News for Wednesday, May 6, 2009

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Man found with $970 in fake bills Shopper charged with forgery after trying to pass counterfeit cash

COVINGTON - The Covington Police confiscated a significant number of counterfeit bills at about 4 p.m. Sunday at the Covington Wal-Mart, according to an incident report completed by Officer Joe Parkin.

Eastside grad plans for college life at UGA

COVINGTON - Eastside High School's 2009 salutatorian Ariel VanLeuven can't wait for the next phase of her life to begin.

High grades,higher goals Top student headed to Harvard

COVINGTON - Eastside High School's 2009 valedictorian Leaha Wynn has big plans this summer - she's preparing for a move to Harvard University.

Bard merger to eliminate 98 positions

COVINGTON - C.R. Bard Inc. is closing its facility on Harland Drive, eliminating approximately 98 jobs, according to a company spokeswoman.

Covington plans rate increases 1st reading to increase gas, water, trash fees

COVINGTON - City of Covington utility and solid waste customers could see increases in gas and water rates and garbage collection fees soon.

Strong second half comes up short

CONYERS - The difference between winning and losing in the semifinals is often the smallest of margins.

Police track suspects in car robbery

CONYERS - Police continue to question a man who said three men followed him, beat him and then stole his car.

Salem shut down Seminoles fall to Whitewater 2-1 in semifinals

CONYERS - Erin Emerson scored two goals and Whitewater's defense was dazzling after allowing an early goal as the 2007 state champions returned to the title game with a 2-1 win over Salem in the Class AAAA semifinals.

Tiger back, but without power

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - So much about Tiger Woods after major knee surgery looks the same.

Braves fall to Mets 4-3

ATLANTA - Livan Hernandez earned only his fourth win in 25 career starts against Atlanta and the New York Mets held off the Braves 4-3 on Tuesday night to complete a rare series sweep at Turner Field.

Community Calendar - 05/06/09

May 6

Bill Shipp - 05/06/09 KEEP AMERICA FIRST!

Suppose you woke up one bright morning and you were no longer an American. You were a documented Georgian or Southerner, but no longer a citizen of the United States.

Darrell Huckaby - 05/06/09

The conversation began with a simple question. "How are you today?"