News for Tuesday, October 21, 2014

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Police: Intoxicated woman flips car with son, 4, in backseat

Rosa Marlene Mejia, 25, of Lawrenceville is facing charges of DUI and child endangerment after the crash on Bethesda Church Road.

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Advance voting turnout ‘a little higher’ than usual so far

To date, more than 8,400 people have cast ballots.

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Police charge driver, ID victim in fatal Norcross crash

Tu My Nguyen, 32, of Clarkston, is charged in the crash that killed 63-year-old Lawrenceville resident Carol Reynolds.

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Gov. Nathan Deal forming Ebola response team

Gov. Nathan Deal is assembling a group of experts to serve on a newly created Ebola response team.

AAA: Spike in U.S. oil production leads to falling gas prices

U.S. oil production has soared to its highest level since 1985, which means gas prices are dropping as the holiday shopping season approaches.

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No more paper recycling at fire stations

Aluminum can recycling will continue.

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Taste of Home Cooking School event celebrates 10th anniversary

In honor of its 10th anniversary, The Taste of Home Cooking School is making its return to the Gwinnett Center in a big way this Thursday.

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Barrow deputies arrest 9, seize drugs, guns, fake money

The raids took place Thursday at homes on Ga. Highway 82 in Winder and Wagon Wheel Trail in Statham.

Grayson creates community development director position

Grayson approved the creation of a community development director position Monday night as an “outreach” person to work with the media and take over the management of a number of activities in the city.

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Gwinnett Tech culinary arts student wins national recipe contest

Eljesa Haxhiu, a Culinary Arts student at Gwinnett Technical College, has won first place in a national recipe contest for Maple Leaf Farms, an Indiana-based producer of duck products

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Beloved Meadowcreek wrestling coach Schumacher passes away after cancer battle

Beloved wrestling coach Richard Schumacher, a former East Stroudsburg All-American who led Meadowcreek's wrestling program back to prominence, died Monday night after a battle with pancreatic cancer

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Beloved Meadowcreek wrestling coach Schumacher passes away after cancer battle

Beloved wrestling coach Richard Schumacher, a former East Stroudsburg All-American who led Meadowcreek's wrestling program back to prominence, died Monday night after a battle with pancreatic cancer

Doris Moore

Mrs. Doris Carithers Moore, age 76 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, October 18, 2014.

Charles Reddish

Charles Reddish, age 74, of Winder passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014.

Hazel Young

Hazel Gene Young, age 99, formally of Kent, Ohio and longtime resident of Lawrenceville, Georgia passed away Sunday, October 19, 2014.

Teressa Cheek

Teressa Cheek, age 63, of Lilburn, GA, passed away October 18, 2014.

Dre Serrano

Dre McLean Serrano, age 19, of Norcross, GA passed away October 14, 2014.

Jimmy Crowe

Roy B. Jacob, Sr., age 74, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away October 16, 2014.

Barbara Crews

Mrs. Barbara Boone Crews, age 74, of Winder, Georgia passed away October 18, 2014 surrounded by her loving family.

Yudel Jarquin

Mr. Yudel Jarquin, age 21, of Gainesville passed away suddenly on Saturday, October 18, 2014.

Ramon Gonzalez

Mr. Ramon Gonzalez, age 16, of Gainesville passed away suddenly on Saturday, October 18, 2014.

Ruby Stringer

Irene Daisy Day, age 87, of Winder, died Monday, October 13, 2014.

James Knight

James M. Knight, age 87, of Auburn, died Friday, October 17, 2014.

Kayla Serrano

Kayla Smiley Serrano, age 13, of Norcross, GA passed away October 14, 2014.

Bobby Futral, Sr.

William Bill Thomas, age 66, of Loganville, GA, passed away on October 7, 2014.

Linda Massey

Linda Sue Massey, age 46, of Talmo, passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014.

Doug Strickland

Doug Strickland slipped away peacefully to eternal life with his family by his side on Sunday, October 19, 2014.