COVINGTON - DeKalb Technical College could one day be home to a law enforcement academy that would provide mandated training for sheriff and police departments within a 50-mile radius of Newton County.
COVINGTON - Newton County Sheriff's Office deputies found a woman who had been shot to death in her home about 5 a.m. Wednesday.
COVINGTON - With low temperatures and a chance of precipitation this morning, many county agencies were preparing Wednesday evening for what could be the first winter storm of the season.
COVINGTON - Lake Varner will reopen Friday to boating and fishing.
COVINGTON - Two commissioners proposed an increase in commissioners' base salaries Tuesday night, but the majority of the board said they would not support a pay raise for themselves.
COVINGTON - A double-double by Alcovy's Tiffany Moody helped give the Lady Tigers something they hadn't felt all season - the thrill of victory.
CONYERS - One game was a rout and the other was a nail-biter as Rockdale's basketball squads collected a split with visiting Cedar Shoals on Tuesday night.
My eighth grade English teacher was Mr. J. T. McKay. Mr. McKay was tall and thin and helped me learn to love language; particularly poetry. He also taught me to play a backyard game called "washers," but that is another story for another day.
MELBOURNE, Australia - Maria Sharapova looked up and spotted a 7-month-old kid staring her down.
COVINGTON - A last-second 3-pointer by Newton's Sean Monk allowed the Rams to pull a huge upset, beating No. 4 Douglass 45-42 on the road Tuesday.
CONYERS - The Heritage basketball teams are starting to look like serious contenders in Region 8-AAAA South.