News for Wednesday, June 9, 2004

Subscribe

All Stories

It's called a salad bar 'cause we're drunk on food - Bob Paslay

The cover story this week in Time magazine is all about obesity in America, the out of control epidemic that threatens to be the No.1 killer. Time and ABC did an extensive study of the issue.

Take me out to the ballgame - Kathy Jefcoats

OK, call me crazy but when my grandson, Michael George, asked me to take him to see the Braves play at Turner Field, I told him I would. He will be 6 tomorrow and is the second oldest of my six wonderful grandchildren. As I have written before, I know very little about baseball outside of three strikes, three outs, nine players, nine innings and the fact that it is not played in the rain. I figured we could cheer when everyone else did and we would be fine.

Lessons from your local newspaper - April Avison

Two Cartersville teenagers reportedly sealed their own fate when they attempted to seek glory in their local newspaper.

Busy summer for Henry's Lindsey

By Doug Gorman

It's all a matter of priorities - R.H. Joseph

Four years ago, during the period of the great calendar change, there was a contest to determine the greatest invention of the concluding millenium. Guttenberg's movable-type press won.

Twins take Laird in 31st round

By Doug Gorman

Win-win situation for Rozier

By Jeffery Armstrong

Debunking pie is a piece of cake - Clay Wilson

Newsrooms, I am convinced, play host to some of the most interesting conversations on the planet.

SPLOST tax could be on September ballot

By Greg Gelpi

News Daily Helpful Community Links

Clayton County Links

CCSU hosting information forum

Compiled by Greg Gelpi

Just wait right there - Greg Gelpi

In my snazzy tuxedo standing in front of old friends and new acquaintances, my mind couldn't help but wander.

A big disaster and a big bore - Zach Porter

Big budget disaster movies of recent years are a growing epidemic far worse than any calamity they display on the silver screen. The new stinker, "The Day After Tomorrow" is at they eye of this killer Hollywood storm. And how apt it is that a mega-tornado wipes away the famous Hollywood sign (and half of Los Angeles) in that very film. The problem with this and other Hollywood-made disasters such as "Deep Impact" or "Independence Day" is that they try to overdo the action, taking you across the globe for an unnecessary play by play of worldwide terror.

Playground more than monkey bars, swing sets

By Greg Gelpi

Party at the G-8 IMC - Ed Brock

The wind across the tarmac picked up gusty strength as Air Force One sailed in from the east.

Obituaries

June 9, 2004

Jonesboro's Brown drafted by Cubs

By Jeffery Armstrong