COVINGTON - The Covington police have arrested two men in connection with the Oct. 30 shooting at the intersection of Alexander and Clark Streets.
COVINGTON - The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee is seeking help from the community in finding a deserving person to receive this year's I Have A Dream Award.
COVINGTON - Local historic homes will be aglow in candlelight and decorations of the season in preparation for the Covington Candlelight Christmas Tour sponsored by the Satsuki Garden Club.
Eastside football coach arrested Hurst previously charged in connection with mortgage fraud investigation
COVINGTON - The head coach of Eastside High School's football team was arrested over Thanksgiving break in connection with a mortgage fraud investigation dating back to 2004 and 2005.
On the Beat is an occasional reporting of various crimes and complaints confronted by law enforcement personnel in Newton County and Rockdale County in the course of their duties. It is compiled by News Editor Barbara Knowles, who can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
COVINGTON - A change in classification and region from 8-AAAA to 8-AAA will improve the chances of the Eastside girls making a run at the state basketball playoffs, but those two things alone won't make it easier for the Lady Eagles.
The Salem basketball teams swept a pair of games Saturday against Oconee County during the final day of action in Tabo's Tip-Off Tournament at Jefferson High School.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. - The Newton boys basketball squad tipped off its season in style over the weekend by winning its first two games - in a different state roughly 250 miles away, nonetheless.
RALEIGH, N.C. - No teams dominated the Atlantic Coast Conference during this football season. Appropriately, no schools dominated the all-ACC team, either.
CONYERS - The Heritage swim teams have two goals this season: win the county championship and send more swimmers to the state meet.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons are becoming more than a feel-good comeback story.
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.