News for Tuesday, January 1, 2008

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Darrell Huckaby - Ringing in the new year in New Orleans

Greetings, once again, from the City that C.A.R.E. - and FEMA, if you listen to a lot of the locals - forgot.

Bruins score 18,000th goal in win over Thrashers

BOSTON - A friendly sibling rivalry turned out favorably for Mark Stuart and the Boston Bruins.

2007 not without chuckles, headscratchers

Each year on New Year's Day, the Citizen examines those stories that made our eyes twinkle, our brows rise or our jaws drop in the annual 2007 News of the Weird review:

2007: Year of change Multimillion-dollar deals, big crimes dominate Rockdale, Newton headlines

With a presidential election on the horizon, a changing economic climate, and challenges like continued growth and a severe drought to contend with, 2008 promises to be a busy news year for east metro Atlanta. But before we leave 2007 behind completely, it's important to take a look back and review the stories that shaped our year. The Citizen presents its Top Stories of 2007:

Health Report 1-1-08

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.

Newton hits grisly milestone County sees 7 murders

The year 2007 was one of the deadliest on record for Newton County, as the county hit a new all-time high for murders with a total of seven.

Health Reports 1-1-08

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.

Events 1-1-08

Tuesday

Ric Latarski - On the joys of beginning anew in 2008

Ah, yes! New Year's Day.

Georgia and Hawaii's series of unexpected events Nobody saw this matchup coming to New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS - Even in the wackiest of seasons, no one could have seen this Sugar Bowl coming.

Tech defense porous in bowl loss to Fresno State Jackets fall to Bulldogs 40-28

BOISE, Idaho - Add Georgia Tech - again - to Fresno State's list of conquests from BCS conferences.

Alcovy Road bridge to close for three months for repairs

COVINGTON - The Alcovy Road bridge over Cornish Creek will be closed for three months beginning Wednesday.

A year of champions, changes Wrestling titles, coaching carousel top local sports headlines

In the final analysis, 2007 was another outstanding year for local sports.

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