News for Sunday, October 19, 2008

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'It wasn't pretty' No. 10 Georgia holds off No. 22 Vandy 24-14

ATHENS - Knowshon Moreno had his best game of the season. A.J. Green came up huge. Still, Georgia struggled to put another opponent away.

Rivers Alive cleanup event set for Saturday

CONYERS - It's just about that time again for the annual Rivers Alive cleanup in Rockdale.

GDOT greenlights Parker Road Officials approve three other projects

CONYERS - The wait is over for the widening of Parker Road and three other road projects after the Georgia Department of Transportation said it would release the work contracts.

Online job board to connect employers, applicants

The Rockdale and Newton Citzen are part of AtlantaJobs.com, the newest online job board dedicated to connecting local employers and job seekers in the metro Atlanta area. The site recently had its official launch.

Letters - 10/19/2008

To the editor:

Lamb named PC Student-Athlete of the Week

Rachel Lamb was named Presbyterian College's PC SAAC Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of Oct. 6.

Georgia native comes home to star in play

COVINGTON - Derek Manson's passion for acting took him to New York City eight years ago. Since then, he's had a steady string of roles onstage and voice-over work. But from time to time, there's just no place like home, and Manson looks forward to coming back to Georgia to perform.

Darrell Huckaby - Lord help us, Obama wants to spread the wealth

Glory be, y'all! I can't wait for January.

In brief

Newton defense helps spark region win over Greenbrier

Group criticizes ordinance New version of ethics rules gets first reading at meeting

CONYERS - The advocacy group asked to help draft Rockdale County's new ethics ordinance criticized the most recent version Tuesday, just as the county Board of Commissioners was holding the first reading of the document.

Tech ruins Swinney's Clemson debut

CLEMSON, S.C. - Demaryius Thomas let one chance slip through his fingers. He wasn't about to blow a second one, not when it mattered so much to Georgia Tech.

Heritage falls in sectional

WOODSTOCK - The Heritage softball team saw its season come to an abrupt end Saturday in the Class AAAA North Sectional at Hobgood Park.

Eastside headed to state Lady Eagles crush Morgan County 15-1

GAINESVILLE - The Lady Eagles are soaring to the state playoffs.

Fright nights

Staff Photo: Robert Porter