COVINGTON - Some issues in a dispute over 911 fees that will be charged to Porterdale for dispatch services were resolved during a work session held at the Newton County Historic Courthouse on Tuesday night, but the way the fees are calculated remains a sticking point for Porterdale officials.
COVINGTON - The Washington Street Community Center will host its second annual Bike Fest at 9 a.m. Saturday.
COVINGTON - The end of this school year isn't just a summer break for some employees of the Newton County School System. This year also signifies the end of their working lives.
COVINGTON - Postal workers in Covington are holding a benefit to help raise money for a friend and fellow coworker diagnosed with a rare lung disease.
Newton County students started off summer with a splash this week. Keeping cool Monday were, from left, Clare Williams,10, a rising sixth-grader at Indian Creek Middle School; Anna Knox, 9, a rising fourth-grader at Piedmont Academy; and Katlyn Williams, 8, a rising third-grader at East Newton Elementary School. YMCA members may use the pool during open hours, and members and nonmembers may rent the pool for a fee on Friday through Sunday nights during the summer. More information about the YMCA pool is available by calling the YMCA at 770-787-3908 or visiting its Web site at cvy.ymcaatlanta.org.
COVINGTON - The first quarter of 2009 was grim for the metropolitan Atlanta residential housing market, including Newton County, according to a report from Coldwell Banker NRT Development Advisors.
COVINGTON - The Alcovy baseball team had a great season under first-year head coach Casey Bates.
PARIS - Roger Federer knows it.
CONYERS - In talking before the season, Rockdale Post 77 coach Jack Murphy was concerned his team wouldn't be able to produce enough offense. If opening night was any indication, Murphy shouldn't have anything to worry about.
ATLANTA - In a stunning move, the Atlanta Braves released 305-game winner Tom Glavine on Wednesday, just when it seemed he was ready to return to the big leagues.
DOVER, Del. - When Tony Stewart saw his team celebrating as if it had won a championship, the impact of his sensational start really hit him.