News for Wednesday, October 1, 2014


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Community Calendar for Oct. 2, 2014

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

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McIlroy named PGA Tour Player of the Year

Northern Irish world number one Rory McIlroy was named on Wednesday as the PGA Tour’s Player of the Year for a second time after a stellar 2014 campaign highlighted by two major victories.

Falcons’ Smith has confidence in DC Nolan

Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith has not lost his confidence in coordinator Mike Nolan despite the team’s defensive struggles.

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Commissioner Nesbitt to host program to guide boys to manhood

Rockdale Commissioner Oz Nesbitt will host a gathering of young men designed to help them navigate the journey from boyhood to manhood.

Bulldogs, Patriots each look to get back on winning track

A pair of local football teams will try to get back on the winning track Friday.

Six arrested on charges of underage drinking

Conyers police arrested six people Saturday for underage drinking.

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RONDA RICH: Don’t throw out good food

Ronda Rich column

Perez, Royals walk-off to Anaheim

Salvador Perez had struggled to put the bat on the ball in his first five plate appearances Tuesday. But none of that mattered after what the 24-year old did in at bat No. 6.

Rebecca "Becky" Goddard

A funeral service for Rebecca "Becky" Goddard, age 81, of Lithonia, will be held 11 oclock Saturday October 4, 2014

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Alcovy softball continues to dominate Region 2-AAAAAA with 14-2 win

An eight-run second inning was too much for Lakeside to overcome as the Lady Tiger cruised to an easy 14-2, four-inning win on Tuesday.

Alcovy has to find consistency to beat Lakeside

Alcovy’s season has not started as they wanted dropping all five games while being outscored 160-19. Despite a less than stellar start, the Tigers have a chance to make it to the Class AAAAAA playoffs if they can get a win over Lakeside 7:30 p.m. on Friday at Adams Stadium to begin Region 2-AAAAAA play.