News for Wednesday, October 24, 2012


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THOMAS: What is our foreign policy?

After watching the third presidential debate, are you clear on America's foreign policy? I thought not. That's because there appears to be no singular foreign policy, but rather a series of foreign policies which must be tailored to fit each nation.

Alcovy win could mean playoff berth

COVINGTON -- A win by Alcovy against Druid Hills at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at Avondale Stadium puts the Tigers in the Class AAAAAA playoffs. However, a win is not going to easy despite Druid Hills' record of 0-3 in Region 2-AAAAAA play.. Of course, Alcovy head coach Kirk

Seminoles try to snap losing streak

CONYERS -- During the course of a season, sometimes a football team will put together a winning streak, gain some momentum, then run into its bye week at the worst possible time. For Salem High School, last week's open date was right on schedule.. After evening their overall record at

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UGA’s Murray gets another shot at signature victory

ATHENS -- Aaron Murray manages to stay upbeat, even during the tough times.. If the Georgia quarterback is feeling any pain, he hides it well.. "Fake it until you make it, I guess," Murray quipped this week, managing to roust one of those familiar smiles.. While in the midst

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Danica learns her lesson in retaliation

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Frustrated with Landon Cassill at Kansas Speedway, Danica Patrick decided to send him a message.. She spun Cassill -- and wrecked her own car, ending her race early. She was scolded by crew chief Greg Zipadelli, who complained over the team radio: "You know better than to

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Pedestrian killed on Ga. Highway 81 identified as Lynneah Browning of Covington

Lynneah Browning, 12, was struck and killed as she walked along Ga. Highway 81 around 7 a.m. Wednesday.

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Covington firefighters training to become EMTs

Covington firefighters will soon be certified EMTs.

School superintendent holds leadership forum

Newton County School System Superintendent Gary Mathews held his Superintendent's Community Leadership Forum on Tuesday.

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Lydia Parker named YMCA Volunteer of the Year

Lydia Parker is Covington YMCA's Volunteer of the Year.

Newton Sheriff Brown makes accounts of bullet-proof vest fund available

Sheriff Ezell Brown offers accounting records for the purchase of bullet-proof vests.

Pedestrian hit and killed on Hwy. 81

COVINGTON -- A pedestrian has been hit and killed on Ga. Highway 81 near Oak Hill this morning, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office. Check here for updates