COVINGTON - County commissioners are elected to four-year terms and must reside in the district they represent.
COVINGTON - Nancy Schulz, the Democratic candidate for the District 3 county commission seat, has focused her campaign on balanced economic growth, safer neighborhoods, adherence to the comprehensive plan and water resource management.
COVINGTON - Republican Keith Mitcham is running for the District 3 county commission seat on a platform of quality growth.
COVINGTON - Firefighters answered an early morning call on U.S. Highway 278 on Thursday when a passerby noticed flames shooting from the roof of Double Gs Sports Bar and Grill.
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 Sept. 22 and Monday:
The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff's Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department and Porterdale Police Department:
COVINGTON - With the region cross county meets looming just around the corner, coaches are hoping to tweak their teams at the Tiger Trail Classic on Saturday at Alcovy High School.
CONYERS - So far, this year has proven to be deadlocked between most of the football squads in Region 8-AAAA.
CONYERS - The Rockdale volleyball team wrapped up its regular season with a 25-21, 22-25, 25-19 loss to visiting Habersham Central on Thursday night.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Cool and calm, or so it seemed.
I have long conversations with God every night before going to sleep. It's an old habit I developed as a child. My parents used to listen as I asked God to bless mama, and daddy and a long litany of people and situations. Now nobody listens to me say my prayers except God. Honesty compels me to admit that my conversations with God are a little one-sided. I do most of the talking.
There's a whole lotta shakin' goin' on out there, and Jerry Lee Lewis isn't playing the piano! We got trouble, and it isn't only in River City. No, it is worldwide. The financial crisis is not something that jumped out at us from our television sreens. We are living with it.
COVINGTON - Eastside's defense could have stayed on the bench as Amanda Henderson manhandled the Alcovy Lady Tigers, striking out 14 of the 16 batters she faced in the 8-0 run-rule win Thursday.