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  1. Coming Up in Snellville: Get in Halloween Mood at Fall FestivalFri, 10 Oct 2014 19:44:39 GMT
    The event will take place from 12 to 7 p.m. on the Towne Green in front of City Hall, 2432 Oak Road. "We're looking for people to bring their cake and pie creations to the festival where they will be judged by some of Snellville's professional chefs," said Snellville Tourism and Trade Director Kelly McAloon. More...
  2. Get Ready for Ghouls, Ghosts and Goblins at Snellville City HallFri, 10 Oct 2014 19:44:38 GMT
    The grounds at City Hall will be transformed into an eerie landscape as ghouls will occupy the building during Ghost Tours scheduled for Oct. 24 and 31 and Nov. 1. During the tour, fictional Snellville ghosts will tell tales of the city and their specific legends to guests. The tour will feature guides dressed as ghosts from literature, stage and film. More...
  3. Snellville Restaurant Scores: Macaroni Grill Gets Failing GradeThu, 09 Oct 2014 20:17:17 GMT
    Observations: Multiple violations in risk factor categories which were indicative of training needs for some staff members. Bartender sliced lime wedges for customer's drink using bare hands. More...
  4. Snellville Entrepreneur Council meets Oct 21Wed, 08 Oct 2014 21:29:43 GMT
    The Snellville Entrepreneur Council and the City of Snellville are interested in the success of your business...and in your personal success, as the business owner. The City and the Council extend a complementary invitation for you to Join us in the Snellville City Hall on October 21 at 6:00PM as we learn about "Hiring Engaging People Who Will Help You...Not Hurt You" in addition to other programs created to support your success. More...
  5. Lilburn Subdivision Joins County Streetlight ProgramWed, 08 Oct 2014 17:36:06 GMT
    For older neighborhoods, commissioners agreed last year to use funds from the 2009 SPLOST sales tax to pay for streetlight installation if a majority of homeowners sign a petition and agree to pay annual operating costs. This week, three more subdivisions accepted that offer. More...
  6. Eyes on the Road: Improvements to start at Ramsey Road, Ga. 365Wed, 08 Oct 2014 10:02:57 GMT
    Some work is starting on improvements, including a traffic light, at Ramsey Road and Ga. 365 in northeast Hall County. More...
Local News
  1. What makes waitresses cry? No tip...Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:40:44 EST
    By Tricia Bailey, OurTown National News Editor, Whose fault is this ? How did it get this way? Most Americans are unaware of the unfair wages of servers, especially women who are sexually exploited and abused and have to deal with low wages and solely rely on tips for their living expenses. More...
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  2. American Patriots UniteMon, 13 Oct 2014 14:22:01 EST
    By Deb Howard, OurTown National News Editor, In times like these, its even hard to hide behind a rock, when the rock is owned by China. There is a call to arm, just like the minutemen at the start of our country's revolution. American Patriots are needed now. There are needed like then, just to represent themselves.... More...
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  3. How Southern Barter Club can help businesses succeed Now!Sun, 12 Oct 2014 15:42:23 EST
    By Tom Livsey, OurTown National News Editor, Bartering is a very valuable and much needed asset for businesses of any size. Bartering is essential for our economy to survive in these tough times, especially for retailers of all types, both online and brick and mortar.In this era of America's slow economy, business confusion and lack of financial support, successful business owners are returning to one of the oldest ways of doing business. Recently, bartering ... More...
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  4. Gwinnett County Teacher of the YearSun, 12 Oct 2014 00:02:53 EST
    Teacher of the Year:Gwinnett search committee narrows down search to six finalistsSix Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) More...
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  5. Norcross Cultural Center Offers Great Independant Film Makers a Nest to RoostSat, 11 Oct 2014 14:26:26 EST
    "Christmas Wedding Baby" - written, directed and produced by Kiara C. Jones (New York, USA)Starring: Lisa Arrindell Anderson, Maria Howell, Kimberley Drummond, Frances Turner, Sawandi Wilson, Stephen Hill, Jason Vendryes, Maba Ba, Rita Manyette, Cindy Hogan, Bernie Ask, Nicole Maahs, Ellease Aponite, Jon Fine, AnnaMarie Brown, Micah Austin and Tad Jennings. More...
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  6. Snellville Entrepreneur Council meets Oct 21Wed, 08 Oct 2014 15:46:44 EST
    The Snellville Entrepreneur Council and the City of Snellville are interested in the success of your business,and in your personal success, as the business owner.The City and the Council extend a complementary invitation for you to Join us in the Snellville City Hall on October 21 at 6:00PM as we learn about "Hiring Engaging People Who Will Help You. More...
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  7. Georgia Retailers stop hiding behind your brick and mortar--Advertise on lineSun, 05 Oct 2014 23:35:28 EST
    By Twomucht, Topix National News Editor, To be sure retailers, Labor Day is over. The kids are back in school. Soccer moms are stretched to their wits end, just trying to remember when, and where to pick up their school children. This high buying market hasmuch less time to visit your shop to browse your store. They need 'Real Time Merchants' , those who have an on line presence.Now is the time, retail merchants can help them More...
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  8. Snellville Institute Needs Support Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:28:40 EST
    Snellville Institute Needs Support to be move on to the next step for $150,000 Grant from Mission Main StreetSM Grants Help Snellville Institute Grow by Voting Online Before October 17!! More...
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  1. ReinChild PR announces new client- Komrad Entertainment's Young Dougie Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:56:33 +0000
    ReinChild PR announces new client, NYC breed entertainment company Komrad Entertainment and the brand's emerging artist Young Dougie. With the release of the new single "Nobody" which features one of hip hop's favorites- Jadakiss... More...
  2. Polk County Ga. arrest report dated October 18, 2014Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:14:14 +0000
    The Northwest Georgia Crime Examiner personally compiles arrest reports that covers the Polk County area. These reports are for local news purposes only.Listed below is the Polk County arrest report for Saturday October 18, 2014. The report... More...
  3. Man's death sentence upheld for killing siblings volunteering at boys' homeMon, 20 Oct 2014 19:50:36 +0000
    Two elderly brothers were shot and beaten to death for their vehicle while volunteering at boys' home for troubled youths in Walker County. And the then 21-year-old man who killed them was also a troubled youth who... More...
  4. FIRST-ROUND VOTING PERIOD FOR THE 57TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:31:30 +0000
    Per a Press Release from SANTA MONICA, Calif. on October 16, 2014 - For the upcoming 57th GRAMMY Awards, the eligibility period is Oct. 1, 2013, through Sept. 30, 2014, and includes 83 Categories in 30 Fields. For a complete list... More...
  5. Atlanta and Boyce Avenue "No Limits" Tour - Best Night in MusicMon, 20 Oct 2014 18:57:44 +0000
    Saturday night here in Atlanta was beating to a different drum when the sounds of Boyce Avenue took stage. The Tabernacle was filled with many back ground vocals (ha) and dancers all over the building. The floor was... More...
  6. Georgia SPCA: 10 reasons to adopt a shelter catMon, 20 Oct 2014 18:31:03 +0000
    Need a reason to adopt a shelter cat? Here are 10 great ones:#10: Adopting a shelter cat is much less expensive than purchasing a cat from a breeder. Our adoption fees cover vaccinations, disease testing, spay/neuter procedures, flea... More...
Top Stories
  1. U.S. officials who promised new Ebola guidelines set news conferenceMon, 20 Oct 2014 18:41:51 -0400
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control set a news teleconference for 7 p.m. ET (2300 GMT)on Monday, having promised earlier in the day to issue new Ebola guidelines. (Reporting by Yasmeen Abutaleb; Editing by Howard Goller) More...
  2. Using military and new protocols, U.S. ramps up Ebola responseMon, 20 Oct 2014 18:41:51 -0400
    DALLAS (Reuters) - Weeks of worries about a possible Ebola infection ended for dozens of people on watch lists in the United States on Monday but scores were still being monitored after potential exposure to the virus, Texas health officials said. Forty-three people who had contact with Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with the disease in the United States, were cleared overnight of twice-daily monitoring after 21 days of showing no symptoms, the state health department said, while another 120 were still on watch lists. ... More...
  3. Ebola fear, monitoring eases for some in DallasMon, 20 Oct 2014 18:39:57 -0400
    DALLAS (AP) Youngor Jallah spent the last three weeks confined to her small apartment with her children and boyfriend, fearing they had contracted the deadly Ebola virus from her mother's fiance. More...
  4. If no checks, more Ebola cases might leave AfricaMon, 20 Oct 2014 18:37:16 -0400
    LONDON (AP) A new study underscores the potential danger of airplane passengers infected with Ebola leaving West Africa: If there were no exit screening in place, researchers estimate that three people with the disease might fly out of the region each month. More...
  5. Hawaii rides out storm, but remote islands at riskMon, 20 Oct 2014 18:29:08 -0400
    HONOLULU (AP) Sunny skies are returning to the Aloha State, the day after a storm left Hawaii without doing much harm beyond heavy rain. More...
  6. Stiviano lawsuit against Shelly Sterling dismissedMon, 20 Oct 2014 18:26:31 -0400
    A judge reversed course Monday and dismissed a defamation lawsuit by Donald Sterling's mistress against the estranged wife of the former Los Angeles Clippers owner. Judge Richard Fruin issued a tentative ... More...
  7. Labor Secretary Perez pushes Obama jobs proposalsMon, 20 Oct 2014 18:26:26 -0400
    WASHINGTON (AP) Labor Secretary Tom Perez sought Monday to re-energize President Barack Obama's stalled push for raising the minimum wage from $7.50 to $10.10 an hour and for making paid leave for mothers of newborns more widely available. More...
  8. Alabama state House speaker indicted on corruption chargesMon, 20 Oct 2014 18:25:04 -0400
    (Reuters) - Alabama's Republican state house speaker was indicted on 23 criminal counts of corruption by a grand jury, court records released on Monday show. Mike Hubbard, who led a Republican takeover of the state legislature in 2010, was indicted on charges that include using his office for personal gain and legislating with a conflict of interest. (Reporting by Jonathan Kaminsky in New Orleans; Editing by Mohammad Zargham) More...
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U.S. Banking News
  1. Professor Mark Westoby named Scientist of the YearMon, 20 Oct 2014 11:46:09 GMT
    An influential ecologist whose work on plants has helped scientists gain a deeper understanding of evolution and the impact of climate change has been named NSW's Scientist of the Year. Professor Mark Westoby, from Macquarie University, was honoured at Government House on Monday night for his extensive work on ecoystems, which he described as "the most complicated research problems around". More...
  2. Shares extend rally after Wall St climbMon, 20 Oct 2014 08:08:11 GMT
    The Australian sharemarket has extended last week's rally, led up by the big banks as investors search for value following the recent sharp dive in stocks. The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 added 47.68 points, or 0.9 per cent, to 5319.4. The broader All Ordinaries gained 47.23 points, or 0.9 per cent, to 5307.3. Across the Asia-Pacific region, markets were up after a recovery on Wall Street on Friday where robust US economic data lifted investors spirits. More...
  3. Deutsche sees further rate cut next yearMon, 20 Oct 2014 00:53:08 GMT
    Soft employment could prompt the central bank to cut interest rates further next year, according to Deutsche Bank. Photo: Louie Douvis The unemployment rate in Australia may not peak until the end of next year or early 2016, forcing the Reserve Bank of Australia to cut the cash rate from the current 2.5 per cent, according to Deutsche Bank. More...
  4. The Reckoning For Swiss Banks Is Far From OverSun, 19 Oct 2014 21:20:29 GMT
    Former UBS banker Raoul Weil is seen in a booking photo after his arrival at the Broward Sheriff's Office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida December 13, 2013. IN 2008 Bradley Birkenfeld, an American working for UBS, blew the whistle on the giant Swiss bank's offshore operations, which had helped thousands of rich Americans to dodge their taxes. More...
  5. J.P. Morgan seeks tax aid on NYC buildingsSun, 19 Oct 2014 17:40:52 GMT
    As a mayoral candidate, Bill de Blasio denounced city tax breaks for large corporations. Now he is considering a pitch by an employer for fewer New York jobs instead of more. More...
  6. ROSENBERG: I've Been Through A Lot Of Crises, But Nothing Was Like...Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:10:43 GMT
    Monday is the third Monday in October, marking the anniversary of " Black Monday ," the day of the 1987 stock market crash that saw the Dow fall more than 22%, its worst day in history. David Rosenberg, now chief strategist at Gluskin Sheff, told Barry Ritholtz on his Masters in Business radio program back in September that "Black Monday" is the scariest thing he's seen in his time on Wall Street. More...
  7. GCC 5K will raise money for student scholarshipsSun, 19 Oct 2014 10:35:39 GMT
    The Guam Community College Foundation, First Hawaiian Bank and students of GCC's Supervision and Management Personnel Supervision classes will host the 2nd Annual John K. Lee Scholarship Fund 5K Run/Walk Nov. 8 at the Chamorro Village in Hagatna. More...
  8. Ivy Tech refugee CNA class a success but future funding is in questionSun, 19 Oct 2014 06:55:59 GMT
    It has been nearly a year and one graduating class since Ivy Tech of Northeast Indiana launched their refugee training class for CNA's. The class was a success and of the twenty students enrolled in program, on the Fort Wayne Campus, 100 percent of the students received certification. More...
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  1. Judge orders no more prison time for man whose Michigan forced labor conviction was thrown outMon, 20 Oct 2014 22:30:52 GMT
    A judge on Monday declined to keep a former African tennis pro in prison after an appeals court threw out the most serious conviction in a case of fraud, immigration crimes and forced labor at his Michigan home. More...
  2. Parents of autistic student duct-taped to post want pranksters to make amends, not be chargedMon, 20 Oct 2014 22:16:01 GMT
    The parents of an autistic high school soccer player who was duct-taped to a goal post in a prank earlier this month don't want charges filed against two students involved if they apologize and do community service, the parents' lawyer said Monday after he and his clients met with local officials. More...
  3. Man charged with killing Saudi college student Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:57:06 GMT
    A Long Beach man was charged Monday with killing a Saudi Arabian college student whose body was found along a Southern California desert freeway, nearly 150 miles from his home. More...
  4. Long Beach man charged with killing Saudi student found along California desert interstateMon, 20 Oct 2014 21:45:56 GMT
    A Long Beach man was charged Monday with killing a Saudi Arabian college student whose body was found along a Southern California desert freeway, nearly 150 miles from his home. More...
  5. Ex-Boston funeral director pleads not guilty to improperly storing bodies; held on bailMon, 20 Oct 2014 20:57:44 GMT
    A former Boston funeral director charged with improperly storing bodies and stealing thousands of dollars in funeral pre-payments has been ordered held on $50,000 bail. More...
  6. Suspected Indiana serial killer charged in woman's death; more likely in 6 other deathsMon, 20 Oct 2014 20:45:41 GMT
    A man suspected in the deaths of seven women in northwestern Indiana has been charged in one of the slayings. More...
  7. Man accused in Washington shooting spree says he wanted to die, but officers are bad shotsMon, 20 Oct 2014 20:15:27 GMT
    The man accused of shooting at police stations, patrol cars and officers in three Washington cities told detectives he wanted to be killed and was disappointed in their marksmanship. More...
  8. Convicted murderer sues state of Connecticut over prison porn banMon, 20 Oct 2014 20:13:42 GMT
    Dwight Pink Jr. says the ban is a violation of his free speech rights and serves no meaningful objective in prison. More...
  9. Attorney: Heroin clouded judgment of prostitute accused in Google executive's death on yachtMon, 20 Oct 2014 19:45:17 GMT
    Defense attorneys for a high-priced prostitute accused of giving a Google executive a fatal dose of heroin on his yacht say their client had also injected herself, clouding her judgment. More...
  1. Miranda Lambert and Meghan Trainor to Duet on the CMA Awards: Will You Watch?Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:10:00 EDT
    Ariana Grande will also perform during a segment with Little Big Town More...
  2. The Daily Treat: Finally, There Is a Twerking TurtleMon, 20 Oct 2014 18:00:00 EDT
    He's coming out of his shell and letting his inner Miley shine More...
  3. Jenna von Oy's Blog: Why I'm Not Stressed over My Second ChildMon, 20 Oct 2014 17:40:00 EDT
    The actress explains why she's soaking up time with her toddler - and not stressing over getting ready for baby More...
  4. Woman Stuck in California Chimney Saved, Then ArrestedMon, 20 Oct 2014 17:15:00 EDT
    Genoveva Nunez-Figueroa, 30, knows the owner of the Southern California home she entered via the chimney More...
  5. Kaley Cuoco Throws Baby Shower with Massages, Mocktails & Giraffe Cake (PHOTOS)Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:00:00 EDT
    Get all the details on The Big Bang Theory star's spa-themed party, including a recipe for her hot and melty spinach-artichoke dip More...
  6. Graffiti Artist Humanizes the Homeless by Painting Their DreamsMon, 20 Oct 2014 16:30:00 EDT
    Skid Robot's art pulls the homeless into new worlds More...
  7. Was One of the Property Brothers Nearly The Bachelor?Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:05:00 EDT
    Drew and Jonathan Scott talk about how they got involved in real estate More...
  8. Nicholas Brendon Apologizes for 'Unacceptable Behavior,' Says He's Seeking TreatmentMon, 20 Oct 2014 16:00:00 EDT
    The Criminal Minds star issued a statement on Facebook More...
  9. Scott MacIntyre: I Won't Let Kidney Failure Slow Me DownMon, 20 Oct 2014 15:45:00 EDT
    "I'm going to continue to perform and speak as long as I have the strength to do so," the American Idol alum tells PEOPLE More...
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  1. Miranda Lambert and Meghan Trainor to Duet on the CMA Awards: Will You Watch?Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:10:00 EDT
    Ariana Grande will also perform during a segment with Little Big Town More...
  2. The Daily Treat: Finally, There Is a Twerking TurtleMon, 20 Oct 2014 18:00:00 EDT
    He's coming out of his shell and letting his inner Miley shine More...
  3. Jenna von Oy's Blog: Why I'm Not Stressed over My Second ChildMon, 20 Oct 2014 17:40:00 EDT
    The actress explains why she's soaking up time with her toddler - and not stressing over getting ready for baby More...
  4. Woman Stuck in California Chimney Saved, Then ArrestedMon, 20 Oct 2014 17:15:00 EDT
    Genoveva Nunez-Figueroa, 30, knows the owner of the Southern California home she entered via the chimney More...
  5. Kaley Cuoco Throws Baby Shower with Massages, Mocktails & Giraffe Cake (PHOTOS)Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:00:00 EDT
    Get all the details on The Big Bang Theory star's spa-themed party, including a recipe for her hot and melty spinach-artichoke dip More...
  6. Graffiti Artist Humanizes the Homeless by Painting Their DreamsMon, 20 Oct 2014 16:30:00 EDT
    Skid Robot's art pulls the homeless into new worlds More...
  7. Was One of the Property Brothers Nearly The Bachelor?Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:05:00 EDT
    Drew and Jonathan Scott talk about how they got involved in real estate More...
  8. Nicholas Brendon Apologizes for 'Unacceptable Behavior,' Says He's Seeking TreatmentMon, 20 Oct 2014 16:00:00 EDT
    The Criminal Minds star issued a statement on Facebook More...
  9. Scott MacIntyre: I Won't Let Kidney Failure Slow Me DownMon, 20 Oct 2014 15:45:00 EDT
    "I'm going to continue to perform and speak as long as I have the strength to do so," the American Idol alum tells PEOPLE More...
Music News
  1. Drake Says He Wrote Alicia Keys' 'Un-Thinkable' About Nicki MinajWed, 13 Oct 2010 16:09:56 EDT
    Drake confirms speculation that he wrote Alicia Keys' forbidden-love hit "Un-Thinkable" with Nicki Minaj in mind. More...
  2. Chuckie Says He's 'Excited' To Tour With Legendary Paul OakenfoldWed, 13 Oct 2010 16:09:56 EDT
    Dutch dance music DJ/producer Chuckie will join Paul Oakenfold's Facelift Tour, which kicked off last week. More...
  3. Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music Artists Push One Another, Common SaysWed, 13 Oct 2010 15:57:37 EDT
    G.O.O.D. Music members Common and Big Sean talk about how the competitive vibe of Kanye West's hip-hop collective inspires members to make their best music. More...
  4. Kings Of Leon's Come Around Sundown: Night MovesWed, 13 Oct 2010 15:20:19 EDT
    Kings of Leon are taking a victory lap with Come Around Sundown, the follow-up to their Grammy-winning breakthrough, in Bigger Than the Sound. More...
  5. Ke$ha Works On Her 'Psychic Abilities'Wed, 13 Oct 2010 14:51:26 EDT
    Ke$ha tells Seventeen touring spiritual healer helps her hone in on "psychic abilities" and center her chakras before every show. More...
Music News
  1. Suspected Indiana serial killer charged in 1 deathMon, 20 Oct 2014 22:34:09 GMT
    By JULIE WATSON Associated Press When a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who had entered the apartment of the first patient to die from Ebola in the U.S. started feeling ill himself, he... By JULIE WATSON Associated Press A new concern over the spread of Ebola surfaced recently when a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who searched the apartment of the first patient to die from the virus in... A man suspected in the deaths of seven women in northwestern Indiana has been charged in one of the slayings. A man suspected in the deaths of seven women in northwestern Indiana has been charged in one of the slayings. More...
  2. Firestorm over Met opera hits fever pitchMon, 20 Oct 2014 07:13:04 GMT
    In this Sept. 22, 2014, file photo, protestors attend the arrivals at the Metropolitan Opera 2014-15 Season Opening in New York to register their disapproval of the Met's decision to premiere the controversial opera "The Death of Klinghoffer," later in the season. More...
  3. US airdrops arms to Kurds in Syrian town of KobaniMon, 20 Oct 2014 03:40:47 GMT
    The U.S. military said Sunday it had airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the Syrian city of Kobani against Islamic State militants. The airdrops Sunday were the first of their kind and followed weeks of U.S. and coalition airstrikes in and near Kobani, near the Turkish border. More...
  4. Kenya: 5 Suspected Bombers KilledSun, 19 Oct 2014 23:58:54 GMT
    Kenyan and Somali soldiers killed five suspected Islamic extremist bombers attempting to cross into the country from Ethiopia in a car laden with explosives and six suicide vests, a Kenyan military spokesman said Sunday. Bogita Ongeri said authorities recovered 100kg of TNT from the vehicle which was intercepted at Dolo, along Kenya's border with Ethiopia on Saturday. More...
  5. Hundreds attend Paisley serviceSun, 19 Oct 2014 20:23:43 GMT
    Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness at the memorial service of former Democratic Unionist Party leader and first minister Rev Ian Paisley at Ulster Hall, Belfast Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson at the memorial service of former Democratic Unionist Party leader and first minister Rev Ian Paisley at Ulster Hall, Belfast Relatives and friends stood alongside one-time enemies of the firebrand preacher turned politician during the invitation-only event in Belfast's Ulster Hall. His wife Baroness Eileen Paisley told the audience how her husband, affectionately known as the "Big Man", had loved life. More...