PITTSBURGH - Freddy Sanchez singled home Brian Bixler with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
COVINGTON - COVINGTON - An Oxford volunteer firefighter is under arrest after being caught in two separate online sexual predator stings conducted in Ohio, according to the Monroe Police Department.
COVINGTON - The Board of Elections has received a second viable challenge to the eligibility of Board of Education District 2 candidate Horace Don Gresham.
COVINGTON - In response to rising incidents of identity theft and new laws making employers responsible for safeguarding employee records, the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce is teaming with A Cut Above Shredding to offer on-the-spot shredding of documents Wednesday.
By Michelle Floyd
CONYERS - This time, the Heritage baseball team took no prisoners in the first round of the Class AAAA state playoffs.
ATLANTA - After making the state playoffs in three of the past four seasons, the Salem baseball team is finally through to the second round.
DARLINGTON, S.C. - On a fast new surface, 41 of 44 drivers broke the qualifying record at Darlington Raceway.
COVINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency has recommended denial of a permit for the Bear Creek Reservoir and has sent two letters to the Army Corps of Engineers raising concerns about the project's impact and incomplete information in the county's permit application.
Staff Photo: Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith
COVINGTON - Former commissioner Hubert White is running on the Democratic ticket for chairman of the Board of Commissioners with a strong focus on economic development.