News for Thursday, October 24, 2013

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Heritage travels to Loganville for important league game

It hasn’t been an easy last four weeks for the Heritage football team.

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A queen is crowned

Sage Fuller named Alcovy High School’s 2103 Homecoming Queen

Sage Fuller is named Alcovy High School’s 2013 Homecoming Queen

Rams have hope for homecoming win over No. 4 ranked Lovejoy

The Rams have reason to feel that they could still have a homecoming win against Region 2-AAAAAA front runner and AP Class AAAAAA No. 4 ranked Lovejoy at 7:30 p.m. today at Homer Sharp Stadium.

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No-nonsense Serena keeps it simple with third win

Round-robin formats at tennis tournaments can cause confusion but Serena Williams has an easy solution, just keep winning.

Trio of softball teams knocked out in round 2

It was a Wednesday to forget on the softball field as Heritage, Alcovy and Eastside all were swept in two games in second-round state playoff series.

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More than 300 alpacas to compete in Conyers

If you’ve never met an alpaca, you may want to venture out to Georgia International Horse Park Nov. 2 and 3 for the Royal Alpaca Challenge.

Students charged with drugs, fighting at school

Students charged with drugs, fighting at school

Former Newton High School to be used in feature film

Newton Board of Education to begin contract negotiations with Triple Horse Studios for longer-term lease

The Newton County Board of Education approved on Tuesday a contract with a production company that will use the former Newton High School for the next month to film scenes for a feature film starring Samuel L. Jackson and Jessica Alba.

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Rockdale County 4-H Club invites kids to first ever Spooky House

Rockdale County 4-H Club invites kids to first ever Spooky House

Rockdale County 4-H will be offering a haunted house for kids for Halloween.

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ROBINSON: It's time for growth

Another target for economic growth is the energy sector. Because of the natural gas boom, the United States may soon be the largest producer of hydrocarbons in the world. Intelligent rulemaking can ensure that as the industry expands, parallel industries dedicated to safety, cleanup and alternative fuels grow with it.

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City buys five CNG trucks

The city of Covington is making strides toward diversifying its fuel sources by purchasing five compressed natural gas trucks from Ginn Motor Company.

Community Calendar for Oct. 25, 2013

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

Newton Jail Log Oct. 16-22

Newton Jail Log Oct. 16-22

Covington man charged in Georgia Forestry Commission building break-in

A Covington man has been arrested and charged with trespassing on the property of the Georgia Forestry Commission with a shotgun.

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Wyrick-Braswell Engagement

Howard and Theresa Wyrick of Bellevue, Ohio, announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Ann Wyrick, to Jonathan Mark Braswell, son of Phillip and Alice Braswell of Conyers.

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Jackson Crawford Birth

Jackson Crawford was born on Oct. 5 at Newton Medical Center.

Area college student news

College Area Students news

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Darrell Huckaby speaks at Conyers DAR

Darrell Huckaby speaks at Conyers DAR

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