News for Thursday, February 7, 2008

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School principal receives threatening e-mail 13-year-old taken into custodyBy Joel Griffin

COVINGTON - A 13-year-old boy was taken into custody by Newton County law enforcement Tuesday after he allegedly sent a threatening e-mail to the principal of Veterans Memorial Middle School.

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Staff Photo: Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith

County to propose tax referendum

COVINGTON - Newton County senior citizens scored a double victory Tuesday night.

Primary turnout high in Newton County

COVINGTON - More than 45 percent of Newton County's registered voters participated in Super Tuesday's presidential preference primary.

Man allegedly assaulted with baseball bat

COVINGTON - Covington authorities are investigating an incident in which a man was reportedly assaulted outside an apartment building with a baseball bat Tuesday night.

County wants group home license revoked

COVINGTON - The Newton County Board of Commissioners is asking the Georgia Department of Human Resources to revoke the license of a group home for juveniles on Fieldstone Court.

Letter - Thank you for senior tax relief

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Subregion champs Heritage boys clinch 8-AAAA South title with win

CONYERS - The Heritage basketball teams are headed in opposite directions with one game left in the regular season.

Darrell Huckaby - And I thought I had a good memory

And I thought I had a good memory!

Alcovy chalks up a pair of road victories

CONYERS - Alcovy and Rockdale's basketball teams experienced a reversal of fortune Tuesday night at Rockdale County High School.

Salem boys stop Eagles in overtime Lady 'Noles win, stay in first

COVINGTON - While the Salem girls basketball team has earned the majority of the headlines this year, it was the boys team turn to shine Tuesday night as the Seminoles (8-16 overall, 2-7 in 8-AAAA South) overcame a furious late charge to down Eastside 64-60 in overtime.

Three Seminoles top list of local signees

CONYERS - Three Salem football players inked their names Wednesday on National Signing Day.

Government Meetings 2-7-08

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Forfeits help Tigers defeat Bulldogs

COVINGTON - Rockdale won the battle but lost the war against Alcovy as the Bulldogs won five of the nine matches they actually wrestled Tuesday.

Events 2-7-08

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