News for Sunday, August 26, 2012


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Hudson brilliant again as Braves top Giants

Right-hander, who hasn't lost since July 1, improves record to 13-4

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Back from concussion, UGA's Dent ready to shine at MLB for Falcons

Atlanta trims roster and moves include cutting former Alabama QB Wilson

G-Braves blanked by Syracuse pitching again

Gwinnett on a 22-inning scoreless streak against Chiefs

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GGC women's soccer falls in Game 2

Gwinnett grads shine, but nationally ranked Northwood rallies to knock off Grizzlies

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DeShields earns MVP as USA Basketball wins U17 world championship

Blue Devils' star leads Americans to a perfect record in tourney

Top 10 most popular stories for Aug. 20-26

The 10 most popular stories on the Gwinnett Daily Post website during the week of August 20-26.

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Gwinnett's '13 group the best to ever come through county

This year's group of senior football players is the best to ever come through Gwinnett.

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THE BLITZ: Predicting the season not that easy

Brandon Brigman predicts each team's W-L record, gives a recap of the Corky Kell Classic and names his preseason all-county team.

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Hunters in northwest Ga. find marijuana patch

Authorities say hunters scouting for deer stumbled across a well-maintained marijuana patch in northwest Georgia.

GA out of storm's path but could feel effects

National Weather Service meteorologist Dan Darbe says the storm's path is wide and unpredictable. Even though Isaac looks like it's headed west, Georgia could still see some effects from the storm.

Visa offers path for immigrant youth in state care

Maria Boudet has no memory of Mexico or how she came to the United States. What she does remember is the year she turned 16 and found out she was living in the country illegally.

Ga. eliminates waiting list for HIV/AIDS drugs

Poor and uninsured people in Georgia who need medication to treat HIV and AIDS will no longer need to be placed on a waiting list.

Body in Gainesville identified as missing teenager

A missing 16-year-old girl was found dead along the shore of Lake Lanier late Friday in what police said they were treating as a suspicious death.

Stafford injures hand, Lions lose 31-20 to Raiders

The pivotal third preseason game for Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions turned out to be a Bay Area bruiser.

Morris Brown College files for bankruptcy

Morris Brown College officials have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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Jones, Walton break away for 35-24 win over Brookwood

Brookwood had no solution for Tyren Jones in the finale to the 2012 Corky Kell Classic.

Mike Paden

Mike Paden, age 62, of Huntsville, AL, formerly of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away Friday, August 24, 2012. A Funeral service will be held 3 PM Sunday, August 26, 2012 in ...

Sam Woodruff

Sam Harrison Woodruff died on August 24, 2012 following complications of Alzheimer’s. He was born in Kansas City, Missouri on January 29, 1926. He was predeceased by his ...

Jerry Allgood

Mr. Jerry Travis Allgood, age 70, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, August 24, 2012. He was preceded in death by his father, Golden Moss Allgood; mother, Frances Montine ...

Lincoln Cole

Lincoln Ryder Cole, infant son of David and Caroline Cole of Duluth, GA passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2012.

Jessica Norwood

Jessica Lynn Norwood, age 23, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away August 24, 2012. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville, 770-962-3100. 

Loren Sadler

Loren Jerome Sadler, age 12, of Buford, GA, passed away on Saturday, August 25, 2012. 

Jack Sharpton

Jack E. Sharpton, Sr., age 80 of Dacula, died August 25, 2012. Funeral services will be held 12:00 PM Monday August 27, 2012 at Bill Head Funeral Home Duluth Chapel ...

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L. Ralph Way

L. Ralph Way, age 83 of Lawrenceville, died Wednesday, August 22, 2012. Mr. Way was born April 28, 1929 in Detroit, Michigan. Ralph and Betty Jo married December 24, 1947 ...

Essie Cain

Essie M. Cain, age 84 of Duluth, died August 25, 2012. A Graveside service will be held 2:00 PM Monday August 27, 2012 at Duluth Church Cemetery. Mrs. Cain was ...

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Francis Mccarty

Mr. Francis Raymond “Ray” McCarty, Jr., 84, of Suwanee, GA, rejoined his beloved bride Joyce on August 24, 2012. Besides his wife, Joyce Ann Austin McCarty, preceding Ray ...

1-0 loss to RailHawks hurts Silverbacks' playoff chances

Second-half strike by Ackley gives RailHawks victory on road, keeps Silverbacks in last place.