COVINGTON - Regina Shelnutt of Robert M. Anderson Inc., based in Covington, has been named 2008-09 Contractor of the Year by Georgia Utility Contractors Association Inc.
PORTERDALE - A single-engine Cessna 205 went down on an undeveloped tract of land just southeast of Porterdale on Wednesday afternoon, injuring both the pilot and passenger on board.
COVINGTON - Though there will be no county- and city-sponsored Fourth of July celebration this year, Newton County residents still have plenty of options to show their patriotic spirit.
COVINGTON - Salem Road resident Stacey Coady hopes he doesn't have to wash the dust off his cars and house later this month.
COVINGTON - Covington Police Department's Capt. Ken Malcom has welcomed delegations from Israel to study American policing for years, and he hoped one day to be selected to participate in the two-week training exchange. This was his year.
BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa - The world will surely take notice of this.
WASHINGTON - After reflecting on the three weeks of sleepless nights that followed his shoulder surgery, John Smoltz sounded as if he might be tossing and turning one more time - this time out of sheer anxiousness over his first major league start for a team other than the Atlanta Braves.
LOGANVILLE - No two games could have been more different for Rockdale Post 77 in its doubleheader with Loganville Post 233 on Tuesday.
WIMBLEDON, England - In the final game, a desperate Maria Sharapova lunged to hit one shot left-handed, and twice challenged calls but lost. Then she lost the match as well.
Rockdale's Thomas Schimmel recently signed with Belhaven College in Jackson, Miss., where he will continue to play football. Supporting Schimmel, from left, are his sister, Nicole, and his parents, Nick and Kay. Watching him sign is Rockdale coach Mike Etheridge, standing.
Heath pitches two scoreless in Gwinnett Braves victory
CONYERS - Conyers Post 77 split a doubleheader with Douglasville on Tuesday, winning the first game 8-2 and dropping the nightcap 7-3 at Henson-Carr Legion Field.