News for Sunday, February 22, 2009

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Phenomenal finish Eastside takes team title; Rockdale wrestler a champion

DULUTH - It was truly a dream season for the Eastside Eagles wrestling team. Just ask head coach Brandon Blakeman.

Cops warn public about hot goods

COVINGTON - Law enforcement officials are issuing "buyer beware" warnings to bargain hunters in these perilous economic times.

Strong willed Newton County native making sacrifices for her future in

Newton County native Nicole Duncan celebrated her 30th birthday on Valentine's Day, but it's not likely she was able to celebrate with any cake.

Alcovy to start year with brand new slate

COVINGTON - A new coach, a new region and new opponents should make for an interesting season for Alcovy's baseball team.

Teenage girl killed in crash

COVINGTON - A 13-year-old girl was killed in a one-car crash just before noon Saturday on Spring Road in Newton County, just east of the Rockdale County line.

Schools to try for grants for programs

COVINGTON - During a tight budget year with even more expected cuts to come, officials at the Newton County School System are looking for alternative ways to support new programs in its schools.

Rockdale baseball looks for vengeance

CONYERS - Last season a lack of offense was what hindered the Rockdale baseball squad from a trip to the state playoffs.

Black history celebration set for DTC Musical, reception planned for Covington and Clarkston

COVINGTON - DeKalb Technical College in Covington is planning a Black History Month celebration this week .