News for Saturday, July 26, 2008

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Government Meetings 7/26/2008

GOVERNMENT MEETINGS

Bo goes Heritage grad eyes transfer to JUCO ranks

CONYERS - Former Heritage football standout Bo Harris is leaving Auburn after just one season.

7-26-2008 Citizen Poll

"Maybe people didn't vote on July 15 because they couldn't afford the gas to drive to the polls. This was the first time I have ever went to the polls and been the only voter at the booth. Which brings up another question: Why did we open up all these additional voting places? Seems like a waste of money. Oh, I forgot - that is what the Newton County government excels - spending and wasting money."

Post 77 teams get wins at area tourney Rockdale tops Alpharetta; Conyers goes 1-1

CANTON - Both Post 77 baseball squads hit the field Thursday in the first round of the North Georgia Area Tournament, and with mixed results.

School system fails to meet AYP Nine county schools below standard

COVINGTON - The Newton County School System has not met Adequate Yearly Progress after previously meeting it for three consecutive years, with nine of the schools in the system failing to initially meet AYP.

Community Calendar 7/26/2008

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Newton Citizen Poll 7/26/2008

"Maybe people didn't vote on July 15 because they couldn't afford the gas to drive to the polls. This was the first time I have ever went to the polls and been the only voter at the booth. Which brings up another question: Why did we open up all these additional voting places? Seems like a waste of money. Oh, I forgot - that is what the Newton County government excels - spending and wasting money."

Getting ready to return

Staff Photo: Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith

Police arrest two on charges of selling meth

CONYERS - Two Newton County residents were arrested this week for selling methamphetamine to an undercover officer in Lakeview Estates.

Newman, Wallace clash over departure

INDIANAPOLIS - Ryan Newman's long goodbye to Penske Racing isn't going quite as smoothly as planned.

Vipers finish perfect season

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Physician accused of sex charges Female patients make claims of inappropriate touching

COVINGTON - A local physician is out on bail following his arrest Thursday after two patients came forward with allegations that he touched them inappropriately during medical consultations.

Falcons get fresh start

FLOWERY BRANCH - Roddy White wheeled up in his black Escalade, with Lil Wayne blaring from the speakers and not a care in the world.

Braves get big victory over Phils McCann, Jurrjens lead the way in 8-2 decision

PHILADELPHIA - Jair Jurrjens pitched eight scoreless innings and Brian McCann hit two homers, including a grand slam, to lead the Atlanta Braves over the struggling Philadelphia Phillies 8-2 on Friday night.

Candidate Goddard visits Covington

COVINGTON - Rick Goddard, the Republican candidate for Georgia's 8th Congressional District, made a campaign stop in Covington on Thursday.