News for Monday, July 25, 2005

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Transforming free samples into fine dining - Justin Boron

Tiny tastes of meats, cheeses, trail mixes, chips, and dips are the supreme indulgence of bulk shopping. The smaller-than-appetizer-sized portions are no doubt delicacies.

Play the game, pay the price - Shannon Jenkins

Don't blame the game makers. It's not their fault.

Lovers of nostalgia love antique shops

By Aisha I. Jefferson

Obituaries

July 25, 2005

The old is new again, if you haven't watched it - Zach Porter

The other day, I was discussing movies with my editor and the subject came around to W.C. Fields in The Bank Dick . I had reluctantly seen the movie at the persistence of my friend Scot some years ago. I was dreading the viewing, wondering how a mumbling man with a bulbous nose - I can still remember imaging how red his nose would have looked in color - could actually be my cup of tea. Needless to say that I loved the film and it paved the way to old Hollywood for me.

Shame and the first time around the block - Michael Davis

I am ashamed. Thoroughly ashamed.

Of weddings and web pages - Rob Felt

It had been at least an hour of sitting in front of the glowing screen hunched over, before I fully realized the trouble I may be in. Fingers curled over the keyboard and moving a hundred miles an hour, I'm trying to save my presence in cyberspace and the security of my wedding at the same time.

Could I have a little service, please! - Ed Brock

What has happened to me simply shouldn't happen.

Searching for stories on summer days - Bob Paslay

We are fond of saying that news slows down in summer, and news organizations scramble for enough fodder to fill the always eating machines like 24-hour news. So when does Elvis appear or at least when does Elvis get coverage for appearing? The summer. When does Bigfoot come out of the swamps and finds reporters waiting to interview him?

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Deadly weekend on Clayton roads

By Michael Davis

Academy continues preparations, despite board vote

By Johnny Jackson

Airport firefighters fight to stay fit

By Ed Brock

Letters to the Editor

June 27, 2005

Pets of the Week

Nadia is a 2-year-old, female Dachshund. She has been spayed and all vaccinations are current. For no reason at all, Nadia's former family gave her up because they no longer wanted a dog. Nadia is friendly and affectionate, and gets along well with other dogs and cats. She appears to be housebroken. Due to her very small size, Nadia will not be adopted into a home with very young children. For more information, please call Clayton County Humane Society at (770) 471-9436. Visit www.claytoncountyhumane.org to see other animals available for adoption.

Letter to the Editor

July 7, 2005

Mediation in Hill case begins this week

By Justin Boron