COVINGTON - Businesswoman Nancy Schulz announced Thursday that she is running as a Democrat in the race for District 3 county commissioner.
The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff's Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department and Porterdale Police Department.
ATLANTA - Voters could decide by region whether to levy a 1 percent sales tax to pay for needed highway and transit projects, under the latest transportation funding plan before Georgia lawmakers.
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COVINGTON - As a historic drought sucks reservoirs, lakes and streams dry across the state, officials are focusing their attention on protecting water supply and quality for the future.
COVINGTON - A Covington woman was reportedly rushed to the hospital by her boyfriend during the early morning hours Wednesday after she accidentally shot herself in both breasts.
ATLANTA - Two people were sentenced Thursday for taking part in a sex trafficking ring run by former professional wrestler 'Hardbody' Harrison Norris.
COVINGTON - Two men convicted of killing 55-year-old Rufus Tony Richardson were sentenced to life in prison, plus an additional 25 years, at a hearing Thursday morning in Newton County Superior Court.
COVINGTON - County rivals squared of on the hardcourt Thursday with the Alcovy boys tennis team earning a 4-1 victory, while the Eastside girls swept the Lady Tigers 5-0 to earn the split.
The following charges and arrests were reported by the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office and Conyers Police Department between March 3 and Monday:
COVINGTON - The Alcovy boys soccer team gave up a two-goal halftime lead, while the Alcovy girls never got a shot on goal as Riverwood recorded a road sweep Thursday night.
Rockdale and Salem shared the bragging rights in a clash of county rivals Thursday on the tennis court.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Anthony Morrow scored 18 points in his return to his hometown Thursday night, and Georgia Tech pulled away from Virginia late, winning 94-76 in the first round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.
By Dave Williams