COVINGTON - Early and absentee voting for Tuesday's municipal election has been light, according to election officials.
COVINGTON - The Eastside Eagles are guaranteed a top four finish in Region 8-AAAA South, but where they will end up will be determined after tonight's game against Rockdale.
If there was a way to bottle the energy from Paradise Norbert-Quinn, it could light a city for a long time.
COVINGTON - The Heritage football team kept its playoff hopes alive Friday night at Homer Sharp Stadium, rallying to beat Alcovy 28-24 in a shootout.
ATLANTA - There weren't many Georgia Tech fans left at Bobby Dodd Stadium when coach Chan Gailey appeared on the video board during the fourth quarter to deliver a public-service announcement.
COVINGTON - The bedroom and roof area of a residence on Hunt Cliff Place was heavily damaged Tuesday morning following a fire that was ignited by a space heater.
FORT WORTH - Earlier this year, Martin Truex Jr. got his first NASCAR Nextel Cup win. Now he has his first pole, too.
The Lake Capri Woman's Club featured speaker for September was Ashley Roesler, Executive Director at the Rockdale Emergency Relief. Ms. Roesler discussed the Food Bank which is administered by RER and the need for volunteers to assist with the distribution of food. Other assistance offered by RER is to help with past due utilities, rents, house payments, etc., so the families become self-sufficient.
Governor Sonny Perdue has declared Nov. 4 as Retired Educators' Day for the more than 72,000 retired educators in the state of Georgia who have devoted their time, talents, love, and energy to helping our young people get the education they need to be successful, outstanding adults in our world today.
COVINGTON - Prevent Child Abuse Newton is branching out, taking its message about fostering healthy parent-child relationships to incarcerated fathers.
This week's citizens' poll was an open line ...
The Conyers' chapter of the National Society of Daughters of American Revolution held its monthly meeting on Oct. 24 at the Epiphany Lutheran Church on Ga. Highway 20. Hostesses for the meeting were Grace Bryant, Joyce O'Malley and Fran Passmore.
ATLANTA - One win won't end the NBA's longest active playoff drought, but it was a good start for the Atlanta Hawks.
Deputies arrest four on drug charges Marijuana, meth, ecstasy confiscated in Special Investigations raid
COVINGTON - Four people were arrested on drug charges earlier this week following a raid on a home off Ga. Highway 162 by the Covington/Newton County Special Investigations Unit.
COVINGTON - A Covington resident got the Halloween scare of his life earlier this week after he was greeted by a masked gunman at his home.
COVINGTON - The Newton County Board of Education has to name two schools that will open over the next couple of years and is seeking the community's help.
Jerry Kirkpatrick wrote a good letter last month ("Reservoir needed in south Rockdale," To the editor, Oct. 24). There is no such thing as drought-proofing a community unless you limit the population because water resources are finite.
This week's Newton Citizen Poll was an open line.
ATHENS - The ongoing chatter from Georgia about last week's win over Florida has reached an appreciative audience in Alabama, where Troy's players hope the Bulldogs will be distracted today and vulnerable for an upset.
JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia - There's no substitute for being there, as has been illustrated by the reaction to an image of Laura Bush's alleged abaya-wearing incident during her recent visit to the Middle East.
CONYERS - Corey Shields has been waiting all season to make big plays for Salem.
Twelve months from Tuesday, it's going to be a pretty big day in this country. Those of us who can prove we are who we are will go to the polls and choose the next president of the United States. That's a pretty big responsibility. I hope we are up to the task.