News for Saturday, November 1, 2008


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School cafeterias receive low health ratings Mansfield, East Newton and Sharp scores fall

COVINGTON - Some school nutrition workers have spent the bulk of this month trying to improve their kitchens after receiving low scores on this month's food service establishment inspection reports.

NCSO catches alleged Web sex predator

COVINGTON - The Newton County Sheriff's Office has arrested a 33-year-old truck driver in connection with an Internet sting during which he allegedly sent pornographic material to a person he believed to be a 13-year-old girl, according to Investigator Sharron Stewart.

Election official predicts large voter turnout in Newton 46 percent already have cast their ballot

COVINGTON - Early voting was still going strong Friday, the last chance to vote before Election Day.

Timely reminder Officials urge residents to check smoke alarms with extra hour

COVINGTON - You can sleep a little longer Sunday morning as Daylight Saving Time will end at 2 a.m. Residents are reminded to set their clocks back one hour before bedtime Saturday.

KCNB introduces recycling programs through November

COVINGTON - America Recycles Day is Nov. 15, and Keep Covington-Newton Beautiful is offering lots of ways for local residents to do their part throughout the entire month.

Newton Citizen Poll 11/001/2008

The Newton Citizen Poll is a compilation of opinions submitted by readers. This week's poll was an open line.

Bulldogs eliminated from postseason race with 7-6 defeat

LOGANVILLE - On a night when the offense made more mistakes than Sarah Palin's press secretary, it was the defense that came to the rescue.

Patriots roll with 40-12 win

MONROE - After scoring on its first possession of the game, Monroe Area tricked Heritage on Friday into thinking it might get its first win of the season.

Alcovy welcomes first region meet

COVINGTON - Today, Alcovy will host the Region 4-AAAA cross country meet for the first time ever.

Community Calendar 11/01/2008


Tigers tame Panthers Outlaw surpasses 1,000 yards mark in victory

COVINGTON - It was a big night for the Alcovy Tigers as well as Malachi Outlaw in their 38-21 win over the Forest Park Panthers on Friday at Homer Sharp Stadium.

Habersham's air attack downs Salem Raiders collect key 24-10 win over Seminoles

MOUNT AIRY - Habersham Central quarterback Austin Brown turned Halloween into a nightmare for Salem on Friday night at Raider Stadium.

11-1-2008 Citizen Poll

The Rockdale Citizen Poll is a compilation of opinions submitted by readers. This week's Poll was an open line.

Government Meetings 11/01/2008


Union Grove tops Rams 43-10

It was a familiar sight just before halftime: Union Grove defensive end Anthony Williams swimming around the lineman instructed to block him, running full speed at Newton's quarterback and taking him to the ground.