News for Saturday, April 28, 2012


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Fired Heritage teacher reported to PSC, DFACS

Rockdale County Public Schools has reported former Heritage High School art teacher Leslie Howard Mosley Jr. to the Georgia Professional Standards Commission and information about his relationship with a student to the Department of Family and Children's Services.

Alcovy CASA seeks volunteers

Alcovy CASA needs more volunteers to advocate on behalf of abused or neglected children who appear in Juvenile Court.

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Insectival features giant beetles, cricket spitting contest

On May 12, the Rockdale County Government Annex building on Parker Road will be teeming with creepy crawlies, but don't call the exterminator. Instead, come on down and enjoy the bugs at the seventh annual Insectival.. Sponsored by the Rockdale County Cooperative Extension Office and the Rockdale 4-H Creepy

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Fairy House Festival set for May 5

The Fourth Annual Fairy House Festival, sponrored by Friends of Newton Parks, will be held Saturday, May 5, at Chimney Park behind the Newton County Library on Floyd Street.

NFL draft: Falcons add fullback, depth on defense

FLOWERY BRANCH -- The Atlanta Falcons fleshed out their draft Saturday by picking a potential successor to fullback Ovie Mughelli and adding depth to their defense.

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Famble signs with Rutgers

Heritage track athlete Alayna Famble signed a scholarship with Rutgers University.

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Tigers place OF Delmon Young on restricted list

NEW YORK -- The Detroit Tigers placed outfielder Delmon Young on the restricted list Saturday and said he would be evaluated under baseball's employee assistance program following his arrest on a hate crime harassment charge for an encounter at his hotel during which police say he yelled anti-Semitic epithets.

Salem drops final two games to Flowery Branch

Salem's season came to an end Thursday as Flowery Branch won both ends of a doubleheader to win the region playoff series 2-1. Despite 6 innings of four-run ball from Garrett Needham, Salem couldn't get anything going offensively and lost the first game 4-0.

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'This is my office'

COVINGTON -- The Oaks Course made a lot of improvements and have come a long way over the last few years. Now they are hoping that newly hired golf professional Chris Frazier will take them to the next level.