News for Friday, November 30, 2012


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HUCKABY: Scouting experience builds lifetime of connections

A hundred years ago I earned my Eagle Scout Award.

Newton Citizen Poll for Dec. 2, 2012

Newton Citizen Poll for Dec. 2, 2012.

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TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER: 'The Saint' explores the real nitty-gritty of Santa's roots

Naughty or nice?. Yep, you've been both this year. You've been nice because it's the right thing to do, it gives you a warm-fuzzy, and you want to make the world a better place.

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RONDA RICH: Teacher, mentor exchange benefits both

In those days -- the ones of my cherished youth -- my cousin, Ronnie, a year older than I, worked for my daddy.

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'Nutcracker' ballet graces the stage in Covington

As a dancer, choreographer and director, Ashley Lazenby Swan can't begin to even count the number of times she's been involved in a production of the holiday dance favorite "The Nutcracker."

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Braves trade pitcher Tommy Hanson

The Braves have traded Tommy Hanson to the Los Angeles Angels for former closer Jordan Walden.

Cousins Middle School Honor Roll

Cousins Middle School — First Quarter Honor Roll

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November Yard of the Month

Rusty and Katrina Lamb, who live at 1291 Oxford Drive, received the Conyers Garden Club Yard of the Month award for November.

Amy Reese Birth

Amy Leigh Reese was born on Nov. 23 at Rockdale Medical Center, weighing 6 pounds, 14 ounces and measuring 18 inches long.

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Smith 50th anniversary

Franklin J. Smith and Helen W. Smith of Lawrenceville recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

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Westbury Health presents its community Angel Tree

Westbury Health & Rehabilitation residents, from left, Mercer Conyers, Lillie McIntosh, and Kelly Smith, along with volunteer Mia Collado are shown in front of the Angel Tree.

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Peachtree Academy students give thanks

Peachtree Academy Private School recently celebrated its Give Thanks Day.

Female pedestrian struck and killed on Highway 36

A 57-year-old Covington woman was killed when she stepped into the path of a pickup on Ga. Highway 36 at Laseter Street.