News for Tuesday, December 16, 2003


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A most withering compliment - R.H. Joseph

Beyond despondent, I'm considering combining massive doses of Prozac with psychiatric counseling. And frankly, if this doesn't relieve my despair I'll welcome a pre-frontal lobotomy.

Minnie Vasser


Give your coats to a good cause - April Avison

It's beginning to finally feel a lot like winter around here.

Even ushers get cold feet - By Billy Corriher

Last weekend, I traveled home to North Carolina to be an usher in a good friend of mine's wedding.

Grace Maxwell

Mrs. Grace Maxwell, 87, of Forest Park, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2003.

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Airport noise a concern at forum

By Billy Corriher

Roberts sweeps Jonesboro Middle

From staff reports

Lovejoy rolls up accolades

By Doug Gorman

Clayton State starts new streak

From staff reports

Public to see plans for downtown Jonesboro

By Ed Brock

Local players honored on Region 2-AAAAA team

By Doug Gorman

Online shopping on rise this season

By Billy Corriher

Riverdale Wal-Mart giving grant money

By Greg Gelpi

Odd stories spur more thankfulness - Clay Wilson

Here are yet two more reasons to be thankful for living in America.

Dude, where's my dictionary? - Bob Paslay

Do we ever fully grow up? Maybe not. I brought a copy of the Dictionary of American Slang I bought at a used book store for 50 cents to the newsroom and was sharing it with everyone recently.

Saddam's swan song - Ed Brock

What a rock-star ending for Saddam Hussein.

The deer are my enemy - Greg Gelpi

Our eyes locked, and a brief second lasted a few minutes.

Double killing triggers search

By Ed Brock

Identity thieves - steal mine! - Rob Felt

Last year almost 10,000 cases of fraud and identity theft were reported in Georgia alone. Due to some form of Internet scam, credit card fraud or good old-fashioned garbage picking, many Georgians aren't exactly the same folks they were two years ago. In fact, they're each a few more folks than they were two years ago. This begs the question: why can't these likeness thieves steal mine? Come on and get it because I need a break from myself!

All it's cracked up to be - By Michael Davis

Between a crowd of people who either have on too many protest buttons or too much hair gel and a back door that leads to a cold and rainy side street in East Atlanta, I waited.