News for Tuesday, February 26, 2013


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Salem baseball moves to 3-0

CONYERS -- The Salem baseball team stayed perfect Monday. Reed Hill and Zach Bailey drove in three runs each and three pitchers combined on a five-hitter as the Seminoles defeated Drew 10-3 in nonregion play.

Rain postpones several games

Inclement weather washed out a number of local sporting events Tuesday.

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Jeff Meadors: Dual enrollment as an economic driver

Colorado is leveraging dual enrollment to improve its workforce.

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Darrell Huckaby: Hard to find the South in these recipes

I used to love Southern Living Magazine.

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Doug Holt: Heading into intense portion of the session

The Legislative pace is really picking up, with the second half promising to be very intense.

C.A.R.E. to provide house numbers to Porterdale residents

Porterdale residents will soon receive new house numbers for their homes courtesy of C.A.R.E.

Covington man dies after accidentally shooting himself

Carr Circle man dies after accidentally shooting himself.

Covington Fire Department reports two recent fires

Covington Fire Department reports two recent house fires.

Davis resigns from Chamber position

Shannon Davis, director of industry retention and workforce development for the Office of Economic Development, has resigned.

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Fortson honored for service to Elks

Fortson honored for service to Elks

Registration underway for Great American Cleanup

Registration is underway for the Great American Cleanup.

Newton County students headed to state science fair

A dozen Newton County science fair projects will compete at the state level next month.

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Students celebrate Black History Month

West Newton Elementary School wrapped up its Black History Month festivities this week with a shoebox float parade.

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Mack, Rocky search for new homes

A variety of dogs and cats are available for adoption this week at Newton and Rockdale animal shelters.

I-20 motorist killed by falling tree

A tree fell across Interstate 20 westbound Tuesday morning, killing a motorist.