News for Tuesday, November 27, 2012


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Peachtree Corners City Council hears solid waste ordinance

The Peachtree Corners City Council hears the solid waste ordinance

Archer holds off late South rally for 70-66 win

Ultimately, Archer's boys basketball team got what it wanted from its Region 8-AAAAAA opener in Tuesday's 70-66 home win over South Gwinnett.

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Norcross turns to reserves in win over Mill Creek

After opening its season with one win and one loss last week in the City of Rivers Shootout in Jacksonville, Fla., Norcross' boys returned to Georgia with a 60-53 win over Mill Creek on Tuesday

PREP ROUNDUP: Rogers scores school-record 30 for Archer in win

A look at Tuesday's prep action.

Suwanee recognizes artist, residents for donations

Mayor Jimmy Burnette paid special recognition Tuesday evening to three people, for their donations of a painting and a sculpture to the city of Suwanee.

BOC approves Partnership Gwinnett nonprofit

The Gwinnett Board of Commissioners on Tuesday discussed the agreement with Partnership Gwinnett during a zoning hearing.

Broncos ride Gardner, Kurien to region win

Brookwood and Central battle in a tight Region 8-AAAAAA opener; Broncos get double-digit win in the boys matchup

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Stout defenses meet in SEC championship

ATHENS -- Alabama lost a bunch of stars to the NFL, yet it's hard to tell much difference. The Crimson Tide still has the nation's top-ranked defense.. There was never any shortage of talent at Georgia, where all the best defensive players decided to remain in college for another

Prep Rally to feature state football highlights

Local TV show hosted by Daily Post staffers

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Parkview's Chambers commits to St. Petersburg

Senior has been named region's top pitcher for three straight years

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Uneven Jackets try to focus on ACC title

ATLANTA -- Coach Paul Johnson knows that Georgia Tech is at a strange crossroads to a bizarre season.. If the Yellow Jackets upset No. 13 Florida State in the ACC championship game, they will earn a spot in the Orange Bowl.. If they lose, it might take an NCAA waiver

Mill Creek O-line paving the way for offense

Mill Creek's offensive line has paved the way for a 2,000-yard rusher and has only allowed three sacks this year.

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Falcons have chance at redemption vs. Saints

FLOWERY BRANCH -- Some Atlanta players seem uncertain about who gave the Falcons' their lone loss of the season.. Did the Saints beat Atlanta, or did the Falcons beat themselves in their 31-27 loss at New Orleans on Nov. 11?. Receiver Roddy White was dismissive of the Saints after the

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CLINE: Daily Post hosting local holiday concert

Band of the U.S. Air Force Reserve to play Dec. 10 at Long Forum at Greater Atlanta Christian School.

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THOMAS: 'Pharaoh' Morsi

The diplomatic hosannas for Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi following his brokering of the recent ceasefire between Hamas and Israel were still being heard even as the former head of the Muslim Brotherhood started behaving like a pharaoh.

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Parkwood Farms resumes classes with questions still looming

Peterson: "We're not going to be held hostage by these proceedings"

Police: Missing Gwinnett woman located

A missing woman, whose disappearance brought a Mattie's Call, has been located.

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Authorities searching for clues in death of Gwinnett student

New information was scarce Tuesday as authorities continued to probe the mysterious death of 17-year-old Jasmine Benjamin, a former Gwinnett resident found dead last week inside her Valdosta State University dorm.

Feds sentence owner of frozen food company

A Lawrenceville man was sentenced Tuesday for defrauding the Department of Agriculture.

Gwinnett sites announced for cancer study

The American Cancer Society has announced two Gwinnett locations for enrollment in a cancer prevention study.

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State Superintendent visits Britt Elementary

For their exemplary customer service to parents and the community, an elementary school in Snellville got a visit Tuesday from the state's highest elected public education official.

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New budget, service districts could mean higher taxes

Gwinnett's budget proposal for 2013 is based on a new system of millage rates, with a tax increase expected for those in unincorporated areas.

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Tripp's first week of rehab was a 'rollercoaster'

The Winder toddler recovering from a head injury is entering his second week of rehab.

Inmate found with marijuana in Gwinnett jail

Department of Corrections employees find an inmate in possession of marijuana.

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Memory care community names executive director

Autumn Leaves of Sugarloaf memory care community has named an executive director.

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Central standout Johnson decommits from Auburn

Linebacker now looking at other options; won't discuss Auburn until new coaching staff is in place

Three Gwinnett football playoff games on TV this Friday

All three Gwinnett AAAAAA road games will be televised

Norcross apartment blaze blamed on fireplace

Fire department: Flames burned outside of fire box and traveled up the chimney chase to the second floor and attic

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Ga. considering options on immigration law appeal

The state of Georgia is considering its options a day after a federal appeals court denied its request to reconsider a ruling on the state's tough law targeting illegal immigration.

Basketball games moved because of football playoffs

GAC, North, Norcross, Mill Creek and Parkview shift games away from Friday

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Phillip Phillips astonished by success of first album

Leesburg native Phillip Phillips made a visit to the Today Show Tuesday morning to perform "Gone, Gone, Gone."

Millions chase record $425M Powerball jackpot

Eight months after a trio of ticket buyers split a $656 million Mega Millions jackpot to set a world lottery record, Powerball is offering up a prize that would be the second highest.

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Ga. high school graduation rate is worst in Southeast

Federal education officials say Georgia has a high school graduation rate of 67 percent among all students, ranking it behind all of its neighboring states.

Eastside event to discuss back pain

A Snellville doctor will speak at Eastside Medical Center about back pain and how to treat it.

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Georgia Lottery working to fix equipment problems

As the Powerball jackpot soars, the Georgia Lottery on Monday said it was making progress improving the performance of some of its machines that were taking a long time to process tickets, angering some customers eager to place their bets.

Fans warned of fake championship football tickets

As SEC football powerhouses Georgia and Alabama look to play each other for a national championship berth, Georgia Dome officials are urging fans not to be duped by scalpers selling fake tickets.

Porsche breaks ground on new Ga. headquarters

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed joined Gov. Nathan Deal and representatives from the Porsche company to break ground on the company's new North American headquarters in Hapeville.

Atlanta police prepare to welcome 29 new officers

The Atlanta Police Department is preparing to welcome 29 new officers.

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Police canvass Valdosta St. dorms in death case

Police detectives have been canvassing dormitories at Valdosta State University, hoping to glean clues from students about the mysterious death of a 17-year-old freshman from Lawrenceville.

Jason Wilson

Jason Dwayne Wilson, age 29, of Jefferson passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2012.

Gail Watson

Gail Watson, age 67, of Winder passed away Monday, November 26, 2012.

Richard Trahan

Richard Rick Trahan, age 60, of Buford, GA, passed away on November 24, 2012. 

Cindy Boggs

Cindy Boggs age 52 of Lawrenceville passed away Saturday November 24, 2012. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville, 770-962-3100. 

Charles Cantrell

Mr. Charles Dennis “Red” Cantrell, 71, of Pendergrass, Ga. who passed away Monday November 26, 2012.

Toni Kopp

Toni Prescott, age 91, of Winder died November 24, 2012.

Henry Brock

Henry Lee Brock, age 69, of Bogart died November 24, 2012.

Samuel "Kyle" Bryant

Mr. Samuel “Kyle” Bryant, age 64, of Alto, GA who passed away on Sunday, November 25, 2012.

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Edward Radford

Dr. Edward Wade Radford, age 65, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, November 24, 2012. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Mandy Radford Loftis; parents, Mr. & ...

Linda Nerad

Mrs. Linda Anna Nerad, age 80, of Winder passed away Thursday, November 22, 2012.