It's almost summer. Again.
COVINGTON - The county's seventh paid fire station is expected to open by the end of the year on Brown Bridge Road.
ATLANTA - Even Johan Santana couldn't stop Chipper Jones and the Atlanta Braves from completing a four-game sweep of the Mets.
INDIANAPOLIS - If Graham Rahal didn't know it before, he does now: There's no such thing as a birthright at the Indianapolis 500.
CONYERS - For the fourth straight season, the Salem girls basketball team recorded another outstanding season under the direction of coach Bill Roberts.
COVINGTON - Spring is a time for new beginnings.
COVINGTON - Newton and Rockdale counties are joining forces to widen a small stretch of Bailey Creek Road where it crosses county lines.
FORT WORTH, Texas - Johnson Wagner bogeyed two of three holes midway through the first round of the Crowne Plaza Invitational on Thursday. That was only a small hiccup on his way to matching his best score on the PGA Tour.
COVINGTON - The Newton County Board of Education unanimously approved the Newton County School System's proposed 2009 budget during its monthly meeting Tuesday night.
"Equal Time" by Bonnie Jenkins
A couple of weeks ago I went to the family doctor for some bloodwork. The nice lady looked at my arms saying, "Let's see, did I use your right arm or your left one for the needle last time?"
COVINGTON - The city of Covington is preparing to demolish a dilapidated house on Cheney Drive, the first building to be torn down following the 2007 passage of a revamped nuisance ordinance.
COVINGTON - The Newton County Sheriff's Office is investigating a May 14 burglary at the Maverick at the Hub convenience store on U.S. Highway 278.
Staff Photo: Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith