COVINGTON - The Alcovy softball team is older, more experienced and doing something it took them half a season to do last year - come together as team.
COVINGTON - Material found at an illegal dump site on Sycamore Trail has tested positive for asbestos, according to a source with the Georgia Environmental Protection Division.
CONYERS - The Heritage boys tennis team dominated Region 8-AAAA again this spring, claiming their second straight region championship.
Tiger Woods walked tenderly out of Torrey Pines with a U.S. Open trophy he was destined to win on a left leg worse than anyone imagined. A group of children called out to him and Woods looked over and waved.
COVINGTON - After several hours of deliberations, jury members returned a verdict of guilty on all counts late Wednesday afternoon in the murder trial of Trevarius Dexter White, 17, who shot and killed 29-year-old Kawasikis Shawnte Ricks in the Hidden Pines subdivision during a drug deal in June 2007.
Staff photo: Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith
COVINGTON - Two people were the victims of a home invasion on Colser Drive around lunchtime on Friday, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons have signed sixth-round draft pick Thomas Brown, a running back from Georgia.
BOSTON - When the Boston Celtics built a new practice facility, they surrounded the court with their 16 NBA championship banners and left a blank space for No. 17.
COVINGTON - The City Council and the Newton County Board of Commissioners approved budgets for fiscal year 2009 this week. Both governments kept their current millage rates in place.
COVINGTON - The Newton County Board of Education agreed Tuesday to enter an intergovernmental agreement with the Newton County Board of Commissioners to supply school resource officers to the schools next school year.