News for Friday, June 10, 2005

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Determination, desire lifted Warhawks' to state title - Doug Gorman

LEESBURG--Until Tuesday afternaoon, I had never been to Lee County. All I knew was it was located near Albany. I also knew, its high school baseball team was good, very good.

Show me the ivy - Greg Gelpi

While some dream of endless sandy shorelines and others long for thriving metropolises, visions of ivy-covered brick walls have always danced in my mind.

Libertarian for food regulation - Rob Felt

At some point in the meal one of us noticed it: the sign proudly declaring the restaurant's health code rating of 49. That's 49 out of 100, not out of 50.

Sometimes opportunity calls on the phone - Ed Brock

I was a teenage phone solicitor.

Say 'thank you,' it doesn't hurt - Shannon Jenkins

Here's a warning for all you rude people out there: I'm not going to be nice to you anymore.

Making myself comfortable at the bookstore - Bob Paslay

OK, I finally did it. I went into Barnes & Noble, plopped down in one of their overstuffed comfortable chairs and read an entire $25 novel. Well, I didn't do it in one sitting but three and not one Barnes & Noble but two, but I read Caleb Carr's novel about Sherlock Holmes, The Italian Secretary. I am a big Caleb Carr fan but in this case I have too many books and I intended to read just a few pages but I kept on going.

Let tolerance and understanding prevail - Justin Boron

In life, it's hard to be tolerant, understanding, and respectful even when you feel like you've been cheated. Whether you feel like you're getting sold out by a friend or shortchanged by some sober bartender, reactionary emotions inevitably surface.

Davis loves guarding lives at The Beach

By Ed Brock

Accused killer's case goes to grand jury

By Ed Brock

Obituaries

June 10, 2005

Felony charges dropped

By Ed Brock

Schools, BOC mend rift

By Justin Boron

Secretary of offensiveness - Gerry Yandel

When I was in high school, there was always a kid who managed to stay out of trouble by perpetually pointing out the wrongs of all the other kids around him.

More taste in Clayton County

By Ed Brock

Pets of the Week

Cara is a one-year-old spaniel mix. She has been spayed and all vaccinations are current. Cara is a very sweet-natured dog, but is still a bit in new situations. She is good with other dogs and appears to be fine around children.

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Have I changed or the movies? - Zach Porter

By the time the opening sequence of Star Wars Episode III kicked off with a dizzying and visually bland space battle I already had a headache from the twenty-plus minutes of punch-your-face-in-and-blow-your-socks-off previews of the other movies that are headed our way like an endless barrage of missiles. However, most of these assaults on our eyes and ears turn out to be duds, fizzling out after the opening credits.

Feel the need, the need for cheese - Michael Davis

So on Monday, a group of Englishmen got together on the top of a hill for an ancient contest. They gathered around noon, and spectators came from across the countryside to bear witness.

Letters to the editor

May 30, 2005