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Newton takes fourth, Heritage get four first place wins at Rumble

SOCIAL CIRCLE -- Heritage may have lost the war but won the battles to lead the 12-team tournament with four first-place finishes. The Patriots finished fifth overall with 114.5 points with Newton, who did not win any weight classes, taking fourth place with 121 points in the Redskin

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Rockdale students learn about community, peer influence

How do you groom the community leaders of tomorrow?. Organizers of the Rockdale Youth Leadership program believe it starts with exposing teenagers to the adults who function as leaders in the community today.. This year Rockdale County Public School educators pegged 28 sophomores from all three high schools to participate

Teaching hospital faces deeper cuts

As Gov. Nathan Deal seeks to boost state funding for cancer research and expand the ranks of post-graduate medical residents in Georgia, the state's largest teaching hospital outside Atlanta faces budget cuts that could require shrinking its own residency program.. The governor's midyear budget proposes cutting $583,000 in state

Local high school students still in dual enrollment program

This semester, 80 students from Newton and Rockdale counties' public high schools are enrolled in the dual enrollment program at Georgia Perimeter College.