News for Saturday, February 16, 2013

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Seminoles fall short in region final

The region player of the year was just too much for the Salem boy’s basketball team.

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Fighting like Tyler every day

COVINGTON -- Life for Newton wrestler Tyler Head came crashing down after a severe neck injury left him lying motionless on the mat.. But after a surgery to fuse his neck and six weeks of intense therapy at the Shepherd Spinal Center, Head is on the road to recovery as

Republicans speak out against divisive commentary

Several members of the Rockdale Republican Party spoke out against a commentary posted by one of their members.

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Conyers' Rowser named a top dancer-to-watch by Dance Magazine

CONYERS -- As a young girl growing up in Conyers, Kayla Rowser was a faithful subscriber to Dance Magazine and she particularly enjoyed reading the January issue, when the New York-based publication unleashed "25 to Watch," a collection of profiles on up-and-coming dancers. Now she's one of them.

RWR plans informational meeting on proposed rate increase

Rockdale Water Resources will host a public meeting Thursday, Feb. 21.

2 killed, 2 injured in Ga. Highway 36 crash Thursday night

Two killed, two injured in Thursday night crash on Ga. Highway 36.

Home sprinkler systems reduce deaths, property loss due to fire

Newton County Fire Service says the use of a home sprinkler system can save lives and reduce property damage due to fire.

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Oxford College building restoration finished

Oxford College's Language Hall has re-opened for the semester.

Letter: Emergency assistance greatly appreciated

Thanks to the emergency personnel in Rockdale County.

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Mark Shields: The GOP's lost youth

Who the president is when we first come of voting age strongly influences our future voting allegiances.

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Rob Jenkins: How to be a guy: Finding a babysitter

As a husband, one of your responsibilities vis-a-vis dating involves finding a decent babysitter.

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Darrell Huckaby: Losing a student one of the toughest trials of teaching

Teaching has many trials and tribulations -- along with many rewards.

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