News for Tuesday, April 2, 2013


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Hawks take season series with Cavaliers

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves were playing host to the Philadelphia Phillies on Opening Day just blocks away from Philips Arena, putting a damper on the attendance and atmosphere for the Hawks' game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.. Still, the Hawks were inspired enough to come away from a 102-94 victory

Briem homers twice to lift Eagles over Knights

GAINESVILLE -- Two home runs by Eastside's Musashi Briem helped the Eagles remain atop the Region 8-AAAA standings with a 13-3 win over Johnson, Gainesville on Monday.

Rockdale trounces Clarke on the diamond

CONYERS -- The last time the Rockdale baseball team played on its home field, region rival Newton's offense exploded for 12 runs. Back at home again Monday facing a former region foe, the Bulldogs' bats were the main attraction.

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Doug Holt: Ethics bill is focus of final legislative week

Last week saw the conclusion of this year's legislative session.

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Jeff Meadors: Schools rise and fall on leadership

Down Ga. Highway 36 toward Jackson, beyond the old Meadors home place, stand schools of personal interest to me.

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Darrell Huckaby: A fan of women's basketball and Andy Landers

I was a fan of women's basketball long before it was cool.

Tickets on sale for Chick-fil-A Leadercast

Tickets are on sale for the Chick-fil-A Leadercast.

School system expects deficit in two years

School officials are planning for a nearly $3 million deficit at the end of the 2014-15 school year.

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Teacher features school, students in inspirational video

Live Oak Elementary School and some of its students will be featured in a video by one of its teachers.

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Faye's Angels makes the burden a little lighter for cancer patients

Faye's Angels, a club that makes hats and blankets for cancer patients, meets the last Tuesday of each month at Square Perk in Covington.

Register now for spring mixed doubles

Time to register for spring mixed doubles play.

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Star and Wiggles ready to find new homes

There are a variety of dogs and cats available for adoption this week in Newton and Rockdale counties.