News for Tuesday, July 12, 2005

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The storm that wasn't - Ed Brock

It was well after 10 p.m. when my mother called to tell me she was on her way from Mobile with my father, brother, sister, niece, nephew and brother-in-law.

Preparing to take the reins - Shannon Jenkins

My generation of late twenty-somethings will be running the show in a few years, and I hope we're all ready when that time comes.

Time to dig in or get out in baseball - Justin Boron

It is that time of the year – a couple of weeks before or after the Major League Baseball All-star break – and your team is either in or out.

The big move is going down - Rob Felt

As reliably as you throw away your old calendar every Jan. 1 and get a new one, I move into a new apartment. The cycle has been hard to break, and each move has been surrounded by its own set of supporting arguments and issues to work out.

Pets of the Week

June 30, 2005

James T. Spangler

Mr. James T. Spangler of Riverdale passed away on Sunday, July 10th at the Atlanta Medical Center.

Young mothers get help with First Steps

By Laura McMillan

BOE approves use of dogs for upcoming year

By Bob Paslay

Donations needed to alleviate shortages

By Shannon Jenkins

Nollie Hester

Mrs. Nollie Hester passed away on July 11th at her residence in Riverdale.

A proud Democrat offers the party advice - Bob Paslay

I make no apologies for it - I am a Democrat. I occasionally listen to Franklin Roosevelt speeches. I was inspired by President Kennedy as a junior high school student. In college, I felt the pain while reading of President Woodrow Wilson's struggles to form the League of Nations. In fact, my grandfather, a great old Southern lawyer and Shriner, attended the convention that nominated Wilson and somewhere in my mountain of junk, I have the platform and booklet from that convention.

Norma E. Price

Norma E. Price of Forest Park passed away on Sunday, July 10 at the Sacred Journey Hospice in McDonough.

Man killed in accidental shooting

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Letter to the Editor

July 7, 2005

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Suspects in restaurant shooting arrested

By Ed Brock

Life's little journeys - Michael Davis

Some roads you take in life are pretty difficult to navigate. You're barreling along at about 80 miles per hour and all of the sudden you see a sign announcing there's a major detour up ahead.

Letters to the editor

July 1, 2005