News for Thursday, December 1, 2005

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Killing time until Christmas - Ed Brock

Now that we have that pesky Thanksgiving out of the way we have about four weeks until Christmas.

Atlanta is adding more and more jewels to its crown - Bob Paslay

I never understood the saying that you have to run to stay even. But now as I look at things in life I not only understand it but believe it.

On being all grown up - Heather Middleton

Sometimes it can be difficult to remember your little sister and brother have grown up just as you have and they don't need 'mothering' anymore.

Staring down the barrel of Christmas - Michael Davis

So here we are. If you're reading this, you likely made it through another Thanksgiving relatively unscathed.

Letters to the Editor

Not unpatriotic to disagree with leaders

In response to Dave Gibson's letter; I am not sure I agree with Rep. John Murtha, but perhaps the reason he "hates" Bush is the love of his country.

I am growing tired of the rhetoric of being unpatriotic just because someone disagrees with Bush and holds a different opinion.

It is for the love of this country and the love of democracy that people voice their opinions and debate the issues of what they think is best for this country. Yourself and Rep. Murtha included. What is lacking is the spouting of rhetoric and not arguing the actual issues out of love for our country.

You can shop early and its never too late - Jeffery Whitfield

It begins. Starting at the crack of dawn, beginning at 5 a.m., the morning when the motor is turned off. Though the car engine never got hot after it left your driveway for the short drive, steam still radiates from under the hood, between the joints of the car's metal frame after it's parked at the shopping mall.

Coaching at Ga. Southern is a tough gig

By Doug Gorman

East terminal airport designers strike back

By Justin Boron

Gambling a sad state of affairs - Justin Boron

The gambling industry was once a sleazy, back alley paradise for brutes, conmen, and thieves. Then, it turned corrupt.

Youmans wants city to work as a team

From Staff Reports

Murder trial thrown out

By Ed Brock

Pets of the Week

Gilmore is a black domestic shorthair. He is approximately 18 months old, and has been neutered and vaccinated. Gilmore was abandoned; left behind to fend for himself when his former family packed up and moved without him. At first, very frightened and shy, Gilmore has become very secure and comfortable, and meets no strangers. He is extremely friendly and will go to great lengths to get a little attention. He does well with other cats. For more information, please call Clayton County Humane at (770) 471-9436. Visit www.claytoncountyhumane.org to see other animals available for adoption.

Man shot to death outside apartment

From Staff Reports

Letter to the Editor

November 14, 2005

'Photograph' may be a sappy classic - Johnny Jackson

Apart from their usual brunt tenor, the rock band Nickelback finally created some semblance of classic music in their latest album single simply named ‘Photograph'. That is to say that the band, even with the same resonance of past albums and singles, has formulated a tasteful mix of song and music that would otherwise sound trite and frankly annoying.

Candy from strangers - Paul Frysh

Midnight Berry, Warm Winter Toffee, Twista Lime, Mintrigue, Mocha Taboo, Mandarin Mint.

Bad service is the customer's fault - Rob Felt

Have you received any bad customer service lately? Yes? It's your own fault.

Accused strangler testifies ‘I don't remember'

By Ed Brock

Obituaries

December 1, 2005

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Break in at local charity

By Justin Boron