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In an overtime game, it’s usually the team that’s in the best shape that comes out on top.
That was exactly the case on Thursday for the Newton High School girls.

Cars lined the American Legion Post 89 Hut driveway as residents braved soggy conditions to attend the Gospel Singing concert to benefit the Hut restoration project.

The threat of rain Friday evening was not enough to keep Decatur residents from coming out to watch the annual Decatur Christmas Parade as it snaked down Broad Street to the Newton County Courthouse.

Newton County Academy managed only one win last week as the Lady Generals took a three-point win over Tri-County.

It appears first-year coach Maurice Bowie has made an impact at Lake High School.











Tornadoes wipe out Tigers

By ROBBIE ROBERTSON,

The Philadelphia Tornadoes graduated 21 seniors from last year’s squad and after coach Bobby Hall resigned to start the year, the team seemed to be in turmoil.

But David Frye has righted the ship.

The Tornadoes scored the game’s first 40 points and cruised to a 40-8 win over the Tigers at E.L. Morgan Field on Friday night.





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Services for Linda Comans Stribling of Sebastopol were held 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at... READ MORE