COVINGTON - The Covington Lions Club and Main Street Covington are seeking applications for the 2007 Covington Christmas Parade, set for 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1.
COVINGTON - The Newton County Recreation Commission is offering activities for kids this holiday season that parents will also enjoy.
HAMPTON - Dario Franchitti may have bolstered his cred with the good ol' boys by getting penalized for rough driving. He's still got a long way to go before he can even think about winning a stock car race.
Trick-or-treating has evolved over the years since the days when I put a sheet over my head and grabbed a plastic, jack-o-lantern-shaped bucket. Candy is still exchanged, but theatrics are moving into the process.
COVINGTON - The Eastside Lady Eagles softball team experienced a lot of highs and lows this season, finishing with a 25-10-1 record and a No. 10 ranking in the gasports.com poll.
COVINGTON - Mansfield Elementary School was the only school in Newton County and one of 26 elementary schools in the state to receive a platinum Greatest Gain state academic award, the Georgia Department of Education and the Governor's Office of Student Achievement announced Friday.
Every presidential nominee in choosing his or her vice presidential running mate follows either micro-politics or macro-politics. Practicing micro-politics would mean the 2008 Democratic nominee picks a popular governor or senator from a battleground home state, which could put that state in the party's column. Under macro-politics, the VP candidate might not personally deliver the electoral votes of a key state, but instead that selection could send a larger message about the presidential nominee.
COVINGTON - Newton County authorities recovered the dismembered remains of a woman Tuesday morning in a wooded area off Ga. Highway 212.
ATHENS - Mark Richt, in his first full season since handing off play-calling duties, is still coping with the new issues of free time - and free emotions - on the Georgia sideline.
ATLANTA - Jonathan Dwyer welcomes the challenge of filling Georgia Tech's big void at running back.
First, I want to congratulate the five citizens that are running in the upcoming city election. In a democracy, it is vital that citizens take an interest in their community, whether by serving on committees or by taking the most honorable act of service in running for an elected post.
COVINGTON - Last year, the Newton cross country teams made school history by qualifying for the state meet for the third year in a row. This year, they are looking to continue that success.
Cecilia Gaither, along with her husband W.H. Gaither, ran a cotton plantation in Newton County in the 1800s, and, although she died over half a century ago, Cecilia could still be a presence in the home where she once lived.