News for Monday, January 3, 2005

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Henry is driving me slowly crazy - Justin Boron

I can't say how many times I've been behind John Deere on the roads in Henry County since I came down two weeks ago to fill in on the short-handed staff.

The 2004 monkey is off my back - Ed Brock

Oh my God, my year is over.

Obituaries

January 3, 2005

'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.

How to keep those resolutions - Gerry Yandel

I'm not really a fan of New Year's resolutions... perhaps because I have such a hard time keeping the darned things.

All my ex-belongings live in Taxes - Bob Paslay

Let me say upfront that I hate taxes and I hate everything about the concept of them. You scrape, you save, you eat hamburger helper with no hamburger (well maybe not that bad), but you put together enough to buy a a house or a car. And then each year you have to buy a part of those two belongings back in taxes. It's the only two things I know you have to keep buying even though it is paid for. Could you imagine going to the mall and buying a new shirt and then at work some tax guy (or gal) comes and rips your shirt off for not paying the continuing tax on it.

New Year's: More than a day - Greg Gelpi

Janus, the two-faced Roman god, has one face looking to the past and the other looking to the future.

Pets of the Week

Delilah is a 7-month-old, silver tabby domestic medium-hair. She has been spayed and all vaccinations are current. Delilah was turned over to the Clayton County Humane Society as a stray. She has a sweet, bubbly personality, and gets along well with other cats. For more information call the Humane Society at (770) 471-9436. To see other animals available for adoption visit www.claytoncountyhumane.org.

NAACP celebrates Jubilee, vows to continue fight

By Greg Gelpi

New year brings 2005's first baby

By Greg Gelpi

Solicitors already barred from cell phones

By Ed Brock

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I love consumer products - in moderation - Zach Porter

I have now joined the elite ranks of those cosmopolitan trendsetters who own an iPod. It is the nature of such technological toys that once you plug them in you can't imagine a life without them. In a few years these things will be as common as the cell phone and may replace the traditional ways in which music is bought, sold, and played.

Protocol to crack down on truancy

By Greg Gelpi