News for Saturday, September 1, 2012


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Pats keep rolling on diamond

The Heritage High School softball team kept rolling along Thursday in Conyers. Kierra Camp tossed a complete game, four-hitter and struck out eight and five players had two hits as the Patriots won their 12th consecutive game, 8-2 over rival Salem.. Heritage, which improved to 17-1 and 4-0 in

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Eagles defense up to the challenge in rival game

COVINGTON -- It was Eastside's defense that did most of the scoring with three touchdowns for the Eagles in their 32-0 win over Newton on Friday at Homer Sharp Stadium.. Jamal Hardge scored the first defensive touchdown, running back a Kemani Pitman interception 83 yards late in the second quarter

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Breast cancer survivors encouraged to share their stories

Chris Martin nursed her husband through Alzheimer's disease for 10 years until his death in summer 2010. The day after his memorial services, doctors gave her the news that she had bladder cancer. After successful treatment of the disease, Martin had one more battle on her hands -- doctors diagnosed

Radar signs to go up on Brown Bridge

Radar signs will be put on Brown Bridge Road alerting motorists to their speed.

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10-year-old from Covington places in triathlon

At age 10, Newton resident Jordan Beam is already a triathlete.

Jury finds Covington man guilty of murdering landscaper

The jury found a Covington man guilty of the 2009 murder of a Conyers landscaper.

Alcovy High to host PROBE College Fair

The annual PROBE College Fair is scheduled to stop at Alcovy High School from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.