CONYERS - The Conyers City Council approved a special-use permit at its Wednesday night meeting that will allow for an amusement arcade to be located in the Miller's Crossing Shopping Center.
ATLANTA - On one side is Mark Richt, whose popularity has soared off the charts in this season of breaking character, coming up with all sorts of motivational gimmicks and seeming to make every right move in putting Georgia on the brink of a major bowl.
CONYERS - The Heritage wrestling team might have a new coach this year, but the goal of being one of the top teams in the area remains the same.
COVINGTON - Local retailers were seeing green on Black Friday.
COVINGTON - Those that have long been known as "man's best friend," lost their best friend recently. Pam Spencer, whose passion was making still tails wag again, was shot to death at her Covington home on Nov. 6, becoming the 14th murder in Newton County in as many months.
In 1950, a fiery protest in Rockdale County laid the foundation for the Bryant Street/J.P. Carr School building, the first government-funded black school in Rockdale County. Nineteen years of extraordinary accomplishments and continuous struggles by a community of dedicated teachers, students and parents, often complicated by segregation and financial concerns, followed at the school. The last senior class to graduate from J.P. Carr was in 1969. Carr was then downgraded to a junior high school under the merger of black and white schools.
COVINGTON - Newton High School has long been known for its basketball program. Going into this season, the Rams want to continue their winning ways.
MORROW - Both the Heritage boys and girls basketball teams were in action Friday night in a tournament at Morrow High School. The Salem girls were also in action Friday night in a tournament at Union Grove High School.
COVINGTON - A Covington couple celebrated Thanksgiving with heavy hearts this year after thieves stole their two Yorkshire terrier dogs from their home last week.
BATON ROUGE, La. - LSU's national title hopes were crushed by a Heisman-worthy performance.
ATLANTA - The week started with a 24-point loss at the Georgia Dome. Then Michael Vick turned himself in to begin serving an expected prison sentence. Finally, there was another loss at home, this one an 18-point blowout.
This week's Citizen Poll was an open line ...
This week's Citizen Poll is an open line ...
Yesterday was the day that retailers say sets the tone for what kind of shopping season it will be.
I know that we are in the midst of the holiday season, but the study of American history is never far from my mind. And, no, I am not sucking up. I don't think any of my bosses even read my column.
Kim and Gary Mistovich of Covington announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Taylor Mistovich of The Woodlands, Texas, to Joshua Daniel Slattery of Clarksville, Tenn., son of Lee Ann Slattery of Saylorsburg, Penn., and John Slattery of Salem, Va.