News for Monday, May 7, 2012


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Area players litter all-region soccer teams

It's been a big year for the soccer teams at Heritage High School, and the good news continued this week.. The girls and boys teams put a combined 16 players on the all-Region 8-AAAA teams, while girls coach Chad Suddeth and boys coach Brandon Stewart each won coach

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Local teams come up short in state golf tournaments

AUGUSTA -- Both Eastside golf squads and the Heritage boys team played in the state tournaments, but the results were not as good as they wanted.. The Heritage boys had the best finish of the three teams, coming in 13th out of 16 teams followed by Eastside boys (14-of

Porterdale gets grants for Yellow River Park project

The city of Porterdale recently received two grants for the Yellow River Park project.

Missing Newton County man found safe in Waycross

Missing 72-year-old man found safe.

Gun discharged at Home Depot; young Kroger employee thwarts shoplifter

Four were struck with bullet fragments from gun accidentally discharging at Home Depot Sunday and a shoplifter was brought down by a 17-year-old Kroger employee who held him until police arrived.

JAKES Day set for Saturday

JAKES Day is set for Saturday, May 12.

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Air Products puts science lessons into action

Air Products and Chemicals Inc. collects air, breaks it apart and sells the separate components of air in their liquid form.

Restaurant inspections for Newton, Rockdale counties for May 8

Restaurant inspections for Newton and Rockdale counties for May 8

Missing man found unharmed in Waycross

The subject of a statewide Mattie's call, Jack McCarty, 72, was found unharmed Monday in Waycross.

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Missing man spotted at Salem Road Kroger

Missing 72-year-old man spotted with group of three at Kroger on Salem Road.