PORTERDALE - Developer John Wayne Maddox announced plans last week for construction of apartments on a tract of land off Ga. Highway 81 just southwest of the intersection with Ga. Highway 162.
COVINGTON - Lt. Philip Bradford of the Covington/Newton County Special Investigations Unit said he would like to point out to area drug dealers that it's not just the police who are keeping a close eye on what they do.
COVINGTON - Luther Baker has devoted his life to promoting and improving recreation in Newton County. This year, the Georgia Recreation and Park Association took notice, naming Baker 2008 Volunteer of the Year for District 6.
COVINGTON - After including students' summer retest scores of the Criterion Referenced Competency Tests in Adequate Yearly Progress results, the Georgia Department of Education has determined that three schools that previously did not meet state standards now have met them, but the school system as a whole still does not meet the standards.
The Newton Citizen Poll is a compilation of opinions submitted by readers. This week's Citizen Poll was an open line.
CONYERS - As the saying goes, defense wins ball games.
The Rockdale Citizen Poll is a compilation of opinions submitted by readers. This week's Poll was an open line.
CONYERS - Four second-half turnovers were too much for Rockdale to overcome Friday night at Reid Memorial Stadium.
PANTHERSVILLE - The Newton football squad topped Redan 42-36 in overtime late Friday night at Panthersville Stadium.
COVINGTON - Eastside is trying to do something tonight that hasn't been done by a football team since 2004 - beat Stephens County in a Region 8-AAA game.
COVINGTON - Turnovers and missed opportunities proved costly for Alcovy in its 13-10 loss to Dutchtown on Friday at Homer Sharp Stadium.