News for Saturday, December 21, 2013

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KRAUTHAMMER: The story of the year

The lie of the year, according to Politifact, is “If you like your health care plan, you can keep it.” But the story of the year is a nation waking up to just how radical Obamacare is — which is why it required such outright deception to get it passed in the first place.

Hubbard named SAA first team all-conference offensive lineman

Former Eastside offensive lineman Jarrett Hubbard is a 2013 Southern Athletic Association (SAA) First Team All-Conference selection. The announcement comes as Hubbard completes his senior football season at Birmingham Southern College (BSC) in Birmingham, AL.

New Leaf Center houses workforce program classrooms

The New Leaf Center in Covington will provide a new classroom setting for the workforce development program headed by Shamica Redding.

Georgia, Georgia State hoop teams each split weekend pair

Western Carolina made a bid for history Saturday, but the Georgia men’s basketball team found a way to continue their streak.

Newton Poll for Dec. 22

The Newton Poll is a weekly compilation of reader comments and opinions on subjects of local interest.

Preston, Huff best in Region 2-AAAAAA football

Rockdale’a Kentavius Preston and Newton’s Deandre Huff were in a category all by themselves for the Region 2-AAAAAA football team.

Felony murder charges added to suspects in shooting over hair weaves

The four suspects arrested in connection with the shooting during the sale of hair weaves earlier this month have now been charged with felony murder.

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Local business donates playhouse to chronically ill child

Local business donates playhouse to chronically ill child

Local business donates playhouse to chronically ill child

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Families unite to discuss shared histories of slavery, plantation life, Civil War

Families discuss histories of slavery, plantation life, Civil War

Descendants of slave visit descendants of family who owned him.

Newton grad’s career night leads Furman to win

Stephen Croone had a career night Friday in Furman’s 86-83 victory over Liberty.

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Serve eggs in a bacon basket for Christmas breakfast

THE RECIPE BOX: Serve eggs in a bacon basket for Christmas breakfast

The Reecipe Box: Eggs in a bacon basket

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