News for Tuesday, August 17, 2004


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August 17, 2004

Another ?star' in Peterson case - April Avison

My colleagues have joked with me that whenever I run out of column material, I can always write about Scott Peterson. I can't help it; the case intrigues me.

Countdown to "Seinfeld" DVD - Kathy Jefcoats

This column is dedicated to my South Carolina friends and fellow "Seinfeld" freaks, Karen Daily and Jeremy Schoolfield.

Painful reverberations from adolescence - Justin Boron

Last Monday, I had my first day at the News-Daily. Strangely, it also was the first day of school for all of the kids in Clayton County.

Whitfield gets 20 years in killing

By Kathy Jefcoats

AMS to hold open house

From staff reports

Father remembers victim as 'easygoing'

By Kathy Jefcoats

D'oh nuts! for doughnuts - Rob Felt

Not the Krispy Kreme fried cakes, Skippy, spare tires.

Cell phones: Corporate crack - Greg Gelpi

Imprisoned by a cell phone? I am too, and so is my roommate and my neighbor, the 2-year-old down the street and?

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Local minor leaguers continue to excel

By Doug Gorman

Clayton officer: ?We've got to go home, too'

By Ed Brock

Hill threatens county with legal action

By Justin Boron

The mystery of ?dead' letter rooms - Michael Davis

Do you ever wonder what happens to the mail that people say they sent but you never received? Does it end up in a crevasse somewhere in a post office? Crumpled in the bottom of the postman's bag? Not hardly.

Pets of the Week

Phoebe was born at the Clayton County Humane Society on March 23, 2004. She is a black and white domestic shorthair. She has been spayed and all vaccinations are current. Phoebe is the last remaining kitten from her litter, as her sister has recently been adopted. Being hand-raised by Humane Society staff, she is a sweet, human-oriented kitten. For adoption information call the Humane Society at (770) 471-9436.

Area responds to Hurricane Charley disaster

By Bob Paslay

County, school system make amends

By Greg Gelpi

Police chase ends in Henry County

By Ed Brock

All's fair in war, but this? - Ed Brock

I've been told that I shouldn't complain about the mistakes of our leaders unless I can present a better option.

Still steaming over 1980 Olympic decision - Bob Paslay

Am I the only person who sees the irony of this year's Olympics and the 1980 Olympics?

Paparazzi: My friends or foes? - Zach Porter

At the movies cops and lawyers get to be our heroes, generally serving as the personification of justice for our audience. Photographers it seems are getting a raw deal though. You see, Twentieth Century Fox will soon release its photography thriller titled Paparazzi in which over-zealous celebrity photographers stalk a movie star of the action hero variety. This action hero most likely plays none other than a tough as nails, hard boiled cop who's not afraid to jump from rooftop to rooftop- moving vehicle to moving vehicle on the expressway at rush hour. So the big celebrity gets to be the hero, the sleazy pack of dogs with cameras around their necks the villains.