News for Saturday, February 26, 2005


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Crawling the baseboards of my mind - Rob Felt

At the break of early morning, the sight of an up-turned roach in a cereal bowl requires more than I am made of.

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.

Jonesboro advances to Elite 8

By Anthony Rhoads

Prom 2005: Big dance still about glitz and glamour

By Aisha I. Jefferson

Gardeners get ready for spring

By Ed Brock

Extreme Gloss-Over: Home Edition - Greg Gelpi

Perhaps its na?vet?, but not until Extreme Makeover: Home Edition did I realize how unreal "reality" television actually is.

Provocative is in for prom

By Aisha I. Jefferson

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.

CCSU in action tonight

From Staff Reports

Lois B. McGraw

Mrs. Lois B. McGraw, 79, of Hampton, Ga. passed away Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005.

Jim Daniell

Mr. Jim Daniell, 61, of Jonesboro passed away at his home Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005.

Graduation push starts freshman year

By Greg Gelpi

Sybil Gladys Mitchell

Sybil Gladys Mitchell of Forest Park, Ga. passed away Friday, Feb. 25, 2005.

Legislative update: Battle lines drawn

From staff and wire reports

From Thriller to Bad to Black or White? - Aisha I. Jefferson

Once upon a time, there was a young maiden who thought she'd found the love of her life. His smile, oh, gosh, it could light up a room. His little boy shyness was as attractive as it was adorable. She used to kiss this young man good night and for a long time, his would be the last face she saw before her eyes closed and she drifted into deep nocturnal bliss. The young maiden did not hesitate to tell people all over her hometown that this guy was her husband.

Pull those pants up or go to jail - Bob Paslay

OK, I've counted them up and America now officially has enough laws on the books. What got me thinking about laws was the stupid lawmaker in Virginia who would make it a crime for children to wear their pants low enough that you could see the band of their underwear sticking over the pants. First, let me ask what kind of childhood this yahoo had?

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

Monk is a 1-year-old, black domestic shorthair. He has been neutered and all vaccinations are current. Monk was abandoned at the door of the Clayton County Humane Society. He has some unusual facial deformities, but the attending veterinarian believes that Monk is healthy. For more information call the Humane Society at (770) 471-9436. Visit to see other animals available for adoption.

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