News for Wednesday, October 15, 2003

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Sick day soup for the soul - Rob Felt

Sand swirled against the windshield and I pushed the accelerator harder into the car's floorboard. My navigator barked a flurry of commands at me from the passengers seat over the engine's high rpm whine: "?medium right, up hill to slow left?" We were banging our way through a 24-hour road race in Egypt. I gripped the Subaru's steering wheel as we hand-braked into a long power-slide around the Sphinx.

Writing columns is easy - a few paragraphs about Radiohead - Zach Porter

I'm sitting here reading the bold black letters over and over again: "Your home is at risk if you do not keep up with everyone else." The line is such an amusing non-sequitur and it tickles me more with every read. Is it a note from the bank, the creditors, a nasty surprise in the mailbox? No, don't be alarmed, it's just my brand new official Radiohead anorak (or rain slicker if you like), that I purchased at their concert at HiFi Buys Ampitheatre one week ago. This bright yellow anorak (or windbreaker if you prefer), is the memento I have left to cherish my favorite musical group in the whole wide world and their incredible concert event that is already fading into hazy shades of gray.

The newspaper is here to tell news - Ed Brock

Perhaps it is time again for me to point out that it is not the job of the media to tell you good news.

All revved up

By Michael Davis

Obituaries

October 15, 2003

Teachers support Lovejoy principal

By Greg Gelpi

Remember the legends

By Anthony Rhoads

Losing with grace in sports - Greg Gelpi

Flames leaping from buildings and cars overturned.

Jonesboro going to sectionals

By Jeffery Armstrong

Lovejoy, Kendrick advance to finals

From Staff Reports

SPLOST planning moves forward

By Greg Gelpi

Local student wins essay award

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NEWS DAILY - COMMUNITY LINKS

Firefighters to meet challenge

By Ed Brock

Looking for life's little questions - Diane Wagner

When I was a child I was constantly asking questions.

Money can't buy love - maybe just a card? - Clay Wilson

Another area newspaper recently ran a column on how telemarketers aren't evil.

You've got to pay the piper - R.H. Joseph

Following Schwarzenegger's election many appear suddenly cognizant of the moral relativism of conservatives. Regular readers of this column are now quietly smiling while the less perceptive discover what my readers have known for some time.

New $20 bills arrive in Clayton County

By Ed Brock

A few thoughts on addiction - Bob Paslay

I have been thinking lately about wasted lives. The Freddie Fender song about "Wasted Days and Wasted Nights" has been running through my head.