News for Saturday, March 31, 2012


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Heritage golf teams sweeps Conyers Cup

CONYERS -- The Heritage boys golf team shot a 481 while the Heritage girls beat Salem by 16 strokes to win the Conyers Cup in a three-day, nine-hole tournament.. Heritage's Hunter Elliott was the low medalist for the tournament averaging 36 strokes per day for a total of

Eastside soccer

GRIFFIN -- The Eastside girls soccer team punched their ticket for another trip to the Class AAA soccer playoffs with their 2-1 win over Spalding on Thursday.. The Lady Eagles (7-5 overall, 5-1 Area 4-AAA) swarming defense made play after play and withstood 25 shots and 5 corner kicks

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Cook signs with Georgia Tech

COVINGTON -- Hard work, dedication and spending time doing what has to be done has paid off for Eastside runner Adam Cook who recently signed with Georgia Tech.. Cook started running track as a seventh-grader at Clements. The first time he stepped on the track he knew one thing

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Spring is blossoming at Panola Mountain

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Covington woman finalist for National Online Teacher

A Covington woman who teaches with the Georgia Virtual School was a finalist for the 2012 National Online Teacher of the Year.

Covington debating baggy pants ordinance

The city council will consider an ordinance regulating the wearing of baggy pants Monday night.

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Sims principal to resign at end of school year

Sims Elementary School Principal Charisse Windom Gay will resign at the end of this school year.

ON THE BEAT: Chicken can be dangerous for your health

On the Beat is an occasional reporting of various crimes and complaints confronted by law enforcement personnel in Newton County in the course of their duties.