News for Sunday, April 27, 2008


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NFL draft: Much faster first round than in past

NEW YORK - Forget the intrigue at the top of the draft. The NFL invited a half-dozen players to the draft Saturday, and they went in the first six picks.

4 arrested in cocaine drug bust

CONYERS - A Rockdale County man suspected of supplying cocaine to customers at two local night spots has been arrested.

Registration for summer driver education class set for Tuesday

CONYERS - Rockdale County parents who are interested in having their children take a driver education class this summer can register Tuesday.

Nemechek steals pole from Stewart at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. - It's been all about Tony Stewart at Talladega Superspeedway, where he's planted himself inside the spotlight by entering free agency.

Relay for life

Cancer survivors, their supporters and families came out in force for Friday's American Cancer Society's Relay for Life events held in Rockdale and Newton counties.

Falcons take QB Matt Ryan with third pick

FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons have a new quarterback and - they hope - a new face of the franchise.

Four-run third pushes Mets past Braves

NEW YORK - Tim Hudson repeatedly said he felt fine after another perplexing start. Just one bad inning, he said.

Suspect in Newton slaying arrested in Ala. Covington man's roommate found dead in house

COVINGTON - A 28-year-old Newton County man has been arrested in Birmingham, Ala., and charged with the Saturday morning slaying of his roommate in the Trelawney subdivision.

Chandler leads Lady Bobcats to Peach Belt title

Georgia College and State University won the first Peach Belt Conference softball tournament title in school history, and it has Mandy Chandler to thank.

Darrell Huckaby - Aggies come out in force for school and country

I tell you what. Those Aggies are really something!

Bill Shipp - How lucky can Republicans be?

Tuesday's presidential primary results produced another stark indicator of the disaster facing Democrats this fall.