News for Saturday, September 29, 2012


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Rob Jenkins: Barack Obama, Mitt Romney and the income tax nonsense

If President Obama were a doctor, and the economy were a patient that came in with a bad case of bronchitis, that patient would now be dying of Stage 4 lung cancer.

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Pumpkin perfection

It's pumpkin time in the east metro area.

Letter: Congratulations to a fine attorney and gentleman

I would like to pay tribute to a man who was born on a farm in Alvaton, Meriwether County, Ga. on Aug. 23, 1928, and lived through the Great Depression.

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Darrell Huckaby: Eddie Potts: We are better for having known him

Thursday night at Rockdale Medical Center, I saw love, and, therefore, have come as close to seeing God as I ever will, until He and I have that long appointed face to face meeting, that is.

28 second quarter points enough to give Eastside the win

DANIELSVILLE -- Eastside running back Alex Smith helped bring the Eagles back to form scoring three second-quarter touchdowns to help give the Eagles a 42-14 win at Madison County on Friday.. Smith gave the Eagles (3-2 overall, 1-1 Region 8-AAAA) a first-and-goal from the 1-yard

Tech falls to MTSU 49-28

ATLANTA -- A few Georgia Tech players refuted the suggestion that they carried a hangover into Saturday's 49-28 loss to Middle Tennessee State as a result of a stunning overtime loss a week earlier to Miami.. Perhaps, then, the Yellow Jackets were still punch drunk. Either way, Georgia Tech (2-3

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No. 5 UGA holds off Tennessee

ATHENS -- Todd Gurley ran for three touchdowns and Keith Marshall added two as No. 5 Georgia recovered after blowing a 17-point lead to beat Tennessee 51-44 on Saturday in the highest-scoring game ever between the SEC rivals.. Georgia (5-0, 3-0 SEC), which had never scored more points

H.E.A.T. helps with winter bills

City of Covington customers can help those struggling to pay winter utility bills by donating to H.E.A.T.

CPD: Armed robbery really drug deal gone bad

Covington police have determined that what was initially reported as an armed robbery at Don's Superette was really a drug deal gone bad.

Inmate committed suicide at Newton jail

An inmate committed suicide at Newton County Detention Center on Wednesday.

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Mahaffey to walk to raise money for COPS

Cindy Mahaffey will participate in a 25-mile walk in support of COPS.

Tigers defense stops Luella in overtime for 24-21 win

COVINGTON -- Alcovy's Alyx Wilson had the biggest interception of the season so far ending Luella's scoring threat in overtime giving the Tigers a 24-21 win on Friday at Homer Sharp Stadium.. After hitting the right upright on his 45-yard field goal attempt in the final four minutes of