ATLANTA - Proving that nothing is ever dead in the General Assembly until the final gavel, the House passed legislation Tuesday to abolish Georgia's car tax and the state portion of property taxes.
COVINGTON - It's whispered that the ghost of a Civil War soldier haunts Gaither Plantation.
COVINGTON - The Newton County School System is using federal grant money it received to expand its Advanced Placement program in the county's three high schools.
ATLANTA - Andrew Brunette scored two goals and the Colorado Avalanche got a goal and two assists each from Joe Sakic and rookie David Jones in a 5-2 victory over the Atlanta Thrashers on Tuesday night.
COVINGTON - A Conyers man who authorities said almost had a head-on collision with a Newton County sheriff's deputy was arrested along with two others last week following a high-speed chase on Salem Road.
CONYERS - The Salem boys and the Rockdale girls were victorious in a clash of county rivals on the links Tuesday at the Highland Golf Club.
Crossover Day has come and gone.
COVINGTON - Two teens have been arrested and charged with felony murder by Covington authorities after they were allegedly involved in the shooting of a man following a drug deal gone awry at the Magnolia Heights apartment complex on Ga. Highway 36 on Monday afternoon.
CONYERS - Region 8-AAAA South foes Salem and Alcovy did battle on the soccer field Tuesday night at Reid Memorial Stadium.
Staff Photo: Robert Porter
Nothing hurts parents as deeply as news of the violent death of a child. Over time, the grief subsides slightly but it never goes away - not after a year or a decade or even a quarter of a century.
CONYERS - Stephen Brown and Dustin Dunlop combined on a one-hitter to lead the Salem baseball team (5-0 overall, 3-0 in Region 8-AAAA) to a 10-0 victory over visiting Habersham Central in five innings Monday night.
COVINGTON - The Heritage soccer teams were able to take advantage of Eastside's inexperience and win both Region 8-AAAA South games Tuesday.
What sauce do you eat with crow? That's the question asked by yours truly and an unhealthy majority of my fellow travelers on the press bus who could not resist speculating the fallout from Hillary Clinton's losing the Texas or Ohio primary.
My 4-year-old daughter Katie begs me almost every day to play with her as we drive home after I pick her and Ellie up from the day care, and it's getting harder to say no.
COVINGTON - Alcovy picked up its first win of the season Tuesday, defeating county rival Eastside 8-5 in eight innings.