News for Saturday, February 7, 2009


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Council considers pay raise

COVINGTON - The Covington City Council and mayor could be getting a pay raise.

Newton Citizen Poll - 2/7/2009

The Newton Citizen Poll is a compilation of opinions submitted by readers. This week's Citizen Poll was an open line:

Schulz plans 'fireside chat' Residents asked to bring concerns

COVINGTON - District 3 County Commissioner Nancy Schulz is giving her constituents the chance to tell her what's on their minds.

CPD: Men tried to cash fake checks

COVINGTON - Two Atlanta men were arrested by the Covington Police Department Thursday afternoon after they allegedly attempted to cash counterfeit checks at the Bank of North Georgia on U.S. Highway 278.

Oxford wants buzzards to go away

OXFORD - Everybody at the Oxford City Council meeting Monday night was wondering what Oxford resident Virgil Eady was about to say when he opened up the Citizen Concerns section of the meeting with, "We've got 30 residents in Oxford that need to go."

Cookie time again Girl Scouts sales have been slower this year

COVINGTON - Metro Atlanta residents are making room in their pantries this month for their orders of Girl Scout cookies.

Division I softball in Conyers this weekend

CONYERS - Thirteen Division I fast-pitch softball squads will showcase their skills, starting at 10 a.m. today at the Earl O'Neal Sports Complex during the second annual Tiny Laster Tournament.

Eagles win close pair of games

COVINGTON - As the regular season winds down, Eastside cleaned house Friday night with a pair of wins over Morgan County.

Williams, Hawks rally at Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Moments after scoring 29 points and keying Atlanta's comeback win by constantly getting fouled and making free throws, Marvin Williams was propped up on a training table and hooked up to an IV.

Redan handles Rams Newton boys, girls both drop home matchups

COVINGTON - On any other night, the Newton Rams usually have a hot hand from the field and the free-throw line.

Government Meetings - 2/7/2009


Community Calendar - 2/7/2009


Salem girls end season 8-0 in subregion Lady 'Noles rally late; Patriots hold on in fourth

CONYERS - The Salem girls and Heritage boys passed their final tuneups Friday night for the Region 8-AAAA tournament.