News for Saturday, August 3, 2013

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Darrell Huckaby: Searching for 1963 in the grocery aisles

On a recent trip to my favorite grocery store, I decided to play a little game with myself. I pretended that it was 1963 instead of 2013.

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KRAUTHAMMER: How fractured is the GOP?

How many times must we learn the lesson? You can’t govern from one house of Congress. You need to win back the Senate and then the presidency. Shutting down the government is the worst possible way to get there. Indeed, it’s Obama’s fondest hope for a Democratic revival.

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Rob Jenkins: A child's guide to getting your way

This column is not for adults. If you’re an adult, stop reading immediately.

Heath, Charlotte win series finale

Deunte Heath and the Charlotte Knights capped a week of playing against the Gwinnett Braves with a convincing victory Friday.

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Habeel fares well in national tournament

Ayanna Habeel had a good showing at a prestigious national golf tournament recently.

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Braves run win streak to nine games with extra-inning victory

PHILADELPHIA — Dan Uggla drove in the winning run with a fielder’s choice bouncer in the 12th inning on Saturday as the Atlanta Braves extended their winning streak to nine games with a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Philles.

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Back to the books

Newton students start new school year

Newton County students started the 2013-14 school year Friday.

Newton Citizen Poll for Aug 4, 2013

Newton Citizen Poll for Aug. 4, 2013

Hard Labor Creek State Park offering kayak tours to view meteor shower

As August brings with it the stress of the beginning of the school year, take some time to decompress and look up at the night sky. It’s also time for the annual Perseid Meteor Shower.

Club meetings for Aug. 4, 2013

Club meetings for Aug. 4, 2013

Pdale hosts reunion

If you have memories of days gone by in Porterdale, here’s your opportunity to share them.

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Oxford teen earns top honors in essay contest on dangers of alcohol

Oxford teen earns top honors in essay contest on dangers of alcohol

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Oxford couple celebrates 70 years of matrimony

The first time Evelyn Grace Pugh saw her future husband, he had a date on his arm at a Little Five Points movie theater. His good looks held her interest and so she sat behind him at the theater and rubbed the back of his head.

Conyers eyes changes to Olde Town intersection

The city of Conyers is considering a concept design for improvements to the intersection at Scott, Green, Pine Log and Main streets.

Community Calendar for Aug. 4, 2013

Community Calendar for Aug. 4, 2013

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