COVINGTON - The Oxford man who allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend and then attempted to take his own life last year was denied bond by a Newton County judge on Tuesday.
ATLANTA - Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama's message of change resonated with voters in Georgia, where he rode a wave of support from blacks and young people to a dominating win over rival Hillary Rodham Clinton in Tuesday's primary.
PORTERDALE - With less than a month of campaigning under her belt, Porterdale City Council Post 3 candidate Arline Hayes Chapman won a decisive victory in Tuesday's special election, garnering nearly 60 percent of the total votes cast.
COVINGTON - Newton County residents voted Tuesday in favor of giving senior citizens an additional exemption on school property taxes.
COVINGTON - Local business owner Jimmy Clark Jr. wasn't laughing after Monday night's City Council discussion concerning his planned comedy club.
Although Renee Cannon has penned a number of plays, she may be best known locally for producing and directing a musical she didn't write, which she's bringing back to the stage on behalf of the Conyers Rockdale Council for the Arts.
CHARLOTTE, N.C - The crowd in front of Dale Earnhardt Jr. stretched five deep, everyone straining to hear the season goals of NASCAR's most popular driver.
CONYERS - Last season was an historic ride for the Heritage baseball team.
Salem's Drew Dentler recently signed a baseball scholarship with Georgia Perimeter College.
The following are registered sexual offenders residing in Rockdale County as of Feb. 1:
Senior Judge Hilton Fuller probably deserves an award after abruptly resigning as presiding judge over the Brian Nichols multiple-murders case. Perhaps the judge ought to be considered for an honorary degree in journalism ethics. He has certainly completed the requisite course while overseeing preparations for the Nichols trial.
Long before he would become Democratic Party chairman as well as the colorful and successful Washington lawyer, Bob Strauss grew up in the small West Texas cowboy town of Stamford, where, as he joked, his non-Jewish neighbors thought "Hanukkah was a duck call."
WASHINGTON - Roger Clemens' most meaningful denial of drug use so far was also the most well-guarded.
ATLANTA - Antero Nittymaki and the Philadelphia Flyers own the Thrashers, especially in Atlanta.
NEW YORK - On a day for jumping and whooping it up, Michael Strahan showed the throngs of jubilant fans just how it's done, New York Giants style.