MILWAUKEE - The best hitter in the big leagues has a new description for Jorge Campillo's deceptive pitches.
Crotts calls for Douglas investigation State Senate candidate calls for review of opponent's guarantees to city of Conyers
CONYERS - State Senate candidate Mike Crotts called Thursday for an investigation of his opponent, incumbent Sen. John Douglas, to determine if any laws were broken in an e-mail exchange between Douglas and Conyers officials regarding passage of legislation pertaining to the city. Crotts said he is formally requesting that Rockdale County District Attorney Richard Read review the matter and that an ethics complaint has been filed with the state.
CONYERS - Salem football coach Chad Estes knew he had his work cut out for him this spring.
PARIS - James Blake's frustration rose to a crescendo Thursday.
COVINGTON - Local engineer Mark Patrick tossed his hat into the ring for the District 1 commission seat with the intent of using his professional expertise to move the county forward.
It's a great time to be a Georgia Bulldog.
CONYERS - The Rockdale County Sheriff's Office continues to look for the suspect or suspects involved in the shooting death earlier this month of a South Carolina man outside the Waffle House on Salem Road.
Sara Waites knew the prognosis was not good. Her husband suffered from congestive heart failure and doctors gave him two to three months to live. He died eight days later at the Heartland Hospice in Conyers.
If crime hasn't yet reached your neighborhood, consider yourself lucky. Warmer months tend to cause greater concern for individual safety.
The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff's Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department and Porterdale Police Department:
NEWBORN - The people of the town of Newborn asked for a library, and they got one. They responded so enthusiastically that now, the town is getting its very own service outlet, with increased hours, programs and computer access.
CONYERS - In addressing the Conyers Rotary Club on Thursday, Sen. Saxby Chambliss hit on a number of hot-button issues, ranging from the federal Farm Bill, to the price of oil and the current mortgage crisis.
ATHENS - Georgia Tech and Georgia keep bumping into each other on the college baseball diamond.
COVINGTON - The face of sports for the upcoming year will be different in Newton County as 10 high school sports teams will have new head coaches.
The following charges and arrests were reported by the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office and Conyers Police Department between May 12 and Monday: