News for Thursday, October 16, 2008


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Henderson wants test of landfill Commissioner calls for possible cleanup

COVINGTON - District 4 County Commissioner J.C. Henderson is calling for testing and possible clean-up of an abandoned landfill in the city of Covington.

Woman charged in crash death

COVINGTON - A 30-year-old Covington woman has been charged with vehicular homicide in the second degree and failure to maintain lane in connection with a crash that killed a man on Lower River Road in April, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office

County school system selects Teachers of the Year

COVINGTON - Teachers in the Newton County School System are involved in some friendly competition this month.

Recycling reward School honored for work

COVINGTON - At the Montessori School of Covington, students don't just learn about the environment - they take an active role in saving it.

Azar, Belcher the keys to Alcovy's stiff defense

COVINGTON - If Alcovy is to make it to the next level of competition in the Class AAAA softball tournament, it needs to continue doing two of the three things that got the Tigers to the Class AAAA South Sectional at Lovejoy Park in Hampton.

Senior superlatives Veterans lead Lady Patriots to new heights

CONYERS - It's hard to imagine where the Heritage softball team would be without its eight seniors - certainly not preparing for the Class AAAA North Sectional this weekend.

Tigers on the road to success Win against Ola would double 2007 win total

MCDONOUGH - Success can be measured in a variety of ways.

Area volleyball tournaments begin today for two local programs

CONYERS - The quest for state tournament berths in volleyball begins this evening.

Rockdale looks to end slide

CONYERS - There's no doubt about it, this is a critical week for the Rockdale football team.