News for Thursday, September 25, 2008

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Fears spur gas shortage Industry leaders say supply system strained but poised to catch up

CONYERS - Long lines at some gas stations while others had bags over their pumps have had motorists thinking "here we go again."

Schools terminate employees for conduct Staff members' behavior was 'detrimental' to school system

COVINGTON - The Newton County Board of Education approved the termination of three employees at its September work session.

Road paving project cost increases by $42,000

COVINGTON - The county will pay an additional $42,827.50 to resurface County Road 213 and Jack Neely Road.

Center rejects proposed industrial park

COVINGTON - The Northeast Georgia Development Center has declared an industrial park proposed for Hazelbrand Road not in the best interest of the region and the state.

Gospel saxophonist to play free concert in Covington

With her latest album "Breath of Life" spending weeks at the top of the Christian Instrumental and Contemporary Jazz charts earlier this year, saxophonist Angella Christie visits Covington this weekend riding perhaps the most significant wave of her career.

36 teams to battle in second Spike Fest

CONYERS - Bring it!

Government Meetings 9/25/2008

GOVERNMENT MEETINGS

Braves beat Phillies for second game in a row

PHILADELPHIA - Chipper Jones hit his second career pinch-hit homer and the Atlanta Braves beat the NL East-leading Phillies 10-4 on Wednesday night, stalling Philadelphia's playoff push.

Community Calendar 9/25/2008

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Receiving praise Junior T.O., Little Randy set to face off

ATHENS - A.J. Green can finish the sentence without any help.

Bulldogs aiming for 4-0 start

CONYERS - The last time Rockdale started the season 4-0 was 21 years ago - or before any of the 2008 Bulldogs were even born.

Eagles face tradition-rich Blue Devils

COVINGTON - "Do your job" will be the motto for the Eastside defense as the Eagles head to Elberton to play the Elbert County Blue Devils in the Granite Bowl on Friday.