News for Tuesday, March 12, 2013


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Oxford man arrested in Conyers road rage incident

An Oxford man has been arrested in connection with a road rage incident on Ga. Highway 138.

Burglars escape, stolen merchandise recovered in Covington Snapper Pro Lawn heist

Burglars flee, but merchandise stolen from Snapper Pro Lawn on Ga. Highway 36 recovered.

Oxford students travel over Spring Break for service, experience

It is spring break week for Oxford College students.

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Ewing honored by governor, citizens and officials

Former Commisioner Mort Ewing was recently honored for decades of community service.

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Let's go fly a kite

Oak Hill Elementary School held Kite Day on Friday for its Pre-K students.

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Tony's back: Gonzalez returns to Falcons for one more season

Free agent tight end Tony Gonzalez will take one last shot with the Atlanta Falcons.

Farmer stays unbeaten for Tech

The Georgia Tech senior tossed six innings of one-run ball with seven strikeouts in an 11-1 victory over Virginia Tech last weekend.

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Lady Eagles lose 4-1

COVINGTON -- If playing a good non-conference opponent is to help a team work on their weaknesses, then the Lady Eagles got what they wanted as Apalachee came in and schooled Eastside with a 4-1 win on Tuesday at Homer Sharp Stadium.

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Jeff Meadors: Taxpayers deserve say in school boards, superintendents

School districts must sweat more at the planning table, possibly zero-basing budgets, to rebuild trust following a decade littered with indictments, incarcerations, embezzlement, cheating, affairs, nepotism and face lifts.

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Doug Holt: Eighth week brings flood of bills to House floor

Last week saw a number of long days on the House floor, concluding with crossover day.

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Darrell Huckaby: Save us from those who want to save us from ourselves

They used to only come in little green bottles, as far as I knew anything about.

Heritage girls soccer plays to a draw

With a perennial state playoff team like Heritage, sometimes a tie is more satisfying than a victory. Such was the case for Patriots’ coach Chad Suddeth after a 1-1 tie with North Oconee in non-region play Tuesday.

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Goose and Juno are searching for new homes

A variety of dogs and cats are available for adoption tis week at both the Rockdale and the Newton animal shelters.

Kristopher "Kris" Adams

Kristopher "Kris" Adams, age 27 of Mansfield, died Friday, March 8, 2013. He is survived by his parents, Kenny and Karen Adams; brother, Kody (Amber) Adams ...