News for Wednesday, July 7, 2004


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McDonough Braves lose to Old National

By Anthony Rhoads

Exorcising my waistline - Michael Davis

I spelled it correctly. To me, the act of trying to stay physically active is like exorcising.

A fortune cookie and my life - Bob Paslay

It is usually only in mediocre B-movies that people have epiphanies about their lives and change them dramatically – a Wall Street broker going to Tibet to grow vegetables.

Innocent until proven guilty? - April Avison

It seems we just don't give people a chance anymore. I guess there's no way of knowing how many people charged with a crime are actually guilty of it but it probably outweighs the number of those charged who aren't guilty.

Freedom tower should be celebrated - Ed Brock

I figure I'll be about 46 years old when the Freedom Tower is finished.

Cars not safe parked anywhere - Kathy Jefcoats

I love my car, a 1997 Monte Carlo. I bought it new May 19, 1997. It was not my first new car but it was the first to be mine, all mine. The first was a 1992 Ford Aerostar minivan. It was the vehicle that our kids learned to drive in and I shared it with them as they got their licenses. When I got my Monte Carlo, we sold the van to our daughter, Beth, but got it back when she married. We then gave it to our other daughter when it became obvious that she was going to have a bunch of kids – three. Her husband totaled it the very first week so it is scrap somewhere.

Beer and salt for the fish tank - Rob Felt

Black is usually the color associated with death, not translucent aquamarine blue. If your fish tank is infested with snails however, that watery blue color is the electric chair, the gas chamber and the lethal injection all distilled into one.

Cheating on poll corrupts system - Tamara Boatwright

When we launched the poll on our Web sites ( and we thought this would be a good way for our readers to interact with us. We also thought it would be a decent, but certainly not scientific, snapshot of who was reading us and viewing our Web site.

County to display Commandments

By Michael Davis

Divers resume recovery efforts for Morrow man

By Kathy Jefcoats

Locust Grove falls just short

By Doug Gorman

Ending the drag of cigarettes - Heather Middleton

I'm a smoker trying to become a non-smoker ? again.

Candidates concerned about probation

By Greg Gelpi

Are you serving two masters? - R.H. Joseph

Cries of outrage have accompanied the Republican Party's concerted efforts to turn conservative churches into political organizing institutions.

Plagued by place of residency - Greg Gelpi

The conversation appeared to be going well.

County gives to charities

By Ed Brock

Mack qualifies for Superior Court judge


Ballots arrive late, challenge possible

By Greg Gelpi

Passing on the Hawks and the NBA

By Anthony Rhoads

Keeping open the lines of communication

By Barbara Pulliam

Here's some more Internet research fun - Clay Wilson

The Internet is amazing. It is an epistemophile's dream.

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Hampton D'-backs get sacked

By Jeffery Armstrong