News for Saturday, February 21, 2004

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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.

Dozen arrested in fight at NCHS

By Ed Brock

Women indicted in connection with girl's death

By Kathy Jefcoats

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.

House passes school board ethics bill

By Greg Gelpi

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."

Harvey Myers

Harvey Allen Myers of Loganville, formerly of Clayton County, died Feb. 20, 2004. He was born in Xenia, Ohio. He retired from Bayer Inc. in 1996. He was a dedicated employee of the Atlanta Braves until 2001. Myers was a member of Philadelphia Presbyterian Church.

Freedom short for robbery suspect

By Kathy Jefcoats

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.

Wayne Reynolds

Wayne Reynolds, 57, of McDonough, died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2004. He is survived by his wife Candace, and son and daughter-in-law Robert and Lisa Reynolds of Jackson.

Reapportionment moving along

By Michael Davis

The thrilling putts of yesteryear - R.H. Joseph

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

Gas prices fueling debate

By Clay Wilson

Murder charge bound over to Superior Court

By Kathy Jefcoats

Work begins on new archive facility

By Billy Corriher

Transport me back to the 1960s - Greg Gelpi

Born a few decades too late.

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.

Man involved in death investigation has prior record

By Kathy Jefcoats

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

From staff reports

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.

Parents of Joella Reaves indicted on murder charges

By Kathy Jefcoats

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.