News for Sunday, November 30, 2008

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Heritage earns four first-team selections

CONYERS - The Heritage softball team put together an outstanding season this fall, finishing second in Region 8-AAAA and earning a trip to the Class AAAA North State Sectional.

Dream come true Newborn dairy farmer begins bottling own milk

COVINGTON - For more than 50 years, Johnston Family Farm in Newborn has been supplying fresh milk to grocers and the public. But in today's market, making a living off dairy farming can be a challenge.

Angels on wheels Conyers bikers host 18th annual Toy Ride

CONYERS - Organizations like the infamous Hell's Angels have done a lot over the years to give bikers a bad name. But if you ask any of the hundreds of people in Rockdale County who have benefited from Rockdale Emergency Relief's Holiday Assistance Program, they'll tell you that the men and women of the Conyers Riding Association represent an entirely different kind of angel.

Rockdale splits games against Forest Park

CONYERS - Maybe it was too much turkey. Or perhaps just too much holiday excitement.

Homes for the holidays Pilot Club to host 13th annual tour of homes

For the last 12 years, the Conyers Pilot Club has hosted the Christmas Tour of Homes in the Olde Town area, but this year's tour will have an interesting twist.

Darrell Huckaby - Ever had a day escape you?

Folks always told me that we tend to forget things as we grow older, but I outdid myself this week. I forgot a whole day.

Streak wreckers Jackets earn first win over Bulldogs in seven seasons

ATHENS - The Georgia Tech players gathered in front of their small contingent of fans in a corner of Sanford Stadium. They sang the 'Ramblin' Wreck' fight song. They bounced up and down. Then pinched off pieces of the famous hedge that surrounds the field.

Community Calendar - 11/30/2008

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Local author, 95, publishes his seventh book, a novel

COVINGTON - Some believe he's the oldest writer still publishing books, but Frank Smith, 95, said that bit of trivia's not that important. What is important, however, is that Smith, who is also affectionately known as the mayor of Milstead, has a brand new work ready to go just in time for Christmas gift-giving.