News for Sunday, September 21, 2008

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Europeans make their move at Ryder Cup

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Birdie putts kept falling, one on top of the other, until the Americans finally secured a Saturday lead in the Ryder Cup for the first time since 1995 to set up a final day that finally matters.

Lady Eagles drop matches at Hart County

The Eastside volleyball squad dropped a pair of region matches Thursday to host Hart County 25-12, 25-8 and Morgan County 26-24, 19-25, 24-26.

Juniors to take school writing test

COVINGTON - High school juniors will take a test this week that will help determine if they will be ready to graduate in more than a year from now.

Community Calendar 9/21/2008

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Tebow leads Gators past Volunteers 30-6

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Under Urban Meyer, Florida has turned Tennessee into Gator Bait.

College Notebook: Mathis off to strong start with Hornets

Sophomore Darius Mathis is making a big impact at wide receiver this season for Alabama State.

Feeling green

Staff Photo: Robert Porter

Rush to victory Dwyer, Jackets gain 438 yards on the ground en route to win

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech ruled the red zone in its best effort under new coach Paul Johnson.

Falcons looking to rebound Kansas City fields an even younger team than Atlanta

ATLANTA - The question seemed to stump John Abraham.

Social Circle approves annexation

COVINGTON - The Social Circle City Council approved this week the annexation of 334 acres. Most of the property in question is located in Newton County, though a small portion is within Walton County.

Plane makes emergency landing Police say pilot suffered minor injuries

COVINGTON - A small aircraft made an emergency parachute landing in a residential area off of Oxford Road on Saturday after the pilot experienced what he described as a "structural failure" involving the wings.

Nonprofits feel effects from sour economy

CONYERS - Word that the state's unemployment rate hit a 15-year high in August was not news to many nonprofit organizations in Rockdale County.