COVINGTON - The Newton County Sheriff's Office is initiating a new program called C.H.A.M.P.S. (Choosing Healthy Activities and Methods Promoting Safety) to replace D.A.R.E.
CONYERS - Local and state health officials announced the start of an education campaign Thursday to prepare the public for the traditional flu season and H1N1 pandemic flu strain.
COVINGTON - Already the Newton County School System is seeing an increase in enrollment since the end of last school year, although it is not yet as high as predicted.
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ATLANTA - Ryan Howard led off the ninth inning with a homer and the Philadelphia Phillies won their fourth straight game, beating the Atlanta Braves 3-2 Friday night in the opener of an important NL East series.
It was a tale of two games for the Heritage softball team on opening day at the South Gwinnett Diamond Classic.
CONYERS - With 10 players returning from last season, Rockdale volleyball coach Stephen Sansing believes his squad will be in the hunt for the Area 8-AAAA championship this fall.
COVINGTON - Newton started its volleyball season with a loss to Stockbridge, but head coach Shandelyn Carter likes what she saw despite the 25-18, 25-9 score.