News for Saturday, March 24, 2012


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Conyers-Rockdale Chamber to honor small business person of the year

The winner of the 2012 Jerry Barboe Small Business Person of the Year Award will be announced Thursday.

Lady Eagles fly to fourth win in Area 4-AAA

COVINGTON -- The Eastside girls soccer team took a huge step towards punching a school record fourth straight ticket to the state playoffs with a 3-0 win over the Locust Grove on Thursday at Cousins Middle School.. It took less than three minutes for Eastside (6-5 overall, 4-1 in Area

Eastside's Ty Raynor throws no hitter

COVINGTON -- Eastside's baseball team notched three region wins over their last three games with victories over Henry County (23-1), Locust Grove (7-6) and Drew (16-0). The Eagles record now stands at 11-3 overall and 6-1 within Region 4-AAA.. The Eagles traveled to Riverdale to play Drew on Thursday

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Conyers Kennel Club offers obedience, handling sessions to dog owners

When teaching your dog basic commands, it's important to remember what Gaylord Cleveland calls the three P's -- patience, persistence and praise.. A Conyers Kennel Club member, Cleveland shows cane corsos, Italian mastiffs originally bred as farm dogs, and one of his dogs is the only one of its breed

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JENKINS: To increase college completion, online classes may not be best solution

When it comes to keeping kids in college, having them on a real campus is better than connecting them by the web.

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Festival Fun

Thousands turned out for the Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival Saturday.

Newton school board holds apparent illegal meeting

The Newton County Board of Education held an apparent illegal closed meeting Tuesday to discuss the vice chair writing for the Citizen.

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Bill O'Reilly: 'Obama money?' No, OUR money

'Obama money' is our money.

LETTER: Find new home for Clothes Closet

A new location must be found for the Clothes Closet.

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Darrell Huckaby: This spring break won't involve basketball or beaches

Jekyll Island will have to wait until next year to see the Huckaby clan.