News for Monday, April 9, 2012


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Needham pitches gem, leads Seminoles over Rockdale

The Salem baseball team has its sights set on earning one of the four playoff spots in Region 8-AAAA. Monday against rival Rockdale, Garrett Needham showed why he could be a big part of that quest, pitching six innings of three-hit ball and striking out six in Salem's

Austin has big moment for Charleston

Tyler Austin may remember for a long time his first series of the 2012 baseball season.. The former Heritage standout, now playing for the New York Yankees' Single-A minor league affiliate Charleston RiverDogs, had an RBI-triple off Atlanta Braves all-star Tim Hudson, who was making a rehab

Alcovy falters late, falls to Jones County

COVINGTON -- Alcovy played well for six of its seven innings against Jones County in an 8-2 loss on Monday.. Trailing 4-2 in the top of the seventh, Jones County (12-5 overall, 6-3 Region 3A-AAAA) started getting on base with consecutive hits and walks.. After striking out the first

Georgia College's Taylor Smith on All-PBC team

PINE MOUNTAIN -- Georgia College and State University and former Eastside golfer Taylor Smith was amongst three Bobcats named to the 2011-12 All-Peach Belt Conference golf team.. Smith was earned a second-team slot and the first postseason honor of his career with a 73.4 stroke average and two

Oxford College gets record applicants

Oxford College has accepted more than 2,500 students from its record number of applicants this year.

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911 Dispatchers honored during Public Safety Telecommunications Week

This week has been designated as National Public Safety Telecom Week in honor of those who provide 911 emergency assistance to the public.

Workforce Development Summit addresses job training needs

Features Editor. What steps does Newton County have to take to create a pipeline of workers to fill local jobs? Business and industry leaders will take the stage to answer that question at the Annual Workforce Development Summit on April 17 at the newly constructed Newton College & Career

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New airport terminal design approved

A new terminal builiding will soon be under construction at Covington Municipal Airport.

Cheerios Challenge registration underway

Registration is underway for the 11th Annual Cheerios Challenge.

Newton Citizen Poll for April 8

Newton Citizen Poll for April 8