News for Thursday, September 19, 2013

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Alcovy too much for Jackson in 35-7 win

Alcovy’s defense shined against Jackson holding the Red Devils to 75 yards rushing and 67 passing as the Tigers won their final game 38-7 on Thursday at Homer Sharp Stadium.

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ROBINSON: Obama needs to stand his ground

Republicans in the House are like a bunch of 3-year-olds playing with matches. Their hapless leaders don’t have the sense to scold them and send them to their rooms — which means President Obama has to be the disciplinarian in this dysfunctional family.

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Sizzling Stenson one ahead, Woods battles to a 73

In-form Swede Henrik Stenson, boosted by a red-hot front nine, totally upstaged his playing partner Tiger Woods as he surged into a one-shot lead in Thursday’s opening round of the elite Tour Championship.

Fox reported on school grounds was actually a coyote

Newton County School System officials have determined that an animal seen in the area of South Salem Elementary and Liberty Middle schools is a coyote — not a fox as first reported.

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Johnny Roquemore and the Apostles of Blue Grass entertain audiences on the Square in Covington

Johnny Roquemore and the Apostles of Blue Grass entertain audiences on the Covington Square

Johnny Roquemore and the Apostles of Bluegrass performed on the Square in Covington lunchtime on Thursday.

Newton jail log for Sept. 20, 2013

Newton County jail log for Sept. 11 to 17

Electric chargers put on hold: Provider files bankruptcy, under investigation by FTC

The company that the city of Covington was planning to partner with to install electric vehicle chargers downtown has filed for bankruptcy and is under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission.

Salem football heads to Winder

For a little while last Friday it seemed as if the Salem football team was about to do something it hadn’t done since 2009: knock off rival Heritage.

Former area soccer players shine at college level

Tyler Peoples picked a perfect time for his first goal of the season.

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The Conyers Garden Club awards the Yard of the Month for August

The Conyers Garden Club awards the Yard of the Month for August

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Halbrooks-Pickett Engagement

Halbrooks-Pickett Engagement

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Fahey-Harrison Wedding

Fahey-Harrison Wedding

Conyers mayoral candidate questioned about eligibility to run

Hearing scheduled for 10 a.m. today

The legitimacy of a Conyers mayoral candidate is being challenged by elections officials and a hearing is scheduled for today to determine whether or not Olivia Holmes Ware is eligible to run.

Community Calendar for Sept. 20, 2013

Community Calendar for Sept. 20, 2013

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Falcons dealing with a rash of injuries

The untold story of the Falcons’ rise to prominence in the NFC under head coach Mike Smith has been the team’s relative good health.

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