COVINGTON - Doris Strickland has announced her bid for Newton County tax commissioner in the 2008 General Election.
COVINGTON - Newton County parents now are able to see their students' school information with a simple click of a computer mouse and a few strokes on a keyboard.
COVINGTON - The Newton County Sheriff's Office is investigating two alleged assaults that occurred within hours of each other Friday evening.
COVINGTON - A man was taken into custody by authorities Monday afternoon for allegedly throwing rocks at passing vehicles on Brown Bridge Road.
COVINGTON - Newton County's state legislative delegation predicts this year's legislative session will be one of the most stressful they've endured, with transportation and water issues at the top of the hot topics list.
COVINGTON - Authorities want people to be aware of a new type of scam that is targeting Newton County residents.
Sex Offender Registry for Newton County:
CONYERS - The Heritage basketball teams used the same formula - strong guard play - to chalk up a sweep against visiting Brookwood on Tuesday night.
MADISON - The Eastside Lady Eagles got their first win of the season with a 66-44 victory, while the Eastside boys had four players in double-figures as they completed the sweep over host Morgan County with a 60-56 win on the road Tuesday.
Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani was in Washington on Tuesday to raise money ... and to see me. In a nondescript office building two blocks from the White House, Giuliani answered a wide range of questions on domestic and foreign policy.
CONYERS - Salem's basketball squads made their home debuts Tuesday night in a twinbill against Madison County.
My Saturday ritual during most of the year is to sleep late - sometimes until 6:30 or 7 - eat a good breakfast and then, usually around 9:30 or 10, make my way down to Ben Evans produce stand on Ga. 20 in Conyers. Well, it's Magnet, actually.
COVINGTON - Eighteen points by Sean Monk and 12 points by Shay Marks were not enough as the Newton basketball squads started Region 2-AAAAA play by getting swept Tuesday night by visiting Douglass.
CONYERS - The Rockdale Bulldogs jumped all over the Jackson County Panthers, scoring the first 19 points of the game en route to a convincing 86-40 victory Tuesday night to remain unbeaten at home.