News for Sunday, November 6, 2011

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Wall Street pushback surfaces in Gwinnett

Wall Street pushback surfaces in Gwinnett for first time Saturday morning.

Illegal workers found through audit

County audit found illegals worked on water tower dismantling.

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13 Gwinnett cities to hold Sunday sales votes Tuesday

Voters to decide Sunday sales of beer and wine in 13 cities.

Aurora Theatre nominated for 16 Suzi Bass Awards

Lawrenceville's Aurora Theater is nominated for 16 Suzi Bass Awards in several categories. On Nov. 7, it will find out how many it will win.

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Town Hall tackles wide-ranging topics

Town Hall tackles wide-ranging topics

Man expected to survive drive-by shooting

Man expected to survive drive-by shooting, police say.

Gwinnett airport citizens group meets Tuesday to discuss privatization

A citizens committee will meet Tuesday to talk about the proposed county airport privatization.

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Blasi, Brantley announce judicial races

With the chief judges of two of Gwinnett's courts retiring in a year, candidates started stepping forward Friday to replace them.

Online campus information sessions scheduled

Gwinnett County Public Schools officials have scheduled several information sessions for Gwinnett Online Campus.

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Free parenting workshop in Lawrenceville

Parenting expert and" TODAY" Show contributor Amy McCready will present a free parenting workshop at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Gwinnett on Nov. 9.

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Indian Festival and Pow-Wow showcases rich history

STONE MOUNTAIN -- The gathered crowd hushed as the tribal drumming and chanting began.

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13 Gwinnett cities to hold Sunday sales votes Tuesday

Voters to decide Sunday sales of beer and wine in 13 cities.

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Wall Street pushback surfaces in Gwinnett

Wall Street pushback surfaces in Gwinnett for first time Saturday morning.

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Town Hall tackles wide-ranging topics

Town Hall tackles wide-ranging topics

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Missouri to SEC is done deal

The Southeastern Conference says it will add Missouri to the league, starting next football season.

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No. 1 LSU wins FG battle with No. 2 'Bama, 9-6, in OT

Late Saturday night, No. 1 LSU kicks a short field goal in overtime, topping No. 2 Alabama, 9-6, to stay unbeaten and on track for a spot in the BCS National Championship game.

Special Operations Forces run honors one of its own

DULUTH -- On Monday, the seventh annual Special Operations Forces Run will begin in honor of a Green Beret and Medal of Honor recipient.

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Indian Festival and Pow-Wow showcases rich history

STONE MOUNTAIN -- The gathered crowd hushed as the tribal drumming and chanting began. Dozens of elaborately dressed Native Americans began to beat their feet into the ground and saunter across the lawn. Children and elders danced side-by-side with beads and feathers swinging through the air.

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Wesleyan boys win third cross country state title

CARROLLTON -- Wesleyan's rich tradition of athletics has produced some pretty impressive dynasties in basketball, baseball and football.

Issues, races to be decided Tuesday

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Throughout Gwinnett, voters have opportunities to cast their ballots, not only choosing their representatives but sounding off on some major issues.

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STATE CROSS COUNTRY NOTES: Lions' Brickell defends title

CARROLLTON -- Josh Brickell is on a path to become one of Georgia's all-time great runners.

Lilburn church keeps farmer's market open for the holidays

LILBURN -- As the colder weather and holiday season approach, most Gwinnett County farmer's markets are closing up shop until the spring, but not at the Berkmar United Methodist Church in Lilburn. David's WOW Garden Farmer's Market is one of the only markets open through the winter selling fresh food and holiday wares.

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Edwards, Stewart ready for Sprint Cup bout at Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Cousin Carl vs. Smoke.

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13 Gwinnett cities to hold Sunday sales votes Tuesday

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Georgia's blue laws kept Sunday sacrosanct for decades.

GOOD NEWS FROM SCHOOLS: Local students compete in regional science event

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Two students from Gwinnett County Public Schools contended for the top prize in a math, science and technology competition last week.

Sections of Suwanee Creek Greenway to be renovated

SUWANEE -- Parts of the Suwanee Creek Greenway will be closed over a seven-month period for renovations.

PREP FOOTBALL NOTES: Reid rises to the occasion

Parkview didn't complete its comeback in Friday night's 31-21 loss to Dacula, but Jordan Reid did his best to help the cause.

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Brookwood boys repeat as state champs

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No. 1 LSU wins FG battle with No. 2 'Bama, 9-6, in OT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The defenses lived up to the billing in the latest Game of the Century. Neither No. 1 LSU nor No. 2 Alabama could reach the end zone Saturday night, not even with extra time.

Commuter buses to routed off Peachtree Street; open house in Lawrenceville

LAWRENCEVILLE -- At an upcoming open house, riders of the express buses to downtown Atlanta can learn of changes to the routes proposed because of the Atlanta streetcar project.

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Greg Franklin

Greg Franklin, age 48 of Lawrenceville, passed away Thursday, November 3, 2011. Funeral Services will be held 1:30 PM, Sunday, November 6, 2011 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart ...

Lucille Mokry

Lucille Mokry, age 81, of Lawrenceville, GA died on October 26, 2011. Arrangements by Metro Embalming & Crematory, Inc., Conyers, GA 30013, 770-922-8182 www.metroembalming.com

Ralph Clark

Mr. Ralph Clark, age 83, of Hoschton, GA and formerly of Duluth, GA passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2011. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Roper ...

Mildred Duncan

Mrs. Mildred Orr Duncan, age 89, of Buford, GA and the Sardis Community passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leary Duncan ...

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Daniel Mahoney

Mr. Daniel J. Mahoney, age 76, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Thursday, November 03, 2011. He was preceded in death by his wife Ethel Hewitt Mahoney. He is survived ...

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Lee Lauderdale

Lee A. "Bud" Lauderdale, age 81, of Snellville went to be with his Lord on Friday, November 4, 2011 after a lengthy battle with emphysema. He was born in Deatsville ...

James Head

James Leroy Head, 85, of Winder, died November 5, 2011. The funeral will be Monday, November 7th, at 2:00 p.m. at Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home in Norcross. Burial ...

Elizabeth Saunders

Elizabeth "Aunt Doote" J. Sanders, age 93 of Winder, GA passed away on November 5, 2011. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home Memory Chapel, 770-867-4553.

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Robert Bennett

Mr. Robert Gladstone Bennett, age 68, of Tampa, FL and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, November 2, 2011. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lester ...