Staff Photo: Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith
COVINGTON - Following a summer packed with events for local students, Washington Street Community Center is gearing up for registration for its fall programs.
The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff's Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department and Porterdale Police Department:
The following charges and arrests were reported by the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office and Conyers Police Department between July 21 and Monday:
The following charges and arrests were reported by the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office and Conyers Police Department between July 14 and Monday:
As part of an internationally acclaimed storytelling group from Kennesaw State University, Rockdale County native Phillip Justman has a knack for expertly projecting any number of larger-than-life personas on an audience.
SUNNINGDALE, England - Juli Inkster had the sort of opening round Annika Sorenstam was hoping for at the Women's British Open, a bogey-free 7-under 65 that left the 48-year-old American one shot ahead of the field.
COVINGTON - Despite a valiant attempt at a comeback Wednesday, Covington's Tate Miller fell short of winning the Atlanta Junior Golf Association's 34th Grand Champions Tournament at Callaway Gardens Resort in Pine Mountain on Thursday.
ATLANTA - Rookie Clint Sammons homered and drove in three runs to lead Atlanta past the St. Louis Cardinals 9-4 on Thursday night, snapping the Braves' five-game losing streak.
BOSTON - Manny Ramirez is headed to Hollywood.
COVINGTON - At least 417 students in the Newton County School System will transfer from their assigned home schools to another county school of their choice after their schools remained on the state's Needs Improvement list this year.
COVINGTON - A Newton County School System principal is the subject of an investigation by the state for alleged mismanagement of the Georgia Department of Education's Academic Coach Program.
CONYERS - Sandy Butler said it was the first time she helped her husband, Tom, move a snake out of their yard Wednesday evening. It may be the last time she'll help after the snake, a young copperhead, bit her right hand and sent her to the emergency department at Rockdale Medical Center.