News for Tuesday, May 7, 2013

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Lakeside-DeKalb defeats Heritage in penalty kicks

CLARKSTON - In a matter of minutes, the 2013 season came to an end for the Heritage boy’s soccer team.

Alcovy to face No. 1 seed on road

COVINGTON -- Alcovy's baseball team knows what it must do when it plays at Lowndes in the second-round doubleheader of the Class AAAAAA playoffs today starting at 4:30 p.m. The question is, can the Tigers do it?

NCAAF Hall of Fame class includes Dayne, Testaverde, Frazier

Heisman Trophy winners Vinny Testaverde, Danny Wuerffel and Ron Dayne and 1995 runner-up Tommie Frazier lead the 2013 College Football Hall of Fame class to be inducted Dec. 10 in New York City.

Heritage track and field finishes 7th at state meet

JEFFERSON -- The Heritage boys track and field team made statewide headlines at last weekend's state track and field meet.

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Braves players to watch

Some Braves to watch.

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Mark Shields: A story too good to check out

Some stories are just too good to check out.

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Jeff Meadors: New accountability standards put burden on teachers

Accountability typically translates into more work for classroom teachers, so much so that many effective teachers now work in private, home-school and charter settings.

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Darrell Huckaby: Even in heaven, Hazel Parish is the belle of the ball

If they had a yearbook for towns Hazel would have been best-dressed in Covington's for the past 88 years running.

Covington approves incentives for small business expansion

The city of Covington is offering a local business incentives to expand.

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City to redo Legion Field as entertainment venue

The city of Covington will take over Legion Field to create an entertainment venue for citizens.

GIHP to host 'Bull Run'

Conyers will host its own bull run this fall.

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Reading renovation

Children's area at Covigton library is undergoing renovations.

New ethics bills signed by Deal

Gov. Deal signed the state's new ethics bills Tuesday.

Deal signs new ethics bills

Gov. Deal signed the state's new ethics bills Tuesday.

New school accountability scores below state at elementary, middle schools; All schools show improvement over three years

The first-ever state College and Career Ready Performance Index was released Tuesday.

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Twinkles and Samantha are looking for new homes

There are a variety of dogs and cats available for adoption this week at the Newton and Rockdale animal shelters.

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