News for Sunday, January 4, 2009


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Community Calendar - 1/4/2009


Darrell Huckaby - Sundays look a lot different nowadays

The year 2009. How many of you have been able to write it first every time you try so far?

Selection under way for leadership program

CONYERS - More than 20 educators in Rockdale County are one step closer to having the opportunity to get some hands-on training to further their careers.

Cardinals send Falcons home with 30-24 loss

GLENDALE, Ariz. - The Arizona Cardinals were no playoff pretenders.

Bill Shipp - Why I'm glad to be a Georgian

If you're a Georgian, you are probably still in shock at what has happened in Illinois.

Ray awarded by elected state officers

CONYERS - Rockdale County Tax Commissioner Dan Ray has been named Georgia's 2008 Constitutional Officer of the Year by the Constitutional Officers' Association of Georgia.

Group seeks to honor Salem coach Committee proposes renaming field at Reid Memorial stadium

CONYERS - When friends and family lost Salem High School coach Jeff Blount in September after a battle with non-Hodgkins lymphoma, he lived on in their minds and hearts. And now a group of friends and family dedicated to preserving his memory wants Blount to be honored in a special, more public way.

Show of faith Weather doesn't dampen spirits at Walk By Faith

The chilly and rainy day may have discouraged many from attending the second annual Walk By Faith Saturday, but it didn't dampen the spirits of those who were there.

Missouri defense too much for Georgia in 83-76 win

ATHENS - Mike Anderson was encouraged to see his Missouri team force Georgia to commit 23 turnovers, but he said the best news was what happened next.

Surprising Dolphins face improved Ravens

MIAMI - Six weeks into the season, the Miami Dolphins still looked a lot like a punch line.

Newton gets pair of wins over Eagles

COVINGTON - Newton's basketball teams continued their dominance over the local schools with a sweep over Eastside on Saturday.

Tide knocks off Tech with 88-77 victory

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Alabama coach Mark Gottfried finally saw what he's been seeking from Ronald Steele for three seasons.

Covington 8-year-old takes AAU crown

COVINGTON - Covington's Jonathan Jenkins recently deflated the competition in the 8-under Amateur Athletic Union, winning the 2008 AAU Cross Country National Championships in Decatur, Ala.