News for Monday, October 21, 2013


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Lumpkin win big for Hurst despite his nonchalance attitude

After Eastside’s 28-12 win over Lumpkin County on Friday, Eastside head coach did not want the spot light or fanfare despite the magnitude of the win.

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A jewel of a cause

NMC holds jewelry sale to benefit auxiliary

Covington police arrest man on DUI charge

Police arrested a driver this weekend who ran up on the curb when the police officer attempted to stop him for suspected drunk driving and could barely stand when talking to the arresting officer.

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Berry's Tree Farm honored for history

COVINGTON — The Berry family farm has managed to stay relevant throughout the last 120 years, though it’s taken some reinvention on the part of the Berry family.

5K race to benefit Honor Flight

Honor Flight Conyers will host its second annual Honor Run 5K on Sunday, Nov. 10 at 3 p.m.

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Thousands participate in Great Bull Run at Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers

Thousands participate in Great Bull Run at Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers

Conyers officials say Great Bull Run a success

While solid numbers of participants and spectators were not available Monday, Conyers officials are confident the Great Bull Run held Saturday at the Georgia International Horse Park was a success.

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Red Sox/Cardinals Fall Classic fitting climax

Boston’s bearded band of brothers will go against the burgeoning talents of a remarkable St. Louis Cardinals rookie class in the best-of-seven World Series beginning on Wednesday at the Red Sox home of Fenway Park.

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Ryan, Douglas step up for injury-ravaged Falcons

Missing his two top wide receivers, Matt Ryan looked elsewhere and found a much-needed victory for the disappointing Atlanta Falcons.

Tigers manager Leyland announces retirement

Jim Leyland is ready for retirement, stepping down as manager of the Detroit Tigers.

SEC Notebook: Upset Saturday hits the SEC

It was inevitable that two of the eight SEC teams in the Associated Press Top 25 were going to lose since two games Saturday matched teams appearing in the weekly poll.

ACC Notebook: Winston shines as Seminoles trounce Tigers

Dubbed as perhaps the biggest football game in the conference’s history, things went awry — at least for Clemson — when Florida State poured on a 51-14 victory Saturday night.

Georgia State Patrol IDs suspected driver in Saturday's hit-and-run accident

Passenger in fatal wreck in Newton County released from hospital

The Georgia State Patrol has identified the driver suspected of fleeing the scene of an accident early Saturday morning after hitting a pedestrian.

Heritage wins New/Rock meet for 15th time

The Heritage cross country team did it again.

Health Reports for Newton, Rockdale counties for Oct. 22, 2013

Health Reports for Newton, Rockdale counties for Oct. 22, 2013

Community Calendar for Oct. 22, 2013

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