News for Monday, November 25, 2013


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Georgia DNR changes deer hunting regulations

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is reminding deer hunters of a regulation change this year in the number of available days to take deer of either sex, depending on the type of equipment used and the area hunted. The change takes effect Dec. 1.

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RCSO arrests 3 in armed robbery

Salem Road enforcement amps up

The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office is a visible force as it has amped up enforcement efforts in the Salem Road area. On Sunday, RCSO deputies arrested three people suspected in an armed robbery on Salem Woods Drive, off Underwood Road, which is part of Zone 6.

Toy and clothing donations can benefit foster children

Georgia United Credit Union is seeking donations for its annual Christmas Wish Tree program, which benefits deserving foster children through Department of Family & Children’s Services.

Newton woman with multiple IDs charged with DUI, drugs in Rockdale

After giving deputies three different names and two separate driver’s licenses — including one that had been reported stolen — a 21-year-old Newton County woman was arrested and charged with DUI and possession of drugs.

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Christmas artistry at its best

The Southern Heartland Art Guild offers unique gifts for Christmas

Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center named Conservationist of the Year

The Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center dons a new title as Newton County’s Conservationist of the Year. The Upper Ocmulgee River Soil and Water Conservation District presented the award to the center after a small farmer workshop at the district’s annual program for its achievements in soil and water conservation on the farm.

NCSO seeks information in weekend shooting of 16-year-old

Newton County investigators continue to seek information about the shooting of a 16-year-old this weekend.

Thanksgiving service set for Tuesday night in Covington

A tradition of worship will continue Tuesday night with the annual Community Thanksgiving Worship Service.

Health Reports for Rockdale counties for Nov. 18-25, 2013

Health Reports for Newton, Rockdale counties for Nov. 18-25, 2013

Heritage boys cruise in tournament, move to 3-0

The Heritage boy’s basketball team had no trouble staying unbeaten last weekend.

Golden, Hunt lead Tech past A&T

The defense made just enough stops and Trae Golden had his finest game with his new team to help Georgia Tech avoid another home loss Sunday.

Henderson lifts Eagles to win, both Alcovy squads still searching for winning combination

Both Alcovy squads are still in search of their first win of the season after a pair of losses while the Eastside boys held off a strong Mundy’s Mill to start their season with a win at the Walnut Grove Thanksgiving tournament on Monday.