To the editor:
COVINGTON - Less than a full month into the new year, Newton County authorities are already investigating their third homicide case after the bodies of a man and woman were discovered inside a home in The Falls subdivision Tuesday night.
COVINGTON - The Savannah District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a joint public notice to assess the potential impact of Bear Creek Reservoir.
COVINGTON - County commissioners are taking steps to improve safety on Access Road, a heavily traveled stretch that allows motorists to bypass the expressway.
COVINGTON - While many workers spent their Martin Luther King Day relaxing at home, about 30 Home Depot employees spent their day volunteering at Project Adventure in Covington.
COVINGTON - Newton County arson investigators are looking into a fire that occurred last week at a home on Capeton Court near the intersection of Willow Oak Way.
CONYERS - John Mellencamp once wrote a song called "Hurt So Good."
CONYERS - The Heritage Patriots reached the halfway point of the subregion schedule in first place Tuesday.
COVINGTON - The Newton boys tamed the Luella Lions 74-55 on Tuesday to stay one game behind region leaders Douglass and Stephenson.
COVINGTON - Of the minutes played by Eastside's Artis Clanton against Rockdale on Tuesday night, none was bigger than the final one of the game as the Eagles (11-8 overall, 3-2 8-AAAA South) held off Rockdale (10-7, 3-2) for a 38-37 victory.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons say Mike Smith is everything they want in a head coach, no matter that he's never been one before.
To the editor:
In a previous life I worked as the aquatics director at Camp Jamison - which was part of Bert Adams Scout Reservation, just outside Covington. We called our camp "Man's Land," because the Scouts who camped at Jamison lived in tents and cooked their own food, the way God and Baden Powell intended.