News for Tuesday, July 30, 2013

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Bulldogs' walk-on injures ACL while serving in military

Dusan Langura, a freshman walk-on for the Georgia Bulldogs’ basketball team, is likely out for the season with a torn ACL suffered while serving his military duty in Switzerland, according to a USA Today report.

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Rockdale Post 77 repeats as state champion

After a sloppy game in the American Legion state championship tournament semi-final game on Monday, Rockdale Post 77 came back ready to play as they defeated Douglasville Post 145 14-3 in seven innings to repeat as state champions at Alpharetta Post 201 on Tuesday.

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McCullough's big summer continues

The successful summer on the golf course for Reilly McCullough continued last weekend.

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Lookout issued for missing Conyers woman

The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office has issued a lookout for a Conyers woman who was last seen leaving a friend’s house on Green Street on Wednesday, July 24.

Charlie Elliott opens new archery range; Panola Mountain hosts Sept. archery tournament

Charlie Elliott opens new archery range; Panola Mountain hosts Sept. archery tournament

GSP urges Newton County drivers to use caution as new school year begins Aug. 2

GSP urges Newton County drivers to use caution as new school year begins Aug. 2

School lunch prices won't increase as expected

School lunch prices won’t increase as expected.

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Meecham retiring after 20 years

Bill Meecham is retiring after 20 years with the city of Covington.

Covington offers gas rebates

The city of Covington is offering incentives and financing assistance to those within the city’s gas service area who install or convert to natural gas appliances.

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Rockdale Therapeutic Recreation offers tennis camp for special needs community

Rockdale Therapeutic Recreation offers tennis camp for special needs community

The Rockdale County Therapeutic Recreation Department offered a week-long tennis camp for the special needs community. The camp, sponsored by the Rockdale Tennis Center on Parker Road, served 18 participants and allowed special needs athletes to play tennis with their families.

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Shasta and Lucy are looking for new homes

Shasta and Lucy are looking for new homes

Club meetings for July 31, 2013

Club meetings for July 31, 2013

Community Calendar for July 31, 2013

Community Calendar for July 31, 2013

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THOMAS: Losing faith in government

A USA Today poll found that young people put “elected official or working for one” at the very bottom of their career choices. Given the performance of Washington’s political class, who can blame them?

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Jeff Meadors: Interest groups circling Georgia's struggling schools

What strategies do public schools espouse to oppose mounting opposition?

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