News for Tuesday, June 11, 2013


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Green/Sullins win Indian Creek Open

COVINGTON -- The Indian Creek Open at Ashton Hills ended with some drama on Sunday. The second flight had a four-way tie, sending it into a four-hole sudden death playoff before the team of Clyde Haynie and Rusty Hawkins came off victorious.

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Eastside's Byrne to play soccer for Ga. Military College

Eastside’s Kylee Byrne has agreed to take her talents to Milledgeville where she will continue her soccer career playing for the Georgia Military College.

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Cal Thomas: When government can't be trusted

More and more of us don't trust government.

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Darrell Huckaby: IRS tax forms not nearly so clear as the Constitution

So the IRS is in hot water for undue diligence in evaluating conservative Americans and the taxes they owe.

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Jeff Meadors: School system taking the wrong route on alternative school bus service

Big yellow means big bucks in the Newton County School System.

Any non-profit group can earn funds by recycling

Any non-profit group can earn funds by recycling.

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Recycling pays off for Covington middle schoolers

The Cousins Middle School Community Based Instruction class is learning that hard work pays off as they've earned nearly $700 in six months for their recycling efforts.

Sewer project serving Baxter gets moving

A sewer project that will serve Baxter International and Stanton Springs is on the fast track to completion.

Crowell, Jack Neely get repaired

Improvements to Crowell and Jack Neely roads are taking place this summer in preparation for the opening of the new high school.

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Food Pantry needs supplies

The Community Food Pantry is closed due to lack of supplies.

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Woman's Club honors members

Covington Woman's Club honors members

Three schools trying to win cash

Big Lots is asking the public to vote online for a favorite video as part of the sixth-annual Lots2Give contest.

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THE RECIPE BOX: Spinach lasagna rolls worth the prep time

Spinach lasagna rolls well worth the prep time. Popeye might have been a fan of eating spinach, but I'm not.

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Roscoe, Mila and Otis looking for new home

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