A new partnership with KidsNet Newton and Rockdale will provide help to children and families with sexual issues.
CONYERS - In a battle of state-ranked soccer squads, the Heritage girls relied on a set play to knock Oconee County from the ranks of the unbeaten on Saturday at Evans Memorial Stadium.
HAMPTON - It wasn't pretty, but Matt Kenseth was just happy to be in a NASCAR Nationwide Series Victory Circle after nearly a year.
Staff Photo: Robert Porter
CONYERS - A bill allowing the city of Conyers to increase its hotel/motel tax cleared its first hurdle in the General Assembly last week.
Remember last year when it was so difficult to locate a flu shot? Everywhere folks went for awhile, all they found was a brick wall. The family doctor had no vaccine. The local health department had a few shots and people ended up standing in long lines at their local grocery store.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Bobby Cox spent the first few days of spring training trying to fight off a cold. And what about the future? He'll shoo away those questions with even more fervor.
After early church and Sunday School, Mama and I had hurried to the grocery store. An older friend was ailing badly with the flu, so I told Mama I'd made him some quick homemade chicken soup and she could make the cornbread muffins. Then, I'd run it over to him.
If Gov. Sonny Perdue had been speaker of the House last week, he could have easily passed SR 796, a proposed constitutional amendment to remove property taxes from cars, trucks and motorcycles.
Mandy Chandler, a junior pitcher at Georgia College and State University, was named the Peach Belt Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week for two consecutive weeks.
CONYERS - Effects of the worsening U.S. economy are being felt locally and are cited for causing a drop in sales tax revenue in 2007 for Rockdale County's special purpose local option sales tax.
Salem standout goalkeeper Kellianne Collins will be continuing her soccer career on the collegiate level at Georgia State University.
Giving back to the community doesn't have to be hard work. In fact, it can be lots of fun, especially if you choose to join in the 17th annual Conyers Cherry Blossom Charity Croquet Tournament. Sponsored by the Heartland Woman's Club, the tournament raises several thousand dollars each year for two local charities - one in Rockdale County and the other in Newton.
In what might be the most interesting political year ever, with Democrats literally flipping coins in the voting booths and Republicans arguing over who is or isn't conservative, it looks like many people are standing with ballot in their hands and tough decisions in their heads.
COVINGTON - As gifts to big sisters go, Tim Wayt's is about as personal as it gets: He has agreed to donate a kidney to older sibling Bobbi Wayt, who is in need of a transplant to save her life.