News for Thursday, August 5, 2004

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Tab habits with a television journal - Rob Felt

You've heard the statistics. Americans watch so-and-so amount of television per day, per week, per year?

Volunteers honored for search efforts

By Kathy Jefcoats

Knowing when to call it quits - Kathy Jefcoats

I used to like Whoopi Goldberg but I can't remember why now. I do remember the moment I stopped appreciating her work as an artist. I was working at Books-A-Million when her autobiography was released. I snatched up a copy and turned to the first page. All I remember is that she went on and on about farting. It was not funny and not what I expected from a woman of her position in the entertainment industry. I closed the book, put it back on the shelf and have not spent another minute on her whether on television or in movies.

More AIDS awareness needed - April Avison

A recent study showed that doctors in major U.S. cities aren't doing enough counseling of HIV patients to prevent the spread of the virus. Upon first seeing the news article, I wasn't sure exactly how counseling could prevent the spread of HIV.

Arraignment delayed for Ware's son

By Ed Brock

The origin of ?swan song' - Clay Wilson

I can't leave readers (not to mention a fellow writer n you're welcome, Ed) hanging.

Tatum back on track after scare

From staff reports

War must turn psychological - Greg Gelpi

As a war like no other, I've declared that there are three ways to fight the war on terror.

Back off, you water Nazis - Ed BrockI'm not selfish. My plants are.

Well, there's nothing else to write about, so I'm going to gripe about the new water restrictions. It's not that I don't realize the need, I just need to get my feelings off my chest.

Obituaries

August 5, 2004

True character is self-sustaining - R.H. Joseph

Ever wonder why conservative men are intimidated by intelligent, independent women?

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.

Plea entered in dryer case

By Ed Brock

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Riverdale mayor's recall moves forward

By Greg Gelpi

Pumping more money to the Saudis - Zach Porter

Let's see a show of hands from the readers, how many of you are enjoying the tax-free weekend today? Good, Good. Now how many of you out there enjoy filling that gas tank up on the way to buy those tax-free computers and school supplies. Probably not, considering you are helping the Saudis provide a permanent one hundred percent tax cut to their citizens.