COVINGTON - The Newton County School System is one step closer to getting a career academy.
The Newton County Historical Society is making headway on its plan to rehabilitate and restore Brick Store, the oldest brick building in the county.
COVINGTON - A woman who told police a detailed account of how she was robbed early one morning on Washington Street has confessed that she fabricated the report, according to the Covington Police Department.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The City Council is considering raising taxes this year to help spur economic development.
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COVINGTON - The City Council has formed the Covington Redevelopment Authority to address residential and commercial blight.
SUMTER, S.C. - Kelvan Diaz watched mound-mate Anthony Bazzani throw a shutout Thursday evening. On Friday, he equaled his former Heritage teammate.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Knowshon Moreno is no longer 'No-Show Moreno.'
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks re-signed forward Marvin Williams on Friday, their last bit of unfinished offseason business.
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - Mark Martin once ruled Watkins Glen International. He's ready to recapture his excellence after a three-year hiatus.
NEW YORK - John Smoltz may have thrown the last pitch of his storied career.
Former Alcovy boys basketball players Worrel Clahar, right, and Jordan Butts, left, recently signed scholarships as head coach Eugene Brown looks on. Clahar is going to Lawson State College in Birmingham, Ala., while Butts is heading to Alabama Southern Community College in Monroeville, Ala.