The following food service establishment inspection reports were provided by the Environmental Health Division of the Rockdale County Health Department and the Newton County Health Department. Restaurants that score from 90 to 100 get a letter grade A; those that rate 80-89 get a B; a tally of 70-79 is a C; and below 70 is a U, or unacceptable. A restaurant scoring 70 or above is allowed to operate if there are no critical violations. If a facility is rated U on consecutive inspections, it must close and the owner must prove that it can be operated safely before reopening is allowed.
ATLANTA - Skip Caray, the voice of the Braves for more than three decades, was remembered Monday for simple contributions like cracking jokes to players in the clubhouse and his cries of 'Braves win!' during the 1995 World Series.
COVINGTON - The Newton cross country teams are hoping to return to the state meet for the sixth time as they begin their 2008 season.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Matt Ryan isn't the only rookie having a good training camp with the Atlanta Falcons.
BEIJING - The records, the medals. They just keep piling up.
COVINGTON - A Norcross woman faces extensive charges after first coming to the attention of the Newton County Sheriff's Office when she allegedly drove her red Mustang into the foyer of a South Greenfield Circle home Thursday. Her behavior rapidly deteriorated from that point, according to a NCSO incident report completed by Deputy Dale Shirley.
COVINGTON - This week, Newton County School System Superintendent Steve Whatley is reflecting about what he and some past students discussed last week.
COVINGTON - The city of Covington is wrapping up the conversion of its meter reading system. Once the conversion is complete, meter readers for the city won't even have to leave the comfort of their vehicles - they'll take readings simply by driving through a neighborhood.
COVINGTON - State Rep. Doug Holt, R-Covington, has succeeded in getting a course on zoning law on the curriculum for Superior Court Judge training at the Institute of Continuing Judicial Education.
It wasn't the blinding speed that this "crotch rocket" can do that caused it to erupt in flames; it was the spinning impact with the pavement that did it.
Three-year-old Kayden Slycord feeds a lucky ducky who lives at Turner Lake Recreation Complex. Kayden was visiting the park with her parents, Lon and Denisha Slycord, and her 11-month-old sister, Payten. Duck-feeding and turtle-watching are reportedly two of Kayden's favorite activies at the park.