News for Friday, December 31, 2004


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'Twas the night before Sickmas - Rob Felt

Behold... Christmas Eve, and I lay with a still. On the couch near the tree with a fever and chills.

Lady Lakers win tournament title

By Doug Gorman

New Year's: More than a day - Greg Gelpi

Janus, the two-faced Roman god, has one face looking to the past and the other looking to the future.

Making it through the season in holiday traffic mode - Gerry Yandel

That's it. I'm done ...

It's just business - Doug Gorman

Fans of the University of Louisville are not happy campers and their displesaure has nothing to do with the lingering shock of blowing a double-digit lead losing to rival Kentucky in basketball earlier this year.

All my ex-belongings live in Taxes - Bob Paslay

Let me say upfront that I hate taxes and I hate everything about the concept of them. You scrape, you save, you eat hamburger helper with no hamburger (well maybe not that bad), but you put together enough to buy a a house or a car. And then each year you have to buy a part of those two belongings back in taxes. It's the only two things I know you have to keep buying even though it is paid for. Could you imagine going to the mall and buying a new shirt and then at work some tax guy (or gal) comes and rips your shirt off for not paying the continuing tax on it.

The 2004 monkey is off my back - Ed Brock

Oh my God, my year is over.

Living in the House of Usher - Justin Boron

The future of my auspicious apartment building is deteriorating with the drop in the temperature.

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Trucker killed in I-75 accident

By Michael Davis

A time for change in Clayton

By Bob Paslay, Ed Brock, Justin Boron and Greg Gelpi

Clayton State president sees growth for 2005

By Greg Gelpi

I love consumer products - in moderation - Zach Porter

I have now joined the elite ranks of those cosmopolitan trendsetters who own an iPod. It is the nature of such technological toys that once you plug them in you can't imagine a life without them. In a few years these things will be as common as the cell phone and may replace the traditional ways in which music is bought, sold, and played.

Commissioners take oath

By Ed Brock

Pets of the Week

Delilah is a 7-month-old, silver tabby domestic medium-hair. She has been spayed and all vaccinations are current. Delilah was turned over to the Clayton County Humane Society as a stray. She has a sweet, bubbly personality, and gets along well with other cats. For more information call the Humane Society at (770) 471-9436. To see other animals available for adoption visit

Brooks practices what she teaches

By Greg Gelpi


December 30, 2004