News for Saturday, August 11, 2012

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Ashton Hills Golf to reopen Friday

COVINGTON -- Ashton Hills Golf Course will be totally different from the formerly named Indian Creek Golf Club in every way.. "We wanted a new identity," Director of Golf Bryan Raines said.

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Gold, again: U.S. women win 5th straight Olympic basketball championship

LONDON -- Expected to dominate, they did.. All those style points were a bonus.. The U.S. women's basketball team routed France 86-50 in the final Saturday, collecting their fifth straight Olympic gold medal and putting more distance between themselves and the rest of the world.

Falcons' Dent sidelined with concussion

FLOWERY BRANCH -- Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith is having a tough time keeping his starting middle linebacker healthy.

McIlroy, Singh tied for lead in rain-delayed PGA

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. -- First came the black cloud that has been following Tiger Woods on the weekend at the majors. The real storm arrived a short time later Saturday in the PGA Championship, halting the brilliant start by Rory McIlroy and giving Woods a chance to stop his slide.

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O'REILLY: Boys in the Hood

Obama borrows from legend of Robin Hood as comparison between him and 'Romney Hood.'

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Darrell Huckaby: Grocery store encounter leads to grammar lesson

Y'all is a perfectly good word and don't let anybody tell you any different.

Carpenter asks for anonymous commenters to be dismissed from suit

The Alcovy High School Principal has asked for the anonymous web commenters to be dismissed from her civil suit.

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Scale a mountain, climb a tree, hike in the moonlight at Panola Park

Scale a mountain, climb a tree, hike in the moonlight at Panola Park. With the kids back in school, it's time to schedule some outdoor fun on the weekends -- and the perfect place to do that is at Panola Mountain State Park, where families can learn about everything from

Voters League hosts registration drives

The Rockdale-Newton League of Women Voters will host three registration drives in the coming weeks.

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Newton Sheriff's Office achieves State Certification

The Newton County Sheriff's Office received state certification by the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police.

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Landfill leak keeps crews busy

Crews are working to repair a damaged pump system at Newton County landfill.

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