News for Tuesday, June 25, 2013


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TGBA Blue rallies late for win

TGBA Blue and Heritage rising sophomore Matt Studdard snapped a 3-3 tie with two runs in the top of the seventh and defeated Georgia Select Navy and its three local players (Salem's Akil Baddoo and Austin Holloway and Josh Sims of Eastside) 5-3 at Pinecrest Academy.

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Bowman ready to bring Cherokee Run back

CONYERS -- When Andy Bowman got out of the golf business a year and a half ago, he thought it was the best thing for him and his family. But when he got a call, he knew where he belonged.

RYSA game to benefit cystic fibrosis

Friday won't just be about sports at the Rockdale Youth Soccer Association. The Lady Revolution will play Alabama FC at 7:30 p.m., but the entire night will be a fundraiser to help end cystic fibrosis.

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Darrell Huckaby: Maybe one day we can all just be people

Can you imagine what television would look like if we banned all of the people who had used that word?

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Cal Thomas: Breakout from politics of the past

Instead of more navel-gazing, Republicans and conservatives (they are not always the same) must seize the future rather than hold on to the past.

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Jeff Meadors: 411 guides students on road to the future

When Georgia students seek help 411 is ready.

Newton student outperform state in third of CRCT areas; Results improve for fourth year

Students in the Newton County School System outperformed the state in 10 areas of state tests, but underperformed in 20 areas.

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Low inventory has housing values inching upward

A limited number of homes on the real estate market is contributing to a bidding war that has resulted in a slight increase in home prices in Rockdale and Newton counties.

Alleged burglars nabbed when they tried to pawn stolen electronics

The Newton County Sheriff's Office caught two alleged burglars after they attempted to pawn stolen electronics.

Officials clear up "misunderstanding" over gas service to Stanton Springs

Officials attempt to clear up "misnderstanding" related to gas service to Stanton Springs.

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Students participate in art camp

Nearly 20 students are participating in Southern Heartland Art Guild's art camp this week.

City of Covington, KCNB encourage recycling

City, KCNB encourage recycling

GSP: Woman thought to be driver in fatal crash was a passenger

A woman initially thought to be the driver in a fatal accident has been determined to have been a passenger in the car.

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Eva and Lily need new homes

Questions to ask before adopting a pet:. -- Can I make a long-term commitment to this pet?. -- Will I be able to spend enough time with a new pet?. -- Am I prepared for the cost a new pet will bring?. -- Which pet is right for my