News for Friday, September 30, 2011

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Apalachee routs Madison for first win of the season

Wildcats' huge second half leads to lopsided victory over the Red Raiders

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Anderson's return spark Wolves' offense

QB throws six TDs as Wesleyan celebrates Homecoming with win over Pace

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Broncos run away with 59-21 win over South Gwinnett

Tompkins, Cole top 100-yard mark again and Moon throws for 232 yards in Battle of Snellville

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Parkview continues dominance over Berkmar

Carson's 134 yards, three scores help Panthers keep control of the Green Flag

Schuessler, Grayson pull away for win over Shiloh

QB accounts for four TDs as Rams remain unbeaten with 42-14 victory

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YARBROUGH: Who cares what Michael Moore thinks about Georgia

Michael Moore's boycott of Georgia doesn't bother me much.

LETTERS: Privatization of Briscoe makes no sense

Privatizing Briscoe Field not a good idea.

HAMMOCK: Moon stepping up as Broncos' quarterback

First-year starter throws for 232 yards, 3 TDs in win over South

OUR VIEW: Early detection key with breast cancer

Saturday's edition of the Daily Post is printed on pink paper to help bring awareness to the fight against breast cancer.

Legrant leads Buford to romp over Decatur

Wolves keep rolling along with rout in subregion opener

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Dacula strikes early, often in 49-21 win over Central

Cox has 176 total yards, three TDs in easy region victory

GMC opens new breast center with 'spa-like' atmosphere

Gwinnett Medical Center has opened a new breast center in Lawrenceville, with a focus on comprehensive care and improved patient service.

Breast cancer research, treatment more 'personal'

Breast cancer research and care has come a long way in recent years.

Police: Townhouse killing was soured drug deal

Police: 4 of 5 suspects arrested in fatal drug shooting at townhouse.

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Johnson believes sixth title within reach

DOVER, Del. -- Go ahead. Count out Jimmie Johnson.. After all, he's had an atypical-Johnson season.. His wins have dried up, his spot in the Sprint Cup standings is worthy of a double-take, and a run of dominance that staked his claim as one of NASCAR's all-time

NBA player, owner meetings will resume today

NEW YORK -- Feeling a "sense of urgency" to get a deal done quickly, NBA players and owners met for more than four hours Friday and will resume talks today.. With time running out to reach an agreement in time to save the Nov. 1 start of the regular season

Braves reverse course, dump hitting coach Parrish

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves are shaking things up after a September flop cost them a second straight trip to the playoffs.. The first change came Friday: hitting coach Larry Parrish was fired after only one season. The timing of the announcement was a surprise, coming one day after manager

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While Atlanta mopes, Dream provide ray of hope

ATLANTA -- The Braves blew it. The Falcons are struggling. The Thrashers are gone. The Hawks? Who knows when they'll play another game.. Well, cheer up Atlanta.. There's still the Dream.. The beleaguered city's WNBA team has made it to the finals for the second year in a row, providing

Gators, Tide pit strength against strength

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Just before Florida's Southeastern Conference opener against Tennessee, defensive tackles Jaye Howard and Dominique Easley sprinted onto the field with giant chains draped around their necks.. Why?. "We were ready to get unleashed," Easley said.. With Howard and Easley unbound, the Gators held the Volunteers to

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GWINNETT GRADS: Roby moves into starting role at Ohio State

Peachtree Ridge grad better, stronger after redshirt season

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No. 21 Tech looks to roll against Wolfpack

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Nobody has been able to stop Georgia Tech's offense so far.. That doesn't seem likely to change today when the 21st-ranked Yellow Jackets will line up the nation's most productive offense against a North Carolina State defense that has been riddled by injuries.. Coach Paul Johnson's

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Georgia, Mississippi State face crossroads game

ATHENS -- One year ago, Mississippi State's win over Georgia was a turning point in each team's season.. The Southeastern Conference's two teams with Bulldogs nicknames face a similar crossroads game today.. Georgia, attempting to recover from an 0-2 start that included a home loss to SEC East rival South

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Officials break ground at two parks

Gwinnett County officials celebrated groundbreaking ceremonies at two parks Friday.

The Atlanta Hawks and Philips Arena employees give back in Gwinnett

Members of the Atlanta Hawks team and Philips Arena office volunteer during Gwinnett's Great Days of Service at Rainbow Village in Norcross.

Marine from Tucker dies in Afghanistan

Lance Cpl. John R. Wimpey Cagle of Tucker died Sept. 28 in Afghanistan.

Family applauds arrest in toddler death

Family applauds arrest in toddler death.

Loganville laundry room blaze doused

Fire crews douse small blaze.

Tolls now charged in I-85 express lanes

New system launched at midnight

People preparing for tolls to begin at midnight.

Mexican soccer star Cuauhtemoc Blanco to play in local exhibition

Mexican soccer legend Cuauhtemoc Blanco will bring his star power to Atlanta Silverbacks Park in October as part of an exhibition between Irapuato FC and the Atlanta Silverbacks on Oct. 19.

Front to usher in fall-like weather in Georgia

Temperatures are expected to drop into the upper 40s in parts of metro Atlanta by Friday night.

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Elisha Winn House provides historical perspective on Gwinnett

DACULA — Although he is arguably the most important founding father of Gwinnett County, Elisha Winn is mostly still a mysterious figure. What is known comes mostly from what was left behind: historical records and local government files.

Family applauds arrest in toddler death

SNELLVILLE — The family of a child fatally struck in her stroller two weeks ago applauded vehicular homicide charges Friday brought by police against a driver who was reportedly backing into a parking space.

Mexican soccer star Cuauhtemoc Blanco to play in local exhibition

ATLANTA — Mexican soccer legend Cuauhtemoc Blanco will bring his star power to Atlanta Silverbacks Park in October as part of an exhibition between Irapuato FC and the Atlanta Silverbacks on Oct. 19.

Breast cancer research, treatment more 'personal'

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Breast cancer has always been a personal thing. Now its research and care are starting to catch up.

GMC opens new breast center with 'spa-like' atmosphere

Breast cancer events around Gwinnett

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Ruth Rahm

Mrs. Ruth Pierson Rahm, age 86 of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2011. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Roy L. and ...

Cecil Lawson

Mr. Cecil T. Lawson, age 84, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2011. He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Anneliese Hammer ...

Bessie Herrera

Bessie Herrera age 92 of Lawrenceville, GA died Wednesday, September 28, 2011. Arrangements by Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. 770-945-6924, www.hamiltonmillchapel.com

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Diane Quattlebaum

Diane Staton Quattlebaum, 64 of Lawrenceville passed away Thursday, September 29, 2011 after a 21 year battle with lung cancer. Diane is preceded in death by her parents Bill and ...

Eugene Halski

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Eugene "Gene" Halski, age 91, who passed away on Wednesday, September 28, 2011. Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, 706-367-5467. Online Condolences at www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com

Frank Lloyd

Frank J. Lloyd age 33 of Monroe passed away Wednesday, September 28, 2011. Funeral services will be held at 2 PM, Saturday, October 1, 2011 in the Snellville Chapel of ...

Irmgard Semple

Mrs. Irmgard K. Semple, age 71 of Buford, GA, passed away on September 29, 2011. Service and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford ...

Helen Thompson

Mrs. Helen Gould Thompson, age 89 of Cumming, GA, passed away on September 29, 2011. Service and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford ...

Shirley Davis

Shirley Elaine Davis, age 78, of Norcross, Ga., died September 29, 2011. Arrangements the Bill Head Funeral Home and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chape. 770-564-2726.

Ricardo Munoz

Mr. Ricardo C. Munoz, age 75, of Tucker, Ga., died September 28, 2011. Arrangements the Bill Head Funeral Home and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chape. 770-564-2726.

Louis Cotton

Louis Cotton, age 73, of Tucker, Ga., died September 29, 2011. Arrangements the Bill Head Funeral Home and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chape. 770-564-2726.