News for Tuesday, July 26, 2011


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Smart shopping: Locals search for back-to-school deals

Stores are stocking their shelves with crayons, notebook paper and No. 2 pencils just in time for the back-to-school rush.

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Atkins tennis tourney set for late August

Registration for the Kim Atkins Memorial Tennis Tournament is in full serve as organizers look to have the biggest turnout ever for the 6-year-old event that is designed to raise awareness of breast cancer and encourage early prevention.

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Emory Street to close next week

Emory Street will be closed beginning Monday through Aug. 4 while the railroad tracks near the intersection with U.S. Highway 278 are ripped up and new paving put down.

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DDS teams with Salvation Army to help storm victims

When you get your license renewed or take your teenager for a road test at your local Department of Driver Services Customer Service Center, you can also take time to help those in need.

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Woman dies in Saturday motorcycle crash on Salem Road

COVINGTON -- A Newton County woman died and her husband was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash on Salem Road Saturday night, according to the Georgia State Patrol.