News for Wednesday, November 23, 2005

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So that's why you have kids - Ed Brock

From the shower I could hear the baby crying.

On being all grown up - Heather Middleton

Sometimes it can be difficult to remember your little sister and brother have grown up just as you have and they don't need 'mothering' anymore.

Bad service is the customer's fault - Rob Felt

Have you received any bad customer service lately? Yes? It's your own fault.

Unhealthy pastime trimmed down to holidays - Justin Boron

“Some people have a foolish way of not minding, or pretending not to mind, what they eat. For my part, I mind my belly very studiously, and very carefully; for I look upon it, that he who does not mind his belly, will hardly mind anything else.” – Samuel Johnson

On technology and shopping malls - Michael Davis

It used to be that I could answer many of my dad's technical questions – on computers, anyway.

Letters to the Editor

Murtha's comments just short of treason

Rep. John Murtha, D-Pa., is totally off base in his demands to pull out of Iraq immediately. This is just short of treason in my book. He has given a tremendous boost to the enemy, who must now believe Americans cannot stomach war for any cause. For those who think out losses have been horrific, consider that America lost more than 50,000 men in a six-month time frame during World War I. Every life is precious, but our losses have been miniscule by comparison to other wars.

OBITUARIES

BETHLEHEM

THOMAS, LARRY

Mr. Larry W. Thomas, age 55, of Bethlehem, GA died November 21, 2005. Funeral arrangements by Carter Funeral Home of Winder, 770-867-1361.

BUFORD

KREBS, WESLEY

Wesley P. (Wes) Krebs, age 75 of Buford passed away Monday, November 21, 2005 with his family by his side. Arrangements by Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, Georgia 30518, 770-945-9345.

CALHOUN

DUNSTON, MARY

Mary Hughes Dunston, age 89 of Calhoun, formerly of Norcross, passed away November 20, 2005. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, Norcross, GA, 770-448-5757.

LAWRENCEVILLE

WILLIAMS, JUDY

Mrs. Judy Poythress Williams, age 61 of Lawrenceville, GA died November 21, 2005. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com.

NORCROSS

BOWMAN, LORETTA

Loretta C. Bowman, age 82 of Norcross, died November 20, 2005. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535.

SUGAR HILL

HEARD, IMOGENE

Miss Imogene "Jean" Heard, age 81 of Sugar Hill, GA, passed away November 22, 2005. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.

Tree crushes car on I-75

By Paul Frysh

School Board gives favorable evaluation to Pulliam

By Jeffery Whitfield

A redneck listens to a little classical music - Bob Paslay

Ho-Ho-Ho. Fooled you. You probably thought with the holidays so close I was going to write one of those sappy Walton family Thanksgiving or Christmas stories about how we went out and stalked the turkey and sat around the dining room table singing Thanksgiving songs.

Police ready for long, busy holiday weekend

By Ed Brock

Slating awards for less than deserving drivers - Jeffery Whitfield

Nothing creeps up faster than headlights bearing down upon the rear bumper of your car in the nighttime air.

Pets of the Week

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Letter to the Editor

November 14, 2005

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Bulldogs will roll past GT Jackets

By Brian Howard

Candy from strangers - Paul Frysh

Midnight Berry, Warm Winter Toffee, Twista Lime, Mintrigue, Mocha Taboo, Mandarin Mint.

Options vary for residents choosing to eat in or dine out

By Jeffery Whitfield

Argument leads to shooting

By Ed Brock