News for Wednesday, September 10, 2008

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In case of emergency NMC to provide ambulance, paramedics at football games

COVINGTON - Newton County high school football players and spectators are getting special treatment this school year.

Police find body of boat wreck victim

COVINGTON - The body of the victim of a Sunday boating accident at West Point Lake was recovered Tuesday around 4:40 p.m., according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

Arrest made in thefts from commuters

CONYERS - A good memory and keen eyesight made the difference this week when a local police officer nabbed a suspect as he was allegedly preparing to steal his second catalytic converter.

CFD receives 5-year accreditation status

COVINGTON - The Covington Fire Department has achieved accreditation from the Center for Public Safety Excellence for the second time.

13-year-old injured in bike accident

COVINGTON - A 13-year-old boy was flown by air ambulance from Turner Lake Recreation Complex on Sunday afternoon following a bicycle crash, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.

Make it eight Clutch hits spark Lady Patriots' 9-0 win

CONYERS - Clutch hitting was the name of the game for the Heritage softball team on Tuesday against county rival Salem.

Bill Shipp - Are you smarter than a Georgia voter?

Let's hear it for Kathy Cox. The Georgia schools superintendent won $1 million in Hollywood on the TV quiz show, "Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?"

Lady Eagles crush Jackson County

COVINGTON - The Eastside softball team started its game a little sloppy against Jackson County before getting it together to run-rule the Lady Panthers 13-1 in four innings Tuesday.

Darrell Huckaby - Let's remember to never forget

Have you looked at your calendar today? If not, glance at the top of this page. The date should be there. Sept. 10, 2008.

Eastside, Heritage chalk up victories

CONYERS - After being pummeled 25-9 in its first game against Rockdale on Tuesday night at Davis Middle School, the Eastside volleyball squad took care of business, winning the match 25-21 and 26-24.

After two easy wins, Bulldogs focus on tough SEC opponents

ATHENS - Georgia's preseason is over.

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