COVINGTON - The Newton County School System continues to find and implement new ways to keep its schools a little more "green."
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COVINGTON - Covington Police Department officers were summoned to what they described as a "family fight" at 7121 Crestview Drive on Sunday about 10 p.m., and the resulting melee compelled them to arrest four members of the family.
Local youths eye strong futures after graduating from academy Two Newton County teens complete military-style, six-month program
COVINGTON - For 15 years, the Georgia National Guard's Youth Challenge Academy has been giving troubled teens a second chance.
COVINGTON - Timothy Darnell Whitlock entered the world at 1:13 a.m. Friday, becoming the first baby of 2009 to be born at Newton Medical Center.
GLENDALE, Ariz. - One staged a remarkable one-season turnaround with a smooth, efficient rookie at the controls. The other emerged from a legacy of losing behind the ageless arm of a gunslinging veteran.
DALLAS - There were backflips across midfield, 50-yard dashes carrying oversized flags and a team-wide sprint to the student section. Ole Miss waited five years to feel this good and the Rebels were going to enjoy every second of it.
NEW YORK - Peyton Manning took a different approach to earning a record-tying third Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player award.
SAN DIEGO - These guys might as well be division rivals.
TORONTO - For someone accustomed to big games and who won three national titles with Nebraska as an assistant, Buffalo coach Turner Gill was unable to contain his excitement in the days leading up to the International Bowl.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Ventrell Jenkins scooped up a fumble and barreled his 285-pound frame 56 yards for the go-ahead touchdown, helping Kentucky win a program-best third straight bowl game with a 25-19 victory over East Carolina on Friday in the Liberty Bowl.