News for Tuesday, November 6, 2007

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Walton Police Blotter 11-6-07

MONROE - The following arrests and charges have been reported by the Walton County Sheriff's Office, the Monroe Police Department, the Loganville Police Department, the Georgia State Patrol and the Social Circle Department of Public Safety:

Eastside trounces Rockdale Norrington leads Eagles to win with 3 touchdowns

COVINGTON - It's pretty well known in Region 8-AAAA that Eastside quarterback Justin Wray is one of the best offensive players in the area, but the Eagles have a few other weapons.

DEI looking to prove that Earnhardt not whole team

When Martin Truex Jr. crossed the finish line in third place at Texas Motor Speedway, it capped his best weekend in almost two months and gave Dale Earnhardt Inc. results it could celebrate.

Care center calling for baby items

COVINGTON - With hundreds of pregnant Newton County women in crisis situations - whether it's living in poverty, being in an abusive relationship, being a teen parent or just not having anyone to turn to - SOURCE Pregnancy Care Center is trying to help.

Banner year for Lady Bulldogs softball team Rockdale makes first trip to sectionals in 11 years

CONYERS - The Rockdale softball team turned in a solid performance during the 2007 season, finishing the year with a 19-9 record.

'Grandpa bandit' identified

COVINGTON - The older man who authorities say is responsible for the robbery of the First Georgia Community Bank in Covington earlier this year has been identified by authorities.

Police call off search for woman's remains Investigators to follow leads, comb missing persons records

COVINGTON - The search for an unidentified woman's dismembered remains in a wooded area off of Ga. Highway 212 was called off over the weekend, according to Newton County authorities.

Police seeking bank robber Same location robbed in September

COVINGTON - The Covington Police Department is seeking the public's help in locating a man who they say robbed a local bank Monday afternoon.

Teams take final step to postseason Salem-Madison rematch highlights region playoffs

CONYERS - The Region 8-AAAA playoff matchups are set for Friday night.

Sixth sense finds a faster route

Most people have heard that old line that was immortalized by the late great Lewis Grizzard. "Dang, brother, I don't believe I'd told that!"

Falcons catch a break Petrino relieved to get first NFC win against 49ers

FLOWERY BRANCH - Coach Bobby Petrino cracked a slight grin when asked about the Atlanta Falcons' first NFC victory.

Some donors dishonored by no will power

If you are a person of sufficient, or even modest, means who wishes to include in your will a bequest to, say, a favorite university, you have a right to expect that your wishes will be carried out by the recipient, right? You should expect that, but in too many instances, your expectations are not being met. People who have left (or given while they are alive) money, works of art or other items of value are increasingly seeing their gifts used for purposes other than what they intended.

Walton Blotter 11/6/2007

MONROE - The following arrests and charges have been reported by the Walton County Sheriff's Office, the Monroe Police Department, the Loganville Police Department, the Georgia State Patrol and the Social Circle Department of Public Safety:

Health Report 11-6-07

The following food service establishment inspection reports were provided by the Environmental Health Division of the Rockdale County Health Department. Any score below 90 is considered failing.

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