News for Thursday, June 6, 2013


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Piedmont's Bailey named all-region

Salem graduate Josh Bailey was named, along with teammate Jacob Brewster, an all-south region honoree by the American Baseball Coaches Association, one of 11 from the USA South Athletic Conference to be named to the team.

De Vries handles Gwinnett

Cole De Vries didn’t have a particularly memorable beginning to his fourth stint at Triple-A Rochester, allowing 14 earned runs in his first seven innings. But De Vries’ last two starts have been fairly similar, and Wednesday he got his first win for his old team.

Good neighbors at the Monastery

If you have been watching the same television news I have, then you know severe weather patterns are developing across the nation.

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Mathews feels accomplished with school system improvements

Newton County School System Superintendent Gary Mathews retires this month.

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Providence graduates all-girl class

Providence Christian School recently graduated an all-girl group of seniors.

Shoplifting scheme backfires, leads to arrests

Three people were arrested Wednesday in an apparent scheme to shoplift items and return them for refunds.

Rep. Johnson partners with cities to provide constituent services

Rep. Johnson worked with local mayors to use existing meeting space in respective city halls.

Cities wrangle for gas service to Stanton Springs

There is tension overgas service to Stanton Springs.

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Topic of Health Care Reform causes confusion, frustration

There are three little words in the English language that can cause hearts to flutter, pulses to quicken and normally even-keeled individuals to lose all control of their emotions -- health care reform.. Just the mere mention of those three little words has many old-school readers at this

Farmer set for MLB draft

Buck Farmer’s life is about to change in a big way.