News for Tuesday, November 20, 2012


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Georgia's rally falls short vs. Adams, UCLA

NEW YORK -- Shabazz Muhammad scored 20 points and No. 11 UCLA made enough free throws late to hold off Georgia for a 60-56 win Tuesday night in the consolation game of the Legends Classic tournament.. In the final minutes of a mostly dreary game, UCLA (4-1) took the lead

PREP ROUNDUP: Duluth girls edge North Forsyth 69-65 in 2OT

A recap of the Nov. 20 high school sporting events

MVP Wilkins makes sure GAC isn't denied

Players don't usually win MVP honors after scoring six points in the tournament championship game. Few players, though, do the other things as impressively as Isaiah Wilkins did for Greater Atlanta Christian on Tuesday night.

JARED COOK ROUNDUP: Defensive run leads North past Roswell

SUWANEE -- North Gwinnett beat Roswell 63-53 in the Jared Cook Classic.

Falcons sign lineman after Hawley suspension

FLOWERY BRANCH -- The Atlanta Falcons have announced the signing of offensive guard Harland Gunn after backup lineman Joe Hawley received a four-game suspension for violating NFL rules on performance-enhancing substances.

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Falcons must address flaws for deep playoff run

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Falcons are tied for the best record in the NFL. They have a comfortable lead in their division. They've already clinched another winning season.. Nothing much to complain about, right?. Not exactly.. For a team that has built such a lofty mark, the NFC-leading Falcons

TECH NOTEBOOK: Tech QB tandem working out well

News and notes from the Yellow Jackets, who are tuning up for rival UGA this week

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Archer senior comes up big at key moments in championship season

Archer's Cabrales comes up big in the clutch

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Reinvented swing makes big difference for Lions' slugger

Reinvented Pierannunzi big difference for Peachtree Ridge

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Parkview girls take Tip-Off Classic title

The Panthers, deeper and bigger than last season, showed off their potential while winning the 16th annual Parkview Tip-Off Classic.

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Tripp has smooth transition to new hospital

Tripp Halstead, the Winder toddler injured last month by a tree limb, made a smooth transition to a new hospital on Tuesday.

THOMAS: Groundhog Day: Middle East version

In the film "Groundhog Day," Bill Murray wakes up each morning and relives the previous day.. A similar scenario is playing out in the Middle East between Israel and her enemies. The deadly "movie" always goes like this: Israel is shelled or attacked by terrorist groups, often called "militants"

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CLINE: A tradition of thanks

Memories of Thanksgivings past.

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Virtual school a good fit for many

For students with physical limitations or unusual schedules, the Gwinnett Online Campus may be a good fit. The facility was approved as a GCPS charter school in 2011 and is accepting its first elementary-school aged children in 2013.

SWIM/DIVE ROUNDUP: North wins showdown with Collins Hill

A recap of the swimming and diving meets from Nov. 16-17

Sugar Hill day care to open at 4 a.m. Black Friday

For $25, Children's Lighthouse Learning Center will watch your kid while you shop

Life Care Center earns rehab award

Lawrenceville's Life Care Center recently achieved an award for its rehab program.

Prostate awareness breakfast set for Dec. 6

The Gwinnett Chamber and Gwinnett Medical Center will have a breakfast next month to raise awareness about prostate cancer.

Traffic deaths up across Ga., down in Gwinnett

Only 28 fatal crashes reported by GCPD so far this year; total of 43 in 2011

Trash schedule changes for holiday

Trash pickups rescheduled over holiday weekend.

10 displaced in separate Lawrenceville house fires

Five children displaced in Lawrenceville blaze

Suwanee shade project under way

Construction is underway at two Suwanee parks to install shade structures that will be ready early next year.

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Eric Clapton, The Wallflowers to perform in Duluth

The concert is slated for March 27.

Ga. traffic fatalities up from 2011

The Governor's Office of Highway Safety reports that traffic fatalities in Georgia are higher in 2012 than they were at this point last year.

New push for most in US to get at least 1 HIV test

There's a new push to make testing for the AIDS virus as common as cholesterol checks.

Ga. officials warn thousands of insurance customers after breach

Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens has confirmed that 28,467 households in the state could be affected by an online security breach involving Nationwide Insurance Co.

Frank Mize, Sr.

Frank L. Mize, Sr., age 84, of Hoschton, who passed away on November 3, 2012.

Ellen Sweeney

Ellen R. Sweeney, age 62, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2012. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2012 from 2PM ...

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Leslie Mcguire

Leslie Starks McGuire 73 of Commerce, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2012. Funeral will be held on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 11:00 ...

Ruby Walls

Ruby L. Walls, age 93, of Bethlehem, GA passed away November 18, 2012.

Vada Dunn

Vada Ford Dunn, age 92, of Snellville, GA, passed away November 19, 2012. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville, 770-962-3100. 

William Cooper, Jr.

Judge William Henry Cooper Jr. age 98 passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2012.

James McColskey

Mr. James Edward McColskey, age 76, of Jefferson, who passed away on November 18, 2012.