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Life, liberty and pursuit of fries - Greg Gelpi

Mmm? What's better than French fries? Super-sized French fries.

Historic figures impact students' future

By Greg Gelpi

Students celebrate St. Patrick's Day

By Billy Corriher

The hard quarter mile - Ed Brock

This is the second of three columns about my recent canoe trip down the Sipsey River in Alabama. In the first, we began the journey and encountered a series of mishaps.

Kite set to begin 2004 schedule

From staff reports

High demand inflates prices

By Ed Brock

Committee discusses school communications

By Greg Gelpi

Game of hockey is pure action

Most sporting events tend to bore me unless I'm on assignment with my camera. I find it's more of a challenge just sitting through a game as a spectator, waiting for the right time to crawl over people in my aisle just to get to the bathroom. That was until last Friday night at Phillips Arena when I went with a group of friends to a Thrashers hockey game. When the lights went down and some bird head fixture hanging from the roof opened its mouth and transformed into a flame thrower, I knew I had arrived.

Black leaders rally for suspended cop

By Billy Corriher

Sunshine patriot needs long visit to brig - Tamara Boatwright

Just when I think I have heard everything, I hear something else that makes me ask, "Do what?"

Knowledge threatens the ignorant - R.H. Joseph

A reader recently e-mailed me, outraged at the attempt by State School Superintendent Cathy Cox and Gov. Sonny Perdue to undermine the teaching of history in Georgia secondary schools.


March 17, 2004

A glimpse beneath a reporter's surface - Clay Wilson

Ah, the joys of the bachelor life. Staying out 'til all hours, checking out the ladies ? blow-drying underwear.

County proceeding with recreation projects

By Billy Corriher

How do they get Post-It notes in Time - Bob Paslay

So don't you wish you were a journalist so if you had a question you could just pick up the phone and get an answer. I got my Time magazine this week and on two pages were ads with yellow post-it notes slapped over them. Real post-it notes, not something printed on the page. Hmm. How do they do that I began wondering and wondering and wondering. After driving fellow workers crazy in the newsroom I was encouraged to call and find out.

Legendary coach pondering future

By Anthony Rhoads