COVINGTON - Firefighters answered a call at the North Fork Chevron station about 1:45 a.m. Monday after someone set a pile of men's clothing on fire in front of a gas pump, according to the Newton County Fire Service.
COVINGTON - DeKalb Technical College wants to know what's on the community's mind in terms of jobs and education.
COVINGTON - The Newton County School System has announced a principal for the new parent involvement-themed middle school.
COVINGTON - Voters will have the opportunity to cast ballots today in two local elections.
COVINGTON - Local farmers are in the spotlight this week at the Covington/Newton County Regional Visitor Information Center, where information about their goods and services are on display in celebration of Georgia Agriculture Awareness Week, which runs from Sunday to March 21.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Tom Glavine threw under game conditions for the first time since elbow and shoulder surgery, working two innings in an intrasquad contest Monday.
For the next two days, Butler, Dayton, Arizona, even North Dakota State can bask in the same euphoria and hope as Louisville, Pittsburgh, Connecticut and North Carolina.
ATHENS - The Georgia Bulldogs head into spring practice coming off another 10-win season and savoring one of the top recruiting classes in the country.
The following food service establishment inspection reports were provided by the Environmental Health Division of the Rockdale County Health Department and the Newton County Health Department. Restaurants that score from 90 to 100 get a letter grade A; those that rate 80-89 get a B; a tally of 70-79 is a C; and below 70 is a U, or unacceptable. A restaurant scoring 70 or above is allowed to operate if there are no critical violations. If a facility is rated U on consecutive inspections, it must close and the owner must prove that it can be operated safely before reopening is allowed.
ATLANTA - Georgia had to wait until the end of Monday night's NCAA tournament selection show before finally hearing its name called.
COVINGTON - Former Rockdale Lady Bulldogs standout Angelique Burtts and her East Mississippi Community College women's basketball team are ready to claim the NJCAA D-I basketball title as the nation gears up for the tournament season.