News for Saturday, September 6, 2008

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Covington man wins $1M lottery

Covington resident Randy Nolley, 50, recently won a $1 million prize playing the Georgia Lottery's 15th Anniversary Millionaire Extravaganza instant game.

Site rates RMC high in deaths Center behind in heart failure, pneumonia

CONYERS - A federal government Web site ranks Rockdale Medical Center behind other local hospitals, as well as the nation, when it comes to death rates for pneumonia and heart failure.

Dozen gas pumps stolen

COVINGTON - Covington Police made a quick arrest following the theft of a dozen surplus gas pumps from WOCO Pep Oil Co. at 4129 Guinn St.

Couple goes to Republican Convention

COVINGTON - Covington couple Clay and Judy Newman attended the Republican National Convention this week in St. Paul, Minn., and came away energized by the experience and deeply impressed by presidential hopeful John McCain and his choice for vice president, Sarah Palin.

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Community Calendar 9/6/2008

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Eagles rely on defense in 20-6 victory

COVINGTON - Eastside's defense came to play as they gave up a total of 159 yards to Alcovy in their 20-6 win Friday at Homer Sharp Stadium.

Rams look for redemption against Chiefs

COVINGTON - The Newton Rams football team has got to find a way to put last week behind them and play a fundamentally sound game against McIntosh if they home to end their five-game losing streak when the Rams take on the Chiefs today at 7 p.m. at Homer Sharp Stadium.

Patriots fail to capitalize in 12-7 loss

MT. AIRY - Mistakes doomed Heritage on Friday night at Raider Stadium.

Rockdale spoils Salem's stadium debut

CONYERS - For the first time in history, Salem actually had home field advantage Friday night at the newly built Seminole Stadium.

Government Meeting 9/6/2008

GOVERNMENT MEETINGS