News for Sunday, September 11, 2011

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THE BLITZ: That's why they play the games

Brandon Brigman points out some of the upsets from Friday's games.

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Piece of World Trade Center finds home in Suwanee

Suwanee unveils an artifact from the World Trade Center towers during a remembrance ceremony Saturday.

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Berkman leads Cardinals over Braves 4-3

For the second night in a row, the Atlanta Braves lose to the Cardinals, 4-3, as St. Louis gains ground in the NL Wild Card race

Lawrenceville Baptist's Rev. Corley Dies At 91

LAWRENCEVILLE -- He prayed with the sick. He ministered to the disabled. He mentored youth. He counseled prisoners and he helped the poor. He encouraged businesses, cutting a ribbon at Gwinnett's first mall. He performed hundreds of weddings and countless funerals.

Gac Rebounds To Win Shaw Invitational

COLUMBUS -- After opening the Shaw Invitational with a 9-6 loss to Harlem, No. 2 Greater Atlanta Christian (15-3) rebounded for four straight wins to take home the tournament title.

Prep Football Notes: Dacula's Zito Savors First Win

Dacula head coach Jared Zito had a firm grip on Friday's game ball. The first-year Falcons coach cherished his first win at the school, a 20-6 victory over Brookwood.

Woodall: Never Forget, But Also Move Forward

They will never forget how Pearl Harbor "feels," and I will never forget the feelings of Sept. 11, 2001 -- seeing those planes hit the World Trade Center, watching flames come from the side of the Pentagon, and hearing voicemail recordings of those brave passengers as they said good-bye to their loved ones before gallantly fighting their hijackers in the air over Pennsylvania. Merely writing these words raises my blood pressure, even as Sept. 11 is scarcely more than a history lesson to our youngest children. Like the victories that followed Pearl Harbor, however, and the changes that day set in motion, our nation will never be the same in a post-9/11 world.

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Mistakes Cost Georgia In 45-42 Loss To South Carolina

ATHENS -- From Georgia's perspective, Saturday's 2011 home and SEC opener against South Carolina wasn't what it should have -- or at least, could have -- been.

OUR VIEW: 9/11 makes local impact as well

A reminder of the local impact by the national tragedy of 9/11.

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WOODALL: Never forget, but also move forward

They will never forget how Pearl Harbor "feels," and I will never forget the feelings of Sept. 11, 2001 -- seeing those planes hit the World Trade Center, watching flames come from the side of the Pentagon, and hearing voicemail recordings of those brave passengers as they said good

Lawrenceville Baptist's Rev. Corley dies at 91

Rev. W.C. Corley Sr., the longtime pastor of First Baptist Church of Lawrenceville, died at age 91.

Mark Elliott

Mark Daryl Elliott, age 51, of Dacula, GA, passed away Friday, September 9, 2011. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, "A FAMILY COMPANY" 770-963-2411. www.wagesfuneralhome.com

Howard Lee Early

Mr. Howard Lee Early, age 67, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2011 at his residence. Memorial Park South Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, 770-967-5555 ...

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Alene Buckner

Alene Ray Buckner, born June 19, 1926, Asheville, NC. She went  home to her eternal reward August 23, 2011. She is survived by: daughter, Nancy Carole (Nikki) Lane, grandson ...

Paul Coe

Paul Coe, age 78 of Dacula, GA passed away Friday, September 9, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-962-3100. www.stewartfh.com

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