COVINGTON - With a tight budget year and increasing state budget cuts, officials at the Newton County School System and members of the Board of Education are constantly looking for new ways to save money and help reduce costs.
COVINGTON - The Newton County Sheriff's Office is investigating a home invasion that occurred on Sept. 30, during which residents at the home were robbed at gunpoint and multiple firearms were discharged during the incident.
COVINGTON - Sherman's Last Burning, the annual fall festival and barbecue cook-off sponsored by the Covington Lions Club, is becoming a fall tradition in Covington.
COVINGTON - The new garden at Newton Medical Center is a quiet patch of green that organizers hope will provide families and patients a chance to step away from the sterile hospital setting.
COVINGTON - A 56-year-old grandfather has been arrested by the Newton County Sheriff's Office after he allegedly made a date via the Internet with a person he believed to be a 13-year-old girl, according to Lt. Bill Watterson.
COVINGTON - The jockeying for positioning is over as the softball region playoffs are set to begin today.
COVINGTON - For the first time in school history, Eastside football is 5-0.
CONYERS - For Heritage and Rockdale, the road toward a possible state playoff berth starts today in the Region 8-AAAA softball tournament at the Madison County Sports Complex in Danielsville.
CHICAGO - B.J. Upton and these Tampa Bay Rays are headed home - to get ready for the American League championship series.
The following food service establishment inspection reports were provided by the Environmental Health Division of the Rockdale County Health Department. As of Dec. 1, the Environmental Health Division implemented new regulations that include both a letter grade and numeric score. The current form, along with the two most recent inspection reports, must be visibly posted within 15 feet of the establishment's main entrance and drive-thru windows.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Don't expect much emotion from Matt Ryan.