COVINGTON - The Georgia Department of Education has named seven Newton County School System Title I schools to its 2008-09 Title I Distinguished Schools list.
COVINGTON - County commissioners approved three task orders for major road projects Tuesday night.
Just when I thought the country was ready to unite as one and put our differences behind us, it happened. A total stranger came up to me in the grocery store - while I was filling my buggy with items to help spread Christmas cheer, understand (yes, I said "buggy) and began her conversation with "You people just don't know ..."
COVINGTON - Many people consider the ideal holiday activity to be a family gathering around a roaring fire on a cold winter's day, swapping stories and building memories to last a lifetime.
COVINGTON - The Covington Police Department recently honored its own at its annual Christmas party.
COVINGTON - Eastside's Amanda Henderson, who was named Region 8-AAA softball Player of the Year, leads a group of four Lady Eagles on the 8-AAA All-Region softball team.
The following charges and arrests were reported by the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office (RCSO), Conyers Police Department (CPD) and Georgia State Patrol (GSP) between Tuesday Dec. 9 and Monday:
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech first-year coach Paul Johnson was given a new 7-year, $17.7 million contract on Thursday.
FLOWERY BRANCH - John Abraham asked his aching body to pull off an old trick.
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CONYERS - Tis the season for prep basketball tournaments.
Why is it that even when people know better they gamble with their lives every day? They willingly take on and keep the deadly habit of smoking. Once addicted, it is very difficult to quit.
The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff's Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department and Porterdale Police Department: