News for Sunday, June 8, 2008


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Wolfpack forces Bulldogs to a Game 3

ATHENS - Jeremy Synan hopes Georgia pitchers continue to struggle with their control.

Ivanovic wins her first French Open

PARIS - At last, Ana Ivanovic overcame her stage fright.

Library plans summer reading fun

Conyers - Kids may be out of school for the summer, but they can still have a little fun at the library.

Lumber supply closes

COVINGTON - PlyMart has closed its Covington lumber supply business on City Pond Road, the company's president said Thursday.

Flower power

Staff Photo: Robert Porter

Big Brown's Triple Crown attempt fails

NEW YORK - Big Brown straggled home in last place Saturday, losing the Belmont Stakes and the Triple Crown to 38-1 long shot Da' Tara.

Stolen items located at residence Man arrested, charged with theft of machinery

COVINGTON - A man notified the Newton County Sheriff's Office after he became suspicious that a wood chipper he was looking to buy was offered to him at a bargain-basement price.

Tag and title offices issuing larger decal for vehicle registrations

CONYERS - Drivers registering their vehicles this month may have noticed some changes in the decal. Beginning June 2, local tag and title offices began issuing a new larger decal for all motor vehicle registrations.

Total domination 2008 All-Area Wrestling Team: Salem's Yates simply the best wrestler around

There are only two words that can describe the senior season of Salem wrestling standout Peter Yates: total domination.

Richardson steps down as Salem girls soccer coach

CONYERS - After five years, three Region 8-AAAA championships and a trip to the Class AAAA Final Four, Heather Richardson is stepping down as the Salem girls head soccer coach.

Pharmacy alert to forgeries

COVINGTON - Three attempts to obtain drugs through fraudulent prescriptions were thwarted last week at the Kroger pharmacy on U.S. Highway 278, according to the Covington Police Department.