News for Saturday, May 19, 2012


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Boys and Girls Club invites public to casino-style fundraiser

Each afternoon, about 240 students, mostly from Rockdale County, stream in through the doors of the A.R. “Gus” Barksdale Boy & Girls Club.

Smith and Georgia College golf season ends in NCAA Quarterfinals

SIMPSONVILLE, Ky. -- Georgia College's season finally came to a close with the Bobcats losing 3-2 in match play against CSU-Stanislaus in the NCAA quarterfinals on Thursday at the par-72, 7,092-yard Cardinal Club Golf Course.. Former Eastside golfer Taylor Smith, a junior who was named Bobcat Athlete

Five from Heritage to play in all-star games

The 2012 season keeps getting better for the soccer teams at Heritage.. Five players and one coach will be a part of the D1Varsity All-Star soccer games today at Marist School in Atlanta.. Boys head man Brandon Stewart will join the coaching staff of the white team against the

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Eastside track star making winning routine

COVINGTON -- For just being a junior, Eastside's Dallas Worthy is quite experienced with the feeling of being a champion.. Worthy won the Class AAA state championship in the 400-meter run with a time of 55.92 seconds at the GHSA Girls State Track Championship. This year's championship medal will

Farmer strong, Tech loses Thursday opener

Though Georgia Tech blew a four-run lead and lost a heartbreaker to Miami on Thursday, Buck Farmer delivered another strong start. The former Rockdale standout tossed six innings of two-hit ball and allowed just one earned run in his 14th start of the season.. Farmer, a junior, threw

Septic tank pumping costs could rise

Septic tank service providers are warning customers their costs to pump a tank could be increasing.

Conyers facing tough budget year

The Conyers City Council received an overview of its new fiscal year budget, which shows a decrease of about $700,000.

Supernanny show searching for local families

"America's Supernanny is casting in the Atlanta area.

Honor Flight takes off again Tuesday

For the third time in just over a year, 25 area U.S. military veterans will head to Washington, D.C., to visit memorials to the wars they fought in.

Six buses carrying students collide on I-20

Six buses carrying Burke County Schools students have crashed on Interstate 20, injuring 42 students and one driver.