News for Tuesday, December 24, 2013


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THOMAS: 2013 marked the year of Big Brother

Freedom and security should not be contradictory, but complimentary. In an age of terrorism, this “devil” is really in the details.

Benton, Johnson lead 2013 All-Citizen football teams

Big strides were made by the Tigers during the 2013 season as Alcovy’s Curtiss Benton was named the 2013 All-Citizen Defensive and Kirk Hoffman getting the 2013 All-Citizen Coach of the Year with Newton quarterback Romario Johnson getting the 2013 All-Citizen Offensive Player of the Year honors.

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Pet of the Week: Bob and Snickers want to come home for the holidays

Pet of the Week: Bob and Snickers want to come home for the holidays

Plenty of Patriots on all-area first team

It was another memorable season for the Heritage softball team and there were plenty of Patriots on the Citizen’s all-area first team to commemorate the year.

Noreen’s late three sinks Gulf Coast

Kyle Noreen’s 3-pointer with 17 seconds left was the difference in Radford’s 64-63 victory over Florida Gulf Coast Monday in the teams’ final game in the Las Vegas Classic.

Cooper leads Pirates to first bowl win in six years

With one and a half minutes gone by in the fourth quarter Monday, underdog Ohio had just taken its first lead. The favorites would do the remainder of the scoring.

Arson investigator looking into car fire

A McDonough man came home from work last weekend to learn his car was burned in a fire.

Covington breakfast set to pray for legislative session

Kicking off a new year at the Capitol, Covington community’s annual legislative prayer breakfast will take place at First Baptist Church on Friday, Jan. 10. The event, sponsored by the Covington Rotary and Kiwanis Club, has gathered more than 150 local community members and politicians.

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Conyers child’s wish for a white Christmas comes true

Dylan Rosier, 10, has been battling Leukemia for two years

A little boy’s Christmas wish to Santa has snowballed into a community coming together to make Dylan Rosier’s dream come true.

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Unto us a child is born

Carson Norwood and David Martinez reenact a scene from the stable in Bethlehem the night Christ was born as part of the presentation of A Walk Through Bethlehem.

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Rockdale Sheriff’s Office names top employees for 2013

The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office recently named the employees of the year at the department’s holiday awards banquet.