COVINGTON - An art show celebrating all things Newton County will open Monday at the Newton County Historic Courthouse located at 1124 Clark St.
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COVINGTON - Keep Covington-Newton Beautiful is seeking volunteers for the local Great American Cleanup, set for Saturday, April 25.
Using a tidy pitching performance by junior Beau Thomas and home runs by shortstop Taylor Jackson and Bowen Braswell, Alcovy blew past the visting Forest Park Panthers 11-1 on Friday.
ATLANTA - The winter of discontent now seems to be a distant memory for Frank Wren and the Atlanta Braves.
CONYERS - The Lady Seminoles of Salem claimed their fourth consecutive Area 8-AAAA title after beating Heritage 3-1 at Seminole Field on Friday.
COVINGTON - A man who allegedly lied about his criminal past in an effort to gain a seat on the Newton County Board of Education has been indicted by the Newton County grand jury.
ATHENS - Unconcerned about his lack of ties to the region, Georgia named Nevada's Mark Fox as its new men's basketball coach Friday with the goal of transforming a moribund program into a national power.
CONYERS - Through the help of citizen witnesses and quick police response, an 18-year-old Covington man was arrested Tuesday soon after he allegedly robbed Express Cash on West Avenue in Conyers.
BOSTON - Paul Pierce scored 21 points and Rajon Rondo had 20 to lead Boston to a 104-92 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night, helping the Celtics maintain their hold on the second-best record in the Eastern Conference.