PORTERDALE - City Council members are scheduled to hold a third reading, public hearing and vote Monday night on an amended animal control ordinance that would require residents to register their pets on an annual basis.
ATLANTA - State Sen. John Douglas, R-Social Circle, was recently appointed co-chairman to the newly formed National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) Military Sustainability Task Force. The purpose of the new task force is to examine and assist in military-community relations and create policy to improve the health and well-being of veterans.
COVINGTON - Calling all artists: Your creativity is needed for a special spring art show intended to raise awareness about the new Newton County History Center.
Michael Whatley of Covington has been named vice chairman of The Georgia State Board of Examiners for the Certification of Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators and Laboratory Analysts.
COVINGTON - Newton County Sheriff Ezell Brown is making it possible for residents to keep up with crime in their neighborhoods from the comfort of their own home with an enhanced Crime Watch via the Internet.
COVINGTON - Less than a month after approving the plan for two parent-involvement theme schools in the Newton County School System, the Newton County Board of Education named a principal to head up the elementary school.
COVINGTON - There is no doubt that Rockdale is a marked team.
DALTON - The Rockdale swimming squads continued to impress after combining to finish seventh overall during the North Georgia Region Championships on Saturday.
TAMPA, Fla. - Four years ago Kurt Warner was having a hard time finding a job.
The General Assembly was in recess this week as some legislators traveled to Washington for the inauguration of our new president and then from Wednesday to Friday as many of us attended the annual state budget hearings.
Is it just me or have good manners gone the way of the dinosaur?
TAMPA, Fla. - Ben Roethlisberger was along for the ride, and he knows it.