News for Monday, May 9, 2005


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Runaway from reality, responsibility - Greg Gelpi

The pressure, such tremendous pressure to walk down an aisle, say a couple of words and live happily ever after.

Clayton apprehends Henry escapee

By Aisha I. Jefferson

The test of a true mother - Chris Goltermann

My wife asked the strangest question the other day. And I have to admit, the words instantly set off some bells and whistles.


May 9, 2005

Have an opinion? Watch out for spit - Shannon Jenkins

You can't have an opinion these days without someone spitting in your face.

Chamber narrows president search to four

By Justin Boron

On strange love and cannibals of the Caribbean - Ed Brock

Through the haze of my sleep-deprived mind, two topics have penetrated and insist on my answer.

School board to discuss GSBA standards

By Greg Gelpi

City manager should live in city

To the editor:

911 on the move

By Ed Brock

Encountering the counter - Michael Davis

They divide their forces. Both with arms-full of cereal, fruit, various beverages and toiletries. The one in cargo pants and thong sandals sidesteps to her right, craning her neck over a middle-aged man with a basket half-filled with goat cheese é the other half with tofu.

Slimy things over at the Fox News Channel - Bob Paslay

Credibility in journalism is key to surviving, and I am deeply concerned that some of the craziness going on over at the television news could eventually sink us all. To start with, a lot of people think what they see on television is journalism. On the local stations, that is true, and overall they seem to be doing a good job. But this Fox News has me worried.

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The skin of my teeth - Rob Felt

It's been nearly an hour of this. My mouth is half open, very dry and laced with a tangy medicinal flavor. Glancing at my watch every 30 seconds doesn't seem to be making the time go any faster, but at this point it's the only form of entertainment I can focus on.

School winds down, security tightens up

By Greg Gelpi

If Reds can't, Dodgers will give life to Cincy - Justin Boron

Only for the Dodgers would I go on vacation in Cincinnati.

Pets of the Week

Tom is a 2-year-old, black and white domestic medium-hair. He has been neutered and all vaccinations are current. Tom was surrendered when his former owner became too ill to care for him. He is a quiet, well-behaved cat. He gets along well with other cats, but does seem to prefer to be alone. For more information call the Clayton County Humane Society at (770) 471-9436. Visit to see other animals available for adoption.