News for Saturday, March 16, 2013


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Residents asked to help reduce spread of bat disease

Geogia DNR urges public to help reduce spread of white-nose syndrome in bat populations.

Cleanups planned for Social Circle, Covington on March 23

Volunteers are asked to help out for cleanups in Social Circle and Covington on Saturday, March 23.

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Free piano concert features Debussy program

The Conyers community and surrounding residents can take advantage of a rare treat -- a free classical music performance in the heart of Olde Town Conyers.. Award-winning international pianist Richard Dowling, who resides in both Houston and New York City, will make a stop at the Rockdale Auditorium, 903

Conyers/Rockdale Chamber announces finalists for small business award

The Conyers/Rockale Chamber of Commerce has announced the three finalists for the 2013 Jerry Barboe Small Business Person of the Year Award.

GPC to hold public events this month

Two events open to the public are scheduled at Newton's Georgia Perimeter College this month.

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Rockdale speller places fifth in state bee

Jazz Duncan placed fifth in the state spelling bee.

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Spirit o' the Irish

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Florida beats Alabama to reach SEC finals

NASHVILLE -- Florida has so many killer perimeter players with the same skill set that it's hard to distinguish who is the best.

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Smith signs with Maryville College

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Heritage soccer teams sweep Flowery Branch

CONYERS -- Mady Carter allowing two goals in a span of four minutes was as rare as it comes for the Heritage girls soccer team. But what Carter later pulled off during penalty kicks wasn't at all surprising.

LOCAL NOTEBOOK: Newton tennis gets by Luella

The Newton girls tennis team nipped Luella 3-2 Thursday in Region 2-AAAAAA play.

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Darrell Huckaby: Reality TV beckons

I got the same email every day for a week. I had been "selected" to audition to become the subject of a documentary/reality television show about a real life Clark Griswold character.

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Cal Thomas: The sound of inevitability

Given his track record on marital fidelity, former President Bill Clinton is not the person I would consult about "committed, loving relationships."

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Rob Jenkins: Bracketology for the poetically inclined -- or mathematically challenged

Welcome once again to mid-March, that time of year when even people who don't care about college basketball suddenly care about college basketball.