News for Wednesday, June 25, 2008

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Brewers top Braves Late rally falls short in 4-3 loss to Milwaukee

ATLANTA - Dave Bush earned his first road victory of the season, scattering four hits over seven innings, and the Milwaukee Brewers held on in the ninth to beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Tuesday night.

Curry seeks Richt's help to build GSU

MACON - Bill Curry will always have strong ties to Georgia Tech.

Local to sing at ballgame

COVINGTON - Today, Covington country singer/songwriter Hannah Thomas will sing before her largest audience yet.

Sheriff's office names alleged victim suspect in drug buy

COVINGTON - The Newton County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest in what it believes to have been a drug-buy gone bad that resulted in shots being fired in a residential area, according to NCSO Lt. Bill Watterson.

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Fire at NMC quickly extinguished

COVINGTON - A fire broke out on the third floor of Newton Medical Center on Tuesday morning, but was quickly extinguished by Covington Fire Department firefighters.

Alcovy looks to find replacements at QB, WR

COVINGTON - Neither unbearable heat or a scorching sun is keeping Alcovy from making great strides on the football practice field so far this summer.

Sports briefs

T-League teams continue in tourney

Darrell Huckaby - Sleeping in a challenge of biblical proportions

"Nothing," says the poet, "is so rare as a day in June."

Bill Shipp - Donkeys fizzle again

As Georgia's 2008 political campaign scene develops, the missed opportunity for state Democrats becomes increasingly clear. A recent poll showed competition in a Georgia presidential campaign for the first time since 1996.

Crotts' residency questioned again

COVINGTON - Two years after Mike Crotts was disqualified from running for state Senate District 17, questions have resurfaced concerning whether he lives in the district as he makes another bid for the seat.

Davenport, Venus Williams among Wimbledon winners

WIMBLEDON, England - With Wimbledon devolving into a fashion contest, former champion Lindsay Davenport's retro getup may have trumped all other outfits.