News for Friday, December 23, 2011

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For QB Brees, a balanced life makes a prolific passer

Saints quarterback Drew Brees is throwing the ball at a record pace and is on the brink of making NFL history, but with two children at home the QB still finds time to be a father.

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Falcons secondary hopes to limit Brees’ damage

Saints quarterback Drew Brees is passing the ball at a record pace this season, but Atlanta’s secondary likes its chances Monday night in a game that the Falcons need to win to keep their division title hopes alive.

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Bella Mackenzie Page

Bella Mackenzie Page July 3rd 2004 - December 20th 2011 To my niece and her remarkable parents, Sometimes in the course of a lifetime a few people are given the rare ...

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Citizen all-area volleyball team named

CITIZEN'S ALL-AREA VOLLEYBALL TEAM

Film Fans not impressed with new 'Sherlock Holmes'

EDITOR'S NOTE: Film Fans features local residents reviewing the film of the week: "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows." Want to be a film fan? Email features@gwinnettdailypost.com.

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'Tintin' thrills the younger audience members

By Kyla Dickson

Calvary Community hosts Candlelight Service

Dec. 24 at 7 p.m., Calvary Community Church, 120 Crowell Road, Conyers, the church hosts a Christmas Eve candlelight service, 770-787-0511, Pastor Tim Walden.

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Falcons secondary hopes to limit Brees' damage

FLOWERY BRANCH — A week after manhandling Jacksonville rookie Blaine Gabbert, the Falcons must defend the NFL’s hottest quarterback.

Newton Community Calendar

Dec. 23

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Martin to sign with Georgia Southwestern

Heritage senior Jordan Martin has made a verbal commitment to play college baseball at Georgia Southwestern State University. Martin, who as a junior hit .319, led the Patriots in walks and was named a second-team all-Region 8-AAAA member, is expected to sign a national letter of intent in April.

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Transportation company sponsors art contest for Sims students

A transportation broker, BAT Logistics specializes in lining up trucks and trains to move freight across the country and to Canada. But leave it to a group of elementary school students to imagine much more intriguing ways to travel.

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Movie Trivia Contest 12/23

So, you think you're good at movie trivia? Every week, we give readers the opportunity to flex their movie muscles by answering five trivia questions from our movie critic, Michael Clark.

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DISC SPOTLIGHT: 'Midnight in Paris'

Movie: 3 1/2 out of 4 stars

Rockdale/Newton Church Activities

Dec. 23

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Mercer snaps losing streak to Georgia Tech

DULUTH -- Georgia Tech's biggest crowd in the Arena at Gwinnett Center saw the Yellow Jackets lose for the first time in their fifth and final game at their partial temporary home.

Sylvia Edge

Sylvia Christine Hooten Edge of Covington, passed away December 21, 2011, at the age of 90. Mrs. Edge retired from The Bibb Manufacturing Company after 45 years of unbroken, commendatory ...

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Bella Mackenzie Page

Bella Mackenzie Page July 3rd 2004 - December 20th 2011 Our sweet angel Bella has gone to Heaven. Bella was a gift from God that came to deliver a message of ...

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Betty Jo Griffin

Betty Jo Griffin, 81, of Canton, GA and formerly of Conyers, passed away peacefully Wednesday, December 21, 2011. A beloved wife, mother and grandmother, she was born in Eastman, GA ...

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