News for Thursday, July 10, 2008

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Heritage wrestling: Hooley stressing mat time

CONYERS - Heritage wrestling coach Randy Hooley was pleased with the results of his first season at the helm of the Patriots.

Cavendish gets first Tour win

CHATEAUROUX, France - His dream was within reach and Mark Cavendish didn't let it get away.

Rockdale golf squads have inconsistent year

CONYERS - It was a season of ups and downs for both of Rockdale's golf teams.

Financial Fight Holyfield works to get his monetary affairs in order

ATLANTA - Working to resolve his financial problems, former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield reached agreement Wednesday in a child-support case and avoided a court hearing that could have led to a call for jail time.

You never know ... Project ReNeWal receives $6,000 grant

CONYERS - Sarah Miller wanted to do her part to help raise money to buy a playground for children displaced by domestic violence, and Wednesday, she learned she had been successful.

Community Calendar 7/10/2008

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Ethics complaint filed against Crotts

COVINGTON - The State Ethics Commission is investigating a complaint alleging that Republican State Senate candidate Mike Crotts has failed to file a personal financial disclosure report as required by law.

Men in women's clothes steal from Wal-Mart

COVINGTON - Three audacious, cross-dressing shoplifters went to Wal-Mart between 1 and 2 a.m. July 3 and left with more than $4,500 in electronics, according to a Covington Police Department incident report.

Perdue endorses Douglas

CONYERS - Sen. John Douglas announced Wednesday he had secured the endorsement of Gov. Sonny Perdue and other prominent Republican officials in his reelection bid this year.

Government Meetings 7/10/2008

GOVERNMENT MEETINGS

Zion Baptist cemetery vandalized

COVINGTON - In what may be a case of mistaken identity, thieves have snatched approximately 18 bronze vases from graves at Zion Baptist Church Cemetery on Ga. Highway 212.

Tony Stewart released from Joe Gibbs Racing

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Joe Gibbs Racing will release Tony Stewart from his contract at the end of the season, ending an incredibly successful decade in which they won two championships and turned the organization into one of NASCAR's best.