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  • Tennis, anyone?
    by Chuck Thompson
    07.24.14 - 11:18 am
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    by Chuck Thompson
    07.09.14 - 03:07 pm
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    by Chuck Thompson
    04.10.14 - 11:21 am
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    by Chuck Thompson
    04.10.14 - 11:04 am
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    Boating safety course to be required for young boaters beginning July 1
    In order to promote safety on Georgia’s public waters, the state has enacted a new law that, beginning July 1, requires all those born in 1998 or later to complete a Georgia Department of Natural R...
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    Warner Robins sweeps JCHS
    The Jones County varsity soccer teams were both swept 4-0 by Warner Robins in their final subregion games of the season last Tuesday in Gray.
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    Region meet this week in Warner Robins
    Boys finish second, girls fourth in final tuneup meet at First Presbyterian last week.
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    JV, freshman teams win end-of-season tourneys
    Jones County’s junior varsity and ninth-grade baseball teams finished strong by winning their end-of-season tournaments on Saturday.
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    Stephens, White take MVP honors
    Wimberly, Ammons win Greyhound awards at basketball banquet
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    Tiger Woods watches his chip to the fourth hole, during the first round of the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Akron, Ohio. (AP Photo/Phil Long)AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Tiger Woods made six birdies to account for his mistakes and opened with a 2-under 68 at the Bridgestone Invitational on Thursday, still four shots behind Marc Leishman of Australia, who shot 64 on a perfect day for scoring at Firestone.


    2014-07-31 19:20:19 -0400

    FILE - In this April 15, 2012, file photo, referee Violet Palmer explains a call to Orlando Magic head coach Stan Van Gundy, not shown, as Cleveland Cavaliers' Lester Hudson (14) looks on during an NBA basketball game in Cleveland. Palmer, the first woman to referee an NBA game, says she will marry her longtime female partner, celebrity hair stylist Tanya Stine, on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)Violet Palmer made her biggest call yet: The NBA referee will marry her partner of 20 years on Friday.


    2014-07-31 10:24:47 -0400

    In this photo taken Friday July 27 2014, Francois Etoundi of Australia lifts during the men's 77kg weightlifting competition in the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014 in Glasgow Scotland. Etoundi, was stripped of his games accreditation Thursday July 31, 2014 after being arrested over an alleged assault during an altercation in the athletes' village in Glasgow. (AP Photo/Dominic Lipinski, PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUTGLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — An Australian medal-winning weightlifter was convicted Thursday of head-butting another Commonwealth Games competitor in the athletes' village and Australia's athletics coach was sent home for criticizing his top star — just as the country's 20-year domination of the competition appeared to be coming to an end.


    2014-07-31 18:09:17 -0400

    Spurs guard Manu Ginobili participates in an Argentina national basketball team practice, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Ginobili has expressed his intent to play for Argentina at the FIBA World Cup despite a stress fracture of the lower fibula of his right leg. It's unclear when Ginobili was injured. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)Manu Ginobili walked off the court in June an NBA champion.


    2014-07-31 16:03:24 -0400

    Los Angeles Department of Water and Power "Y" shaped juncture where a water rupture occurred, involving two main trunk lines is seen on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles Thursday, July 31, 2014. Work crews have stopped the last of the water gushing from a 30-inch pipe some 30 hours after it burst. Damage costs have yet to be pegged from the rupture of the pipeline that spewed more than 20 million gallons of water in the midst of California's worst drought in decades. The break in the 93-year-old pipe left a swath of the UCLA campus including its basketball arena swamped with water. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Repair crews on Thursday were shoring up a giant hole in the middle of Sunset Boulevard caused by a ruptured pipe, as officials at the water-logged University of California, Los Angeles, continued to assess damage from the 20 million gallons that inundated the campus.


    2014-07-31 18:38:22 -0400

    In this photo taken Friday July 27 2014, Francois Etoundi of Australia lifts during the men's 77kg weightlifting competition in the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014 in Glasgow Scotland. Etoundi, was stripped of his games accreditation Thursday July 31, 2014 after being arrested over an alleged assault during an altercation in the athletes' village in Glasgow. (AP Photo/Dominic Lipinski, PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUTGLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — An Australian medal-winning weightlifter was convicted Thursday of head-butting another Commonwealth Games competitor in the athletes' village and Australia's athletics coach was sent home for criticizing his top star — just as the country's 20-year domination of the competition appeared to be coming to an end.


    2014-07-31 14:12:49 -0400

    Workers remove water from the shot put area at Drake Stadium at UCLA, Wednaesday, July 30, 2014, after a burst 93-year-old pipe left the Los Angeles campus awash in millions of gallons of water in the middle of California's worst drought in decades. The water also flooded the school's storied basketball court less than two years after a major renovation. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hundreds of cars submerged below murky water. A landmark basketball court, newly refurbished, showing signs of buckling. Soaked and stained carpets. An athletic track coated in mud.


    2014-07-31 10:10:23 -0400

    FILE - In this July 1, 2014 file photo, Rafael Nadal of Spain plays a return to Nick Kyrgios of Australia during their men's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London. Nadal is withdrawing from hard-court tournaments in Toronto and Cincinnati because of a right wrist injury, putting his status in doubt for a title defense at the U.S. Open. His manager announced the withdrawals Wednesday, July 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)Rafael Nadal withdrew Wednesday from U.S. Open tuneups in Toronto and Cincinnati because of a right wrist injury, putting in doubt his status for a title defense at the year's last Grand Slam tournament.


    2014-07-30 16:21:46 -0400


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