CONYERS - The Salem girls soccer team wasted little time getting back on the field after its Friday night showdown with Loganville.
ATLANTA - Karen Hallacy brought a prop with her earlier this month when she spoke during a news conference outside the Capitol against tax cuts being pushed by Georgia lawmakers.
So the other day, you were getting something out of the oven and you weren't paying attention. You grabbed the hotpads, opened the door, and as you leaned in and touched the pan, your arm accidentally brushed the hot rack. Quickly, involuntarily, you yanked yourself back from the heat.
CONYERS - With the 27th annual Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival set to start next weekend at the Georgia International Horse Park, Conyers officials announced the event was recognized for the second year in a row as one of the best festivals in the country.
CONYERS - A bench trial for a Newton County man charged with dealing in drugs never got started Friday when the defendant entered a guilty plea to the charge.
Two rather disturbing things happened during our family Easter last year, both of which I hope can be corrected this year.
Former Heritage standout Jaquas Dobbs picked up another postseason honor in his final season at Truett-McConnell.
WASHINGTON - Joe Alexander had 22 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 7-seeded West Virginia reached the NCAA tournament's round of 16 in Bob Huggins' first season at his alma mater by beating second-seeded Duke 73-67 in the West Regional on Saturday.
COVINGTON - Rockdale County parents have about one month to get paperwork in order if they want their 4-year-old to attend prekindergarten in a Rockdale County public classroom.
Gov. Roy Barnes drove one of the last nails into his political coffin in 2002. He forced passage of a law to rein in predatory lenders gone wild. Lobbyists for lenders were stunned at the way they were run over by Barnes, but they swore to get even.
There was a time when Georgia politicians wouldn't dare even talk about loosening restrictions on the sale of liquor in an election year.
CONYERS - One local business owner will be singled out this week and recognized by his or her peers.
Staff Photo: Robert Porter
The year is 1906 and settlers stream into the territory of Oklahoma. Tension between farmers and cowboys runs high as the two groups squabble over boundaries and water rights. Enter a cowboy, Curly, and a farm girl, Laurey, who can't deny their attraction to one another but are too proud to act upon it. To complicate matters, bring in a hot-tempered farm hand, Jud, who also falls for Laurey. Add a sizable helping of catchy songs and it all adds up to the pivotal Broadway musical "Oklahoma!"