News for Tuesday, January 22, 2008

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Sheriff's Office: Delete potential e-mail scams

COVINGTON - The problem of e-mail scams is getting worse, not better, according to Newton County Sheriff's Office spokesman Lt. Bill Watterson.

Salem band instructor suspended

CONYERS - Salem High School Band Director Shawn Geiger was suspended earlier this month for allegedly having inappropriate and sexual conversations with students, and former Salem High School Principal Robert Cresswell was suspended for not fully investigating the matter, according to Rockdale County Public Schools.

'I am Newton County' NCSO captain to run for sheriff

COVINGTON - Longtime Newton County Sheriff's Office Capt. Marty Roberts became the fourth person to throw his hat into the ring for sheriff as he announced his candidacy for the office Monday afternoon.

NCSS buys property for schools

COVINGTON - The Newton County School System announced earlier this month that it closed the purchase of land on which it could build several schools in the future.

Events 1-22-08

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Health Reports 1-22-08

The following food service establishment inspection reports were provided by the Environmental Health Division of the Newton County Health Department. Any score below 90 is considered failing.

Colts' coach Dungy returning next season

INDIANAPOLIS - Tony Dungy is sticking with the Colts.

Cal Thomas - Hillarycare's chamber of many secrets

In the '90s, Judicial Watch, an organization that seeks to hold Democrats and Republicans accountable to the law, pursued members of the Clinton administration.

Super Bowl XLII: Giants built team from the ground up

NEW YORK - While the New England Patriots were picking up the likes of Randy Moss, Wes Welker, Adalius Thomas and Donte' Stallworth last offseason, Jerry Reese was sitting on his hands.

Australian Open: Blake faces Federer in next round American matches career best showing at Grand Slam

MELBOURNE, Australia - James Blake is in a predicament.

Government Meetings 1-22-08

Tuesdays

Both Heritage teams own first in subregion

CONYERS - With tonight's Region 8-AAAA South basketball games marking the midway point of the subregion slate, area hoops teams find themselves jockeying for position in preparation for the last stretch run of the regular season.

Can't fight the Outlaw Blazers' forward hits 20-footer at buzzer to sink Hawks

ATLANTA - As the final seconds in overtime expired, it became clear that both the Atlanta Hawks and Portland Trail Blazers were content to allow Travis Outlaw to take the last shot.

Hillarycare's chamber of many secrets

In the '90s, Judicial Watch, an organization that seeks to hold Democrats and Republicans accountable to the law, pursued members of the Clinton administration.