COVINGTON - A call from an alert resident landed three alleged burglars in jail last week following a traffic stop by sheriff's deputies.
Lach Kennon, left, Amanda Mosely, center, and Kaleen Bowman smile Friday from the rumble seat of this 1929 Model A. They were part of a contingent of preschool children attending an annual Transportation Day event at the First United Methodist Church in Covington..
CONYERS - A Rockdale County Public Defender and detention deputy at the Rockdale County Jail have been arrested and charged in connection with an alleged improper relationship with a male inmate.
COVINGTON - Newton County could be home to a charter school in 2010 if it's approved by the Newton County Board of Education.
ATLANTA - The House passed legislation Thursday aimed at making it easier for individuals or groups in a community to start a charter school.
COVINGTON - The Newborn Town Council is considering pulling its funding for Fire Station No. 6.
COVINGTON - The M.L. King boys basketball team showed why it is the No. 4 ranked squad in Class AAAAA, beating Newton 74-57 on Friday night.
ATLANTA - Eric Perrin, Atlanta's fourth shooter, beat Jocelyn Thibault with a fake before scoring in the shootout to give the Thrashers a 5-4 win over Buffalo on Friday night.
COVINGTON - The Alcovy boys won their second straight subregion game Friday night over county rival Eastside 49-39, while the Lady Eagles earned the season split against the Lady Tigers with a hardfought 48-41 victory.
ATHENS - The Rockdale boys basketball team moved back into second place in Region 8-AAAA South with a 58-54 win over the Cedar Shoals Jaguars on Friday night.
It's funny what we remember - and what we forget. I have no memory of ever learning the Pythagorean Theorem or Bernoulli's Principle, but I will always remember that Avogadro's number is 6.02 times 10 to the 23rd power and I can recite all 17 stanzas of Alfred Noyes's epic poem "The Highwayman."
CONYERS - The Heritage boys showed just why they're the No. 1 team in Region 8-AAAA South on Friday night at Salem High School.
"To all the folks criticizing Doug Holt: Hey, zoning is both legal and constitutional. If you don't like it, maybe you'd like someone opening a junkyard or a hog farm next door to you?"
"What a shame Mr. Geiger has gotten caught up in this mess. It is rare when a teacher cares enough about students to direct them on life issues."
I know all you Northern transplants had a good time recently making fun of the way we Southerners deal with snow. That's OK. We make fun of Northerners all the time for living in places where snow is a constant aggravation, not just a pleasant distraction.
CONYERS - It's been a long time since the Salem girls basketball team has scored only 34 points in a game.