News for Saturday, May 25, 2013


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LETTER: The American's Creed

"I believe in the United States of America as a government of the people, by the people, for the people: whose just powers are derived from the consent of the governed; a democracy in a republic, a sovereign nation of many sovereign states; a perfect

LETTER: Will our freedoms be destroyed?

A study of world history confirms the truth that all governments eventually become corrupt. Today, that truth continues to become more obvious in the U.S. government as incidences of corruption are exposed. Approaching Memorial Day, when we pay tribute to those who gave their all

Conyers chase suspect arrested in Newton

A shplifting suspect who led police on a chase has been arrested in Newton County.

Unemployment continues to decline in Newton, Rockdale

Unemployment rates in Newton and Rockdale are on the decline.

Conyers house fire claims woman's life

A Conyers woman died in a fire at her home Thursday.

Man gets one day of freedom before going back to jail

A convicted burglar was out of jail one day before being arrested again.

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Rogers signs with West Georgia Technical

After finishing his senior year averaging six points and three rebounds per game, Newton's Kishon Rogers next step will at West Georgia Technical College.. "We are very excited Kishon is joining our program," West Georgia Technical College head coach Niki Okolovitch said. "He has the right demeanor and has

Tech awaits NCAA fate

After playing three games in three days at the ACC Tournament at Durham Bulls Athletic Park, the Georgia Tech baseball team will have to play the waiting game when it comes to its future postseason fate.. The Yellow Jackets (34-25), who dropped their final two ACC Tournament games to Virginia

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JENKINS: Some practical advice for the class of 2013

Congratulations -- you've just graduated from high school. Now what're you going to do? Besides go to Disney World. Or Panama City. Or wherever. What about after that?

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Glad to be a grad

Newton and Rockdale county high schools held their 2013 graduation ceremonies this week.

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Alcovy grads linked by Tiger blood

Alcovy High School's graduation

Denmark new Heritage boy's basketball coach

Ralph Denmark has been named the head boy's basketball coach at Heritage High School, athletic director Chuck Landy confirmed Saturday.

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2013 Newton grads break scholarship record

Newton High School's graduation

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EHS grads told to embrace the possibilities that lie ahead

Nearly 300 seniors received diplomas in Eastside High School's graduation ceremonies Saturday morning.