News for Saturday, December 29, 2007


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Pharmacy tech charged with stealing pills

COVINGTON - A pharmacy technician at Newton Medical Center was arrested last week and charged with stealing pain medicine.

AHS student named to advisory board

COVINGTON - In her search for an after-school activity to keep her busy when she isn't cheerleading or playing for Alcovy High School's tennis team, freshman Arie Smith found a place where she could make a difference on a statewide level.

Barroom brawl City's anti-bar stance angers owners

COVINGTON - There aren't supposed to be any bars in the city of Covington.

$500K set aside for trail plan Project to convert rail lines into pedestrian walkways

COVINGTON - The federal government has appropriated $500,000 for a rails to trails project in Covington aimed at preserving a rail line that could eventually be part of a larger commuter rail to Athens.

Rockdale Citizen Poll 12-29-07

This week's Citizen Poll was an open line...

Darrell Huckaby - 'Bon voyage' to 2007

In Roman mythology, Janus was the god of gates and doorways. He was particularly well suited for that task because he was two-faced, thus allowing him to look into the future and into the past at the same time.

Hawaii enjoys Big Easy before Sugar Bowl

NEW ORLEANS - With Waikiki in its backyard, Hawaii knows how off-field distractions can get in the way. So the Warriors have a strategy of experiencing the Big Easy heading into the Sugar Bowl: get the distractions out of the way early.

Newton Citizen Poll 12-29-2007

This week's Citizen Poll was an open line ...

Singletary interested as Falcons coach

ATLANTA - Mike Singletary would not elaborate Friday on his interest in pursuing the Atlanta Falcons head coach position for a second straight year.

Newton Citizen Poll 12-29-07

This week's Newton Citizen Poll was an open line.

Rockdale Citizen Poll 12-29-2007

This week's Citizen Poll was an open line ...

Eastside back with victories

McDONOUGH - After losses by both Eastside basketball squads in the opening round of the Charger Hooptacular at Eagle's Landing Christian Academy, both teams bounced back with victories Friday.

Local briefs

Heritage girls smash Griffin

'Keep on moving' Lemon carries on after deaths of mother, best friend

NEW ORLEANS - Michael Lemon talks about his first trip to the Big Easy like any other wide-eyed college freshman.

Events 12-29-07


Rockdale squads enter final day

MADISON - The road to wins at the Sweet South Classic has been an arduous journey for Rockdale's basketball squads as the two teams have combined to go 1-3 against the competition in the first two rounds.