COVINGTON - The Covington City Council approved Monday night a disaster recovery system that would allow city operations to continue in the event that City Hall is damaged or destroyed.
CONYERS - Rockdale County officials said their hands are tied over getting the Salem Road widening project started now that they have learned state transportation officials will not consider the project until after 2014.
COVINGTON - A 45-year-old woman who was involved in a four-vehicle crash on Ga. Highway 36 on Aug. 13 has died, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
NEWBORN - The Newborn Town Council recently approved a $343,415.01 budget for 2008.
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COVINGTON - Last week, a special-needs school bus driver for the Newton County School System was issued a traffic citation for speeding in a school zone.
CONYERS - The Heritage softball team chalked up a 5-3 win over Woodland-Henry in its 2008 home opener Tuesday, but the victory did not please Coach Dickey Hightower.
CONYERS - The Rockdale softball team committed five errors and managed only two hits in a 5-1 loss to Southwest DeKalb on Tuesday at the Earl O'Neal Sports Complex.
To area residents:
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Ladies and gentlemen, rearrange your calendars!
BEIJING - Shawn Johnson and Nastia Liukin are familiar faces by now, so seeing the gymnasts side-by-side on the medals stand Tuesday was nice, but nothing new.
If an aging presidential candidate loses his car keys once in a while or absent-mindedly puts his shoes in the Frigidaire, it's OK by me. I know how it is. If you keep playing this game, you begin to slip.
NEW YORK - Carlos Delgado hit a go-ahead double off the left-center fence to end the Mets' long stretch of bases-loaded futility, and New York broke loose in the eighth inning to rally past the Atlanta Braves 7-3 on Tuesday night.
I didn't intend to get all caught up in the Olympics this time. To tell you the truth, I had become rather jaded toward the whole thing. It was one thing when our amateurs were trying to beat the rest of the world's professionals, but once they put all pretense aside and turned it over to the pros, the Games lost a little of their glitter as far as I was concerned.