COVINGTON - Garden of Gethsemane Homeless Shelter, run by Rainbow Covenant Ministries, will begin moving into its new location on Turner Lake Circle in December, according to the director, the Rev. Clara Lett.
COVINGTON - The Centers for Disease Control and American Red Cross are sponsoring a free health fair for the community from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday at Turner Lake Complex, located at 6185 Turner Lake Road.
COVINGTON - The old Andy Williams tune says the holiday season is "the most wonderful time of the year," and locally, it all starts in downtown Covington on Thursday night with the lighting of the Newton County Historic Courthouse.
PORTERDALE - City Manager Tom Fox submitted a letter of resignation to City Council members at a work session Tuesday night, but some members of the council are working on a plan to keep him on the job.
I didn't know whether to laugh or cry. I thought at first that I had stumbled upon a Saturday Night Live-type spoof, or that a similar local satire had made it to the airwaves. There was Mayor Shirley Franklin, her trademark oversized flower on her left shoulder, declaring that the city of Atlanta is in need of a "federal rescue plan." And she was dead serious.
COVINGTON - The technology department at the Newton County School System is busy at work hoping to save the school system some much-needed money.
ATLANTA - Paul Hewitt joked last month that an experienced point guard would mean 'a little less graying' in his hair.
COVINGTON - The Eastside Eagles are going to have to put the Creekview Grizzlies in their place quickly if they hope to remain in the hunt for the Class AAA football championship.
CONYERS - When speaking of the current state of Salem volleyball, there is good news and there is bad news.
ATHENS - Let A.J. Green have all the attention. Mohamed Massaquoi doesn't mind a bit.
The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff's Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department and Porterdale Police Department:
CONYERS - Whether or not Michael Phelps is making an impact on the Rockdale swimming program is unclear.
The people have spoken. Barack Obama is the president-elect of the United States of America. Democracy in action. It is an historic occasion with much rejoicing by many.
The following charges and arrests were reported by the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office (RCSO), Conyers Police Department (CPD) and Georgia State Patrol (GSP) between Tuesday Nov. 4 and Monday: