News for Wednesday, December 12, 2012


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Rockdale boys come back to beat Druid Hills

ATLANTA -- Late in the third quarter of its Tuesday game at Druid Hills, the Rockdale boys basketball team looked headed for its third consecutive defeat. But the final nine minutes of the game belonged to the visitors from Conyers.. LaRonte Parks scored nine points and C.J. Wilson had five

Salem hoops teams split in Athens

ATHENS -- Terry Salter had a game-winning layup in Salem's 59-58 overtime win against Clarke Central on Tuesday.

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Alcovy Tigers come from behind to win the Newton Cup

Alcovy wrestler Parfait Fondseyuf's win at the 182-pound weight class started a string of wins resulting in the Tigers' come-from-behind victory to take the Newton Cup on Tuesday.

Mayor, homeless shelter supporters meet

Supporeters of Garden of Gethsemane Homeless Shelter met with Myaor Ronnie Johnston Wednesdasy.

Porterdale officer rescues man who jumped in Yellow River Wednesday afternoon

Porterdale Police Department Lt. Jason Cripps saves man who jumped in Yellow River Wednesday afternoon.

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Newton Medical honors volunteer who has given more than 10,000 hours of service

Newton Medical Center Auxiliary honors Cindy Johnson for volunteering more than 10,000 hours.

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NCCA students run businesses

Students in the Entrepreneurial Business Incubator program at the Newton College & Career Academy created their own businesses this year.

GPC sanctioned by accreditation agency

SACS issued a warning to GPC for its financial issues.

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Artist attends tree lighting

Local artist Cindy Murphy attended the National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony.

Fowlers to be honored at UGA

Rob and Jean Fowler will be honored by the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.



Covington Police: Shooting at Housing Authority

CPD: There was a shooting at Covington Housing Authority Tuesday night.