News for Sunday, June 1, 2008

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City selects contractor Agreement to upgrade Conyers signs approved

CONYERS - Plans to update two high-profile signs within the city of Conyers have been given the green light, and a contractor has been selected to do the work at a cost of approximately $360,000.

Local Dems name new party chair

CONYERS - The once-quiet Rockdale County Democratic Party named a new party chairman last week so former party chairwoman Ruth Wilson could focus on her campaign for Rockdale County Clerk of Courts.

Rockdale schools plan to go high-tech

Conyers - By the year 2010, all Rockdale County classrooms should be equipped to be 21st Century Classrooms.

Tech tops Lipscomb Georgia rallies to beat Louisville 9-8

ATHENS - Brad Feltes broke a tie with a two-run double in the eighth inning and Georgia Tech beat Lipscomb 6-3 on Saturday night.

Movie to be filmed at Gaither

COVINGTON - Gaither Plantation will again be in the Hollywood spotlight this summer, and legendary actors will be performing there.

Braves seeing red Bruce homers in 10th for 8-7 win over Atlanta

CINCINNATI - Ken Griffey Jr. hit his 599th career homer Saturday, leaving him one shy of a seldom-reached mark, and Jay Bruce extended his amazing weeklong debut with a 10th-inning homer that lifted the Cincinnati Reds to an 8-7 victory over the Atlanta Braves.

Darrell Huckaby - No more biting the hand that feeds me

OK. So I guess I won't cuss Wal-Mart anymore. Not for a little while, anyway.

Salem grad Hubbard claims SEC title in 400-meter dash

CONYERS - Mississippi State sprinter Jamil Hubbard claimed the men's 400-meter dash title on the final day of the Southeastern Conference Track and Field Championship.

Headed to the top

Staff Photo: Robert Porter

Best in show Heritage's Dobbs, Bradley honored in

CONYERS - Juron Dobbs was a model of consistency this winter for the Heritage boys basketball team.