COVINGTON - Newton County is sponsoring a public information open house for the community to learn more about the Turkey Creek/Yellow River Trail.
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COVINGTON - Earlier this week, members of the Newton County Board of Education got a first look at two nearly finished schools that the Newton County School System will open for the new school year.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Social Circle has agreed to put $630,000 toward a $2.2 million federal grant that will be used to fund the extension of water and sewer lines to the General Mills distribution center now under construction on Hightower Road.
MILWAUKEE - Martin Prado, Chipper Jones and Nate McLouth homered to pace a 17-hit effort by Atlanta, and Javier Vazquez struck out nine in seven innings, lifting the surging Braves over the Milwaukee Brewers 9-4 on Friday night.
COVINGTON - The Covington Police are saying that thanks to a little luck and a lot of good police work, a Newton County man is off the streets and facing a string of charges, including armed robbery, kidnapping and carjacking in conjunction with a recent crime spree in several jurisdictions.
Conyers and Rockdale each faced a late deficit in their American Legion State Tournament games Friday at Hunter Park. Both came out with an improbable victory.
INDIANAPOLIS - Goodyear's Greg Stucker arrived Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with a nervous stomach. He left the historic track with a sense of relief.
AUBENAS, France - After three weeks and thousands of miles of riding, it all comes down to this: a soaring bald mountain in Provence where the Tour de France can be won or lost.
SUNNINGDALE, England - Fred Funk shot a 5-under 65 for a three-shot lead at the Senior British Open on Friday.