News for Saturday, December 27, 2003

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Virgie Alice Coffel

Mrs. Virgie Alice Coffel, age 69, of Jonesboro passed away Friday, Dec. 26, 2003.

The life of an unheralded saint - Clay Wilson

Baptists aren't in the habit of designating saints. That's a Catholic tradition.

New Year's Eve not my favorite

By Zach Porter

Time's running out on countdown to 2004

By Greg Gelpi

Christmas greeting scam leaves sour taste - Greg Gelpi

Still fairly new in town, each time I open my mailbox I do so with excited anticipation.

Swaggart, move over for Thurmond show

By Bob Paslay

Scaling down for the New Year

By Michael Davis

O Tannenbaum, O Tannenbaum - Billy Corriher

Every year, the centerpiece of my family's Christmas celebration is a small plastic tree with white lights. It's not really big enough to be considered a tree, so I guess it's more of a bush.

Resolving to do good in 2004 - April Avison

New Year's resolutions are pretty stupid, if you ask me. We all make these crazy promises to ourselves but know we won't be able to keep them. By the time February rolls around, we're too busy, too lazy or the diet is just too difficult, and it all goes out the window.

Merry (read this) Christmas! - Rob Felt

What type of newspaper column would someone want to read on Christmas? I asked myself this question Tuesday afternoon, while facing a deadline and a room full of food at the office holiday party. Get those keys clicking, I told myself, there's food to eat!

Gregory Scott Clack

Mr. Gregory Scott Clack, age 43, of Hampton died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2003.

Many unhappy returns for shoppers

By Billy Corriher

Plenty to do over holiday weekend

By April Avison

CCSU gets ready for Holiday Classic

By Anthony Rhoads

It's not too late to mail items

From Staff Reports

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.

NORAD assuring Santa a safe flight

From Staff Reports

Christmas Zen meditation - Ed Brock

After I found my rhythm the tinny clinking of the bell put me in a meditative mood, a state of Christmas Zen.

More than sweet and sour pork - R.H. Joseph

Amused as any world traveler by Atlanta's hubristic self-description as an international city, I nevertheless keep my mouth shut.

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