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Alabama AG: Feds show no legal authority for records

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- As Alabama's attorney general and the U.S. Justice Department continued their back-and-forth over the state's immigration law, the federal agency said Friday that it wants enrollment information from public schools because it has received complaints about possible discrimination under the law, but the state's

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RONDA RICH: Looks aren't everything, but they sure do help

"Who is it?" I asked with a great deal of wariness in my voice. Long ago, I stopped being hopeful when folks call up with someone they'd like to fix me up. Men outnumber women so all the good ones are snatched up and gone.

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Rodney-Hayes Wedding

Nicole Rodney and Mark Hayes were married on July 30. The Rev. Daniel Henry officiated the ceremony.. The bride is the daughter of Andrew Rodney and Susan Scharf of Portland, Maine. She is a 2007 graduate of the University of Chicago, where she earned a master's degree.

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Jaida Baldwin's 2nd birthday

Jaida Baldwin 2nd birthday

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Lily Bingham Arrival

Lily Bingham Arrival

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Knarr-Masters Wedding

Jessica Lee Knarr and TJ Masters were married Oct. 28. Dr. Jerry Patterson and the Rev. Michael Patterson officiated the ceremony.. The bride is the daughter of Daniel and Sheri Knarr of Social Circle. She is a graduate of Faith Academy and Georgia Institute of Technology. The groom is the son of Terrence and Barbara Masters. He is employed with Central EMT as a licensed EMT.

Patriots Roll, Finish Regular Season 9-1

If Friday was any indication of how the Heritage football team is going to play in the postseason, teams throughout Class AAAA better watch out. Sophomore quarterback Ryan Sutton passed for 184 yards and a touchdown as the Patriots finished the best regular season in school history at 9-1 with a 35-18 victory over Madison County.

Habersham Knocks Off Rockdale In Season Finale

MOUNT AIRY - Kevin Ellison is almost there. The Habersham Central quarterback had another big night running the ball and got to within 24 yards of 2,000 for the season and Pat Burns scored three rushing touchdowns as the Raiders had no trouble with Rockdale, winning 34-7 in the regular season finale.

Rock Temple AME presents "A Taste of Soul"

Rock Temple AME pr├ęsents "A Taste of Soul"

Rock Temple AME celebrates choir anniversary

Rock Temple AME celebrates choir anniversary

Double Springs Baptist holds harvest revival

Double Springs Baptist holds harvest revival

Trails for Christ hosts concert

Trails for Christ hosts concert

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LSU-Alabama an old-fashioned showdown

The LSU and Alabama showdown promises to be a throwback of old-school football. Both the top-ranked and barely-tested Tigers, and No. 2 and mostly-unchallenged Alabama are built on power runs and run-stuffing defenses.

Nov. 6 Newton Citizen Poll

Newton Citizen Poll

Middle Ridge Elementary holds fall festival

Middle Ridge Elementary holds fall festival

Baptist Tabernacle hosts building fundraiser

Baptist Tabernacle hosts building fundraiser

SEC's other showdown

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Looking for a buzz in college football this weekend? Maybe it's not this Southeastern Conference showdown.

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SIMPSON: The 'Occupy' movement needs definition

Recently there have been what are called “Occupy” movements across the country. As they are publicized in the media, they seem to have become more popular. Some feel these protests are a way to empower minorities.

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JOE LAGUARDIA: Christ's calm allows us to see the bigger picture

The second verse of the enduring hymn, "Great is Thy Faithfulness," states, "Pardon for sin and a peace that endureth." There is something to be said about peace, especially in a society in which peace is difficult to find.

Trails for Christ hosts concert

Christian Concert: Nov. 19 at 6 p.m., Trails for Christ Worship Center, 132 South Cherokee St., Social Circle, the church hosts a Christian Country artist Tammy Bogel, The Kenneth Sweat Band and the Trails for Christ Band, 678-906-6732.

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DISC SPOTLIGHT: 'Crazy, Stupid, Love'

Crazy, Stupid, Love. Blu-ray (PG-13)

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JAMES BEHRENS: God is there, even when we make a wrong turn

I was once asked to bless a brand new car. It belonged to a young girl and it was her first car, a present from her parents.

LETTERS: Rockdale residents have a unique opportunity to learn more about communications.

As some of our local citizens are aware, the recent RFP (Request For Proposal) on replacing our old analog 911 system here in Rockdale county was canceled before the bids were submitted by the vendors.

Rock Temple AME presents "A Taste of Soul"

"A Taste of Soul": Nov. 13, after the 10 a.m. service, Rock Temple AME Church, 1021 Bryant St., Conyers, the Women's Missionary Society hosts "A Taste of Soul," cost: 50 cents a taste, 770-922-5707.

FILM FANS: 'Puss in Boots' close to purrfect

EDITOR'S NOTE: Film Fans features residents reviewing the film of the week: "Puss in Boots." Want to be a film fan? Email features@gwinnettdailypost.com.

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Lily Bingham Arrival

Lily Bingham Arrival

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Jaida Baldwin's 2nd birthday

Jaida Baldwin 2nd birthday

Habersham Knocks Off Rockdale In Season Finale

MOUNT AIRY - Kevin Ellison is almost there. The Habersham Central quarterback had another big night running the ball and got to within 24 yards of 2,000 for the season and Pat Burns scored three rushing touchdowns as the Raiders had no trouble with Rockdale, winning 34-7 in the regular season finale.

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Knarr-Masters Wedding

Jessica Lee Knarr and TJ Masters were married Oct. 28. Dr. Jerry Patterson and the Rev. Michael Patterson officiated the ceremony.

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Target practice: UGA's Murray spreading ball around to WRs

ATHENS -- Chris Conley says Georgia no longer has to depend on any one receiver.

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RONDA RICH: Looks aren't everything, but they sure do help

My brother-in-law, Rodney, called me up one day. He's one of my favorite people and even when I should get mad at him, I never can. He's so charming and funny.

Patriots Roll, Finish Regular Season 9-1

Conyers — If Friday was any indication of how the Heritage football team is going to play in the postseason, teams throughout Class AAAA better watch out. Sophomore quarterback Ryan Sutton passed for 184 yards and a touchdown as the Patriots finished the best regular season in school history at 9-1 with a 35-18 victory over Madison County.

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Rodney-Hayes Wedding

Nicole Rodney and Mark Hayes were married on July 30. The Rev. Daniel Henry officiated the ceremony.

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FSU buries B.C., stretches win streak to four

Late Thursday, FSU jumps out to a 28-0 halftime lead against Boston College and never looks back en route to a 38-7 rout of the Eagles in Boston, Mass.

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Target practice: UGA's Murray spreading ball around to WRs

For the first time in a while, the Georgia Bulldogs are enjoying plenty of depth at the receiver position, giving sophomore QB Aaron Murray his choice of targets.

Beverly Hinson

Beverly Jean Showalter Hinson, age 87, Conyers, Georgia, passed away Monday, November 1, 2011 at Emory University Hospital after suffering a brain injury as the result of a fall. Born ...

Robert Sanson

Robert William Sanson, 50, of Conyers, GA passed away on October 24, 2011. He is survived by his three children: Sarah Lester, Robert Sanson II, and Thomas Sanson; his grandchildren ...

Jewell Shelton

Mrs. Jewell T. Shelton, age 97 of Mansfield, GA passed away November 2, 2011. Arrangements by Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, (770) 786-7062, (770) 784-5582 (24 hr. obituary line) www.caldwellandcowan.com ...

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