News for Monday, October 10, 2005

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Scott's war support declining?

By Justin Boron

Eating something that doesn't agree with you - Michael Davis

Did you see the one about the snake and the alligator?

Don't drink and ... bid - Rob Felt

Silent auctions for charity are a great way to bring people to an event while keeping them entertained and raising money for a good cause at the same time. Throw a wine tasting into the equation and things become even more interesting.

Wolverines rally to get win

By Brian Howard

The serpent in paradise - Ed Brock

The snake had made it half way up the staircase that led from the ocean to the stone pavilion that supported the small cafï ¿ ½ at which he had been drinking.

Big Brother is watching, listening and who knows what else? - Bob Paslay

I am not a big fan of conspiracy theories and doomsday predictions. I know it is fashionable to believe we are all going downhill into a police state, that all business is conspiring to get us, that there is a global conspiracy to stamp bar codes on all our foreheads and sell us to little green people on Mars. Or some such nonsense.

Jonesboro battle recreated through living historians

By Justin Boron

Pets of the Week

Nigel is black and white domestic shorthair. He was born on March 12, 2005. He has been neutered and all vaccinations are current. Nigel and his littermates were born on the counter at a local animal control, as their "caretaker" was signing paperwork to have the entire group destroyed. Luckily, a humane society volunteer was there to witness what was happening, and the little family was brought to Clayton County Humane Society. Nigel has been handraised by the staff at the shelter, and is a wonderful cat. He loves people and he totally enjoys the company of the other cats at the shelter. For more information, please call Clayton County Humane Society at (770) 471-9436. Visit www.claytoncountyhumane.org to see other animals available for adoption.

Clayton County's 2006 Teacher of the Year selected

By Johnny Jackson

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Obituaries

October 10, 2005

Aghast at soaring prices - Chris Goltermann

The feeling was like being at auction, watching your most prized item slowly float out of range of your wallet.

Letters to the Editor

September 19, 2005

Starting with simple, uncomplicated music - Johnny Jackson

Sometimes little boys prefer to play with their 50-cent yard-sale tambourines as opposed to playing their $200 keyboards and guitars. There is something about the inexpensive entertainment that trumps luxury.

New grants for Clayton schools total more than $41 million

By Johnny Jackson

‘Swordfish' a disappointment but a keeper - Justin Boron

”Swordfish“ is one of those movies that I feel bad about owning, but whenever it's on television, I'm compelled to watch it.