News for Saturday, July 24, 2004

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Man held on rape charges

By Kathy Jefcoats

Nathaniel Andrew Watson

Mr. Nathaniel Andrew Watson, 80 of Hampton, passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2004, at his residence.

Connie Sue Hardman

Ms. Connie Sue Hardman, 47, of Hampton, Ga., died Thursday, July 22, 2004, at Sacred Journey Hospice.

The race goes to the comforting - R.H. Joseph

Could someone please explain why the United States Post Office plopped $10 million into Lance Armstrong's bank account so he could have a good shot at winning the Tour de France.

Little-known holiday back for 10th year

By Michael Davis

The boogey man is gone - Tamara Boatwright

On the evening of Sept. 25, 1983, Leslie English was in her little girl pajamas, sleeping in her little girl bed, dreaming little girl dreams.

School bell set to ring in August

By Clay Wilson

Sales tax holiday starts Thursday

By Ed Brock

Technology can fuel voting passion - Rob Felt

It was like watching off-track betting. Hundreds gathered at the Henry County Administration building on the night of the primary election to crane their necks at large projection screens and watch the results pour in.

Harry Jennings West Jr.

Mr. Harry Jennings West Jr., 75, of Locust Grove, Ga., died Wednesday, July 21, 2004.

McDonough Phillies advance to AABC Final Four

By Jeffery Armstrong

Enjoying a new adventure - April Avison

I've spent some recent weekends satisfying my cabin fever by making a short weekend trip to visit some friends who work as raft guides at Cherokee Adventures on the Nolichucky River in Erwin, Tenn.

A little too close to the action - Greg Gelpi

Put me in the trenches and drop me into the middle of the action.

Security guard shooting case bound over

By Ed Brock

Tying to the right - and the left - Mike Davis

Someone asked me an interesting question last week.

Cast your vote and get out! - Ed Brock

It's here, thank God! Election Day is here, and we can finally get it over with.

Why a national story? It's a mystery - Bob Paslay

Everyone loves a mystery. That is why local crime stories make it to the national attention. Take the latest one of Lori Hacking, who went missing while jogging in Utah.

Flood still wet memory 10 years later - Kathy Jefcoats

I can't believe it has been 10 years since the Great Flood because I remember it so well. I was scheduled for surgery that week and spent a rainy Monday at the hospital in Macon getting pre-op tests run. Sometime that afternoon, all non-emergency surgeries in the city were canceled. It would be almost a year before I underwent that surgery but that's a whole other story.

The show isn't over until the swan sings - Clay Wilson

It's customary, I suppose, for a writer to make his so-called "swan song" column his last one before he leaves a particular publication.

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