CONYERS - For the Heritage cross country teams, a trip to Carrollton in early November has become an annual rite of passage.
CONYERS - It's hard to believe Saturday's Class AAAA boys state championship will be the end of one chapter of Shuaib Winters' standout running career at Heritage.
COVINGTON - Ficquett Elementary School seems to have touched many Covington residents' lives, whether they were students there or not.
COVINGTON - Four people are facing drug charges after police seized a substantial amount of marijuana from their motel room last week.
Jay Leno warned us for weeks that this could happen and it finally has. The Hollywood writers are on strike. Imagine. No new scripts, no witty repartee among late-night talk show hosts and no new episodes of murder and mayhem and crime-solving until the current dispute is settled, which could take weeks or even months, according to folks who know about these things.
COVINGTON - The annual lighting of the Newton County Historic Courthouse, signaling the start of the holiday season in Covington, will take place Nov. 15.
CONYERS - The Rockdale football team will take on Loganville on Friday in both team's gridiron season finales.
COVINGTON - After being eliminated from state playoff contention last week by Heritage, the Alcovy Tigers are looking to bounce back this Friday as they play host to Winder-Barrow for the final game of the 2007 football season.
COVINGTON - A 54-year-old man shot and killed his girlfriend before turning the gun on himself in northwest Newton County on Tuesday night about 8:15, according to Lt. Bill Watterson of the Newton County Sheriff's Office.
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COVINGTON - Services will be held in Newton and Rockdale counties to commemorate Veterans Day on Sunday.
The country is frustrated. Democrats say Americans want change from Bush administration policies. That much of the country was also frustrated when Democrats were in charge apparently has escaped them.