COVINGTON - County commissioners signed off Tuesday night on a grant application that, if approved, would make the journey to school for some local students a lot safer.
CONYERS - Conyers Toyota will leave Rockdale County next year and open a new location near the Mall at Stonecrest in DeKalb County.
COVINGTON - Alcovy almost let a 17-point lead get away, but the Tigers were able to hold on to get their first Region 8-AAA win against North Clayton on Tuesday.
CONYERS - Both the Rockdale boys and girls basketball squads took care of business Tuesday night over visiting Apalachee by winning their games, the first sweep of the season.
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CONYERS - The Heritage basketball teams didn't enjoy their first forays into Region 8-AAAA competition Tuesday night.
CONYERS - Salem basketball split a pair of games Tuesday night against visiting Madison County.
PORTERDALE - A parade featuring Santa and his reindeer will usher in the annual Christmas in the Village celebration Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
COVINGTON - Tough bond market conditions have hit home for Newton County.
Georgia Tech running back Jonathan Dwyer was named both the Atlantic Coast Conference's player of the year and its top offensive player Wednesday after a regular season in which he led the league in rushing as the featured back in Paul Johnson's spread-option offense.