News for Tuesday, May 13, 2008


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Community Calendar 5/13/2008


Gresham's hearing set Board to meet Wednesday to decide candidate's eligibility

COVINGTON - The Board of Elections will hold a hearing at 2 p.m. Wednesday to hear evidence on whether Board of Education District 2 candidate Horace Don Gresham is eligible to run for office.

Porterdale police vehicles to get computers City council members welcome new Better Hometowns manager

PORTERDALE - Porterdale's police officers will soon have the benefit of state-of-the art technology after the City Council approved funding for the purchase of three laptop computers to be installed in police vehicles.

Andruw struggling with bat, weight in first season with Dodgers

LOS ANGELES - Andruw Jones keeps his emotions in check, as he believes a professional athlete should.

Attendance lines drawn Board of Education approves boundaries for South Salem

COVINGTON - The Newton County Board of Education unanimously approved at its April board meeting a plan to change attendance lines for the 2008-09 school year.

Lewis eyes Amateur Public Links qualifier Field of 22 set for Thursday's sectional at The Oaks

COVINGTON - Every golfer is always looking for an edge.

Government Meetings 5/13/2008


Local support group to hold annual autism walk to raise funds

COVINGTON - In hopes of raising community awareness about autism and money to help families with autistic children, a local support group is holding a walk on Saturday.

Win some, lose some Atlanta splits doubleheader with Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH - Tim Hudson showed again that a well-pitched game is the easiest and best way to end an extended streak. Or, on this day, a number of streaks.

2 stabbed in separate incidents

COVINGTON - Newton County Sheriff's Office investigators have reported two recent stabbings.

Air Force star Hall tries out with Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH - Chad Hall hopes he made a big impression on the Falcons coaches - and that they have a long memory.