News for Tuesday, January 15, 2013


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Eastside girls dominate Walnut Grove to stay unbeaten in region play

WALNUT GROVE -- The Lady Eagles' high-pressure defense and running-style offense were too much for Walnut Grove to handle as Eastside cruised to an easy 77-48 road win on Tuesday.

Fourth quarter run by Cedar Shoals stuns Heritage girls

CONYERS -- With 5:25 remaining in Tuesday's Region 8-AAAAA game, Breanna Saunders had a putback and the Heritage girls basketball team led 36-30.. But the hosts wouldn't score another point.

Letter: Newton should heed lessons learned in other counties

We have arrived at a new era in Newton County government.

Letter: Supporting local businesses helps us all

As an owner of two businesses dealing with the public here in Rockdale County, I am making an impassioned plea to our taxpaying citizens to get out and give your support to our local business base.. Earlier this week I tried to call Donna Marie's Pizza on West Avenue to

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Darrell Huckaby: Friendship rekindled brings special memories

1966 was a very good year, the Vietnam War, notwithstanding.

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Jeff Meadors: Time to restore support, integrity, dollars to classroom teachers

I'd like to see us start from scratch and restore dollars and professionalism to the real magicians of teaching and learning: classroom teachers.

Top three city manager finalists announced

The top three finalists for Covington city manager have been revealed.

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Board member interested in naming new NHS road after mascot

School board Chair Eddie Johnson said he was interested in naming the entrance road to the replacement Newton High School something like Ram Boulevard or Ram Circle.

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Alcovy Circuit Superior Court judges sworn in

The five Superior Court judges of the Alcovy Judicial Circuit were recently sworn in for new terms beginning Jan. 1.

BBB releases top scams

The Better Business Bureau has released the list of Top Scams for 2012.

Newton Sheriff's Office looks into kidnap, sex assault allegations

The Newton County Sheriff's Office is looking into allegations from a woman who says she was kidnapped and sexually assaulted.

Fishing regulations guide available

A free fising guide for 2013 is available from the Georgia DNR.

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Kiwanians assist with Angel Tree program

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Canines Lucy, Fred looking for new homes

There are a variety of dogs and cats available for adoption this week at both the Rockdale and Newton animal shelters.

Zaxby's warns customers of potential fraud

A Georgia-based restaurant firm says suspicious computer files have been found at some of its locations, prompting it to warn customers about the potential for fraud.