CONYERS - Parents in and around Rockdale County have another chance to register their students for driver education classes this summer if they missed the first registration period in late April.
I used to be a big concert-goer in my younger days. I used to do a lot of things in my younger days that I don't do now, but I digress. I saw some great acts in my day. Willie Nelson. Three Dog Night. Steppenwolf. I stayed at Lake Spivey until four in the morning to watch Chicago perform one time. It was worth every bit of the trouble I got into - but don't tell my kids I said that. I don't want to put any ideas in their heads. They already come up with enough ways to make my hair turn gray on their own.
CONYERS - The Salem baseball team is looking for its postseason experience to pay dividends this year.
COVINGTON - With tough economic times approaching, Newton County is in good financial shape based on the county's financial report for fiscal year 2007, an auditor told the county Tuesday night.
COVINGTON - Alcovy High School's class of 2008 already have been offered more than $1.5 million in scholarships.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves waited until the last inning of a memorable homestand to put an end to a streak of one-run futility.
COVINGTON - A neighbor of Board of Education District 2 Republican candidate Horace Don Gresham is challenging his eligibility to run for office.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Sergio Garcia put together his third straight impressive round at The Players Championship. The first two gave him a runner-up finish last year. The 6-under 66 on Thursday was only a great start.
He's deceased. A World War II veteran who, like many of his generation, watched as his family suffered hard times during the Great Depression. He was among those who faced new challenges and rebuilt their lives. They lived during a difficult period in our history, but I saw no bitterness in Ken. He was one of those white hat fellows we used to watch at the Saturday matinee. He was a good guy: clean cut, honest, reliable and respected. The real McCoy.
CONYERS - The Class AAAA state baseball playoffs begin today for the Heritage baseball team, which has drawn North Springs as its first-round opponent.