GAINESVILLE - Conyers Post 77 fell to Gainesville on Wednesday in a lopsided loss on the road, 13-3.
The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff's Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department and Porterdale Police Department:
Although it's several hours to the nearest ocean, folks may soon be able to catch a whiff of salty air or feel the sand between their toes in Olde Town Conyers.
On the Beat is an occasional reporting of various crimes and complaints confronted by law enforcement personnel in Newton County in the course of their duties. It is compiled by News Editor Barbara Knowles, who can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
COVINGTON - Eastside's football team had a relatively good summer.
SOUTHPORT, England - From sunny San Diego to bleak and blustery Royal Birkdale, the expression on Rocco Mediate's face didn't change.
How are we doing? The response of many Americans is "terrible." Is it only food and fuel prices, financial crisis in the housing market, the war, consumer confidence in the economy? Perhaps, but other factors are present.
COVINGTON - There may soon be a whole lot more folks trying to squeeze into the Squeeze Inn.
COVINGTON - Officials at the Newton County School System have scheduled an additional parent informational meeting for guardians of students at Middle Ridge and Porterdale elementary schools and Clements Middle School. The system also has extended the deadline for those schools' parents to turn in a school choice application if they do not want their children attending those schools this fall.
The following charges and arrests were reported by the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office and Conyers Police Department between July 7 and Monday:
Paul Hamm is ready to put his broken hand to the test.
Elliott finishes second in AJGA event
ATLANTA - The three-day break for the All-Star game wasn't long enough to allow the Atlanta Braves to regroup at full strength for an off-day workout Thursday.
To the editor:
Here we all are, in what used to be the very midst of the summer travel season. With the early start of school these days, it's more like the tail end, so if you haven't been on vacation yet, you'd better light out soon or forever hold your peace.
CONYERS - For an annual business meeting, Snapping Shoals Electrical Membership Corporation's Thursday gathering gave members plenty of reasons to attend. It began with the trademark yellow plastic bucket filled with goodies.
COVINGTON - The Board of Commissioners approved two large commercial developments Tuesday night.