News for Sunday, March 29, 2009

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GPC's Phillips among nation's best hitters

COVINGTON - Georgia Perimeter College realized it was welcoming a capable softball hitter when Tiffany Phillips arrived on campus last fall.

Community Calendar - 03/29/09

March 29

Rockdale schools see an enrollment drop

CONYERS - Officials at Rockdale County Public Schools are trying to solve a mystery.

Villanova edges Pitt to return to Final Four

BOSTON - Scottie Reynolds made a half-court dash for the game-winning shot with 0.5 seconds left, leading Villanova over Pittsburgh 78-76 Saturday night and back to the Final Four for the first time since its shocking run to the 1985 championship.

Feline mission Woman works to control feral cat colonies

An orange tabby cat sniffs at a trap set behind a gas station in Rockdale County. He decides to wander in, tempted by the food at the other end of the trap. He treads just a few more steps and the trap slams shut.

Strozier Letter - 03/29/09

I would like to bring to the attention of all parents in Rockdale and Newton counties, yes, yes, yes we do have gangs in the schools.

Golfer takes different route to Masters

JACKSON, Miss. - Back when Steve Wilson was halfheartedly trying to make the PGA Tour, he often wondered what it would be like to play at the Masters even though he had no real expectation of ever making it.

Bill Shipp - 03/29/09 WAITING FOR SAM AND ROY

Sam Olens might be hard to beat for governor next year, if he had a $10 million-plus campaign war chest and established statewide fame.

UConn rejects Mizzou Top seed outlasts Tigers 82-75

GLENDALE, Ariz. - Connecticut often overwhelms opponents with its size and strength.

HHS boosters cancel rodeo

CONYERS - The annual Heritage Rodeo Classic is the latest victim of the down economy.

Darrell Huckaby - 03/29/09

Check the date at the top of the page. Sunday, March 29, 2009. Right? Here's the rest of the story. It's not only March 29, it is also Caroline Ingle Day!

Economic development: Officials mull new approach

CONYERS - Rockdale County's homestead option sales tax was called a detriment to attracting new business by community leaders as they considered a new direction for economic development.

Festival extends hours

CONYERS - Festival-goers will have a couple of extra hours today to enjoy the 28th Annual Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival.

Atlanta loses to Yankees 6-4

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Mark Teixeira is fitting in quite nicely with the New York Yankees.