News for Wednesday, February 22, 2012


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Temple talking about rejoining Big East conference

PHILADELPHIA -- Temple and the Big East are talking about the Owls rejoining the conference as soon as next season.

Eastside soccer swept by Archer

LAWRENCEVILLE -- The Eastside girls soccer team dropped its second straight match, losing to Archer's Lady Tigers 3-0 while the Eagles lost 7-2 on Tuesday.

Patriots, Seminoles win on the diamond

Good pitching and plenty of hitting gave Heritage a win in its season opener. Luke Cathcart pitched 4 innings of one-hit ball, striking out seven, and Phillip Kelley and Ryan Sutton each had a two-run hit in the Patriots' 12-2 win in six innings over Stockbridge on Tuesday.

Heritage boys, Parkview play to draw

The Heritage boys soccer team completed a big night Tuesday in Conyers, securing a scoreless tie with Class AAAAA No. 7 Parkview.

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Eastside's story: Patient-at-the-plate Eagles walk all over Alcovy Tigers

COVINGTON -- The biggest difference in Wednesday's game between Eastside and Alcovy is that Eastside took advantage of its situations while Alcovy did not. The result ended with the Eagles winning 8-4 at Tiger Field.

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Braves' Uggla intent on better start in 2012

Familiarity has second baseman feeling better this season

Gingrich coming to Covington

GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich will bring his campaign to Covington Wednesday.

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Prep under way for Walmart opening

Employees at the new Walmart are busy preparing for a March opening.

P-dale Explorers to give gazebo facelift

The Portedale Police Explorers are raising funds to refurbish the town gazebo.

Newton Pre-K registration starts next week

NCSS will hold registration for the system's Georgia lottery funded Pre-K programs from Monday through Friday at the elementary school children are zoned to attend next school year.

Social Circle delays vote on annexation of Newton land

The Social Circle City Council declined to vote on an annexation petition for 112 acres in Newton County.

Five dead in shooting at Norcross spa

Five people were killed at a Norcross spa late Tuesday night in what police believe was a murder-suicide.

Herbert Cousin

Herbert Cousin, also known as “Pete or Cuz”, age 85, of Stockbridge, died Monday, February 20, 2012. He served his country in the U.S. Army for 23 years ...

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Robert Timian

Robert “Bob” Cecil Timian departed this life quietly and peacefully after a long battle with illness on Monday, January 30, 2012. He was born in Milwaukee, WI on ...