COVINGTON - The plea went out from the Louisiana Sheriff's Association that help was needed following Hurricane Gustav, and four of Newton County's finest answered the call.
The chairman of the Newton County Board of Commissioners is elected to a four-year term and serves as an at-large representative.
COVINGTON - Republican Aaron Varner is seeking his third term in office as Board of Commissioners Chairman.
COVINGTON - It's Kathy Morgan's goal to get Newton County moving. The Democratic candidate for Board of Commissioners chairman said the county has become stagnant in terms of dealing with growth and planning for the future, and she believes she is the most qualified candidate to turn that around.
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 - Speed could be the key to winning tonight's county-rival game between Eastside and Alcovy as they tangle on the gridiron at 7:30 at 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 July 28 and Aug. 1:
COVINGTON - The Dutchtown Lady Bulldogs were willing to throw in the towel after the umpire mistakenly run ruled the game with Alcovy leading 9-0 in the bottom of the fifth inning Thursday.
I was late for a speaking engagement last week at the First Methodist Church in downtown Athens. I was a bit concerned because, as you know if you have ever been in downtown Athens at noon - or any other time - parking can be a bear.
CONYERS - After scoring in each of the five innings played, the Lady Patriots took care of business against the Lady Bulldogs in region action Thursday night at Earl O'Neal Park, 9-0.
For the second straight Friday night, Rockdale County rivals square off on the gridiron, and, once again, this week's game features several interesting subplots.
ATLANTA - James Parr tossed six sharp innings in his major league debut and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 2-0 Thursday night.