News for Sunday, December 23, 2007

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Tech wrecks Centenary Clinch, Miller score 13 apiece for Jackets in 86-41 win

ATLANTA - Winning at home after 10 games was no big deal for Georgia Tech coach Paul Hewitt.

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Staff Photo: Lee Depkin

City gets look at project

CONYERS - The Conyers City Council got its first look Wednesday night at a proposed redevelopment plan that will create a Tax Allocation District in the Olde Town area.

Thrashers beat Canadiens in shootout

ATLANTA - Slava Kozlov and Marian Hossa each scored in the shootout to give the Atlanta Thrashers a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night.

Pats score first win of tourney

McDONOUGH - The Heritage boys basketball team picked up its first win of the Henry County Classic on Friday night, taking a 60-50 victory over Eagle's Landing in the first round.

District concerns delay vote

ATLANTA - Opposition to the boundaries and membership of proposed regional water districts is causing those charged with crafting Georgia's first statewide water plan to think twice before acting.

Newton boys roll to victory Girls fall to Jackson Co.

JACKSON - Five Newton boys basketball players scored in double figures, leading the Rams to a 72-48 trouncing of host Jackson County on Friday night.

Rockdale County Public Schools close for remainder of year

CONYERS - Rockdale County Public Schools are closed for the rest of the year.

Dysfunctional meets the disappointed in Falcons-Cards game

GLENDALE, Ariz. - This disjointed, dysfunctional season can't end fast enough for the Atlanta Falcons.

Santa Bonanza Rockdale resident has close to 1,000 figurines

Rockdale resident Elaine Conner's collection of roughly 1,000 Santas covers almost every horizontal space in her home - shelves, curio cabinets, the fireplace, end tables, dressers. And one of the first questions that comes to mind is how did this Santa extravaganza ever get started? Conner has a very simple explanation.

14-year-old hit by car dies

CONYERS - A 14-year-old boy died Saturday from injuries he received Friday when he ran into a busy roadway to retrieve his skateboard.

Nine local runners selected for 8-AAAA All-Region team

CONYERS - Nine local cross country runners have been named to the 2007 8-AAAA All-Region Cross Country teams.

South River Trail deemed 'excellent'

CONYERS - The Atlanta Regional Commission recognized the Rockdale South River Trail Project as one of the developments of excellence in the area of environmental sustainability for 2007.