News for Wednesday, September 12, 2012


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Big wrestling event upcoming at CMS

CONYERS -- Professional wrestling fans in the area have a great opportunity this weekend. Conyers Middle School will host a Continental Championship Wrestling 15-man battle royal Saturday at 7 p.m.

Reds to host first interleague opening day

NEW YORK -- One of baseball's traditional home openers will have an innovative twist next season. The Cincinnati Reds will host the Los Angeles Angels on April 1, becoming the first teams to start their seasons with an interleague matchup.

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SEC dominating in NFL defensive lines

ATLANTA -- The Southeastern Conference is dominating the defensive line in the NFL when it comes to rosters spots in the league. The SEC sends more defensive linemen to the NFL than any other conference -- and it's not even close.

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Marshall, Bears offer new challenge to Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- With two words, Jay Cutler dismissed the notion that the Green Bay Packers would be able to disrupt the Chicago Bears' new-look wide receiver corps with physical play: Good luck.

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Notre Dame to ACC in all sports except football

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Notre Dame got everything it wanted and the Atlantic Coast Conference got Notre Dame. The school announced Wednesday that it would join the ACC in all the conference's sports except football.

Patriots clinch state spot

From Staff Reports. CONYERS -- In what seemed to be a forgone conclusion for weeks was made official Tuesday. Kierra Camp threw a two-hit shut out and the Heritage softball team defeated Winder-Barrow, 2-0 to clinch a spot in the state playoffs.. The Patriots, who won their 15th

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Veteran restaurant chef works with culinary students

An industry chef began working at the Newton College & Career Academy this year.

Man carjacked at gunpoint from Don's Superette parking lot

Man carjacked from parking lot of Don's Superette; CPD searches for suspect.

Porterdale hears landlords' concerns

Landlords in Porterdale aired concerns about high water deposits at a meeting Monday.

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Allergy season starts early

Allergy season is getting an early start this year.

NCSO: Suspect hospitalized after swallowing narcotics during traffic stop

A man allegedly swallowed narcotics during a traffic stop and fought with an NCSO deputy, sending both of them to the hospital.

Newton Chamber president asks columnist to stop writing

Newton County Chamber of Commerce president Hunter Hall has asked Newton County Board of Education Vice Chair Jeff Meadors to stop writing his column for the Newton Citizen.