COVINGTON - Installation of a new traffic signal at the intersection of Turner Lake Road and Washington Street/Ga. Highway 81 is underway.
CONYERS - Officials in Newton and Rockdale county public schools are keeping their fingers crossed until they find out if they will receive federal funding for special training for its math and science teachers.
CONYERS - Cartoon Network is filming a live-action movie on the streets of Olde Town Conyers this week.
COVINGTON - High-tech merged with good, old-fashioned policing last week resulted in Newton County Sheriff Ezell Brown clamping handcuffs on an alleged car thief.
Ash Wednesday marked the beginning of the Lenten season, a 40-day-long liturgical season of fasting and prayer before Easter. Father John Kieran, pastor of St. Pius X Catholic Church, places ashes on the forehead of parishioner Jill Wojcik as he recited the words, "Turn away from sin and believe in the gospel."
CONYERS - The Salem baseball team gave up a seven-run lead in the final two innings of Wednesday's game against Eastside and came close to sending it into extra innings until a walk-off home run by Cameron Gibson gave the Seminoles the 11-8 win.
COVINGTON - The Eastside's boys basketball team will have to look past the hostile crowd in the hope of advancing in the playoffs.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Jair Jurrjens went into his first year with the Atlanta Braves just hoping to make the team.
CONYERS - It was a moment of serendipity when Barbara McCarthy found what she believes to be the perfect bench for a children's garden at the Light House Village.
LAWRENCEVILLE - Rockdale trailed 2-0 when its chance to start a comeback came.
Lady Eagles get shutout over Morgan County