News for Saturday, June 11, 2005

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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.

Wilson picks up first Thunder victory

From staff reports

MOMS Club helps local newborns

By Aisha I. Jefferson

Brother to remain in state custody for shooting sister

By Aisha I. Jefferson

Sara Moseley

Sara Moseley, age 86, of Ellenwood, Ga., died on Thursday, June 9, 2005. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2005 at 3:30 p.m. at Horis A. Ward's Fairview Chapel with Rev. Mike Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens in Stockbridge.

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.

School not over yet for some students

By Shannon Jenkins

Glimmer of hope for Fort Gillem

By Ed Brock

Local hoopsters go camping

From staff reports

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.

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.

Sometimes opportunity calls on the phone - Ed Brock

I was a teenage phone solicitor.

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Veterans deserving of Post's Thumbs Up

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.

Accused killer's case goes to grand jury

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.

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.

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.

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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.