News for Tuesday, August 30, 2005

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Hurricane Katrina, let my people go - Shannon Jenkins

Although I only lived on the Mississippi Gulf Coast for a little more than four years, I consider it home.

PM's buzzer 'not constructive' - Michael Davis

So the prime minister of Thailand thinks he can put the kibosh on questions he doesn't like to answer from reporters, does he?

The sickness of our health care system - Ed Brock

I've been doing a lot of wrestling with our health care system lately and frankly the whole thing is making me sick.

Penning my name in the ledger - Rob Felt

On the second floor of the Fulton County Courthouse there's a hallway with a small sign that reads "Marriage Licenses" and has an arrow that points to the right.

Could ice cream be worse than drugs? - Justin Boron

Bruster's Real Ice Cream is the dessert fanatic's heroin, except this vice leaves its addicts chubby-cheeked instead emaciated.

Brief commentary on purpose of war, the ends - Johnny Jackson

People are nuanced, but many people seem to unnecessarily discriminate the particulars when it comes to the United States-led war in Iraq.

Letters to the Editor

Bush didn't lie about Iraq

Area bracing for Katrina's inland effects

By Michael Davis

The truth about cats and dogs - Aisha Jefferson

I was on my way to work Tuesday morning, when I decided to change my earrings. So I grabbed my jewelry box and proceeded to look for a festive, colorful pair of earrings that reminded me of dangling confetti.

Technicality frees accused molester

By Ed Brock

Pets of the Week

Josie is a one-year-old, tortie domestic medium-hair. She has been spayed and all vaccinations are current. Josie was originally abandoned at the humane society shelter, left in a box at the front door. She was adopted very quickly and went into a home with another cat already living there. After just a few months, Josie's new mom returned Josie because the other cat was refusing to accept Josie. Josie is a very friendly cat, and has done well with other cats living at the humane society. For more information, please call Clayton County Humane Society at (770) 471-9436. Visit www.claytoncountyhumane.org to see other animals available for adoption.

Yawl come visit now, you hear ... (please stay away) - Bob Paslay

The late, great humorist Lewis Grizzard said the difference between the two words naked and nekkid is that if you are naked you aren't wearing any clothes and if you're nekkid you aren't wearing any clothes and are up to no good.

Child killer gets 20 years

By Ed Brock

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Body of young woman still unidentified

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Local players sign with Clayton State Lakers

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Obituaries

August 30, 2005