News for Saturday, October 1, 2011

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Rotary Club welcomes new members

Rotary Club welcomes new members

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BISHER: Braves fall apart in September

First year a tough ending for Gonzalez

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HUCKABY: Keep up the fight against breast cancer -- any way you can

October reminds us to keep up the fight against breast cancer.

'Read Pink' today to build awareness of breast cancer

The Citizen is "going pink" today to help build awareness of breast cancer.

Rob Jenkins: Random things I sometimes wonder about

Trying to solve some of life's puzzles.

Tigers stay perfect in region play with 14-3 win over Ola

COVINGTON -- It may not have been pretty but Alcovy found a way to stay in font of their opponent giving the Tigers a 14-3 homecoming victory over Ola on Friday.. Alcovy (4-2 overall, 3-0 in Region 3A-AAAA) stopped themselves on five occasions while moving the ball well down

Patriots stay unbeaten in Athens

ATHENS -- The dream season for the Heritage football team continued Friday. Quami Stanley had a long touchdown run in the first half and caught a touchdown pass in the second half to lead the Patriots to a 36-19 win over Cedar Shoals in Athens. Heritage improved to 6-0, the

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Seminoles top Bulldogs, win third straight

CONYERS -- Early in the second quarter of Friday's game against Salem, the Rockdale football team had its first lead in more than a month.. It didn't last long.. Licash Lackey's interception led to a quick touchdown, which erased a one-point deficit and Salem didn't trail again in a

Newton school board looks at change to foreign exchange policy

The Newton County School System is looking for guidance from Rockdale County Public Schools to change its foreign exchange student regulation.

Expert: Market Newton as manufacturing hub

Newton has marketable assets to attract economic development but also plenty of challenges to overcome, an expert told officials this week.

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Boyle, Taschwer leave Rockdale Hospital Authority

CONYERS -- The Hospital Authority of Rockdale County elected a new slate of officers and thanked outgoing chairwoman Ethel Boyle and outgoing member Terry Taschwer for their service.. Benny Atkins, president and CEO of National EMS was elected as the authority's new chairman during a meeting Tuesday. Allen Jones was

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October is breast cancer awareness month

Local residents will start seeing pink this month beginning with this special edition of the Citizen to bring awareness to the fight for breast cancer cure and prevention during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Oct. 2 Newton Citizen Poll

"So the buffoon of state government came calling in Covington? Tim Echols of the Georgia Public Service Commission, (PSC) brought his clownish road show and natural gas-powered car to the Covington Kiwanis Club recently. But the only way he could drive this far from Atlanta and back was to

Tigers stay perfect in region play with 14-3 win over Ola

COVINGTON -- It may not have been pretty but Alcovy found a way to stay in front of their opponent giving the Tigers a 14-3 homecoming victory over Ola on Friday.. Alcovy (4-2 overall, 3-0 in Region 3A-AAAA) stopped themselves on five occasions while moving the ball well down

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Alcovy chooses Homecoming Queen

Alcovy High School schose its Homecoming Court on Friday night.

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