News for Saturday, August 18, 2012


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Rob Jenkins: Husbands and wives must learn to share the pants

One of the most significant issues in any marriage, aside from who gets to take the first shower, is who's in charge.

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Bill O'Reilly: Are you an extremist?

Are federal spending cuts and entitlement reform part of an extremist vision?

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Darrell Huckaby: Loran Smith forever an integral part of Georgia athletics

Loran Smith and I have a lot in common.

2012 Alcovy Football Fact Box

Head coach: Kirk Hoffman (seventh year). Last season: 6-5 overall, 5-1 in Region 3A-AAAA. Lost to Tri-Cities 51-28 in first round of Class AAAA playoffs. New Region: 2-AAAAAA. Schedule: Aug. 30 Thu 7:30 p.m. Jones County -- Homer Sharp. Sept. 7 Fri 7:30 p.m. Perry -- Away

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Garcia shoots 66, takes one-stroke lead at Wyndham

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- No lead is ever really safe at birdie-friendly Sedgefield Country Club. The last time Sergio Garcia played here, he learned that the hard way.. Garcia shot a 4-under 66 on Saturday to take the lead at 14-under 196 after three rounds at the Wyndham

Defense could dictate Alcovy's season

COVINGTON -- Defense is going to play a big part for the Alcovy Tigers as they prepare for the 2012 football season.

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Pole position? Nope — Earnhardt, Johnson to start at rear

BROOKLYN, Mich. -- Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s return to Michigan isn't off to a great start.

USC brushes off sanctions to be No. 1 in AP

NEW YORK -- Southern California is No. 1 in the AP Top 25, tossing off the weight of NCAA sanctions and returning to a familiar place in the rankings -- with a boost from LSU's problems.

United Way BBQ set for Thursday

United Way Rockdale will host its annual BBQ fund-raiser Thursday.

GPC ready to look past cuts, toward growth

More cuts may come for Georgia Perimeter College.

Beaver pledges support of Mansfield in condemnation battle

Beaver Manufacturing Inc. CEO Bill Loeble said property that is the subject of a condemnation action by is intended for use as a public park.

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Falconer set to perform flighted shows at festival

Falconer Dale Arrowood has worked with birds of prey for decades and the thrill of watching a bald eagle take flight still leaves him speechless.. "It doesn't matter how many times I've flown a bald eagle. I've spent 7,000 to 9,000 hours with eagles and I've never seen an eagle

GBI: Man who fled deputy killed himself

An autopsy has confirmed that a man who fled from a Rockdale County deputy died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to the GBI.

Porterdale hears grim report on accounting practices

The Porterdale City Council voted to accept its 2011 audit report Tuesday.