News for Saturday, December 8, 2012


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Georgia Southern rally ousts Old Dominion 49-35

NORFOLK, Va. -- The offenses stole the show, but Georgia Southern's defense got the Eagles a spot in the FCS semifinals.. Jerick McKinnon ran for 171 yards and four touchdowns and Dominique Swope ran for 186 yards and two more scores, including the go-ahead touchdown that was set up

Eastside sweeps Monroe Area for region win

MONROE -- The Lady Eagles started slow but came back to crush Monroe Area while the Eastside boys waited until the final 2:30 of the game before topping the Hurricanes for the Region 8-AAAA sweep on Saturday.. The Eastside girls (3-3, 1-0) had a 26-point win, 61-35, over

Heritage knocks off Rockdale, snaps nine-game losing streak to rivals

If Saturday was any indication, there may be a changing of the guard in boy’s basketball in Rockdale County.

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Rob Jenkins: In memoriam: Ernesto McCausland, journalist and filmmaker, 1961-2012

I first met Ernesto in August of 1978, when we were both 17 years old.

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O'REILLY: 'Bond'ing 50 years later

If you really want to understand the vast changes that have occurred in America over the past 50 years, all you have to do is watch James Bond.

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Darrell Huckaby: The greatest evangelist is one of ours

Billy Graham is still telling the old, old story in contemporary style.

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Church seeks takers to relocate historic Social Circle home

A pre-Civil War house can be yours for free, provided you're willing to invest in relocation fees -- not the cost of moving into the house, but the money it will take to move the house from is current location to another one.. The First Baptist Church of Social

GPC cancels fall graduation ceremony

Georgia Perimete College only will have one graduation ceremony this year.

Flu season starts early in Georgia

Georgia's flu season is shaping up to be longer and more brutal than usual.

Four robbed at gunpoint in Newton County after car breaks down

Four young men robbed at gunpoint after car breaks down off Salem Road.

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Sears to retire from economic development

Economic Development Executive Director Glenn Sears has announced plans to retire.