News for Sunday, June 29, 2008

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Making waves Piranhas take first at county meet

CONYERS - The action was fast and the competition was fierce Saturday at the Rockdale Swim League 2008 County Meet.

Drivers education students warned against drunken driving

CONYERS - This summer, a few dozen students from Rockdale County and other surrounding areas are learning important lessons that will take them through the rest of their lives.

Georgia mascot Uga VI dies

ATHENS - Uga VI, the bulldog that represented the University of Georgia during two Southeastern Conference football championships, died from congestive heart failure at his home in Savannah, the dog's owner said Saturday.

Darrell Huckaby - Is change necessary in race for sheriff's office?

It's election season. As the Fourth of July approaches, things will really get cranked up. The summer primaries are scant days away and we all know what's coming in November.

Announcements 6/29/2008

ANNOUNCEMENTS

'Important to everybody' Residents join forces to save lake

CONYERS - Paul DesRoches no longer enjoys the view of the lake he shares with his 10 neighbors. From the doorway of his Gardens of Fieldstone home, it appears the lake is filled with more mud than water, and following a spate of hot weather earlier in June, he and others had to clear dead fish off the banks.

Hudson hammered by Toronto Braves' ace gives up two long balls in 9-5 defeat

TORONTO - It's not often that Atlanta's Tim Hudson gives up a home run. When he does, he usually loses.

Hill speaks out on poll question Commissioner: Wording is unfair and leading

CONYERS - Rockdale County Commissioner Jason Hill criticized Tuesday a straw poll question that will appear on the upcoming primary election ballot, saying it only provides "one side of the story" concerning the proposed expansion of the county's judicial center in Olde Town Conyers.

Community Calendar 6/29/2008

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Wimbledon: Venus joins sister Serena in fourth round

WIMBLEDON, England - One swing from completing her week's work, Venus Williams toed the baseline, dribbled the ball, gave it a toss and delivered yet another thunderclap serve at sun-kissed Wimbledon.