News for Wednesday, August 27, 2008


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Salem's Dunlop signs with Eastern Kentucky

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Lady Bulldogs chalk up win over Jackson

CONYERS - The Rockdale volleyball team thought it was going to get a good Area 8-AAAA test Tuesday night.

Bulldogs ride win streak into potential title year

ATHENS - Mark Richt couldn't hide his enthusiasm after he made the climb to the press box to watch Georgia's spring game in April.

Bill Shipp - The Georgia circus

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Fire departments to host fire safety night for families

COVINGTON - Newton County Fire Services and the Covington Fire Department are hosting their second annual Family Prevention Night Sept. 4, from 4 to 9 p.m. in the parking lot of the Covington Wal-Mart.

Community Calendar 8/27/2008


Lady Eagles sweep Eastside 2-0, Newton winless at tri-meet

COVINGTON - Both of Eastside's matches went to three games in the tri-team match with Newton and Apalachee on Tuesday.

Rockdale has tough task ahead

CONYERS - Rockdale is ready to launch a new era in football.

Darrell Huckaby - Newest book focuses on Huckaby clan's travels

Two of my favorite words - my very favorite words - are "Let's go!" It usually doesn't matter who says it and it usually doesn't matter where they are talking about going. If somebody says "go," I am on my way.

Schools mull tougher checks Official: Better fingerprinting needed for employees' records

COVINGTON - The Newton County School System Human Resources department is looking into ways to keep students and school personnel safer.

Salem aims to defend region title

CONYERS - The Salem football is looking to reload and make another run at the Region 8-AAAA championship this fall.

Senior Services plans fundraisers

COVINGTON - Newton County Senior Services is preparing for two fall fundraisers and asking the community to pitch in so it can continue to provide programs for local seniors.

Developer cites tight conditions Builder says requirements placed on store 'excessive'

NEWBORN - The developer of the Dollar General formerly proposed for Newborn said he decided not to build in the town due to "excessive" regulations.

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