News for Wednesday, February 20, 2013

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Westlake upends Rockdale in state playoffs

Raymond Saunders scored 21 points to lead four in double figures as Westlake defeated Rockdale, 81-76 in the first round of the Class AAAAAA state playoffs Wednesday.

Salem girls win, boys lose first round games

CONYERS -- Ayana Mitchell had 29 points and 14 rebounds to lead a balanced offensive attack as the Salem girls overwhelmed Paulding County 74-40 in the first round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs.. Salem, fresh off the program's first region title in eight years, will try to extend its

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Errors cause Eastside to drop home playoff game

COVINGTON -- Alexander may not have been bigger or faster than Eastside's boys basketball team. But turnovers and fouls made it seem that way as the Cougars shut down the Eagles' offense ending Eastside's season with a 72-59 loss in the first round of the Class AAAA playoffs on Wednesday

Salem girls roll into second round

Ayana Mitchell had 29 points and 14 rebounds to lead a balanced offensive attack as the Salem girls overwhelmed Paulding County, 74-40 in the first round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs.

Couple arrested for prostitution, pimping on Valentine's Day

North metro couple arrested in Newton County for prostitution, pimping on Valentine's Day.

Newton school system alerts parents to emergency plan

The Newton County School System recently alerted parents to its Emergency Management Plan.

Newton Schools superintendent proposes two new safety measures

The school board will vote next week on some new security measures for its schools.

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Scout makes Chimney Park Eagle project

Reid Waters selected Chimney Park as the site for his Eagle Scout project.

BOC does not revote on lawn contract

Commisioners did not revisit the lawn maintenance contract Tuesday, but said they are working on getting new policies in place.

Black History program set for Saturday

The 3rd Annual Black HIstory Month Program will take place Saturday.

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