News for Tuesday, May 8, 2012

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Mathews addresses web comments

NCSS Superintendent Gary Mathews issued a statement during Tuesday's monthly work session addressing web comments about Alcovy HIgh School, its principal and her husband.

Heritage, Lee County face off in Sweet 16

The Heritage girls soccer team is back in a familiar spot. With last week's 2-1 win over South Forsyth in the first round of the Class AAAA state playoffs at Evans Memorial Stadium, the Patriots will play in a Sweet 16 game for the second consecutive season.

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Kyle 'Rowdy' Busch & Kevin 'The Hitman' Harvick: GRUDGE MATCH in Darlington?

DARLINGTON, S.C. -- Darlington Raceway is bracing for Round 2 between Kevin "The Hitman" Harvick and Kyle "Rowdy" Busch.. Track president Chris Browning said he knew from the moment Harvick and Busch tangled after last year's Southern 500 his people would have the perfect way to sell this weekend's Sprint

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US Open Cup soccer coming to Rockdale

CONYERS -- Next Tuesday will be one of the most important days in the Georgia Revolution soccer team's short history. The Revolution, in just their second year of existence, has qualified for the 2012 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup and will host a first round cup game against the Mississippi Brilla May 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Rockdale Youth Soccer Association.

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Too early for a rivalry, but not to gain fans

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- It didn't take long for Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler to size each other up in a lineup of stars.

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Jeff Meadors: Parents need to arm themselves with knowledge of school finance

Money changes everything as school boards and systems aim to prove their worth to parents in a new age of accountability.

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Darrell Huckaby: Lindsey a fine human being who could make us laugh

Goober Pyle was solid as a rock, as honest as the day is long and had a heart of gold.

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Cal Thomas: Finding one's roots a worthy pursuit

In an age when we change homes and jobs many times during our lifetimes and families are broken up because of divorce and other factors, finding one's roots is an important component to filling in ones family tree.

ACCG wants passport fees to go to counties

ACCG is taking the position that passport fees should go the county general fund.

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Traveling Angels honor mothers, fathers

Traveling Angels Ministries hosted its annual Mother and Father's Day Dinner on May 5.

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YMCA celebrates successful Cheerios Challenge

The YMCA thanks volunteers who helped make the Cheerios Challenge a success.

CALEA on-site assessment concluded for Covington Police

Covington Police Department has completed the on-site portion of the accreditation process through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies

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Bloom where you're planted

Working out in the garden

Newton subject of national study

Newton County is getting national attention as the subject of a study by the Orton Family Foundation.

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The world was next port-of-call for daredevil Northcutt

Retired Col. Bud Northcutt experienced a colorful military career spanning 30 years.

Social Circle Schools announces superintendent finalists

Social Circle City Schools has announced its three finalists for its next superintendent.

Mumford resigns Municipal Court judgeship

Conyers attorney Robert Mumford has resigned as Municipal Court judge of Porterdale in order to run for election as Rockdale Superior Court judge.

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Georgia Perimeter president steps down

Georgia Perimeter College President Anthony Tricoli has stepped down after financial problems led to a $16 million budget shortfall at the two-year institution.

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Pets available for adoption this week in Newton, Rockdale counties

A variety of dogs and cats are available for adoption this week at the Rockdale and Newton animal shelters.

Social Circle announces superintendent finalists

Social Circle City Schools has announced its three finalists for its next superintendent.

GPC president steps down

Georgia Perimeter College President Anthony Tricoli has stepped down over financial problems that led to the two-year institution being $16 million in the red.

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