News for Monday, August 6, 2012


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NC All-Stars avoid elimination in Dixie Boys tournament

COVINGTON -- A fourth inning home run by Marquell Stevens gave the Newton County All-Stars the spark they needed to comeback from 5-1 deficit to a 7-5 win over Mississippi in the elimination round of the Dixie Boys World Series at City Pond Park on Monday.. Newton County will

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Ghost Hero: Covington man served in secret unit during WWII

Jack Stanley of Covington was a memer of a secret, elite unit in World War II known as The Ghost Army.

Porterdale reunion set for Aug. 18

The annual Porterdale reunion will take place Aug. 18.

Vehicles entered, valuables taken at Alcovy Crossing in Newton County

More than a dozen vehicles were entered and a variety of valuables taken from Alcovy Crossing subdivision during the early morning hours Saturday.

Georgians offered sales tax holiday again

The Georgia Sales Tax Holiday is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Aug. 10 and 11.

Newton dixie team drops opener

It was a long weekend with not much baseball being played, but the Newton Dixie Youth baseball team was quickly bumped to the loser’s bracket and had to play for its season Monday afternoon.

Health reports for Rockdale, Newton counties

Restaurant health reports for Newton and Rockdale counties.