News for Saturday, November 5, 2011

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Darrell Huckaby: It's tough to survive customer no-service

No cable TV service is cause for great concern.

Newton's Alex Grady gets top 15 in AAAAA meet

CARROLLTON -- The Eastside and Newton cross country squads may not have made their mark in the state meet on Saturday in Carrollton, but Alex Grady sure did.. When the Class AAA meet started, the Eastside boys were seeded as the No. 26 team. They came out and proved themselves

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Newton tops Luella 36-30 in four-overtime win

COVINGTON -- Heading into the final game of the regular season, Newton had to win and two other teams had to do their part for the Rams to make it to the Class AAAAA playoffs.. It took a while as the game took four overtimes, but the Rams did their

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Tigers trounced 42-13 in region championship

NEWNAN -- Alcovy knew it was in for a long night when the opening kickoff was returned 52 yards as the Tigers lost their bid for a Region 3-AAAA championship with a 42-13 loss to Northgate on Friday.. "They're 10-0 and state- ranked for a reason," Alcovy head

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Heritage gets No. 1 seed

Let the playoffs begin.. Thanks to a 35-18 win over Madison County in the regular season finale and a unique tie-breaker situation the following morning, the Heritage football team finally knows its destination for round one of the Class AAAA state tournament: The Patriots aren't going anywhere.. With the

Habersham cruises by Rockdale

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

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JENKINS: How good are online classes?

They can work well, but are mostly for more mature, motivated students.

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Porterdale Yellow River Park gets planning aid from National Park Service

The National Park Service has agreed to provide technical assistance for the development of Porterdale Yellow River Park.

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Seasonal colors arrive in Georgia

Citizen features editor Karen Rohr visited Amicalola Falls State Park recently where she captured these images of fall's hues lighting up the landscape.

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Operation Christmas Child urges community to help needy abroad

If you'd like to send a little holiday cheer and love to a needy child halfway around the world, Operation Christmas Child is looking for your help. The program is accepting donations of school supplies, toys, clothes and other small items for shipment to poor children in 100 countries across the globe. National collection week is Nov. 14 through 21.

Colts hoping home game helps turn things around vs. Falcons

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Colts want to finally get things right.. Some cheers, a turnover, maybe better special teams play. Hey, just about anything would work these days.. "That's the ultimate goal, winning," Indy running back Delone Carter said. "I feel like if you get that first chip in

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Deal to sell Hawks to Calif. businessman off; team no longer on market

The deal for California pizza king Alex Meruelo to buy the Hawks suddenly falls apart as Meruelo is ruled out as the new proprietor of the Atlanta NBA team late Friday, nixing the sale that would've made him the first Hispanic owner in the league.

Moody leads Henry County to a 34-24 win over Eastside

Special to the Citizen. McDonough -- If the Henry County had lost Friday, they wouldn't have quarterback Chris Moody to blame. Thanks to his performance, the Warhawks didn't have to worry about blaming anybody for missing the state playoffs with their 34-24 win over Eastside.. The dual-threat quarterback ran

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Patriots Get No. 1 Seed

Let the playoffs begin. Thanks to a 35-18 win over Madison County in the regular season finale, and a unique tie-breaker situation the following morning, the Heritage football team finally knows its destination for round one of the Class AAAA state tournament: the Patriots aren’t going anywhere.

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LISA MCLEOD: Concentrate on best customers, not a few complainers

You know the old adage "The customer is always right."

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Candlelight Bridal's by Gigi offers unique wedding, evening wear dresses

When Gigi Shinall orders designer dresses for her bridal and boutique business, she puts her requests in early to get the best selection.

Patriots Get No. 1 Seed

Conyers — Let the playoffs begin. Thanks to a 35-18 win over Madison County in the regular season finale, and a unique tie-breaker situation the following morning, the Heritage football team finally knows its destination for round one of the Class AAAA state tournament: the Patriots aren’t going anywhere.

Newton's Alex Grady gets top 15 in AAAAA meet

CARROLLTON -- The Eastside and Newton cross country squads may not have made their mark in the state meet on Saturday in Carrollton, but Alex Grady sure did.

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