COVINGTON - Bill Watterson is applying for what is technically only the third job of his career, with the announcement Friday that he is launching his campaign for sheriff of Newton County.
COVINGTON - The Newton County Board of Education members made their choices for the names of the new elementary and middle schools under construction on Salem Road during their work session Tuesday night.
COVINGTON - Local water providers have collectively reduced wholesale purchases by 7.5 percent since this time last year, according to a new report by the Newton County Water Resources Department.
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Ingle announce the marriage of their daughter, Amy Renee Ingle, to Joey Alan Bryant, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bryant, on Dec. 1. Following a honeymoon in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., the couple make their home in Adairsville.
COVINGTON - With the city of Porterdale holding a special election next month to fill the vacant Post 3 City Council seat, four people qualified earlier this week to run for the office.
Staff Photo: Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith
CONYERS - The Heritage basketball teams held serve on their home floor against county rival Rockdale in Region 8-AAAA South play Friday night.
This week's Citizen Poll was an open line.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks lost a doubleheader Friday.
"I have also been treated rudely by the employees of the Newton County Probate office. I don't guess you could expect much better as Judge Baker is just as rude."
Miami gets a do-over against Hawks after official scorer's error Replay of final seconds is first since 1982
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks and Miami Heat must replay the final 51.9 seconds of their game last month because the NBA said the official scorer ruled incorrectly that Shaquille O'Neal fouled out. This will be the first time since 1982 the league has sent teams back on the court for a replay.
CONYERS - One game was a barn-burner, and the other was a defensive dogfight.
CONYERS - The Salem swim team placed second overall in a meet with Paideia, Loganville, Heritage and Eastside on Thursday at Johnson Park.
ATHENS - Alcovy will take on Eastside today in the quarterfinals of the Area 8-AAAA duals after the Tigers earned an emotional win over Loganville on Friday at Clarke Central.