News for Sunday, February 12, 2012


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Grammys honor Houston, celebrate 'fallen sister'

With an opening prayer and a moving tribute from Jennifer Hudson, the Grammy Awards played the part of impromptu memorial for Whitney Houston just a day after the six-time Grammy winner was found dead in the bathtub of her Beverly Hills hotel room.

Police: Ga. man fatally shoots 16-year-old stepson

A 46-year-old Milton man was charged with shooting his teenage stepson to death after an argument, authorities said Sunday.

Whitney Houston's daughter released from hospital

Whitney Houston's daughter has been released from a Los Angeles hospital after being rushed there the morning after her mother's death.

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Santorum says he'll be in 2-man race with Romney

Rick Santorum says he expects to do well in the next GOP presidential contests and will be in a two-man race with Mitt Romney.

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Southwest launches service in Atlanta

Southwest Airlines is launching its service in Atlanta after years of eyeing the area.

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Lin-Sanity: Knicks benchwarmer becomes a star

Jeremy Lin went from sleeping on his brother's couch and riding the bench for the Knicks to the NBA's new "Mr. It" after exploding on the scene during the last week.

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UGA upsets No. 20 MSU

Georgia's biggest recruit in years, freshman Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, scores 20 points, including a huge 3-pointer late to sink No. 20 Mississippi State, 70-68, in overtime Saturday on the road.

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Ward willing to restructure deal with Steelers

The Steelers say they aren't going to retain the franchise's all-time leading receiver, but Hines Ward is now offering to restructure his contract to stay in Pittsburgh.

Amanda Sellars

Mrs. Amanda Banks Sellars, age 82, of Mansfield passed away February 10, 2012. She was born in Monticello, Georgia on May 8, 1929 to the late Holland and Lurline Henderson ...

Barbara Frazier

Barbara Frazier, age 80 of Conyers, died Thursday, February 9, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, James L. Frazier, Sr. Mrs. Frazier is survived by her daughter ...

Walter Eubanks

Walter Eubanks, Jr., formerly of Conyers, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2012 at the age of 89. Walter was born on Oct. 7, 1922 in Decatur, GA. He is survived ...

Vivian Holcomb

Vivian Estelle Holcomb, age 80, of Conyers, GA died on February 7, 2012. Arrangements by Metro Embalming & Crematory, Inc., Conyers, GA 30013, 770-922-8182