COVINGTON - Newton County Fire Services will soon have a new way to teach fire safety outside the classroom.
The sheriff of Newton County is elected every four years. Current Sheriff Joe Nichols has served three terms and is not seeking re-election.
Approximately 50 Newton County residents came to the Square on Thursday to recall the events of Sept. 11. The Cry Out America event was organized by Tom Davis, a member of Prospect United Methodist Church. The program featured Scripture reading, prayer and singing, which included music from the trio Generations, who performed "Remember Me," and recorded music titled, "In God We Trust." Cry Out America is a national non-denominational movement of Christians calling for spiritual awakening.
COVINGTON - Newton County Sheriff's Office Lt. Ezell Brown has been with the department for 31 years and is making his second bid to be sheriff of Newton County.
COVINGTON - Republican candidate Bill Watterson is seeking the office of sheriff after serving nearly 20 years at the Newton County Sheriff's Office.
COVINGTON - Overcoming adversity will be the key to either Eastside or Newton taking the edge in the seven-year rivalry as the two clash at 7:30 p.m. today in Homer Sharp Stadium.
The following charges and arrests were reported by the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office (RCSO), Conyers Police Department (CPD) and (GSP) (GSP) between Sept. 1 to Monday:
COVINGTON - Alcovy's Dallas Hardin pitched a no-hitter in a 3-1 win over Stockbridge on Thursday, guaranteeing the Lady Tigers no worse than third place in Region 4-AAAA.
CONYERS - Something had to give between the Rockdale and Salem softball squads on Thursday.
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The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff's Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department and Porterdale Police Department:
COLUMBIA, S.C. - So many championships and victories later, Georgia icon Vince Dooley still can't fully figure it out: Why'd his Bulldogs struggle so much with South Carolina?
CONYERS - There's plenty at stake tonight when Heritage and Rockdale renew Rockdale County's football rivalry at Reid Memorial Stadium.
There is a great deal of meanness going on out there, don't you agree? Victims are asking what in this world has happened to America's ethics, morals and individual respect for one another. What has caused crime to increase in some of our nicest suburbs? Have educators, parents and social institutions failed to teach young people how to behave and respect their neighbors?