COVINGTON - Four local business were robbed at gunpoint in as many days last week, according to Newton County and Covington authorities.
COVINGTON - Lake Varner has been closed to all boating and fishing effective Monday.
COVINGTON - A Covington church will have to repair its five air conditioning units after they were damaged by an unknown copper thief over the weekend, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.
RUTLEDGE - Yesterday's Cafe in downtown Rutledge is about to be in the national spotlight.
The other shoe has dropped, so to speak, and now we see baseball superstar and all-time home run leader has been indicted for lying to federal authorities in connection with steroid use in baseball.
COVINGTON - Even though the United Cheerleading Storm lost all of its equipment and awards in an adjacent building's fire less than two weeks ago, the teams continue to practice and prepare for competition.
ACWORTH - Three boys, ages 8 and 9, were being held Monday in a detention center on charges of kidnapping and raping an 11-year-old girl near a suburban apartment complex, officials said.
Here we are a scant 48 hours before Turkey Day, give or take a quick trip to the grocery store or two, and our youngest child, Jenna, has chipmunk cheeks, relegating her prospects for enjoying a normal Thanksgiving repast to those two forlorn standard bearers of pessimism, slim and none.
COVINGTON - The Newton Rams begin their wrestling season today and they are hoping to progress and build on what they accomplished last year.
RICHMOND, Va. - Disgraced Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick surrendered Monday three weeks before he was to be sentenced for a federal dogfighting charge, though a legal expert says it's unclear whether the move will soften his punishment.
The following food service establishment inspection reports were provided by the Environmental Health Division of the Rockdale County Health Department. Any score below 90 is considered failing.
ATLANTA - Joey Harrington was sixth in the NFC in completion percentage and had led the Atlanta Falcons to two straight wins when he was benched by coach Bobby Petrino for the start of Sunday's 31-7 loss to Tampa Bay.
CONYERS - The Heritage girls basketball team is looking to build on the momentum of Dave LaBarrie's first season as coach of the Lady Patriots.
ATLANTA - Tom Glavine never got used to making that unfamiliar turn in the tunnel beneath Turner Field, the one that took him to the visiting clubhouse the last five years.
DECATUR - The 80-year-old leader of a suburban Atlanta megachurch is at the center of a sex scandal of biblical dimensions: He slept with his brother's wife and fathered a child by her.
ATLANTA - Concerned lawmakers Monday peppered Georgia Lottery Corp. officials with questions about the declining percentage of lottery proceeds going to education in recent years.
When used as a noun, the word debate means, 'A discussion involving opposing points of view.' Using such a definition, the Republican and Democratic presidential candidates are engaging in something other than debate.