News for Saturday, September 21, 2013

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Georgia scores 24 unanswered in win over Mean Green

The Mean Green put a scare into the Bulldogs before Georgia regrouped late in third quarter to take care of North Texas getting the 45-21 win at Sanford Stadium on Saturday.

Newton County deputy charged with selling marijuana to undercover FBI agents

Sheriff says deputy has been terminated

Newton County deputy charged with selling marijuana to undercover FBI agents while in uniform.

Stenson stays four ahead at wet East Lake

Henrik Stenson made another fast start then struggled in torrential rain over the closing holes to remain four strokes in front after Saturday’s third round of the season-ending Tour Championship.

RCSO captures second burglary suspect

A convenience store clerk’s 911 call led to the arrest of a burglary suspect who had been the subject of a manhunt by the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office.

Kulp field goal lifts Heritage in overtime

Austin Kulp kicked a 17-yard field goal in overtime to lift Heritage (3-1, 2-0 Region 8-AAAAA) to a 17-14 victory over Cedar Shoals Friday.

Salem scores third-most points in school history in rout of Winder

The Salem football team certainly seemed to enjoy itself on the offensive side of the ball Friday in Winder.

KCNB seeks volunteers for Rivers Alive

Keep Covington/Newton Beautiful needs volunteers to help clean up local rivers, lakes, and streams on Saturday, October 5. KCNB helps sponsor Rivers Alive each October, with more than 300 people participating each year. This river cleanup event is designed to bring awareness to water pollution prevention and solutions for water pollution problems, while actively removing litter from local waterways.

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Local residents press their pets into service as therapy dogs

Local residents press their pets into service as therapy dogs

Local dog owners choose to train their canines for service as therapy dogs.

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Conyers holds hearing on eligibility of mayoral candidate Ware — who does not appear

Olivia Ware fails to appear

Olivia Holmes Ware did not appear for the hearing held Friday morning to determine whether she is eligible to run for election for Conyers mayor.

Covington exits to be beautified

Gateways into the city will now be regularly mowed and maintained, as the Covington City Council has approved lawn maintenance contracts to jumpstart its beautification efforts.

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