News for Saturday, September 17, 2011

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Social Circle holds 17th Annual Friendship Festival

Looking for some good family fun? Then load the kids up and head on out to Social Circle's 17th Annual Friendship Festival. The festival is set for Oct. 1, from 9 a.m. To 4 p.m. in historic downtown Social Circle at Ga. Highway 11 and East Hightower Trail.. The day

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RECIPE BOX: Potato salad can be made according to your taste

I can't ever recall making potato salad and since I like Kevin's recipe so much, I don't think I will have to start making it either. He does a good job, so why I should I mess it up?

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Yellow Jackets Set School Records In Rout of Kansas

ATLANTA -- In order to stay unbeaten heading into conference play, Georgia Tech decided to showcase its big-play ability to the visitors from the Big 12. The Yellow Jackets accumulated a school-record 768 yards of total offense and got long touchdowns on their first play from scrimmage in

Window smashing suspect no stranger to Covington jail

On the Beat is an occasional reporting of various crimes and complaints confronted by law enforcement personnel in Newton County in the course of their duties.

Rockdale County working to clean up contracts

The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners is working to clarify contracts with vendors and increase transparency in its dealings with vendors.

Conyers Kennel Club sponsors Meet-a-Breed event

The Conyers Kennel Club will hold a Meet-a-Breed event Tuesday.

Rockdale, Newton college test averages drop, below national levels

Area school systems are dealing with declining scores on college entrance exams that are below state and national averages.

GRN Community Service Board gets new name, mission

The Gwinnett-Rockdale-Newton Community Service Board is unveiling a new name and new focus on care for local residents dealing with mental health, addiction and developmental disabilities.

Two Newton teens face drug charges

Two male juveniles were arrested at Alcovy High School Thursday and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.

Yellow Jackets Set School Records In Rout of Jayhawks

In order to stay unbeaten heading into conference play, Georgia Tech decided to showcase its big-play ability to the visitors from the Big 12. The Yellow Jackets accumulated a school-record 768 yards of total offense and got long touchdowns on their first play from scrimmage in both halves, leading to a dominant, 66-24 win over Kansas at Bobby Dodd Stadium.

Last second field goal lifts Eastside over Jackson 10-7

Eastside place kicker Colton Smith made the field goal when it really mattered after missing four field goals go give the Eagles the 10-7 win over Jackson after on Friday.

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Last second field goal lifts Eastside over Jackson 10-7

COVINGTON -- Eastside place kicker Colton Smith made the field goal when it really mattered after missing four field goals go give the Eagles the 10-7 win over Jackson after on Friday.. In the first half, Smith had three attempts to put the Eagles (3-1 overall, 2-0 Region 4-AAA

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