COVINGTON - A Newton County Sheriff's Office detention officer has been arrested and charged in connection with using an inmate's credit card, according to Sheriff Joe Nichols.
PORTERDALE - Two employees have been laid off by the city in an effort to make up an approximate $200,000 budget shortfall for the year.
CONYERS - On Wednesday afternoon, the Rockdale girls took first place while the boys finished second during their cross country home meet against Henry County and Jackson County.
COVINGTON - Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue visited the General Mills plant in Covington on Wednesday to recognize a unique public-private partnership that resulted in the company conserving millions of gallons of water each month.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Matt Ryan reacted just the way one would expect of a rookie who just threw a 62-yard touchdown on his first NFL pass.
COVINGTON - Covington will have its first "Idol" in a few weeks.
COVINGTON - The Learning Center and Main Street Covington want families to know that learning can be fun.
ATLANTA - Kelly Johnson homered twice, James Parr pitched six more scoreless innings and the Atlanta Braves overcame a shaky bullpen to deal another blow to Colorado's fading playoff hopes, beating the Rockies 9-5 on Wednesday night.
ATHENS - As a high school senior, Matthew Stafford threw for more than 4,000 yards.
On Friday, the Salem football team will try to avoid something it hasn't done since 1999 - begin a season 0-3.