News for Tuesday, August 28, 2012


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Darrell Huckaby: Remembering an American hero, Neil Armstrong

The first man to walk on the moon Neil Armstrong is dead but not forgotten.

Letter: 'It doesn't matter'

In every case brought before a federal court dealing with the requirement for some sort of legitimate identification in order to cast a vote, the courts have upheld that requirement as constitutional.

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Jeff Meadors: New data provides brighter outlook for Newton

No sooner did I report on fiscal year 2011 data than fiscal year 2012 data came forth revealing an upward trend in student achievement in Newton.

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Oxford moves in 'highly credentialed class'

Oxford College students returned to campus this week.

Sand dredging to resume in South River

Sand dredging in the South River is set to resume after a one-year hiatus.

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Isaac is a reminder to update disaster supply kit

Officcials urge residents to use Isaac as a reminder to get disaster kit ready and to be prepared to cope with heavy rainfall.

Rockdale woman charged in illegal dentist practice

Rockdale woman charged with practising dentistry without a license.

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Police search for missing Grayson man

Gwinnett police are searching for a missing 42-year-old man who is employed in Covington and are asking for the public's help.

CPD: Gunman holds up South of the Square Storage in Covington

A lone gunman held up a clerk at South of the Square Storage around noon Tuesday.

Isaac becomes Cat 1 hurricane near Gulf Coast

Isaac became a hurricane Tuesday that could flood the coasts of four states with storm surge and heavy rains on its way to New Orleans.

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Pets available for adoption this week from Newton, Rockdale shelters

A varieety of pets are available for adoption at the Newton and Rockdale animal shelters this week.