News for Monday, April 7, 2008

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Lessons from Jane Elliott - Joel Hall

As most newsrooms keep a television on with broadcast media sounding low in the background, on Friday, I was subliminally subjected to a full day of other people's thoughts on Martin Luther King, Jr., 40 years after his assassination.

Financial Peace seminars offered at local churches

By Jason A. Smith

King's 40th, how far we have come? - Johnny Jackson

Many recognized the 40th anniversary of the passing of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., on April 4.

Obituaries - April 7, 2008

Earl Victor Edwards

Sheriff accused of retaliation, intimidation

By Daniel Silliman

Embattled BOE trying to find its way

By Curt Yeomans

16-year-old arrested for threatening call to school

By Daniel Silliman

County police graduate 2nd class of citizens

By Daniel Silliman

Senate candidate Martinez drops out of race

Maggie Martinez has decided to end her bid to become the Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate seat occupied by Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.). Martinez ended her campaign because of fund-raising difficulties. Her competitors for the nomination included DeKalb County CEO Vernon Jones, and former television investigative reporter Dale Cardwell.