News for Sunday, September 23, 2012


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NFL roundup: Titans, Jets and Chiefs all win in overtime

A look at NFL games from Sunday shows three games end in OT as the Titans beat Detroit, 44-41, the Jets beat the Dolphins, 23-20, and the Chiefs stun the Saints, 27-24 all in OT. (Includes a roundup of all of Sunday's games.)

How the Top 10 Georgia high school teams fared

How the Top Ten teams in The Associated Press high school football polls fared this week

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Atlanta mother, daughter found dead after standoff

Atlanta police say a woman and child were found dead inside a home after the woman's new husband surrendered to police following a standoff.


A look at who's up for the Gwinnett high school football honor this week

Top 10 most popular stories for Sept. 17-23

The 10 most popular stories on the Gwinnett Daily Post website during the week of Sept. 17-23.

Hamlin backs up talk with win in New Hampshire

Driver wins fifth Sprint Cup race of the season with mistake-free, dominant effort

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GGC falls to Division II team in women's soccer

Grizzlies suffer tough, 2-1 loss to Palm Beach Atlantic

FedEx Cup, Tour Championship goes to Snedeker

Snedeker, the only player in the last five groups to break par, grabs $10 million prize, confidence

Richt remains coy on status of Rambo, Ogletree

Suspended players could return for UGA's game with Tennessee

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THE BLITZ: The best non-football related things about games

Brandon Brigman lists his favorite things about games that don't have to do with football and gives his impressions from last week's games.

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Collins Hill grad sets NCAA D-I record

Taylor Heinicke threw for NCAA Division I-best 730 yards in Old Dominion's Saturday victory.

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Falcons improve to 3-0 with domination of Chargers

Ryan throws three TD passes and DeCoud responsible for three turnovers in road win

Hudson outduels Lee as Braves get closer to wild card spot

Right-hander allows just two hits in his 7-plus inning effort

Mill Creek's Burger wins golf tourney for UGA

Senior picks up second college tournament win with strong finish at Vanderbilt Legends Club

No. 6 Young Harris hands GGC men's soccer first loss

Grizzlies fall 2-1 against top NCAA Division II program

Audit suggests Ga. food manufacturers not testing

Food manufacturers in Georgia may be dodging a first-of-its-kind law requiring that they inform state food inspectors when their products test positive for contamination, according to an audit of the state's food inspection service.

Georgia legislator's nephew killed by gunman

Police in Clayton County are looking for the person who fatally shot the nephew of a state representative.

Fan at Ga. Tech game injured in 25-foot fall

A football fan was not seriously injured when he fell about 25 feet at the Georgia Tech-Miami game.

North sports this week

This week's schedule for North Gwinnett sports.

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NGFA: Team of the Week

This week's North Gwinnett Football Association Team of the Week.

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North baseball to host showcase in November

Event is open to high school players and features a large number of local colleges

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BMX show wows Roberts students, teachers

The Roberts Elementary PTA hosted a BMX stunt team on Friday to reward students after they exceeded the annual campaign fundraising goal.

Suwanee develops winter plan for PIB medians

City officials have made decisions about the plans for the Peachtree Industrial Boulevard medians for the winter.

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Sister's art memorial to be unveiled in October

The piece of art purchased through donations to honor a Suwanee resident's sister is set to be unveiled at a city park in September.

Weekly Suwanee police incidents

Weekly police incidents around Suwanee.

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Trice's time: Former mayor recalls Suwanee before its growth

Former mayor Richard Trice remembers what Suwanee was like during his tenure on the city council, and how the city has changed in the last two decades.

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North Teacher of the Year credits role model

McCall Grosso was recently named North Gwinnett High School's Teacher of the Year.

School lunch menus for the week of Sept. 24

School lunch menus for the week of Sept. 24.

Everett Music Barn to hold Sunday benefit

Everett Music Barn to hold benefit for building repair fund.

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Suwanee's Brooks joins BOC

Former Suwanee Councilman Jace Brooks was sworn in on Monday to join the Gwinnett County Board of Commission.

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Roling -- Rodebaugh engagement

Roling -- Rodebaugh. Mike Roling of Monroe and Janie Roling of Lawrenceville announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Ryan Roling of Atlanta, to Ryan Lee Rodebaugh of Marietta, son of Randy and Leslie Rodebaugh of Marietta.. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Floyd Clack, Cletus Roling

Sugar Hill Fall Festival to board car show, chili cook-off

SUGAR HILL -- Now less than a month away, the Sugar Hill Fall Festival is one of Gwinnett County's widest-ranging -- from a 5K to a chili cook-off, it's got a little bit of everything.. The 12th annual Sugar Hill Fall Festival will be held from 11 a.m

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Clements --Yarbrough engagement

Clements --Yarbrough. Charles and Becky Clements of Stone Mountain announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Claire Clements of Loganville, to Christopher Edward Yarbrough of Loganville, son of Ed and Debbie Yarbrough of Watkinsville.. The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of Parkview High School and a 2009 graduate of

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Epstein -- Cagliani engagement

Steven and Kimberly Epstein of Lawrenceville announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Rose Epstein of Lawrenceville, to Joshua Taylor Cagliani of Hampton, son of Joseph and Danah Cagliani of Hampton.. The bride is the granddaughter of Howard Epstein of Boca Raton, Fla., and Elinor Rider of

Lawrenceville free concert series concludes soon

Athens based group The Highballs performs at the final concert Sept. 28.

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Community recycling day coming up in Norcross

Norcross hosts clean-up day, featuring shredding, recycling and canned food drive, on Sept. 29.

Inaugural Grayson historical festival planned

The city of Grayson is holding its annual Old Fashioned Fall Fair and Open House Sept. 29 at the arts and history center.

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Leak -- Cerniglia engagement

Leak -- Cerniglia. Richard and Loraine Leak of Buford announce the engagement of their daughter, Abby Marie Leak of DuPont, Wash., to Matthew Vincent Cerniglia of DuPont, Wash., son of Angelo Cerniglia of Bay Shore, N.Y., and Lisa Cerniglia of Stuart, Fla.. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Larry

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MCLEOD: What are the 10 best days of your life?

Here's the thing about those 10 best days, they're even more fun if you stay fully present while you're experiencing them.

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RICH: Flirting with success

You can be a good storyteller without being a good flirt. But you cannot be a great flirt without being a terrific storyteller.

GAB: Benefit sale scheduled for Oct. 6

A benefit sale for Vicki Trotter is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 6 at Hebron Christian Academy Campus, 570 Dacula Road, Dacula.

Barrow coalition aims to reduce child fatalities

Barrow officials urge child carseat safety in light of national observance.

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JENKINS: How to be a guy: public restroom etiquette

Follow these few simple rules and you will have the kind of bathroom visit all men aspire to: satisfying yet uneventful.

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GOOD NEWS: Fifth-graders tour college

About 160 fifth grade students from Jenkins Elementary visited Georgia Gwinnett College last week to learn to see firsthand how a college sends graduates on their way to a career.

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LARSON: Hoping to clear the air on propaganda column

When it comes to column writing, readers can be very helpful with their opinions and views.

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Manuel Bledsoe

Retired U. S. Army MSGT Manuel Jefferson “Jeff” Bledsoe, 65, of Dacula, GA passed away September 13, 2012 at Duke University Hospital after a battle with pancreatic cancer ...

Frances Cox

Mrs. Frances Blanchard Cox, age 81, of Braselton, passed away Friday, September 21, 2012.

Earlene Loden

Earlene Loden, 61, of Winder, passed away Thursday, September 20, 2012. Mrs. Loden was preceded in death by her mother, Florence Rowe. She is survived by her husband, David Loden ...

Gloria Rubiano

Gloria Rubiano, 86, of Monroe, GA passed away on 09-21-2012.

William Evans

William Fred Evans, age 79, of Winder, passed away Friday, September 21, 2012.

Georgia cruises past Vanderbilt

ATHENS -- In its first two home games against lesser opponents, Georgia gave the Bulldog nation a few early uneasy moments with first-half struggles.. But Saturday night against Vanderbilt, the 92,764 fans at Sanford Stadium enjoyed the pleasant September evening with the host Bulldogs putting together its most complete