COVINGTON - Love and relationships are on the forefront of teenagers' minds and will be the cornerstone of a program this week featuring international speaker David Mahan.
CONYERS - As in most sports in Class AAAA, to be the best, sooner or later you have to play Marist.
ATLANTA - Chipper Jones hit his 10th homer, Jair Jurrjens pitched six strong innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 5-3 on Tuesday night to improve the NL's best home record.
COVINGTON - While the City Council mulls over an update to the alcohol ordinance, restaurant and bar owners are pushing for an extension of hours that alcohol can be sold.
PORTERDALE - The City Council gave final approval to a distilled spirits ordinance Monday night that opens the way for sales of liquor by the drink in Porterdale.
ATLANTA - Former Georgia Tech quarterback Joe Hamilton was charged with marijuana possession, driving under the influence of alcohol and hit-and-run early Tuesday, less than a week after he was hired as the school's assistant director of player personnel.
LOS ANGELES - Finally, an MVP award for Kobe Bryant.
I used to coach with an old Alabama boy named Tommy Stringer. In fact, I did two tours with him; one at Clarkston High School in the early '80s and another at Loganville in the '90s. He was a good coach and is a better man - and that's saying something. Tommy believed in running the wishbone and spent hour after hour after hour with his quarterbacks each week, making sure they understood the defenses they were likely to see on Friday night and the reads they would have to make.
ATLANTA - The Heritage boys tennis team ended up a little short in its quest for back-to-back trips to the Class AAAA Final Four.
Staff Photo: Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith
COVINGTON - The Covington Police Department is investigating the disappearance of more than a dozen laptop computers from Sharp Learning Center.
COVINGTON - Board of Education candidate Horace Don Gresham said Tuesday he won't withdraw from the District 2 race despite the urging of the Republican Party.