COVINGTON - Nearly 200 Newton County students celebrated the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday getting their hands dirty.
Newton County Senior Services will host an inauguration celebration beginning at 10:30 a.m. today at Turner Lake Complex banquet room.
WASHINGTON - Barack Obama stood at the threshold of the White House on Monday, summoning fellow Americans to join him in service as tens of thousands flocked to the nation's capital to celebrate his inauguration as the first black president.
COVINGTON - Millions of people will be attending and watching today's inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.
COVINGTON - A second public meeting on the proposed Miracle League Park has been set for 6 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Turner Lake Complex, located at 6185 Turner Lake Road.
MACON - Wins by Hylan Taylor and Luis Ponce in the final two matches of the Class AAAA state dual consolation finals gave Rockdale the late push to take third place over Effingham County on Saturday at the Macon Centreplex.
MELBOURNE, Australia - It was after midnight and long after Roger Federer is accustomed to finishing work in the first round of the Australian Open.
MACON - For the second year in a row, the Eastside wrestling team made it to the championship round but could not bring home the gold in the state dual championships on Saturday at the Macon Centreplex.
ATLANTA - Jamario Moon's key miss for Toronto set up Joe Johnson's clincher for Atlanta.
The following food service establishment inspection reports were provided by the Environmental Health Division of the Rockdale County Health Department and the Newton 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.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves avoided arbitration with closer Mike Gonzalez, agreeing Monday to a $3.45 million, one-year contract.
CONYERS - Pretenders or contenders - which basketball teams in 8-AAAA South are for real?