CONYERS - The competition only gets better as Heritage takes on Dalton today in the second round of the Class AAAA baseball playoffs.
Staff Photo: Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith
PHILADELPHIA - Jayson Werth drove in four runs, Kyle Kendrick pitched six effective innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Tuesday night.
CONYERS - The Salem baseball team finally ended a seven-year drought last week, advancing to the second round of the Class AAAA state playoffs by sweeping Lakeside-DeKalb.
SAN FRANCISCO - Barry Bonds was charged in a new indictment Tuesday with 15 felony counts alleging he lied to a grand jury when he denied knowingly using performance-enhancing drugs use and that he hampered the federal government's doping investigation.
COVINGTON - Four residents of the Leafstone apartment complex were robbed at gunpoint late Saturday night just outside their front door, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.
Annika Sorenstam will retire after the season, ending an LPGA Tour career in which she has won 72 tournaments to date and delivered a defining moment when she teed it up against the men on the PGA Tour.
COVINGTON - A Covington man has been charged with public indecency and indecent exposure after being caught on tape during an incident that took place Friday at the Metro PCS store on Salem Road.
COVINGTON - A 17-year-old Alcovy High School student has been charged with two counts of sexual battery after two female students told the school resource officer that he had assaulted them, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.
CONYERS - Two Covington men have been arrested in connection with an alleged commercial gambling operation in Rockdale County, according to the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office.
Cain to study nursing in college
COVINGTON - The county can no longer regulate the amount of time political campaign signs are displayed before and after an election.
COVINGTON - The Newton boys basketball team was off to a stellar season before injuries caused it to falter at the end.
The directors of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce should hire professional headhunters right now to interview candidates for governor in 2010.
I read the paper every morning, or try to. Sometimes, honesty compels me to admit, I don't have time to do more than glance at the headlines in our local paper - that would be the one you are holding in your hand right now - and sometimes even those don't grab my attention. Let's face it. We have a lot of slow news days around here.
COVINGTON - The Newton County Recreation Commission and Georgia DNR-Fishery Division recently hosted a Kids Fishing Event at Turner Lake Park.