News for Thursday, October 2, 2003

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Some parting shots before leaving - Trina Trice

I'm leaving. I'm still not sure ultimately where I'm going, but I'm leaving the newspaper business for sure.

Southern matters of life and death - Clay Wilson

There are many things I like about living in the South. The laid-back pace, the general friendliness of the people, the food, the funerals.

A bad southern football season - April Avison

I don't care about football.

Let's watch our tone ... mmkay - Rob Felt

Civility has come to a screeching halt in America.

Last Week's Poll

Question: Do you think things are going well in Iraq?

Teens steal car, start chase

By Ed Brock

My kingdom for a horse - R.H. Joseph

To quote Marlon Brando's character in "Apocalypse Now," "The horror! The horror!"

Here is a game we can't win - Diane Wagner

I'm intrigued by a game I heard on the radio this weekend where contestants try to determine which of three news stories is true.

Lady Cardinals still on a roll

By Anthony Rhoads and Doug Gorman

More threats uncovered at schools

By Greg Gelpi and Ed Brock

Cardinals fly into Warner Robins tonight

From staff reports

Writing on the wall turns to cover art

By Ed Brock

Clanton won't finish season with Brewco

From staff reports

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Standing the test of time - Bob Paslay

I'm standing in the Borders book store and I am going from featured CD to featured CD, listening to the music. I always thought that would make a good commercial if you had someone going crazy dancing to the music with his headphones on while an ever larger gathering crowd of customers stares. The person could open his eyes to find hundreds smirking. I try not to do too much movement as I am in my cocoon world but sometimes it's hard when you have the volume cranked and have your eyes closed. Music can make you forget where you are and often does.

New rules target terrorists at banks

By Ed Brock

Weaving and bobbing into Jonesboro - Greg Gelpi

Chugging along in a whale of a 15-foot moving truck towing my itty bitty economy car, my stomach twisted and turned inside me at the mere thought of the massive city that lay before me.

Hands off that free speech - Ed Brock

OK, people, take your hands off the free speech button.

Court date set for manager's husband

By Michael Davis

Mundy's Mill, Roberts make it to semifinals

From staff reports

Please play with passion

By Jeffery Armstrong

Do your part to help out local schools - Tamara Boatwright

They had a little bit of everything. One woman was selling racing memorabilia and T-shirts emblazoned with Nathan Bedford Forrest's photo, another was selling baby clothes while another sold toys and trinkets. In the cool dawn they went about their tasks setting up tables, unpacking boxes and making sure their wares were displayed properly.