COVINGTON - The balance of power has shifted on the Newton County Board of Commissioners from Republican to Democrat with the ousting of Chairman Aaron Varner and election of Nancy Schulz to the District 3 seat Tuesday night.
COVINGTON - The race for the Newton County sheriff was won by Democratic candidate Lt. Ezell Brown, but it was a close call.
PORTERDALE - Mayor Bobby Hamby outlined a plan at Monday night's City Council meeting that could relieve some financial pressure for the city in the upcoming 2009 budget.
CONYERS - Four young children and their teacher were attacked and bitten Monday by a large dog who entered the playground at Barksdale Elementary School.
An important Georgia political story was lost in the hoopla surrounding this year's presidential campaign and the closer-than-expected contest between Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss and Democratic challenger Jim Martin.
WASHINGTON - Barack Obama swept to victory as the nation's first black president Tuesday night in an electoral college landslide that overcame racial barriers as old as America itself. 'Change has come,' he told to a huge throng of jubilant supporters.
ATHENS - Matthew Stafford is moving up on some big names on Georgia's career passing records - including for interceptions.
COVINGTON - Newton's game at Luella on Friday could be like playing a clone of itself.
COVINGTON - After qualifying in their region meets, the Alcovy and Newton boys cross country teams will now face the best in the state Saturday in Carrollton.
CONYERS - Despite both Rockdale and Monroe Area officially out of the playoff race, there is still much to play for come Friday night.