In our age of a shrinking globe and a growing dependence on technology there are those who fear a small, uniform world and a massive computer crash.
By Justin Boron
If you cut off your leg using a chainsaw in front of a bureaucrat, he would run around in a panic, yelling, "Which form do I use, the blue form or the pink form."
Richard Gail Souders, age 88, of Morrow, passed away on Friday, Sept. 9, 2005. He is survived by his loving wife of 24 years, Easter.
By Shannon Jenkins
I really want to be a better person.
Sara Beth Knight, age 28, passed away on Sept. 8, 2005.
From staff reports
I agreed with a lot of people in New Orleans who said it wouldn't ever happen - that a massive "hurricane would come right up the mouth of the river," as my friend from New Orleans said. Maybe, the reason I agreed with them was just denial. I had grown to love the city so much that I didn't want to fathom the idea of it being destroyed.
They're parading through the French Quarter already.
By Ed Brock
People are often surprised when I describe the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
A Thai newspaper recently reported that one of the country's more unusual, but effective, economic indicators is known as "Mama Noodle."
Smoking ordinance needs
By Brian Howard
Clayton County Links
The best and worst in humanity are necessary compliments. Rather the best and worst of humanity effectively compliment each other.
Bonsai is a one year old, chocolate point Siamese. He has been neutered and all vaccinations are current. Bonsai's time had run out at Animal Control when the humane society found this beautiful boy. He is a sleek, gorgeous example of the Siamese breed. He is extremely quiet and mild mannered, and loves being around people. He does not mingle with other cats at the shelter, but he does tolerate their presence with no problem. For more information about how to adopt Bonsai, please call Clayton County Humane Society (770) 471-9436. Visit www.claytoncountyhumane.org to see other animals available for adoption.
The city of Jonesboro is making its free Saturday afternoon concert a collection point for donations for victims of Hurricane Katrina.