News for Friday, February 20, 2004

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The thrilling putts of yesteryear - R.H. Joseph

Illness has a way of distilling life: the more debilitated one becomes, the more appreciative.

The art of addressing the masses - Billy Corriher

Last week I wrote a column that said President Bush was "untouchable in the eyes of his conservative base." After writing the column, I heard an interview on National Public Radio discussing why that may be true.

Suburbs aren't really ?safe havens' - April Avison

It's easy to pass judgment on parents when you've never been one but it still amazes me that some people believe that wealth and privilege will save their children from all things that are bad.

Afternoons and coffee spoons - Ed Brock

Strewn in a soggy line in the middle of a road near my house lay various items of somebody's abandoned clothes.

Deer in headlights or on a plate - Kathy Jefcoats

As you cross into Clayton County, there is a black and yellow sign warning you about the possibility of deer crossing for the next five miles. The first time I read it I laughed out loud. I think there should be such a sign at all entries into Georgia. "We're glad Georgia is on your mind. Watch for deer. We're not kidding."

Making a difference ... behind the scenes

By Billy Corriher

Obituaries

February 20, 2004

Transport me back to the 1960s - Greg Gelpi

Born a few decades too late.

Crime rate rises

By Ed Brock

Pick on somebody your own size - Clay Wilson

I'm sick and tired of this. I'm sick and tired of hearing about adults brutally killing children.

Stories unite past, present

By Greg Gelpi

Goss joins 1,000-point club at Johnson C Smith

From staff reports

Man involved in death investigation has prior record

By Kathy Jefcoats

Parents of Joella Reaves indicted on murder charges

By Kathy Jefcoats

Feeling left out in the cold? - Zach Porter

Has this cold and sluggish winter season got you down? Tired of scraping the frost from the windshield every morning before going to work? Might I suggest three winter weather DVDs to help you get through these hard times and make you realize things could be worse. A whole lot worse.

Recruiting season opens for Clayton school system

By Greg Gelpi

College football tarnished again

By Doug Gorman

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Lapses of memory lead to strange occurences - Bob Paslay

So I am driving up Jonesboro Road the other night after work heading into Atlanta when I look up and the car in front of me coming from Clayton County has a gas nozzle sticking out of the gas tank and the full hose is dragging the ground, the round metal part that goes into the tank is sparking as it clicks against the asphalt road.

Work begins on new archive facility

By Billy Corriher

Education key to reducing false alarms

By Ed Brock