News for Friday, April 16, 2004

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Do your part to spruce up Henry - April Avison

Most of us have some spring cleaning we need to do anyway – now the perfect incentive is available.

Summer is a real roller coaster - Kathy Jefcoats

I had no idea how much school being in session impacts my commute to work until last week when classes were out for spring break. As my readers know, I drive back and forth to Henry from Fayette County every day. The two-lane Jonesboro Road is not a bad drive but I really got spoiled last week. I can't wait for summer.

Shall we eradicate French kissing - R.H. Joseph

What is the opposite of "Divide and conquer?" Now that the Bush league has succeeded in doing for Iraq's Sunni and Shiite Muslims what God himself cannot do for Ireland's Roman Catholic and Protestant Christians, things look bleak.

Restaurant is a family affair

By Ed Brock

County gets $3.4 million in HUD funds

By Billy Corriher

Riverdale girls lead

By Anthony Rhoads

9/11 commission serves important purpose - Billy Corriher

The Bush administration released a classified daily intelligence briefing on Saturday that warned President Bush of the threat al-Qaida posed to America a month before Sept. 11, 2001. The briefing warned that the terrorist network had a support system in America for its operatives and that the FBI had detected suspicious activity that might involve a hijacking plot, according to the Associated Press.

Feed the beast, feed the beast - Bob Paslay

OK, so I've fed the infernal revenue service for another year. I want you to tell me anywhere else you pay them the money, then they put you through the inconvenience of filling out forms to get a little of your own money back and then to mail these forms you have to pay 37 cents to a government that owns the post office.

Airport relocates curbside check-in

Staff Reports

Witch hunt or reality TV? - Greg Gelpi

At best, it's the latest reality television hit. At worst, it's a mere modern day witch hunt.

Mickelson's mastery is most rewarding

By Doug Gorman

Riverdale straining legal fees budget

By Billy Corriher

Sign me up for car flight training - Zach Porter

It will be a sad day when we colonize the Moon and Mars but we are still coming up with new tricks to handle rush hour back on Earth. The governor has proposed a new "Fast Forward" program to help with traffic congestion. How much wider can we make our bridges and roads?

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An ode to delineated space - Ed Brock

There's something deeply satisfying about building a fence.

Fire leads to police chase

Staff Reports

Riverdale adds two to college ranks

By Jeffery Armstrong

Standoff ends with crack shot

By Ed Brock

Save the money, kill the arts - Ryan Whelchel

On March 22nd the Clayton County School Board held a meeting to decide on what to do to correct the county's financial situation.