News for Saturday, May 5, 2012


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Lady Eagles head to Columbus for second round

COVINGTON -- The Lady Eagles soccer team made the most of their opportunity to host a playoff game by beating Westside, Augusta 3-0 in the first round of the Class AAA playoffs at Cousins Middle School on Friday.. Eastside (12-6-1) outshot the Lady Patriots (13-4) by 12 shots (17-5) in

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Eagles put out of playoffs

COVINGTON -- The Eagles baseball team did everything it wasn't suppose to do in the first round of the Class AAA playoffs against Harlem. Errors on defense and the inability to find the holes on offense allowed the Bulldogs to take advantage of the situation and sweep Eastside 12-2 and

Art exhibit brings awareness to mental health

May is Mental Health Month.

Mock disaster drill to take place at Conyers AT&T facility Tuesday

CONYERS -- Salem Road will be the site of a disaster -- but just for practice.. AT&T Natural Disaster Recovery Special Operations Team members, along with personnel from the Environmental Protection Agency and the Rockdale Fire & Rescue Hazmat Team, will simulate a response to a real-life natural disaster

Clerk says passport records destroyed, confidential

Superior Court Clerk Linda Hays said documents pertaining to passports have been destroyed or are confidential.

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Seniors growing vegetables, herbs for meals at center

On a recent breezy, sunny May morning Fleta Moore waters the garden at the Olivia Haydel Senior Center, while Joy Johnson checks on the health of the plants. The women comprise one of several teams of seniors from the Dirt Dabblers group enlisted to tend the newly established vegetable garden

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Mattie's Call issued for missing man

A Mattie's Call has been issued fora missing 72-year-old man from Newton County by the name of Jack McCarty.

Clark wins state track title

ALBANY - Rockdale's Kree Clark won the state title in the discus throw Friday at the Class AAAA state track and field meet at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.