News for Saturday, April 16, 2005


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Sarah L. Turner

Sarah L. Turner, 75, of Riverdale, passed away on Thursday, April 14, 2005.

Leonard E. Saunders

Mr. Leonard E. Saunders, 79, of St. Simons Island, Ga., passed away on Friday, April 15, 2005.

Howard K. Krapp

Mr. Howard K. Krapp, 67, of Moline, Ill., formerly of McDonough, Ga., passed away Monday, April 11, 2005, at his residence.

Gas prices strangling Southern Crescent

By Michael Davis

Burying my head in the sand - Gerry Yandel

Barring any unforseen events, and God willing, by the time you read this, I will have returned from yet another seasonal spring break adventure to the beach.

New DMV 'Taj Mahal' nears completion

By Ed Brock

Eagle's Landing outlasts Stockbridge

By Jeffery Armstrong

Springtime and whatever else - Rob Felt

Who doesn't love a good, hard sneeze?

Ed B. Hudson

Ed B. "Papa Rock" Hudson, 79, of Stockbridge, died April 13, 2005.

Native American Heritage celebrated

By Greg Gelpi

Louise Awtrey

Louise Awtrey, 74, of Atlanta, Ga., died Thursday, April 14, 2005.

Just eat the pancakes - Greg Gelpi

People are naturally lazy, so it bothers me when I watch as people go out of their way to bring others down.

And heeeere's ... baby - Ed Brock

Who would have thought that labor could sneak up on you?

Man takes girlfriend's baby

By Ed Brock

Union Grove gets win

From staff reports

There will be a DeLay in fixing ethics problem - Bob Paslay

The more I learned about and watched the late Arizona U.S. Senator Barry Goldwater the more I liked him. I know it is in vogue to believe all people like you are saints and all those from the other side are devils. Goldwater was a man who believed what he said and said exactly what he believed.

Johnny William Bowen Sr.

Johnny William Bowen Sr., 63, of Hampton, passed away on Thursday, April 14, 2005.

Steven's has got some fine food - Justin Boron

Quality and quantity aren't always mutually exclusive in the restaurant industry.

Smoltz deserves to start - Doug Gorman

Last Sunday was an interesting day. As I sat in traffic on I-75, heading to Stockbridge from my parents home in Cobb County, there was very little to do but listen to the Braves and that masterpiece of a pitching performance John Smoltz turned in for seven strong innings, tying his own Braves' record with 15 strikeouts.

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To the editor:

A little red ink makes us all stronger - Shannon Jenkins

If all teachers stop using red pens to correct students' papers, then these future leaders of America will be one step closer to being big wimps.

Thanks to Bill Yoder for his coverage

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Morrow boys, Mundy's Mill girls win title

By Anthony Rhoads

Pets of the Week

Anastasia is a 2-year-old, charcoal-gray domestic longhair. She has been spayed and all vaccinations are current. Anastasia was rescued from the "death row" list at Animal Control. Aside from being one of the most beautiful cats at the shelter, she is also one of the sweetest. She does well with other cats. For more information call the Clayton County Humane Society at (770) 471-9436. Visit to see other animals available for adoption.