COVINGTON - Covington will join the nation in observing the National Day of Prayer on Thursday.
OXFORD - Barcode, the zebra Oxford College officials found on the third floor of Seney Hall Wednesday morning, was getting back to normal Thursday afternoon.
CONYERS - Hundreds of aging area veterans may one day have a place they can all call home, if an idea put forth on April 18 by Newton-Rockdale Veterans Inc. comes to fruition.
COVINGTON - At Tuesday night's monthly meeting, the Newton County Board of Education approved a request by Middle Ridge Elementary School to have its students wear uniforms next school year.
COVINGTON - This time of year, many students are often thinking of playing outside in the sunshine and dreaming about summer vacation. With those thoughts in their heads, teachers at many of Newton County's public schools are encouraging students - and their parents - to be present and on time at school for the remaining few weeks.
The following charges and arrests were reported by the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office and Conyers Police Department between April 14 and Monday:
· Sharuetta M. Simon, 31, 15 Stephens Court, disorderly conduct.
They'll be dancing in the streets of Olde Town Conyers when Keith McGiboney brings his 10-piece MacDaddy Show Band to the Rockdale Auditorium in early May.
COVINGTON - Newton's Travis Knight added the title of region champion after winning the boys 3,200-meter run during the final day of the Region 2-AAAAA track meet Wednesday at Lakewood Stadium.
CONYERS - Salem's win over St. Pius on Wednesday in the first round of the state tournament is arguably one of the biggest wins in Salem soccer history.
But what about me?
My life changed forever Wednesday afternoon at precisely 4:32. That's what time it was when the nice man behind the counter handed Jenna Elizabeth Huckaby her very own Georgia driver's license. This wasn't my first rodeo, understand - it was my last, which made this one toughest of all.
CONYERS - The Heritage boys tennis team needed only 40 minutes to take care of business in the first round of the Class AAAA state playoffs Thursday.
Wherever people gather these days, we hear remarks like these: "Nothing seems cheap today." "Everything keeps going up." "My dollar isn't worth as much." "Times are tight, workers are squeezed." "Gasoline is going through the roof."
COVINGTON - For the first time in Newton history, the girls tennis team has made it to the Sweet 16 after beating Paulding County 5-0 on Wednesday.
ATLANTA - Happy birthday, Chipper Jones.