COVINGTON - Tired of seeing litter along county roadsides?
COVINGTON - Last year, southern pine beetles wreaked havoc on Newton's neighbor, Jasper County, and other counties farther south.
COVINGTON - Pastor Eric Lee Sr. of Springfield Baptist Church announced Tuesday afternoon that a $10,000 reward is being offered for the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the murder of Gary Lamar Jones late Sunday.
COVINGTON - According to the 2007-08 Georgia Eighth Grade Writing Assessment results recently released by the Newton County School System, averages at each of the county's four middle schools increased in the percentage of students who passed the test, but as a system, fell short of the state and regional averages.
COVINGTON - A pair of Snellville friends face burglary charges after they were reportedly caught trespassing at a home for sale recently.
COVINGTON - Newton County is undertaking a realignment and widening of Bailey Creek Road, a major residential connector road between Newton and Rockdale counties.
CONYERS - It was a sweet Senior Night for Salem's soccer squads as both the boys and girls teams wrapped up 8-AAAA South titles with wins over Eastside.
OPEC says it is President George Bush and "mismanagement of the U.S. economy." Bush says he thinks it is a mistake for OPEC to insist on not boosting output. The price of gasoline to the American consumer goes up overnight and the economy moves closer to recession.
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ATLANTA - Jay Bouwmeester and David Booth scored 17 seconds apart early in the third period Tuesday night and the Florida Panthers held on for a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Thrashers, ending a three-game losing streak.
COVINGTON - The Eastside boys golf team had three of its four posted scores in the 70s in the first round of the Newton Cup at The Oaks Course on Tuesday.
Conyers resident Carla Sligh is a single mother raising two children while working full-time. Sometimes, it can be a strain.
Rockdale boys, Salem girls get tennis victories Both have clinched No. 2 seeds for upcoming region tourney
CONYERS - The Salem girls and the Rockdale boys tennis teams chalked up 4-1 victories in a clash of county rivals Tuesday at Salem High School.
ATHENS - The Heritage tennis teams notched their second straight Region 8-AAAA South titles Tuesday by sweeping Cedar Shoals at Bishop Park.
In the 1972 Florida Democratic presidential primary, former Vice President Hubert Humphrey, an especially admirable public servant, was featured speaker at a Miami dinner sponsored by combined Jewish philanthropies. In attendance was a group of voters widely known for their generosity and political clout, who had been regularly courted and wooed by the most importunate and creative of candidate-suitors.