News for Wednesday, October 30, 2013

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Habeel to play in another international tournament

Conyers native Ayanna Habeel received another honor on the golf course recently.

NCAAB preview: Kentucky’s front line best in nation

Good luck finding a frontcourt in college basketball more talented than Kentucky’s. In fact, the NBA’s Charlotte Bobcats would probably trade.

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Fisher downplaying huge spread vs. Miami

The good ol’ days when Florida State vs. Miami meant something are back. And everyone knows it.

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Gurley expected to play against Gators

With South Carolina’s upset win at Missouri, Georgia finds itself back in the SEC East title hunt.

Benefit Tourney Set to Aid Newton Wrestler

AAU Wrestling chairman Terry Pride announced on Wednesday that a takedown tournament will be held held for Newton wrestler Tyler Head. While competing in an match last season, the Newton grappler was paralyzed.

Sheriff's offices in Rockdale and Newton look into 2009 molestation case

Sheriff’s offices in Rockdale and Newton counties are investigating a claim by a young girl that her mother’s ex-boyfriend molested her about four years ago.

Patriots looking to clinch playoff spot

After an up-and-down nine weeks of the high school football season, Heritage is in the position every team wants to be in before their final regular season game: in control of their own destiny for the state playoffs.

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Characters on Parade

Students at First Presbyterian Church in Covington paraded around the school in their Halloween costumes Wednesday.

Community Calendar for Oct. 31, 2013

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

BBB offers tips for seasonal workers

While holiday jobs are usually temporary, they can provide financial relief to those struggling to find work.

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Citizen's Read Pink benefits breast cancer non-profit

Citizen Read Pink edition generates funds for breast cancer non-profit.

Covington police officer recognizes suspect from high school

Man allegedly tried to give false ID

Man charged with giving false ID after Covington Police officer recognized him from high school.

Newton County to help maintain exits

Newton County will be assisting the city of Covington in mowing and maintaining grass at I-20 exits. More than $4,000 has been set aside in the public works budget for upkeep, said Chairman Keith Ellis.

Ellis starts back-to-school campaign for adults

Board of Commissioners Chairman Keith Ellis is initiating a campaign to get 1,000 adults to go back to school by next August.

Kroger partners with Empty Stocking Fund to provide gifts for local children

Kroger partners with Empty Stocking Fund to provide gifts for local children

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Wells Fargo donates to Empty Stocking Fund

Wells Fargo donates to Empty Stocking Fund

New executives join Pinnacle Bank

Experienced bankers Michael Shelby and D.D. Quillian recently joined Pinnacle Bank, a locally owned community bank that has locations in Covington, Social Circle and Monroe. Quillian will serve as a vice president/business banker in the Monroe office while Shelby has been named business development and services specialist in Walton and Newton counties. He will be based the Social Circle office.

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Therapist joins Rockdale Family Psychology Clinic

A new counselor, Gail Venerable, is joining Rockdale Family Psychology Clinic.

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Voith Paper honors Pratt Industries

Voith Paper honors Pratt Industries

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Rolling Rock provides alternative to smoking cigarettes

Rolling Rock provides alternative to smoking cigarettes

Local couple opens e-cigarette store.

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TONY WILSON: Rates but no plan details listed on health exchange

Rates but no plan details listed on health exchange

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