News for Sunday, November 18, 2007

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Thanks, Glenn, for the show

As Thanksgiving approaches, we should find a way to show our appreciation to House Speaker Glenn "Romeo" Richardson and his loyal House members.

Uncertainty continues for kids' health insurance

With a Republican in the White House and Democrats controlling Congress, Washington has seen its share of gridlock in 2007, from last summer's stalemate over illegal immigration this fall's battles over appropriations bills.

Old Glory in autumn glory

Staff Photo: Lee Depkin

Seniors must take care of themselves

It's debatable, but busy seniors probably neglect their health. They read a lot and know what they are supposed to be doing, but who has the time?

Seniors must take ownership of their health

It's debatable, but busy seniors probably neglect their health. They read a lot and know what they are supposed to be doing, but who has the time?

One week to wait Georgia clinches tie for East, pins hopes on Vols loss

ATHENS - Georgia has done all it can to reach the Southeastern Conference championship game. Even if it's not enough, the No. 8 Bulldogs will certainly be content with their impressive turnaround this season.

Yellow Jackets hold off North Carolina 27-25

ATLANTA - After missing one chance to give Georgia Tech the lead in the final 3 minutes, Travis Bell made the most of his unexpected kick for redemption.

Jack Simpson: Seniors must take ownership of their health

It's debatable, but busy seniors probably neglect their health. They read a lot and know what they are supposed to be doing, but who has the time?

Restoration: 164-year-old cemetery gets cleanup, facelift

COVINGTON - In the southwest corner of Newton County, a 164-year-old cemetery has been slowly and silently falling victim to the elements, time and vandals.

Jury awards Newton woman $350,001

CONYERS - In one of the largest civil awards in Rockdale County history, a jury awarded a Newton County woman $250,000 in damages after finding she was the victim of malicious prosecution and false arrest.

Surf's up! Citizens' Web sites feature more content than ever before

CONYERS - The Rockdale Citizen and Newton Citizen newspapers have partnered with 1up! Software to update and expand their offerings to readers on the World Wide Web.

Man given probation in vehicular homicide

CONYERS - A man charged with homicide by vehicle in what District Attorney Richard Read termed a "terrible and tragic event," will spend the next 10 years under supervision of the court.

Dave Williams: Uncertainty continues for kids' health insurance

With a Republican in the White House and Democrats controlling Congress, Washington has seen its share of gridlock in 2007, from last summer's stalemate over illegal immigration this fall's battles over appropriations bills.

Bill Shipp: A gift for Glenn

As Thanksgiving approaches, we should find a way to show our appreciation to House Speaker Glenn "Romeo" Richardson and his loyal House members.

Ohio St. beats Michigan, wins Big Ten

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Jim Tressel and Lloyd Carr tried their best to take themselves out of the story.

Robinson steps down as Salem volleyball coach

CONYERS - Krista Robinson is stepping down after two seasons as the head volleyball coach at Salem.

Salem girls reload for playoff run Lady Seminoles looking for 4th trip to tournament

CONYERS - The Salem girls basketball team is looking to continue a couple of impressive streaks this season.

Uncertainty continues when it comes to children's insurance

With a Republican in the White House and Democrats controlling Congress, Washington has seen its share of gridlock in 2007, from last summer's stalemate over illegal immigration this fall's battles over appropriations bills.

Three from county play in soccer cup

Senior Courtney Foster came up big for Clemson on Friday night in the first round of the NCAA Women's Soccer Tournament in Knoxville, Tenn.