Riverside, Calif., who was charged with his father’s murder said he did it to stop the daily abuse with which he, his brothers, sisters and stepmother were living.

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Robert Campbell

Robert "Bobby" Campbell, age 58 of Monroe, formerly of Snellville, GA passed away May 24, 2011. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Services LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200 www.wagesfuneralhome.com

Gary Mueller

Mr. Gary Mueller, age 52 of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2011. Service and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of ...

Hallie Hayes

Hallie Christopher Hayes, age 85 of Watkinsville, GA passed away May 24, 2011. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home Memory Chapel, 770-867-4553

Kenneth Nix

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Kenneth "Larry" Nix, 59 of Flowery Branch, Ga. who passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2011. Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson in charge of ...

Abigail Mustaffa

Abigail Evette Mustaffa, age 3 months 18 days of Grayson, GA passed away May 23, 2011. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Services LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200 www.wagesfuneralhome.com

Norma Tuttle

Norma Rumphrey Tuttle, 89, of Canton, died May 13, 2011. She was born September 14, 1921 in Manchester, NH. She is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, Richard ...

Milo Adams Hornsby

Milo Adams Hornsby, age 86 of Snellville, GA passed away May 23, 2011. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Services LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200 www.wagesfuneralhome.com

Muriel Maxey

Muriel Neal Maxey, age 91, of #2894 Old Summerville Road, NE, Armuchee, Georgia passed away Wednesday morning, May 25th, 2011 at a Rome, Georgia hospital following a brief illness. Area ...

Lerlie Carruth

Lerlie Segars Carruth, age 96 of Winder, GA passed away May 24, 2011. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home Memory Chapel, 770-867-4553

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