The Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission, along with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service, Oconee River Resource Conservation and Development Council and Pennington Seed will be holding a meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 27, to discuss the benefits of planting clover to improve pasture production.
COVINGTON - The Lady Tigers learned that two out of three isn't bad in their 2-1 win against South Gwinnett on Wednesday.
NEW YORK - Mike Pelfrey pitched a three-hitter for his first career complete game and David Wright homered to lead the New York Mets past the sloppy Atlanta Braves, 6-3 on Wednesday night.
COVINGTON - The Newton County water supply is in better shape than it was last year, but "we're not out of the woods yet," Water Resources Director Karl Kelley told the Board of Commissioners Tuesday night.
Staff Photo: Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith
COVINGTON - The county's special projects coordinator, Cheryl Delk, gave the Board of Commissioners an update on the status of several ongoing projects Tuesday night, including progress on the multi-use, countywide trail system.
Lady Bulldogs split first matches
Conyers family to join reporter dad in China for Olympics Newton teacher, student leave for Beijing today
COVINGTON - Hudson Newberry, a fourth-grade student at East Newton Elementary School, won't be in class next week. He's not at home sick, but his teacher thought he had a good enough excuse to miss a week's worth of school.
CONYERS - The Heritage volleyball team has a little unfinished business to take care of this season.
COVINGTON - Two Subway sandwich shops were targeted for burglary recently, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.
CONYERS - The suspect accused of murdering a South Carolina man outside a Salem Road Waffle House in May has been arrested.
ATHENS - Mark Richt had completed the 40-hour course to sell life insurance. He was working as a phone solicitor setting up appointments for agents and preparing to take his exam.
BEIJING - Move over, Michael. Make way for Usain.