News for Thursday, March 5, 2009


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Speedway Charities hosts fund-raisers Thursday, Friday

By Jason A. Smith

Police bust suspected TV theft ring

By Linda Looney-Bond

Obituaries - March 5, 2009

Ted Johnson

Rushmore Redo - Interview with Ivan Elanad - Bill Steigerwald

No matter what party partisans say, no American president is perfect -- to say the least. But when historians get around to ranking our greatest presidents, the top spots invariably go to the usual titans -- Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and the Roosevelts, Teddy and Franklin. Ivan Eland, a senior fellow at The Independent Institute ( and an expert on defense issues, begs to differ with the standard consensus -- by about 180 degrees.

Recreation department seeking logo submissions

By Joel Hall

Obituary writers - Rhonda Rich

It was an interesting brief I saw in a newspaper industry bulletin the other day. A reporter from one of the South's largest newspapers won the top prize from the Society of Professional Obituary Writers Awards.

Pets of the Week - March 5, 2009

Sid is a 2 year old Pug/Beagle mix (Puggle). He has been neutered and all vaccinations are current. He is crate trained, and shows signs of being housebroken. Sid is a quiet dog, with a very sweet, gentle personality. This little guy actually smiles when anyone pays attention to him! For more information, please call Clayton County Humane Society at 770/471-9436. Visit to see other animals available for adoption.

On saving Detroit and muscle cars - Tom Purcell

Before we let them supervise anything, we should make them drive Donny Krieger's '69 SS Chevelle.

Sen. Chambliss honored by National Guard group

By Valerie Baldowski

Volunteers reveal renovated Morrow home

By Maria Jose Subiria