News for Tuesday, March 13, 2012


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No. 22 GCSU golf finish ninth at Southeastern Collegiate

VALDOSTA -- The No. 22 Georgia College golf squad shot a final-round nine-over 297, taking ninth place at the 2012 First Federal Southeastern Collegiate, hosted by Valdosta State University at the Kinderlou Forest Golf in the two-day, four-round tournament.. The Bobcats finished at plus-20 on

Meadors: It's time for integrated math damage control

Students caught in the integrated craze show up to colleges with lower SAT and ACT math scores than their private and home school counterparts who remained focus on the building blocks of algebra, geometry and trigonometry.

Darrell Huckaby: Extolling the virtues of an afternoon nap

The value of an afternoon nap is extremely underestimated.

HOLT: House busy at crossover day

The House considered 90 pieces of legislation last week.

Heritage girls roll on the pitch

CONYERS -- For the Heritage girls soccer team, it took a little over two minutes to decide Tuesday's game against North Oconee.

Rockdale baseball loses lead, game

The Rockdale baseball team had its two-game winning streak snapped Monday in McDonough, falling 8-2 to Eagle's Landing Christian Academy.

Inexperienced keeper gives Lady Tigers upset win

COVINGTON -- Alcovy freshman keeper Kaitlyn Griggs proved that inexperience does not matter that much as the Lady Tigers beat Woodland 3-1 in an important Area 3A-AAAA game on Tuesday.

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Done at Tech: Glen Rice Jr. kicked off team

ATLANTA -- Glen Rice Jr. was kicked off the Georgia Tech basketball team Tuesday, less than a week after a shooting incident outside an Atlanta nightclub led to criminal charges.

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Zambrano strikes out 5 in Marlins' tie with Braves

JUPITER, Fla. -- This start for Carlos Zambrano against the Atlanta Braves went a lot better for him than his previous one. The Miami newcomer struck out five in four innings and the Miami Marlins tied the Braves 2-all Tuesday. The game was called after 10 innings.

GSP searching for hit-and-run driver in I-20 fatality

A South Carolina man was killed on I-20 eastbound in the early morning hours Tuesday by a hit-and- run driver.

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Newton resident Bill Morris recalls horrors of WWII

Newton County veteran recalls horrors of WWII where he fought side by side with his twin brother.

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Be vigilant to keep poisons away from pets

Experts urge pet owners to be aware of poisoning dangers to dogs and cats during Poison Prevention Week, March 18-24.

BOC debates alcohol ordinance

The BOC is continuing to hash out details of an ordinance regulating alcohol sales.

Town hall meeting set for Saturday

The public is invited to attend a town hall meeting featuring local and state officials this weekend.

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A variety of dogs and cats available at Newton, Rockdale shelters this week

A variety of dogs and cats are available for adoption this week at the Newton and Rockdale animal shelters.

Newton, Rockdale health reports for March 5-12

EDITOR'S NOTE: Restaurant health inspection reports published in the Citizen newspapers include only the restaurant's name, address, score and date of inspection. This is due to the length of violations included i the reports. Readers who would like to know more about a restaurant's score may go online at