COVINGTON - Declining donations and ticket sales will mean significant cuts to programming sponsored by the Arts Association in Newton County.
COVINGTON - Officials with the Newton County School System plan to inform staff this week of personnel cuts for the 2009-10 school year.
COVINGTON - The Clean Air Campaign helped a record number of employers cope with the struggling economy, ongoing traffic congestion and the desire to be "green" in 2008.
Staff Photo: Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith
COVINGTON - The Newton County Historical Society will meet on Feb. 19 in the community room at the Newton County Library. There will be a brief membership meeting at 6:45 p.m. with a special program to follow at 7 p.m.
COVINGTON - Newton County Fire Station No. 7 was dedicated at a public ceremony Wednesday afternoon.
COVINGTON - A man was cut with a knife after he and his estranged wife got into an argument recently, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.
LOGANVILLE - The Salem boys basketball team witnessed its season come to an abrupt end Tuesday in an 87-69 loss to Loganville during the play-in game of the Region 8-AAAA tournament.
COVINGTON - Things could not have been more even on the soccer field as two Newton County teams won, two tied and two lost in their season openers Tuesday.
ATLANTA - Patrick Sharp and Jonathan Toews scored power-play goals, and Nikolai Khabibulin made 36 saves to help the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Atlanta Thrashers 3-1 on Wednesday night.
CONYERS - Wednesday evening's matchup between soccer crosstown rivals Salem and Rockdale at Reid Stadium proved to be a first for a number of reasons.
COVINGTON - Poor fourth-quarter performances spelled trouble for the Eastside basketball squads against visiting Elbert County on Tuesday night.