News for Saturday, March 2, 2013


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Rockdale wrestler Allen’s 3rd title match a win

CONYERS — Rockdale wrestler Alonzo Allen is the living embodiment of the phrase “the third time is the charm.”

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Darrell Huckaby: Setting out on a new career

I have been a classroom teacher for 39 years now and had hoped to be able to make a career of it.

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Mark Shields: Can this marriage be saved?

The Great Public Squabble of 2013 may not be helping the nation. But it is manifestly hurting the Republican Party.

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Cal Thomas: Ryan's hope

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan is looking beyond the beginning of the sequestration.

Craig upholds LB Recycling bid

Newton County Attorney Tommy Craig has completed his review of a questionable bid by LB Recycling and Waste Services and determined it will stand.

More cases of equine herpes virus reported

More cases of equine herpes virus have been reported.

Law enforcement agencies offer handgun safety courses

The Rockdale County Sheriff's Office and Conyers Police Department are offering gun safety classes to citizens of Rockdale County.

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Club holds workshop on high-tech scavenger hunting

The first time Melissa Coker and her husband David searched for a cache, they almost didn't find it. The geocache novices used their global positioning system to look for the cache, a container that held a log book for them to record their names.. The GPS coordinates led them to

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Happy birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Students celebrated Dr. Seuss' 109th birthday, which was Saturday, at schools on Friday.

Opportunities available for Newton SPLOST information

The special election for the education SPLOST IV is Tuesday, March 19.