News for Sunday, September 28, 2008

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Pace Street construction to start Monday

COVINGTON - The City of Covington Transportation Department is asking motorists to find another route to and from downtown while resurfacing and reconstruction of Pace Street takes place this week.

Tech's Dwyer in no rush to take spotlight from UGA's Moreno

ATLANTA - There's more than one big, fast, high-scoring sophomore running back in Georgia, even if few outside the state have noticed.

Biffle focused on winning, not history

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Greg Biffle is a firm believer in momentum. So the winner of two straight races is feeling pretty good heading into today's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway.

Rockdale schools get technology upgrade

CONYERS - Students in Rockdale County Public Schools are gaining access to their so-called "21st Century Classrooms" earlier than school officials had anticipated.

Garcia takes Tour Championship lead Spaniard ahead of Mickelson, Kim by 3 strokes

ATLANTA - The cheers weren't as loud, but Sergio Garcia had heard them before.

College Notebook: Collins records first shutout at Ga. State

Kellianne Collins is only a freshman, but the Georgia State goalkeeper is a key contributor in the Lady Panthers' success this season.

Cox will teach class in Newton

By Michelle Floyd

First Baptist plans to open medical clinic, counseling center

CONYERS - First Baptist Church of Conyers has applied for a special-use permit to open a medical clinic for underinsured and uninsured residents, along with a Christian counseling center, for property at Ga. Highway 20 South and Kay Terrace.

Surprising Falcons to be tested

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Mike Smith wanted to know all the ugly details when he took over as Atlanta Falcons coach.

Show for the Cure

Jimmy Robertson braids a pink ribbon into the mane of Reedann-Swashbuckler, a Five-Gaited American Saddlebred horse, while his wife, Helen, holds the reins. The couple, who own Infinity Stables of Shelbyville, Ky., were in town Friday taking part in the Southeastern Charity Horse Show at the Georgia International Horse Park to raise money for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast cancer foundation. "Five women in our barn are breast cancer survivors," Helen Robertson said.

Lady Eagles volleyball team wins one, drops one at tri-match

COVINGTON - The Eastside volleyball squad (13-18 overall, 1-3 in Area 8-AAA) split a pair of matches Thursday, topping Jackson County (25-21, 17-25, 25-12) in an Area 8-AAA match before losing to Woodland-Henry (25-18, 27-25).

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