News for Wednesday, December 26, 2007


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Gillispie's start not pleasant Kentucky at 5-5 under new basketball coach

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Three pictures on the cover of the Kentucky basketball media guide seem to capture the first 10 games of Billy Gillispie's tenure at one of college basketball's most demanding jobs.

Officials to look into night work on street

CONYERS - Concerns over the disruptive nature of the West Avenue beautification and improvement project led one business owner on the street to ask the city to consider doing the work at night.

Church members help homeless Atlantans

CONYERS - Instead of shopping for last-minute Christmas gifts or spending free time with friends, a few teenagers and their fellow church members spent the Saturday before Christmas helping the homeless of Atlanta.

Eastside grad signs with Troy

COVINGTON - Former Eastside pitcher Robby Loew is taking the next step in his college baseball career.

LeBron scores 25 as Cavaliers overcome Heat

CLEVELAND - LeBron James' helpers showed up on Christmas.

Bikes for tykes to roll out of dealership

Staff Photo: Robert Porter

Fire officials discourage sale of novelty lighters

COVINGTON - Newton County fire officials want to raise awareness of the dangers novelty lighters pose to young children, and they are joining with other fire agencies from across the state in an effort to prohibit their sale.

Falcons' silver lining Bad record has team near No. 2 pick in draft

ATLANTA - A loss is surely not the way the Atlanta Falcons want to end their disappointing season.

A bigger Sonny's on the way

Staff Photo: Robert Porter

Christmas trees can be recycled locally

COVINGTON - If you can hold off a little while before discarding the Christmas tree, Keep Covington-Newton Beautiful and Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful are offering a solution that will also benefit the environment.

Mark Shields - Will it be another 1964 for Republicans?

When it has come to the serious business of selecting presidential nominees, the Republican Party has been far more orderly, organized and predictable than the Democrats. In the last 35 years, George McGovern, Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton have all won the Democratic presidential nomination even after each, one year before the election, was the choice in the Gallup Poll of 5 percent or less of his party's voters.