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Man charged with assault in connection with shooting

COVINGTON - Less than a month after a man was reportedly shot in the wrist following an argument on Puckett Street, Covington police have apprehended a suspect in the crime.

Gone fishing

Staff Photo: Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith

Public input sought on downtown

COVINGTON - What's in the future for downtown Covington? If you want to help answer that question, come to a charrette on the Downtown Covington Master Plan from Monday to Wednesday.

Panel not keen about tax reform

COVINGTON - State tax reform stakeholders met Tuesday night at a panel discussion to speak about a proposed legislation that could hurt school system revenue.

County, city relax watering guidelines

COVINGTON - Newton County and the city of Covington have relaxed watering restrictions.

NCSO: Beware of "Traveler" con artists

COVINGTON - With spring inching closer, Newton County authorities want residents to be on the lookout for a band of nomadic con artists, who are commonly known as Irish Travelers.

Musical impressions

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Events 2-21-08

Feb. 21

Darrell Huckaby - Trip down memory lane brings visions of our future

Honestly. All I wanted to do was get home.

Castro's exit an opening for free Cuba

The Left's favorite dictator, Fidel Castro, is 'resigning' as Cuba's president of the Council of State. Sen. Mel Martinez (R-FL), who was born in Cuba and, at the age of 15, along with his brother, was evacuated from Cuba during Operation Pedro Pan, observed: '... Castro has resigned from a position he was never elected to in the first place.'

Jurrjens gets a shot with his favorite team

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Jair Jurrjens was only 6 years old when his father passed on a family tradition.

State wrestling meet to feature 40 locals

COVINGTON - Forty local wrestlers will converge at The Arena at Gwinnett Center starting today in hopes of coming off the mat Saturday as a state champion.

Salem's Shields signs with Western Kentucky

Staff Photo: Robert Porter

Letter - Conyers talent takes my breath away

To the editor:

Cal Thomas - Castro's exit an opening for free Cuba

The Left's favorite dictator, Fidel Castro, is 'resigning' as Cuba's president of the Council of State. Sen. Mel Martinez (R-FL), who was born in Cuba and, at the age of 15, along with his brother, was evacuated from Cuba during Operation Pedro Pan, observed: '... Castro has resigned from a position he was never elected to in the first place.'

Less talk, more action Hurt speaks through dominant court skills

CONYERS - Courtney Hurt doesn't have to talk a big game. Her game speaks for itself.

Government Meetings 2-21-08

Thursdays

Woods rallies to beat Holmes at Match Play

MARANA, Ariz. - Tiger Woods produced another incredible comeback in the desert Wednesday, playing the final five holes in 5-under par to turn what looked like certain defeat into an unlikely victory in the Accenture Match Play Championship.

Lady Pats go back to the future Suddeth wants to restore the old ways at Heritage

CONYERS - In his first season as coach, Chad Suddeth has a pretty interesting goal for the Heritage girls soccer team.