News for Friday, July 8, 2005

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Some words in defense of Tom - Ed Brock

First, allow me to say I don't know what is wrong with Tom Cruise these days.

Quit pushing my buttons - Shannon Jenkins

Last week I paid off one of my credit cards.

Weather puts Thunder Series on hold

From staff reports

David Bradley Taylor

Mr. David Bradley Taylor, age 34, of Locust Grove, Ga. died July 4, 2005. Mr. Taylor was born Aug. 22, 1970 in DeKalb County, the son of Opal Isabel Mitchell Taylor and the late Ellis Lynward Taylor. He is survived by his wife, Mechelle Taylor; sons Daniel and Cameron Taylor all of Locust Grove; mother, Opal Taylor of Rex; brothers Todd Taylor of Rex and Scott Taylor and wife Pam of Senoia; mother and father-in-law, Raymond and Linda Anderson of Stockbridge, brothers-in-law, Mark Anderson of Stockbridge and Barry Anderson and wife Cherilyn of Stockbridge; nieces and nephews. Funeral services for Mr. Taylor will be Friday, July 8, 2005 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Minister Jim Sherman officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Union City at 1 p.m. Haisten Funeral Home - McDonough 770-914-8833.

Patriotism makes tradition stick - Justin Boron

Grilling, ice cold beverages, being outdoors, and now fireworks. Finally.

Letters to the Editor

Constitutional right to drive while using phone doesn't exist

Dog owner convicted of three misdemeanors

By Ed Brock

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.

Pets of the Week

June 30, 2005

Man killed in accidental shooting

From Staff Reports

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.

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Clayton County Links

Clayton, Henry taken by storm

By Ed Brock and Aisha I. Jefferson

Donations needed to alleviate shortages

By Shannon Jenkins

John Henry White

John Henry White, 65 of Morrow, Ga., passed away July 4, 2005. He is survived by his wife, Helen White. Funeral services will be held Friday, July 8, 2005 at 3 p.m. at Wages Lawrenceville Chapel with Rev. Ray Hill officiating. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Lawrenceville Chapel 770-963-2411. www.wagesfuneralhome.com

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.

Letter to the Editor

July 7, 2005