News for Friday, October 12, 2012


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Longhorns give Eastside a scare as Eagles win 20-14

COVINGTON -- Eastside's football team narrowly escaped as they almost gave up a 20-point margin at Homer Sharp Stadium on Friday. However, the were able to hold off Lanier for the 20-14 win.. "We're lucky to come out of it. We played great the first half. I thought our

Rockdale's late two-point conversion upends Luella

Venson Elder has got his biggest win as Rockdale football coach.

Heritage stuns Clarke in overtime

With three minutes to play in the third quarter of Friday’s game, Heritage was down 17-0 and looked headed for a key loss in Region 8-AAAAA. But that’s just when the Patriots got things going.

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JOE LAGUARDIA: Use talents to inspire new ways of seeing the world, God and one another

Aside from some of my favorite times during the Christian year, such as Pentecost and Advent, we here at my church practice another event that has become a favorite: Christival.

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Antioch A.M.E. dedicates service to breast cancer awareness

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Antioch A.M.E. Church in Conyers will host a Worship in Pink Celebration for family and friends during its morning worship service Sunday.

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JAMES BEHRENS: Technology and the written word can hamper our ability to see God

There are times when I wonder about what price we paid as a species when we moved onto the shores of literacy.

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ORRIN MORRIS: Consult an experienced Southern Cook before preparing polkweed to eat

The U.S. population has passed the 314 million mark, but while that has occurred, the total world population has passed the 7 billion mark.

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TONY ELDER: Though we may doubt the politicians, we know we can trust Jesus

I saw a political ad on TV recently that suggested that we can't trust one of the candidates for president.

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JOHN PEARRELL: Evil in the world should not prevent belief in God

As scientific evidence accrues, the realization that we are not here by blind chance is becoming abundantly clear.

The Newton Citizen Poll for Oct. 14, 2012

The Newton Citizen Poll for Oct. 14, 2012.

Entering auto suspects arrested after search through woods

Three men face charges related to breaking into vehicles.

False alarm leads Conyers police to pot

A marijuana grow operation was discovered by police at an apartment complex.