News for Saturday, October 6, 2012


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Letter: Shelter needs support from surrounding counties

It is shameful that neighboring counties feel no need to step up and help out at the homeless shelter.

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Darrell Huckaby: Debates give revealing glimpses of presidential candidates

If debates were scored like prize fights, Mitt Romney won last Wednesday's debate by a knock out.

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Rob Jenkins: Simplifying presidential economics for non-geniuses

I'm not an economist, but I do know how to balance a checkbook, make and follow a budget, and live (more or less) within my means.

Brad Smith: How will the state fund charter schools?

Here is a question to ponder: Where is the state getting the funds to pay for these charter schools?

In the 'Pink': Busy month planned for Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Rivers Alive location change announced

A new location has been announced for volunteers with Rivers Alive to meet.

Covington cemeteries to be mapped and put online

Southview and Westview cemeteries in Covington will soon be searchable online.

Homeless shelter to remain open

The homeless shelter in Covington has been given a respite from impending closure with the payment of past due utiilties by two board members.

Attorney General: Local boards can't use resources to persuade voters

Local boards can't use resources to persuade voters.

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Conyers woman recovers from breast cancer with help from family, friends

Diane Reagan, senior vice president of THP printing in Conyers, said she approached her breast cancer treatments as if tackling a project at work.

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Rams get first win of season in region match

COVINGTON -- Kemani Pittman helped get the job done on offense with Robbie Wallace doing it on defense as the Rams won their first game of the season besting Alcovy 14-7 in a Region 2-AAAAAA match-up on Friday at Homer Sharp Stadium.