News for Tuesday, February 22, 2005

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Travels with Carli the dog - Gerry Yandel

I have considered Carli a Godsend, ever since she showed up at the door, just a scared and confused kid looking for love from whomever would hand it out.

Recharged: Lewis to coach ELCA girls' basketball team

By Anthony Rhoads

Attached to TV garbage - Justin Boron

Michael Madsen's obesity has nearly smothered me. I've been pulled in so far that not even a massive liposuction procedure could unlock the grip ESPN's "Tilt" has over me.

Obituaries

February 22, 2005

Board sets goals for superintendent

By Greg Gelpi

Jonesboro suspects released

By Ed Brock

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Program tests seniors' driving skills

By Ed Brock

Running into an iceberg at dinner - Zach Porter

Sometimes eating out can be a scary excursion into the unknown. You have to chose your restaurants carefully or you might wind up ordering a Caesar salad bowl filled with iceberg lettuce topped with a few prized scraps of romaine, as if you were a fool. And allow me a moment to tell you that iceberg lettuce has absolutely no nutritional value and if you like it then don't waste your time reading this column. You have no taste, just like the lettuce you eat.

Demonizing your enemies - Ed Brock

It's easy to kill an orc. They're ugly, they have very poor manners and they seem to have no greater joy in life than providing elves and dwarves with points in their body-count game.

Pets of the Week

Faith is a gray tabby domestic shorthair. She is about 1 1/2 years old, and has been spayed. All vaccinations are current. Faith was abandoned at the door of Clayton County Humane Society, hungry and pregnant. She is a quiet, solitary cat. She is affectionate and loving with people, but frightened of other cats. She will do best as an "only cat." For more information, call the Humane Society at (770) 471-9436. Visit www.claytoncountyhumane.org to see more animals available for adoption.

Local teams gear up for second round of state

By Doug Gorman

Tolerance is a lesson for people of all ages - Tamara Boatwright

I put on my Birkenstock sandals, combed my very short hair, made sure I had two earrings in both ears, turned on the television and waited for the urge to become a homosexual to wash over me.

Countdown is on one month at a time - Bob Paslay

There are 48 months in President Bush's second term. As a Democrat a fraction of a decade away from Social Security, I am marking off my calendar month by month.

New faces not changing Spivey Hall tune

By Greg Gelpi

Former Riverdale assistant to coach at Stockbridge

By Anthony Rhoads

McPherson's main gate closed

By Ed Brock