What better way to get into the holiday spirit than to listen to the joyous sounds of children singing Christmas music? The Oxford Singing Children and Oxford Youth Singers choirs, featuring 105-voices, are offering just that for two performances Dec. 7 and 8 at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Covington as they present their annual Christmas in Covington choral event.
LOGANVILLE - The Salem boys did not enjoy their first foray into Region 8-AAAA action Friday night.
Editor's Note: This is the first in an ongoing series of stories by the Associated Press on ways in which America is reconsidering its get-tough approach to juvenile justice. Please see Tuesday's Citizen for part two.
ATLANTA - Les Miles and LSU can now focus on their future together, starting with a trip to the Superdome.
CONYERS - A transportation plan for the metro area presented by the Metro Atlanta Transit Planning Board may have many good proposals, but according to Conyers Mayor Randy Mills, there continues to be one glaring problem: no money.
CONYERS - Some of the area's top grapplers were in action Saturday at Heritage High School in the East Metro Duals.
COVINGTON - Newton's basketball teams continued their domination over crosstown rival Eastside with a yet another sweep Saturday.
Have you noticed how prone some people are to putting labels on everyone else and their ideas? Where do you fit - black, white, Catholic, Jew, Republican, Democrat or Independent? If you are a Democrat, are you a New Dealer or a Yellow Dog?
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COVINGTON - Since the beginning of September 2006, there have been 14 violent deaths in Newton County. Of those killed, authorities say nine of them were related to incidents of domestic violence.
Two former Rockdale County high school football standouts played key roles in Central Florida's Conference USA championship season, which culminated with UCF's 44-25 win over Tulsa on Saturday.
Supporters of stiffer penalties for criminals convicted of hate crimes have been working to get legislation back on the books since the Georgia Supreme Court overturned a previous law as unconstitutionally vague.
Over the last several months, we've learned exactly how Georgia's elected officials perceive their mandate from the voters. Our leaders' view of where we want them to go is changed considerably from where we wanted to go in Georgia during the second half of the 20th century.
CONYERS - When the Georgia Supreme Court struck down restrictions on residency requirements for registered sex offenders, it did not mean those living in Rockdale County will receive less scrutiny.
ORLANDO, Fla. - Central Florida junior Kevin Smith has run through 13 teams for 2,448 yards this season. Now all that stands in his way is a Hall of Fame rusher who hasn't played college ball in 19 years.