News for Thursday, September 26, 2013


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Larry Ellison glows under shine of America’s Cup

For Larry Ellison, the only thing better than winning the America’s Cup is winning it against all odds.

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Cano reportedly wants $30 million per year

Second baseman Robinson Cano has visions of being baseball’s first $300 million man, but the New York Yankees aren’t keen on paying the top free agent anything close to that amount.

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ROBINSON: Obama's reality check

I don’t mean to suggest that Obama would hesitate to order an attack on Iran, if all else failed, because preventing the mullahs from obtaining the bomb is one of his “core interests.” But the overwhelming public rejection of military action in Syria has to be seen as an instruction to explore every avenue of negotiation before resorting to force.

Newton Jail Log for week Sept. 18 to 24

Newton Jail Log for week Sept. 18 to 24

Newton County's SAT scores drop in 2013

Scores remain below state, national averages

NCSS SAT scores in 2013 drop

Unemployment drops in Newton, Rockdale

Employment rates are improving in Newton and Rockdale counties, according to data released this week by the Georgia Department of Labor.

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Oxford Lions Club honors member

Scrapbook: The Oxford Lions Club awards Dr. Carlos Meyers with an award

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Pilot Club of Conyers names Sweetheart for 2013

Pilot Club of Conyers announces its Pilot Sweetheart for 2013

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Women's Club learns about breast cancer awareness non-profit

Lake Capri Woman’s Club news

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Crosspoint Christian Church holds 9/11 remembrance service

Crosspoint Christian Church honors those fallen in the tragic events of 9/11 with a special remembrance service

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Reagan-Chambless Engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Blanton Reagan of Conyers announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Joyce, to David Lee Chambless, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Allison Chambless of Anniston, Ala.

Rockdale looks to bounce back at Morrow

After a remarkable first three weeks to the 2013 football season, things did not go as planned for Rockdale last Friday.

Covington developing policy for Twelve Oaks

After receiving complaints from nearby residents about the frequent closing of Monticello Street for events at The Twelve Oaks Bed and Breakfast, city officials are working on a policy to appease both the business owner and citizens.

Mayoral candidate Ware files suit against Conyers

Mayoral candidate Ware files suit against Conyers

Virginia Tech holds off Georgia Tech 17-10

Logan Thomas had far too much offense for Georgia Tech Thursday.

Community Calendar for Sept. 27, 2013

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