News for Monday, May 27, 2013


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Denmark named Heritage boy's hoops coach

Conyers -- Ralph Denmark has been named the head boys basketball coach at Heritage High School, athletic director Chuck Landy confirmed Saturday.. Denmark had been the assistant on the boys basketball staff at Rockdale the last five seasons and helped lead the Bulldogs to the state championship game in 2011

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Kahne’s failed strategy hands Harvick the 600 win

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- On a wild and strange Sunday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Kevin Harvick stole the spotlight and the victory when Kasey Kahne, who led a race-high 161 laps, decided not to pit with 16 laps to go in the Coca-Cola 600.. Kahne was leading by

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Lady Luck finally smiles on Kanaan at Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS -- Proving no good deed goes unrewarded, an emotional Tony Kanaan was paid back in full by a young fan and an old friend whose talismans helped power the Brazilian to his first Indianapolis 500 victory on Sunday.. One of the most popular drivers in IndyCar Series, Kanaan's win

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Heat get off to fast start, beat Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS -- And just like that -- in less than a half -- home-court advantage is back in the Miami Heat's hands.. The Heat took it back in grand fashion when they dominated the Indiana Pacers from start to finish in their 114-96 victory in Game 3 of the

Trivia fundraiser benefits child abuse prevention

CONYERS -- Children don't come with handbooks, and sometimes parents need that extra boost to help them help their children grow up happy and healthy. Enter Prevent Child Abuse Rockdale, a nonprofit dedicated to the prevention of child abuse through parent education.. Funded by donations and grants, Prevent Child Abuse

Salvation Army seeks cash donations for Oklahoma storm victims

The Salvation Army is seeking donations to help Oklahoma storm victims.

Summer enrichment camp scheduled for June

Rockdale County Public Schools will hold its annual Summer Break Enrichment and Exploration Camp from June 10 through 13 at the Rockdale Career Academy.

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Chick-fil-A champions Miracle League with $20k donation

Chick-fil-A has donated $20,000 to Miracle League of Newton County.

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Newton Citizen Top Five Stories for May 20 to May 26

These were the Top Five Stories on the Newton Citizen website last week.