News for Wednesday, July 24, 2013


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Wasendorf qualifies for amateur nationals

Local dirt bike racer qualifies for amateur nationals

Local golfers compete at AJG championship

Five local gofers earned enough points in the Atlanta Junior Golf 2013 Summer Series tournaments to qualify for the Championship Series at the Chateau Course at Chateau Elan Golf Course in Braselton.

Post 77 aiming for another state title

Hopefully history will be able to repeat itself as Rockdale Post 77 tries to repeat as American Legion state baseball champions on Friday at Alpharetta Post 201.

Covington first in state to build public CNG station

Covington will be the first city in Georgia to build a public access compressed natural gas station and will likely be used as a model for similar facilities throughout the state.

Passenger arrested on drug, counterfeit charges

A Covington man was arrested on drug and forgery charges after the car in which he was a passenger was pulled over for a traffic offense.

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SOWELL: Random thoughts from wise thinkers

A look at some poignant quotations from leaders and other random folks.

Newton County sees rash of entering autos this week

Newton County sees rash of entering autos this week

Two businesses open, three close downtown

Two new businesses have opened on the Square in Covington, and there are four prospects - two retail and two restaurants - looking at space there, according to the chair of the Main Street Covington Board of Directors.

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Whitworth joins Alcovy Dentistry

Dr. Brandon Whitworth recently joined Alcovy Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, located at 9164 Dr. M. L. King Jr. Avenue in Covington.

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Employers face penalties for failing to follow rules of Health Care Reform

Many employers recently breathed a huge sigh of relief when the Administration agreed to delay until 2015 the “play or pay” mandate that applies to them under Health Care Reform, but some members of Congress are questioning if the delay is appropriate or even legal.

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Moves2Inspire Fitness Center offers Zumba, self-defense, hip hop

Moves2Inspire Fitness Center offers Zumba, self-defense, hip hop

Making her clients physically fit isn’t the only goal for Cherisse Atwater with her new business Move2Inspire. The mother of three also wants to help her clients strengthen their inner selves.

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To market, to market: Area farmer's markets open to residents

If you need to restart your New Year’s resolution to eat healthy, now is a good time.