News for Monday, March 12, 2012


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Tigers blanks Dutchtown 6-0

COVINGTON -- Alcovy's Austin Fuller did it in the top half of the inning as the bats came alive in the home half with nine hits to give the Tigers a 6-0 win on Monday.. Fuller was red hot in an important Region 3A-AAAA game as he held the

One person dead in Social Circle after Sunday shooting

Forty-five year-old man arrested in shooting death of Social Circle resident on Sunday.

Eastside goes 3-0 for the week

COVINGTON -- Eastside baseball team improved their overall record to 7-2 and a perfect 2-0 in Region 4-AAA play winning all three games last week.. The Eagles started the week with a 12-7 win before beating Sandy Creek 11-6 in region play and closing the week with an 8-2

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SRG Global's Covington plant adds 'flash' to vehicles with trim and accessories

SRG Global in Covington specializes in window trim and other accessories for a number of automakers, including Ford and Nissan.

Newton kindergarten registration starts next week

Parents of rising kindergarten students can register their children in Newton County schools next week.

Tourists spent $2.8 million in Newton last year

Tourists spent an estimated $2.78 million in Newton last year.

City looking to save on fleet

City officials are looking at ways to save money through a new fleet management program.