COVINGTON - Parents who are interested in their students attending Newton County's new parent involvement theme schools but missed the original deadline to apply have another chance.
MONROE - Three Covington residents have been arrested in connection with a 2006 bank robbery in Monroe, according to the Monroe Police Department.
PORTERDALE - The city issued its first license to sell liquor by the drink to a private club at Monday's regular meeting.
COVINGTON - The unemployment rate in both Newton and Rockdale counties is higher than the state and national averages, with Newton County faring the worst, according to statistics from the Georgia Department of Labor.
COVINGTON - A grandmother was terrified around midnight Sunday when four men wearing ski masks and brandishing weapons forced their way into the home where she was baby-sitting, according to the Covington Police Department.
CONYERS - The Rockdale soccer squads kicked off the season with a split at home Monday evening at Reid Stadium against Eagle's Landing.
CONYERS - Tonight the Region 8-AAAA basketball tournament begins with a pair of play-in games featuring both the Salem boys and the Rockdale girls.
The following food service establishment inspection reports were provided by the Environmental Health Division of the Rockdale County Health Department. Restaurants that score from 90 to 100 get a letter grade A; those that rate 80-89 get a B; a tally of 70-79 is a C; and below 70 is a U, or unacceptable. A restaurant scoring 70 or above is allowed to operate if there are no critical violations. If a facility is rated U on consecutive inspections, it must close and the owner must prove that it can be operated safely before reopening is allowed.
COVINGTON - Newton's wrestling team made it out of the Area 2-AAAAA traditional tournament Saturday at Union Grove High School in good shape, advancing 10 wrestlers, including five area runners-up, to the Class AAAAA East State Sectional.
LOGANVILLE - The Rockdale wrestling squad wrapped up its domination of Area 8-AAAA this season by claiming the team title at the traditional tournament on Saturday.
COVINGTON - Home court advantage worked for the Eastside Lady Eagles, but it didn't do much for the Eastside boys as they split with Newton on Saturday.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Mark Martin works out almost daily and scrutinizes everything he eats - dedication that has the 50-year-old driver in top physical condition.