News for Thursday, January 15, 2009


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University system cautious on enrollment, funding

By Curt Yeomans

Perdue's budget plans carry local implications

By Jason A. Smithand Joel Hall

Obama should crib from RWR's inaugural, not FDR's - Bill Steigerwald

A national crisis -- the bigger and scarier the better -- always provides a good excuse for a leader to grab more power for himself and his political gang, or, in the case of the United States, the federal government.

Clayton State locked down during gun scare

By Curt Yeomans

Dissecting the Obama signature - Tom Purcell

President-elect Barack Obama is beginning to reveal how he'll act as president. Michelle Dresbold can predict what he'll do better than most.

Fearless munchkins' face tall task

By Brian Paglia

Sheriff plowing through warrant backlog

By Curt Yeomans

Obituaries - Jan. 15, 2009

Wanda Lister

Pets of the Week - Jan. 15, 2009

Gizmo is an 11 month old Chihuahua/Fox Terrier mix. He has been neutered and fully vaccinated. Gizmo suffered a broken leg at a very young age, but he has healed completely and is as active as any other puppy his age. Gizmo is young and potential adopters will need to consider his high energy level and the need for proper housebreaking. Due to his small size, he will not be adopted into a home with small children. Anyone interested in adopting Gizmo should call Clayton County Humane Society at 770/471-9436. Visit to see other animals available for adoption.

Will the news media be neutered? - Floyd and Mary Brown

Connecticut is considering a bailout for local papers. But government assistance always comes with a catch. In the case of government aid of newspapers, it will destroy the ability of those papers to function as watchdogs.

IRS: Stimulus payment not taxable

By Johnny Jackson

Police hunting suspect in 'The Spot' slaying

By Joel Hall

Golfers keep Meals on Wheels rolling

By Joel Hall