COVINGTON - The American Legion Women's Auxiliary Unit 32 is teaming with Operation Sandbox to host a festival to support the troops this Saturday.
COVINGTON - The following is a summary of responses given by Newton County commission candidates at a forum held Thursday at Turner Lake Complex. For more coverage on the forum, see Wednesday's Citizen.
COVINGTON - Friday night is sure to be filled with ghosts and goblins roaming the streets, and local law enforcement will be there to make sure it's all in good, clean - and safe - fun.
COVINGTON - The Newton County Sheriff's Office is investigating what appears to be a pedestrian hit and run accident on Brown Bridge Road Sunday night.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech had established itself as one of the favorites in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Florida has all the motivation it needs against rival Georgia, and coach Urban Meyer doesn't want to give the Bulldogs any help.
CARROLLTON - Heritage's boys cross country team probably made themselves the team to beat after winning the West Georgia Cardiology Last Chance Invitational on Saturday.
The following food service establishment inspection reports were provided by the Environmental Health Division of the Newton County Health Department. Restaurants that score from 90 to 100 get a letter grade A; those that rate 80-89 get a B; a tally of 70-79 is a C; and below 70 is a U, or unacceptable. A restaurant scoring 70 or above is allowed to operate if there are no critical violations. If a facility is rated U on consecutive inspections, it must close and the owner must prove that it can be operated safely before reopening is allowed.
Former Heritage standout Terrione Benefield turned in a strong performance in Georgia Southern's 37-36 loss to Appalachian State on Oct. 18.
COVINGTON - Chemistry on the offensive line helped Eastside to a 49-7 blowout over Oconee County on Saturday at Homer Sharp Stadium.
Enrique Oliu breathes baseball. The crack of the bat and the cheers of the crowd run through his veins.