PORTERDALE - The first and second readings of an ordinance to increase water and sewer rates in the city were heard Monday night by the City Council.
OXFORD - The city of Oxford passed a rollback millage rate during its monthly meeting Monday night.
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COVINGTON - Feline Friend license plates are now available at tag offices throughout Georgia, according to a press release from the Humane Association of Georgia. The license plate depicts a black-and-white tuxedo cat, a design that was selected last fall in a statewide contest.
COVINGTON - The Newton County Sheriff's Office has received a $155,917 grant to purchase two crime scene investigation units and 30 portable radios.
CONYERS - Georgia drivers will begin to see a new look to their driver's licenses later this year following an announcement Thursday by the Georgia Department of Driver Services of a major overhaul of the state-issued driver and identification cards.
GAINESVILLE - Once Gainesville began playing small ball, Conyers was in big trouble.
CONYERS - A Conyers woman was assaulted and robbed in the parking lot of the Walgreens pharmacy earlier this week after a woman asked her if she could use her cell phone.
ATLANTA - For the second time in three months, a major league team is retiring Greg Maddux's number, leaving the Hall of Fame-caliber pitcher feeling humbled and a little confused.
JOLIET, Ill. - Kyle Busch is having the type of season most drivers would envy.
Jeff Francoeur's storybook journey from Parkview High legend to Atlanta Braves' star and Sports Illustrated cover boy captivated metro Atlanta for years.
ARCALIS, Andorra - Lance Armstrong dropped one spot to third place in the Tour de France on Friday, with rival and teammate Alberto Contador breaking away in the final sprint up the mountain to claim second.
CONYERS - Snapping Shoals EMC will hold its 71st annual meeting on Thursday at the Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers.