News for Thursday, December 13, 2007


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Armed with gifts

Staff Photo: Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith

BOE asks for more help from legislators

COVINGTON - Three of the four Newton County state legislative delegates attended the Newton County Board of Education's combined work session and meeting Tuesday night to hear the school system's legislative concerns.

Police seek armed robbery suspect

COVINGTON - For the second time in three days, Covington authorities are looking for a suspect in connection with an armed robbery.

Mexico holds up delivery of gifts

COVINGTON - Doug Doster and several other Covington-area residents are no doubt pondering the Scrooge-like philosophy of an American playwright who once quipped, "No good deed goes unpunished."

Chapman to run for Porterdale council

PORTERDALE - With the resignation of Perry Barnett from the Porterdale City Council earlier this month, Arline Hayes Chapman has decided to throw her name into the mix to fill the vacant Post 3 council seat.

Eastside swept by Loganville

COVINGTON - The Eastside basketball teams found out that poor shooting and turnovers are harder to overcome than a difficult opponent, as visiting Loganville swept both games Tuesday.

Falcons organization feels betrayed by 'coward' Petrino Secondary coach Emmitt Thomas gets interim job

FLOWERY BRANCH - Coward. Quitter. Hypocrite. And those were some of the nicer things the Atlanta Falcons had to say about their former coach on Wednesday.

Free throws derail Pats vs. Chamblee

CONYERS - Heritage boys basketball coach Ron Bradley hopes his team learned some valuable lessons Tuesday night against visiting Chamblee.

Events 12-13-07


Darrell Huckaby - 'I love B.C. Crowell'

I love B.C. Crowell.

Pinning a pair of wins Rockdale, Salem wrestling teams victorious at home

CONYERS - Both Rockdale's and Salem's wrestling teams were in action Tuesday night in respective home matches.

Oak Hill area to get park

COVINGTON - Residents of District 2 will soon have a park of their own.

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