News for Monday, September 12, 2005

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Clayton State men place 3rd, women 6th in meet

From Staff Reports

Lady Lakers stun No. 5 Carson-Newman, 3-1

From Staff Reports

A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another - Aisha I. Jefferson

I really want to be a better person.

Push the bureaucrats aside and let a newsman through - Bob Paslay

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."

Internet communications more vital than ever - Rob Felt

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.

Katrina won't kill Big Easy - Ed Brock

They're parading through the French Quarter already.

Noodle index no secret - Michael Davis

A Thai newspaper recently reported that one of the country's more unusual, but effective, economic indicators is known as "Mama Noodle."

You don't have to live like a 'refugee' - Chris Goltermann

Tom Petty's song rings true in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. "You don't have to live like a refugee."

A simple way of life is gone - Shannon Jenkins

People are often surprised when I describe the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Obituaries

September 12, 2005

A soundtrack for sports - Justin Boron

You know that part of a movie, where the acting and the story have built the emotional tone to a boiling point, and then some epic background score ensues to really turn the heat up, climaxing the movie's emotional tempo? It's the part that's kind of supposed to be the tear-jerker.

Pets of the Week

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.

Evacuees uncertain of their futures, find refuge in Clayton

By Shannon Jenkins

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The best and worst of humanity - Johnny Jackson

The best and worst in humanity are necessary compliments. Rather the best and worst of humanity effectively compliment each other.

Neighborhood association to meet on rail

By Justin Boron

School board meets tonight

By Johnny Jackson

Letters to the Editor

August 8, 2005

Church recognizes local public safety personnel

By Shannon Jenkins