COVINGTON - Commissioners granted a variance to a commercial property owner who is in violation of the county's buffer ordinance Tuesday night, and a homeowner impacted by the decision said it's proof that local government doesn't look out for the little guy.
COVINGTON - Getting ready for prom isn't as easy as it used to be.
COVINGTON - The family of a man who was struck by a vehicle in the parking lot of a local shopping center last week is now offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the whereabouts of the driver who reportedly fled the scene.
COVINGTON - The African American Historical Association of Newton County will commemorate the 38th anniversary of the Black Easter march for civil rights Sunday.
COVINGTON - Five people were arrested on drug charges during the early morning hours Tuesday after an acquaintance turned them in to police.
COVINGTON - The Salvation Army Thrift Store, located at 5193 Washington St., will be having an entire day of activities in celebration of Easter.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Vince Carter had a season-high 39 points and 10 assists and the New Jersey Nets moved into a tie with Atlanta for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference with a 125-117 victory over the Hawks on Wednesday night.
MCDONOUGH - Heritage's soccer squads collected a sweep of Union Grove on Tuesday as the Patriots won 2-1 and the Lady Patriots prevailed 2-0.
COVINGTON - The Newton first track team finished second in a six-team meet Tuesday.
WASHINGTON - Everybody appreciates an underDawg, including Stanley Burrell and his Xavier teammates.
I have never been to China, although I do eat a lot of their food and wear a lot of their clothing. I tried to go when I was a little kid. I was inspired by a Popeye cartoon in which the squint-eyed sailor got all hopped up on spinach and dug right through the earth. He came up on the opposite side and ran face to face with a guy in a Coolie hat, pulling a rickshaw.
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