News for Thursday, September 1, 2011


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Opening reviews good for Tech in 63-21 win

Georgia Tech opens its football season with a home game against Western Carolina.

Ravens use turnovers to beat winless Falcons 21-7

ATLANTA -- Chykie Brown returned an interception 65 yards for a touchdown and Baltimore scored the clincher after another Atlanta turnover, an appropriate way to decide a dreadful game won by the Ravens 21-7 Thursday night to complete a winless preseason for the Falcons.. Not that this final exhibition game

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ROBINSON: Always someone there to remind us

The mess we're in didn't happen by accident, we're reminded.

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Comets fall to No. 9 M.L. King 33-23

South Gwinnett takes on MLK in early-week high school football action.

Gwinnett falls back to tie for Wild Card

The G-Braves fall to Norfolk to fall back into Wild Card tie..

Hudson, Braves top Nationals 5-2

ATLANTA -- Tim Hudson gave the Braves' ailing rotation a lift and Atlanta got home runs from Brian McCann and Chipper Jones in a 5-2 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night.. The Braves are 8 games ahead of St. Louis in the NL wild-card race but face

PREP ROUNDUP: Hawks stay unbeaten with comeback over Lions

A look at Thursday's Gwinnett Prep action.

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Man gives kidney to coworker's son

BETHLEHEM -- Joey Knowles and Taylor Green goof around in the backyard of Knowles' Barrow County home, needling each other like a pair of old friends.. True, they both grew up in Lawrenceville, about six miles of Ga. Highway 29 between them. They're both strong-faithed men in their early

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Local student spends three weeks at Google headquarters

Over the summer, an aspiring computer scientist from Gwinnett County got a glimpse at what industry leaders are up to.

BREAKDOWN: Lanier vs. Hapeville Charter

A look at Lanier vs. Hapeville Charter football.

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BREAKDOWN: Hapeville Charter at Lanier

Hapeville Charter Hornets (9-A)nCoach: Winston Gordon. nRecord: 0-1. nLast week: Lost to B.E.S.T. Academy 21-8Lanier Longhorns (8-AAA)nCoach: Billy Wells. nRecord: 0-0. nLast week: Did not playIn the opener of its five varsity games in its second season as a program, Lanier faces a program much like

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BREAKDOWN: Flowery Branch at Winder-Barrow

A look at Winder-Barrow vs. Flowery Branch football.

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BREAKDOWN: Shiloh at Tift County

A look at Shiloh vs. Tift County football.

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BREAKDOWN: Duluth vs. Northview

A look at Duluth vs. Northview football.

Moore takes WNBA honor

Collins Hill grad earns award for second straight month.

Locals shine at GSGA Senior Women's Championship

Lilburn resident eighth in tourney.

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BREAKDOWN: Hebron at Southside Christian

A look at Hebron's game with Southside Christian (S.C.)

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BREAKDOWN: Peachtree Ridge at Roswell

A look at Peachtree Ridge's matchup with Roswell on Friday night

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North on the big stage again vs. St. Augustine

For the third straight week, North Gwinnett will have plenty of eyes watching.. After going 1-1 in games at the Corky Kell Classic at the Georgia Dome and the National High School Gridiron Challenge on its home field at Tom Robinson Stadium, the Bulldogs jump into yet another high-profile

Buford awaits rematch with Carver

It was one of the most anticipated regular-season matchups of last year -- one many observers believed might be a preview of a late state playoff clash.. And when then-top-ranked and eventual Class AA state champion Buford fell to then-No. 2 Carver-Columbus, it was natural

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Bears, Tigers renew friendly football battle

Rivals Archer, Mountain View to square off Friday.

Berkmar, Meadowcreek building football programs with young rosters

Berkmar and Meadowcreek meet tonight in a game featuring two young teams trying to build their programs.

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BREAKDOWN: Central Gwinnett at Chapel Hill

A look at Central Gwinnett-Chapel Hill football.

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BREAKDOWN: Elbert County at Wesleyan

A look at Wesleyan-Elbert County football.

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BREAKDOWN: Mill Creek at Alpharetta

A look at the Mill Creek-Alpharetta football game.

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BREAKDOWN: GAC at Druid Hills

A look at GAC-Druid Hills football.

Norcross measures success against Parkview

For years Norcross routinely lost to Parkview. The Blue Devils have turned the tables, winning the last three meetings.

Flowe, Maloof cherish senior year with sons

Parkview's Cecil Flowe and Norcross' Keith Maloof will cherish this season as they coach their sons during their senior year.

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Eagles, Broncos face off once again

Teams meet in rematch of 2010 AAAAA semifinal.

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Brooks rehired as Evermore director

Evermore Community Improvement District rehires Jim Brooks as executive director.

Safe Kids Gwinnett starts pool safety program

Safe Kids Gwinnett, in partnership with the fire department, has launched a new pool safety program for children.

School police investigating bomb threat at Grace Snell middle school

Students are safe after bomb threat interrupts classes at Loganville middle school.

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Getting to Know...Alex Bufton

The daughter of longtime Wesleyan basketball coach Bill Bufton, Alex Bufton is now the head swimming coach at her alma mater's rival, Greater Atlanta Christian.

Grand opening scheduled for Sugar Hill store

A grand opening celebration is scheduled for Sept. 3 at Dollar Discount.

Loganville church gives back with volunteer day

Loganville's Graystone Church's entire congregation is heading into the community to volunteer in order to give back on Sunday.

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Police: Lawrenceville man busted tapping fire hydrant to fill pool

Man accused of stealing 5,000 gallons of county water to fill backyard pool.

Obscene graffiti found on Norcross church

Vandals sought in Norcross church tagging.

Beat the heat this weekend with ice skating event at Duluth Ice Forum

Need a break from 90-degree weather?

Animal abuser strikes plea in Gwinnett State Court

Woman sentenced to jail, restrictions in animal cruelty case.

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Darrell Huckaby: Some important lessons you don't learn in school

I'm a big fan of higher education. I have a couple of degrees. My son is making a career of college and my youngest daughter is in her second year. Their big sister earned a doctorate from UGA Like I said, I believe in higher education.

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MCCULLOUGH: Real-life superheroes no joke

I've always loved superheroes.. Like any red-blooded American male, I spent my childhood (and truth be told, a good portion of adulthood, too) reading comic books and watching television show and movies about the costumed crusaders. Batman, Superman and my favorite Spider-man kept me comforted for a good

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Celtic Woman to record DVD at Fox

Celtic Woman comes to the Fox Theatre Sept. 6 and 7.

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Sometimes life just doesn’t make sense

Family and friends need you most in times of grief, which is why it is so important to be there for them.

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CEPEDA: Our immigration quandary: States can't act, feds won't.

Our immigration quandary: States can't act, feds won't. CHICAGO --In the most recent example of sending mixed signals about illegal immigration, a federal judge has temporarily blocked Alabama's far-ranging new immigration law, which is widely seen as tougher and more cruel than the infamous "papers, please" one that Arizona

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HAMMOCK: a great site for readers

New prep site a great resource for Gwinnett fans.

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'Celtic Woman' at the Fox Theatre

Celtic Woman comes to the Fox Theatre Sept. 6 and 7.

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Obscene Graffiti Found On Norcross Church

NORCROSS -- Gwinnett police are investigating a case of vandalism at a Christian church off Holcomb Bridge Road in Norcross.

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Disc Spotlight: Good Will Hunting (Blu-Ray)

Good Will Hunting (Blu-ray) (R)

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Thomas: Rubio's Speech Puts Government In Its Proper Place

In my high school days before sex and environmental education and the general dumbing down of the population, memorization of some Shakespeare was expected in Miss Kauffman’s 12th-grade English class. A favorite I still recall is this line spoken by Brutus in “Julius Caesar”: “There is a tide in the affairs of men, which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound in shallows and in miseries...”



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Grand Opening Scheduled For Sugar Hill Store

SUGAR HILL -- A grand opening celebration will be held Saturday at Dollar Discount with special offers throughout the week.



School Police Investigating Bomb Threat At Grace Snell Middle School

LOGANVILLE — School police are investigating a bomb threat that briefly interrupted classes Thursday morning at Grace Snell Middle School.

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Hammock: Gwinnettprepsports.Com A Great Site For Readers

It was a fall tradition I repeated virtually every morning as a young kid, but especially on Saturdays. I had to run to the driveway as soon as I could, to grab the newspaper.

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Movie Review: 'Magic Trip' Pays Homage To '60s

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Art Beat: Peach State Opera's 'Elixir Of Love' To Be Toasted With A Wine Event

Wine can certainly be an "elixir," and it has many romantic connotations. So it seems only fitting to create a wine tasting event in celebration of Peach State Opera's production of "Elixir of Love."

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Celtic Woman To Record Dvd At Fox Theatre

ATLANTA ­— The all-female singing troupe Celtic Woman lands on U.S. soil to perform for two nights at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings at 7:30 p.m.

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Police: Lawrenceville Man Busted Tapping Fire Hydrant To Fill Pool

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Police arrested a Lawrenceville man this week on charges he siphoned 5,000 gallons of county water from a fire hydrant in an attempt to fill his swimming pool.

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Loganville Church Gives Back With Volunteer Day

LOGANVILLE -- On Sunday, Graystone Church of Loganville is making history in the community. The entire congregation is skipping church to volunteer their hours to those who need a helping hand.

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Animal Abuser Strikes Plea In Gwinnett State Court

Animal abuser strikes plea


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Phillip Norton

Phillip Maurice Norton, age 63 of Lawrenceville passed away on Wednesday, August 31, 2011. He was preceded in death by his father, Roy Norton. He is survived by his wife ...

Bobby Joe Lewis

Bobby Joe "Bob" Lewis, age 65 of Snellville, GA, passed away August 27, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-5010

Ronald Gardin

Ronald BART Gardin, 38, died Saturday, August 27, 2011 at the Bone Marrow Tower in the Northside Hospital in Atlanta, surrounded by his parents, following his courageous battle with Acute ...

Steve Nix

Mr. Steve E. Nix, age 55, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, August 17, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Shelly Carroll Nix, Buford, GA; children, Heather Alford ...

Davis Webb

Davis Young Webb, age 81, of Oakwood, GA passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2011. He was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church in Flowery Branch, GA and a Mason ...

Albert Whatley

Albert Nash Whatley, age 89 of Tucker, GA, passed away August 30, 2011. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Services LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200

Maria Anchordoqui

Maria Anchordoqui, age 92 of Snellville, GA passed away August 28, 2011. Arrangements by Metro Embalming & Crematory, Inc., Conyers, GA 30013, 770-922-8182

Debra Danner

Debra Lee Few Danner, age 55 of Gainesville, GA passed away on August 24, 2011. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home ...

Stephen Hunter

Mr. Stephen A. Hunter, age 57 of Doraville, GA passed away on August 31, 2011. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home ...

Barbara Starling

Barbara Ann Starling, age 78, of Marietta, passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2011. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, traveling, flower gardening and was an avid crossword puzzle worker ...

Crystal Haney

Crystal Haney age 46 of Buford, Ga passed away August 30, 2011. Private memorial arrangements pending.