COVINGTON - Those mulling over a run for public office have a month to make up their minds: Qualifying for the Nov. 3 Municipal Election takes place Aug. 31-Sept. 4.
COVINGTON - Trenton Jenkins, a 13-year-old from Covington, spent a lot of quality time with his family in the kitchen this summer.
COVINGTON - The Covington-Newton County 911 Center is seeking reaccreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc.
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COVINGTON - The Newton County Sheriff's Office arrested a man involved in a fight with his wife, but who allegedly took it out on his children by not allowing them to eat all day, according to an NCSO incident report.
COVINGTON - The Newton County Sheriff's Office responded to a complaint of a theft at Factory Shoals Park and was able to track the alleged thief with some high-tech assistance, according to an incident report completed by Deputy Matt Roberts.
FLOWERY BRANCH - As the Atlanta Falcons filed into their dorm rooms Friday, Peria Jerry hardly stood out.
CONYERS - After a difficult spring season, it continues to be a great summer for the Salem baseball program.
ATLANTA - The Boston Red Sox traded recently acquired Adam LaRoche to the Atlanta Braves for Casey Kotchman in a swap of first basemen on Friday.
ATLANTA - Jason Schmidt gave up one hit in his longest start in more than two years, Andre Ethier hit a homer and drove in four runs and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 5-0 on Friday night.