News for Friday, August 8, 2003

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I know what a prince ought to be - Justin Reedy

Nicolo Machiavelli, an expert in public policy and governing, was well aware of how dangerous it can be for leaders to surround themselves with yes men.

The dark side of technology - April Avison

I used a payphone last week for the first time in years. My cellular phone, which also functions as my home phone, wasn't working and I felt completely disconnected from all of society. I placed 35 cents into the payphone and was baffled when an operator told me to "please deposit 15 cents." When did the price of payphones go up to 50 cents? I had no idea.

Cats adjusting to new kitty in house - Trina Trice

My cats are living proof that two's company, three's a crowd.

Shockley will have his day at Georgia

By Doug Gorman

Cleaning out stupidity clutter - Ed Brock

There's some serious stupidity clutter in the halls of public debate these days and it's about time to sweep it clean.

The death you predict may be your own - Clay Wilson

At first I was a little concerned, because I thought I was agreeing with Hillary Clinton.

A green wind's blowing through Georgia - Diane Wagner

My electric bill is going up, and I couldn't be happier.

Too much boob, not enough tube on TV - Bob Paslay

I keep looking for signs that I am becoming an old codger.

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Jonesboro hopes for repeat performance

By Doug Gorman

Abbey Sellers loves all creatures, great and small

By Trina Trice

Get a grip George, speak for yourself - R.H. Joseph

Soaring like an eagle on the gentle zephyrs of a Southside summer, it was as though an egotistical hot rod jet jockey appeared out of nowhere, flashed across my path, and sent me into a tailspin.

Local man lobbies at state capitol

By Clay Wilson

Community help leads to meth lab bust

By Ed Brock

Preparations continue for first day

By Trina Trice

At ?Lolla,' Audioslave enslaves us all - Ryan Whelchel

This past weekend Lollapalooza exploded into the Hi-Fi Buys Amphitheater with hot ticket bands and headliners of Lollapalooza, Jane's Addiction, newly formed Audioslave, Queens of the Stone Age, Incubus, the Donnas and many others. Perry Farell, front man of Jane's Addiction, originally created the tour in the early 90's, as an alternative music show, showcasing alternative music acts and alternative lifestyles. As the years went on, Jane's Addiction began to fall apart, and the tour began to suffer from copycat tours, and it quit, until now.

The real SWAT

By Ed Brock