News for Saturday, January 15, 2005


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Grady Felton Bruce Jr.

Grady Felton Bruce Jr. of Forest Park died Friday, Jan. 14, 2005, at his residence.

Recent killing a reminder of homeless' strife

By Justin Boron

Piedmont Park, picnics and plastic - Greg Gelpi

Weaving through the high rises of midtown, I continue to find myself surprised at finding Piedmont Park nestled serenely amongst the fields of concrete.

ELHS girls earn another region win

By Anthony Rhoads

Hill orders probe of excess items

By Ed Brock

North Clayton victory like a walk in the Park

By Doug Gorman

Henry County hosts Area 3 Duals

By Anthony Rhoads

Former officer arrested

By Ed Brock

That was Uncle Denis - Ed Brock

In the summer of 1978 my uncle Denis Reilly, standing on the sugar-white sandy shore of the Gulf of Mexico, pulled a shark pup from the frothing waves.

James Wilkins

Mr. James Wilkins of Fayetteville, Ga. died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005, at his residence.

Historic week at Capitol

By Michael Davis

Youth faces two years in bomb case

By Michael Davis

Lawrence P. Woolf Jr.

Mr. Lawrence P. Woolf Jr., 76, from Jonesboro passed away Friday, Jan. 14, 2005.

Value of family values... priceless - Gerry Yandel

Sitting across the dinner table and listening to a fan of the "Young and the Restless" describe the rakish charm of Victor -- the older Victor, not the younger one -- is not that unique of a situation.

Elva Hoilman

Elva Hoilman, 92, of Forest Park passed away Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005.

Mundy's Mill sweeps Starr's Mill

By Jeffery Armstrong

Victims remembered during stalking awareness month

By Michael Davis

Eva Brookshire

Eva Brookshire of Griffin died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2005, at Sunbridge Nursing Home.

Resolution reservations - Michael Davis

I'm not sure I'm ready for it to be a new year. There's so many things that I had wanted to get done that I just didn't seem to get around to this year.

Teen reacts quickly, saving himself, mother from injury

By Gerry Yandel

Pets of the Week

Sonny is a 1-year-old, longhaired Chihuahua mix. He has been neutered and all vaccinations are current. Sonny is a tiny boy, weighing only 7 pounds. He is an outgoing, happy little dog, and he does well with other animals. For more information call the Clayton County Humane Society at (770) 471-9436. Visit to see other animals available for adoption.

'Twas the night before Sickmas - Rob Felt

Behold... Christmas Eve, and I lay with a still. On the couch near the tree with a fever and chills.

Don't fool with Mother Nature - Bob Paslay

Doesn't it seem like Mother Nature has let loose on the world with a vengeance? We had hurricane after hurricane pummel the nation. Then the tsunami which was like hell on earth devastated whole regions and we may never know how many people lost their lives. Under the sea, acres of coral were also flattened.

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William W. "Billy" Clarke

Mr. William W. "Billy" Clarke of Jonesboro died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005, at Christian Ministries Hospice.

New neighborhood, new identity - Justin Boron

It crept in slowly during the night, like a surreptitious fog. By morning, a foul cloud of embarrassment had enriched the air of my