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Eastside boys whip Warhawks

Eastside striker Tyrik Francis scored a hat trick and goalies Andres Sarmiento and Brain Worton held the Henry County Warhawks to one goal, as the Eagles varsity boys soccer team overpowered the Warhawks 8-1 in a non-region match on Senior Night Tuesday at Sharp Stadium in Covington.

April 16, 2014 | Phil Manson | Eastside


Lady Eagles ease past Henry County

Eastside seniors Alex Morvik and Becka McKelvey scored a goal apiece, and senior goalie Alexis Langford posted a clean sheet, as the Eastside girls varsity soccer team won its final home game of the season 4-0 over the visiting Henry County Lady Warhawks on a cold, blustery Senior Night Tuesday at Homer Sharp Stadium.

April 16, 2014 | Phil Manson | Eastside


Election

An important primary election is coming up on May 20.

April 16, 2014 | Staff Report | Our Thoughts


Traffic slow at I-20 west near Salem Rd.

Update, 10 a.m.: The Georgia Department of Transporation's traffic website says no lanes are blocked as of 9:54 a.m., but the website still shows the area in red, meaning speeds are less than 30 m.p.h.

April 16, 2014 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Porterdale FD's Spring Fling

Spring is known as a time for cleaning and renewal.

April 15, 2014 | Staff Report | Porterdale


Annual Fairy House Festival to return

Covington's Chimney Park will once again host the Fairy House Festival on Saturday, May 3, from 2-5 p.m.

April 15, 2014 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Bizzy Bee Exterminators acquires ace exterminating company

A Newton County family-owned business has now expanded its reach to include Gwinnett County after merging with another family-owned business.

April 15, 2014 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Mrs. Deborah Corley

Deborah Corley Taylor, of Covington, passed away April 14, 2014, at the age of 56. She enjoyed attending her sons' sporting events and reading, but most of all she loved spending time with her adored grandchildren. She was a devoted employee of Gene Hyde Trucking for many years.

April 15, 2014 | Staff Report | OBITS


Legals for 4/16/2014

April 15, 2014 | Staff Report | LEGALS


Legals for 4/13/2014

April 15, 2014 | Staff Report | LEGALS


Legals for 4/11/2014

April 15, 2014 | Staff Report | LEGALS


Legals for 4/9/2014

April 15, 2014 | Staff Report | LEGALS


Legals for 4/6/2014

April 15, 2014 | Staff Report | LEGALS


Legals for 4/6/2014

April 15, 2014 | Staff Report | LEGALS


Legals for 4/4/2014

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Archive By Author - Staff Report


Sarah Boswell Robinson

died Jan. 19. Te daughter of the late Mr. John Carey Moses and Mrs. Minnie Ola Boswell Jackson, she was born in 1926 in Rockdale County. Mrs. Robinson joined Pleasant Hill Baptist church, Conyers, at an early age. She enjoyed cooking, fishing and entertaining family and friends. She was married to Mr. Claude Lackey.

January 30, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


Benny Lee Wren

Mr. Benny Lee Wren died Jan. 23 after a long bout with cancer. The son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin (Hester Pickett) Wren, he was born in 1956 in Augusta. Mr. Wren was one of nine children and was loved for his humor and larger than life presence. He will be missed. Mr. Wren was preceded in death by parents Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Wren, brother Mr. Albert Wren and sister Ms. Vickie Williams.

January 30, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


Weighing the cost

Oxford councilman Frank Davis retired in 1993, and since that time the property taxes he owes every year have doubled.

January 30, 2008 | Jennifer Long | Archives


Best Bank robbed at pen point

A man armed with a pen and paper robbed the Best Bank last week in the first bank robbery of the year in Newton County.

January 30, 2008 | Tyler Smith | Archives


Jay's Recycling owner found in contempt

Superior Court Judge Eugene Benton sent a strong message that the violation of court orders will not be tolerated when he ordered the incarceration of Jay's Recycling Owner James Sharpshair Monday morning for 20 days for contempt of court.

January 30, 2008 | Rachel Oswald | Archives


Rainbow Community Center director charged in attack

Two women were arrested Thursday at the Rainbow Community Center in Porterdale after they allegedly attacked a resident of the homeless shelter.

January 30, 2008 | Tyler Smith | Archives


Porterdale to vote on alcohol laws

 Porterdale voters will weigh more than presidential primaries on Super Tuesday as they vote on an alcohol referendum on the sale of distilled spirits by the drink for on-premises consumption.

January 30, 2008 | Rachel Oswald | Archives


Eastside's Dilligard is changing the game

Whether she realizes it or not, Rochone Dilligard is making a profound impact at the high school coaching level.

January 30, 2008 | Jason Murdock | Archives


Newton Knights place second in inaugural Wooden Bat Classic

In their inaugural tournament last weekend, the Newton Knights competed in the first Wooden Bat Classic at Criswell Park in Monroe.

January 30, 2008 | Alan Howard | Archives


Mets, Twins reach deal for Santana

By Ronald Blum

January 30, 2008 | Associated Press | Archives


Katherine Briscoe

Katherine Briscoe, 62, Fulton County native and 27-year resident of Covington, died Jan. 25. The daughter of the late Forrest William and Edna Grace Tanner Roden, she was employed by A & G Sports Lettering in Clayton County for 15 years and attended Emmanuel Baptist Church in McDonough. Mrs. Briscoe was a Civil War buff and was actively involved in Civil War reenactments. She was a loving wife, mother and Maw Maw.

January 27, 2008 | Staff Reports | Archives


Stanley Henderson

Mr. Stanley Henderson, 65, of Mansfield, died Jan. 24. The son of the late Troy L. and Ludie Thomason Henderson, he was born in Jasper County in 1942. He was a lifelong resident of the Mansfield area, a member of the Newborn United Methodist Church, a member of the Tree Board in Newborn and served in the National Guard during the Vietnam War. Mr. Henderson also served as County Commissioner in Jasper County and worked as a loader operator for many years. He built most of the lakes and ponds that are located on what is now the Charlie Elliot ...

January 27, 2008 | Staff Reports | Archives


William Pancratins Ray II

William Pancratins Ray II, 71, died on Jan. 25 after a battle with cancer. He was born in New Haven, Ky. and moved to Conyers in 1944, when his father, James Leslie Ray, came here to supervise the construction of The Monastery of the Holy Ghost. Mr. Ray attended Conyers High School and graduated in 1954.

January 27, 2008 | Staff Reports | Archives


Unpaid debts raise doubts about Maddox

While Porterdale's elections superintendent has confirmed city council candidate Wayne Maddox's eligibility to run for office, questions remain on whether Maddox would be able to take the city's Oath of Office if elected.

January 27, 2008 | Rachel Oswald | Archives


Local senior bound for West Point

A couple of weeks ago, Alcovy High School senior Jeffrey Hexom went to his mailbox and found a letter from the United States Military Academy at West Point inside.

January 27, 2008 | Jennifer Long | Archives


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