CONYERS - Residents of Conyers will have the opportunity to get in on the ground floor of helping design a senior-friendly community.
BATON ROUGE, La. - Georgia coach Mark Richt once called the Tiger Stadium crowd the loudest he'd ever heard.
I'm an Eagle Scout. Troop 226, Porterdale. Scoutmaster Aubrey Barnes started me off and Jimmy Cason finished me up.
PHILADELPHIA - Matt Ryan would love to stick around Philadelphia to catch a World Series game on Sunday, but he's got a job to do.
COVINGTON - Three young men found with cans of beer and bottles of wine and smelling of alcohol behind Don's Superette on U.S. Highway 278, as well as the store clerk who allegedly sold them the alcohol, were arrested by the Covington Police Department Tuesday night, according to CPD spokesman Lt. Wendell Wagstaff.
COVINGTON - Both the Alcovy girls and boys cross country squads ran away with the gold on a chilly Saturday morning during the Last Chance Invitational.
CONYERS - Rockdale County Public Schools' new Open Campus reported high success numbers during its first quarter.
ATLANTA - Virginia rallied for the latest win in its comeback of a season, and now the Cavaliers find themselves in a most improbable spot.
COLUMBUS - One swing of the bat by Lakeview-Ft. Oglethorpe's Jodi Archer was the difference between winning and losing as the Eastside Lady Eagles were eliminated from the Class AAA softball tournament Saturday at the South Commons Softball Complex.
Another election season is coming to an end, and Georgia Democrats and Republicans alike are beginning to size up what's going to be and what could have been. Recent polls by various groups have shown much closer than expected contests for the Peach State's presidential electoral votes and for Republican Saxby Chambliss' Senate seat. You have to go back to 1996 to find Georgia contests this tight - when President Bill Clinton barely lost Georgia to Republican nominee Bob Dole, but Max Cleland won the Senate seat now held by Chambliss, in part because of a strong Democratic turnout for Clinton.
Staff Photo: Robert Porter
On the Beat is an occasional reporting of various crimes and complaints confronted by law enforcement personnel in Newton County in the course of their duties. It is compiled by News Editor Barbara Knowles, who can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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