News for Wednesday, November 20, 2013


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Sibert, Oliver lead Dayton men’s hoops past Tech

Once Dayton secured the lead Wednesday it didn’t give it up.

Sunderhaus playing well on west coast

Deshaun Sunderhaus is off to a fine start out west.

Covington, Conyers welcome the season with holiday celebrations

The holidays will have a home-town feel as Conyers and Rockdale County make plans to celebrate with local residents.

Community Calendar for Nov. 21, 2013

The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.

Covington City Council amends 2014 meeting schedule

The City Council will meet just once during three calendar months of 2014 instead of the usual two meetings per month.

Georgia State Patrol collecting toys for Toys for Tots at area Walmart locations

For the next several weekends the Georgia State Patrol will be out in force collecting toys to be given at Christmas to less fortunate children.

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Boxes filled with the message of Christmas

Operation Christmas Child boxes are sent to needy children all over the world

Lady Eagles have high hopes for upcoming basketball season

The Lady Eagles basketball team are hoping to convert experience into a trip to the state championship game.

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Pharr heading to North Florida

Tori Pharr became the first Lady Rams basketball player of the season to sign to play at the next level.

Rams set tone with 40-point win over Alcovy

Newton’s boys basketball team made a statement winning their first varsity game at the facility with a 68-28 thrashing of Alcovy on Tuesday.

Heritage boys win region opener

Heritage used a dominant third quarter to stay unbeaten Tuesday.

Newton BOC moves forward to prioritize Judicial Center expansion

The Newton County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday to move forward on plans to expand the county’s Judicial Center, moving the project up on the county’s priority list.

C.R. 213, Beaver Park named after Beaver Mfg. founder Ed Needham

The Newton County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution Tuesday granting a request by the city of Mansfield to rename a portion of County Road 213 to the Ed Needham Memorial Road and to rename Beaver Park, Ed Needham-Beaver Park