News for Wednesday, February 13, 2013


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Hawks beat Magic 108-76

ORLANDO -- Josh Smith scored 30 points and Al Horford added 26 to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 108-76 victory over the hapless Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.

Newton boys out; Eastside boys in

COVINGTON -- Newton's boys basketball team played good enough to win but at the end it could not top Morrow as it was eliminated from playoff contention. Meanwhile, the Eastside boys, along with the Newton and Rockdale girls, were able to prevail.

Seminole hoop teams advance to semis

WINDER -- It's becoming a regular occurrence for the Salem boys basketball team to qualify for the state tournament.

Covington man among those arrested in federal drug sting of police officers

A Covington man was among the 15 current and former law enforcement officers arrested in a federal drug trafficking sting Tuesday.

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Enduring Love: Couple celebrates 60 years with vow renewal

Margaret and Richard Johnson celebrated 60 years of marriage with a vow renewal ceremony just days before Valentine's Day.

Suspicious gas can delays dismissal at Cousins Middle School in Covington

Dismissal at Cousins Middle School was delayed Tuesday while Covington Police investigated a suspicious gas can found in the school parking lot.

Relay for Life team hosts dinner theater

The Caldwell and Cowan Relay for Life team is hosting a dinner theater to raise funds for the American Cancer Society.