News for Saturday, July 6, 2013

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Kimbrel the only Brave announced on All-Star roster

The full lineups for the American and National League teams that will take part in Tuesday's 84th annual All-Star Game at Citi Field in New York were announced early Saturday evening.. All-Star Game managers are San Francisco's Bruce Bochy for the National League and Detroit's Jim Leyland for

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Levi ready for challenge to bring Alcovy basketball back to the top

COVINGTON -- It seems like Jabari Levi, Alcovy's new boys basketball coach, is ready for the season to start having spent time with his future players.. "I'm looking forward for the school year to start to get a feel of the atmosphere and morale around here," Levi said. "I

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Rob Jenkins: Finding common ground on the Common Core

One of those rare areas of agreement between left and right these days is over the Common Core, the new set of national standards for public schools.

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Cal Thomas: Freedom comes at a price

Freedom is not the default position of humankind; otherwise more would be free.

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Darrell Huckaby: Most tragic among week's headlines is death of 19 Arizona firefighters

News of the death of 19 Arizona firefighters deserves a moment of respect from all of us.

Police: Covington man apparently commits suicide in Walton County Jail

A Covington man apparently committed suicide while in the Walton County Jail awaiting trial.

DNR offers grant for exceptional conservation teacher

The Nongame Conservation Section of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is offering a $1,000 grant to teachers.

Search for economic developer down to five

The pool of candidates for director of the Conyers Rockdale Economic Development Council has been narrowed to five.

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New Oxford residence halls named for former admins

Oxford College is naming its new residence halls in honor of three administrators who served Oxford over the past five decades.

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Fireworks tent destroyed by fire

A tent that sells fireworks was destroyed by fire early Friday morning.

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Covington city manager recovering from heart attack

Covington City Manager Leigh Anne Knight suffered a heart attack while on vacation last week.

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'I Love You' musical, a series of humorous vignettes, opens in Conyers

The trials, tribulations and triumphs of romance take center stage for the next several weekends as the New Depot Players present the musical comedy "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" at Center Street Arts black box theatre in Olde Town Conyers.. "It's not really satirical, but it is very

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