COVINGTON - With the recent popularity of Internet social networking Web sites like MySpace and Facebook among school-aged children, the Newton County School System is updating its computer use policy, and students could face disciplinary action if they inappropriately use school computers.
COVINGTON - A man who may have had plans for a big weekend barbecue was arrested by Covington police after he allegedly attempted to flee Ingles supermarket without paying for a large variety of lamb, pork and beef Thursday night.
COVINGTON - On a visit to Covington on Friday, Public Service Commissioner Chuck Eaton said there's "no light at the end of the tunnel" for consumers affected by rising natural gas costs.
COVINGTON - If you're on the Newton Campus of Georgia Perimeter College this Thursday and find yourself saying, "It's all Greek to me," well, that's the whole point.
COVINGTON - Tim Fleming has announced that he is running as a Republican in the District 5 county commission race.
The fury of crossover week behind us, the House turned to reviewing Senate bills and resolutions in committee. We only considered 13 items on the House floor, though a couple were contentious and one a bit time consuming.
COVINGTON - A game that could have gone either way didn't go in Eastside's favor as visiting Dacula collected a 2-1 victory Monday.
COVINGTON - The Heritage boys and the Newton girls are in the lead after the first day of the Citizen Challenge track meet in cold and windy conditions Monday at Newton High School.
No less a philosopher than Theodore Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss) once hypothesized that human beings may be little more than microbes on some giant's dust speck. Me, I sometimes wonder if we're not just a bunch of extras in a "Seinfeld" re-run.
CONYERS - Monday's baseball game between Heritage and Salem was all about the pitching.
CONYERS - The Salem girls soccer team came up just short to fellow Class-AAAA powerhouse Whitewater at Evans Memorial Stadium on Monday, falling 3-2 in penalty kicks.
The 2008 session of the Georgia Legislature is nearing the home stretch as our next meeting on Thursday will be Day 35 of the 40 legislative days allowed by law. The pace is increasing dramatically as senators and representatives work to finish the 2008 session.