News for Tuesday, October 29, 2013


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Red Sox fans could enjoy long-awaited celebration

Fans in Boston could be celebrating a World Series title at Fenway Park for the first time in 95 years when the Red Sox play the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Six on Wednesday.

Post season play for Newton could be determined by Luella game

Newton holds their destiny for an 11th game in their hand. All they have to do is beat Luella on the road on Friday.

Salem tries to start winning streak Friday

It appears a bye week and a visit from a winless region opponent is just what the Salem football team needed.

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Olde Town Fall Festival draws thousands

Despite cold temperatures, the streets of Olde Town Conyers were heating up Saturday for the 33rd annual Olde Town Fall Festival.

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Woods: Improving McIlroy will win by end of year

Tiger Woods believes Rory McIlroy is slowly getting his golf game back on track and predicted on Tuesday that the former world number one would claim a breakthrough first victory of the year by the end of December.

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Falcons TE Gonzalez would listen to trade talk

Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez is operating with a self-imposed career deadline, but Tuesday’s trade deadline holds no real significance for the veteran.

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Muschamp still trying for first rivalry win

Florida coach Will Muschamp is well-aware of the Florida-Georgia rivalry. As a walk-on safety at Georgia, Muschamp went 0-4 as a player against Florida. As a coach at Florida, Muschamp is 0-2 against Georgia.

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THOMAS: GOP needs to put on a happy face

Too great for small dreams. What an inspirational line. Reagan believed the strength of America was not in Washington, but in the people. If the people can catch that larger vision, he believed, they could fulfill their greater dreams.

Community Calendar for Oct. 30, 2013

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

Falcons breaking down all around

The Falcons were not built to win in the trenches. The offense line has struggled all season.

On the Beat: Heartburn and hunger cited in shoplifting

On the beat: Woman allegedly steals heartburn medicine and dog food

Set clocks back Sunday for end of daylight-saving time

The good news is, it will be a little lighter for kids waiting for school buses. The bad news is, a pitch black sky by six o’ clock might make you just want to head on to bed before supper.

Newton BOC continues strategic planning

Newton commissioners work toward reducing millage rate

Commissioners are still trying to find ways to meet their goal of lowering the millage rate by 2015, and met for a third strategic planning session Monday evening.