News for Saturday, May 12, 2012

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Two boys/girls make All Region 4-AAA team

COVINGTON -- Trent Taylor and Calvin Miller for the boys and Amber Lafond and Kari Dylong for the girls were recently named to the All 4-AAA Region team.

Farmer gets no-decision Friday

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- It was an uncharacteristically off night for Georgia Tech's ace pitcher Friday. Former Rockdale hurler Buck Farmer allowed five earned runs in six innings of work in Tech's 6-5 loss to Virginia at Davenport Field.

McIntosh trips up Heritage in soccer quarterfinals

PEACHTREE CITY -- Before Saturday's Class AAAA state quarterfinal game, Heritage coach Chad Suddeth said his team was used to playing powerhouse programs in the state playoffs. Meanwhile, McIntosh is getting used to playing in the final four.

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LeBron James wins 3rd NBA MVP award

MIAMI -- LeBron James spent two days trying to figure out the right words.

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Falcons hope leaner Massaquoi will add to defensive weapons

MEANER?. FLOWERY BRANCH -- In his 2010 season at Troy, Jonathan Massaquoi weighed about 260 pounds when he led the Sun Belt Conference with 13-1/2 sacks. Last season, Massaquoi was up to 275 pounds, and he had only six sacks.

Power line project gets under way

Georgia Transmission Corporation is moving ahead with plans to build a substation and run power lines through the town of Mansfield.

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NCSS names Frank's Restaurant top partner

Frank's Restaurant in Covington is the Newton County School System's 2012 Partner of the Year.

Rockdale school superintendent to offer scholarship for second year

Rockdale County Public Schools Superintendent Samuel King will be able to offer a special scholarship again this school year for a deserving student.

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Conyers woman finds joy in motherhood, riding

Patty Jo Quinn walks through the Stone Mountain Harley-Davidson showroom in Conyers after just finishing a ride on one of the motorcycle dealership's 2012 Harley Sportsters.. "See what it does? It makes you smile. It makes you happy," said Quinn, pointing to the big grin on her face

McIntosh trips up Heritage in quarterfinals

PEACHTREE CITY - Before Saturday’s Class AAAA state quarterfinal game, Heritage coach Chad Suddeth said his team was used to playing powerhouse programs in the state playoffs. Meanwhile, McIntosh is getting used to playing in the final four.

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Darrell Huckaby: There is no comfort like a mother's love

I have never needed a special day on the calendar to remind me to think about my mother.

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Bill O'Reilly: Still making waves after all these years

When we get the chance to revisit the past in a positive way, we should take it.

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JENKINS: There's nothing quite like the pure love of a child

Ever since my daughter went off to college seven years ago, I've felt an incredible sense of loss.

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