News for Monday, November 4, 2013

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Local vendors to show off at Taste of Eastside

Things will be heating up at Eastside High School on Saturday for the Taste of Eastside.

Willette takes top spot in region cross country, Rockdale boys win team title

The Rockdale boys cross country team won its first ever region championship with the help of freshman Dax Willette’s first place finish to win the individual title on Saturday at Luella High School.

Norcross man arrested in I-20 road rage incident

A Norcross man spent a couple of nights in jail after he allegedly threatened to shoot a woman for driving too slowly on the interstate while talking on her cell phone.

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Falcons-Panthers: What we learned

The Carolina Panthers let their defense do the heavy lifting. Now, they’re hoisting a four-game winning streak.

Report: A-Rod test positive in ‘06

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez tested positive for stimulants in 2006, according to the New York Times.

NBA-Strange days and low expectations for new-look Lakers

These are very strange times for Los Angeles Lakers fans, with many of them holding surprisingly low expectations for this season after becoming accustomed to their team repeatedly reaching the NBA Finals.

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Anders three-peats for Angler of Year

Darrell Anders celebrates his third consecutive victory as Angler of the Year for the Metro Atlanta Hawg Hunters Bass Club, a first in club history.

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Reports: Incognito texts include racial slurs, threats

Text messages that Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Richie Incognito wrote to teammate Jonathan Martin include racial slurs and threats, according to multiple reports.

CPD: Homeless man attempts to steal $150k in metal from recycling center

Gun reported stolen from home-based tattoo artist

A man staying at the homeless shelter in Covington is accused of stealing various pieces of metal from the shelter before attempting to steal more than $150,000 from a nearby recycling center.

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Alpacas were center stage at the Royal Alpaca Challenge this past weekend

Alpacas were center stage at the Royal Alpaca Challenge this past weekend

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Conyers VFW symposium to benefit Wounded Warriors

The Veterans of Foreign Wars in Conyers will host a symposium in honor of Veterans Day on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the VFW at 1432 VFW Drive in Conyers.

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Pageant raises $1,500 for Relay

The Miss Sweetheart Relay Pageant, held Oct. 20 at Eastside High School, raised more than $1,500 for Newton Relay for Life.

Two area residents among first Hall of Fame inductees

Two Rockdale County-area veterans will be among the first 18 inductees into the Georgia Military Veterans’ Hall of Fame.

Health Reports for Newton, Rockdale counties for Oct. 29-Nov. 4, 2013

Health Reports for Newton, Rockdale counties for Oct. 29-Nov. 4, 2013

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