COVINGTON - Staff at the Newton County Library want everyone to stop by the library this summer to have a little fun and learn a little, too.
COVINGTON - Despite spending four-and-a-half hours trying to balance the fiscal year 2010 budget, commissioners were unable to reach a consensus at a work session Monday night.
CONYERS - Dog enthusiasts will have a chance to see how their dogs measure up in an upcoming competitive show match hosted by the Conyers Kennel Club.
COVINGTON - If you're looking for some fun over the Memorial Day holiday, look no further than Porterdale. The public is invited to attend Festival at the Mill, an event sponsored by Porterdale Baptist Church in an effort to raise funding for its free tutoring program offered to Newton County students.
COVINGTON - The City Council approved natural gas, water and garbage collection rate increases Monday night.
ATLANTA - Jair Jurrjens pitched seven strong innings and Casey Kotchman had three hits and three RBIs to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Colorado Rockies 8-1 on Tuesday night.
It's graduation time in Georgia. You want to talk about a pandemic! Senioritis has been running rampant in high schools from sea to shining sea since the week before spring break. Yard signs dot neatly mowed yards throughout suburbia and deals are being brokered for extra graduation tickets that would make the biggest tycoon on Wall Street squeamish.
Perhaps we had Gov. Sonny Perdue all wrong. When we said Perdue was a do-nothing governor, maybe he wasn't really doing nothing. He was just waiting for something to happen - something big and awful so he could really show his stuff.
INDIANAPOLIS - Alex Tagliani never dreamed his first Indianapolis 500 start would come with so much drama.
COVINGTON - Spring football showed that Newton will be heading into uncharted territory after losing key personnel off last season's squad.
CONYERS - When assessing his team's 2009 season, Heritage coach Casey Teal chose not to dwell on the second-round exit in the playoffs. Instead, the longtime head coach decided to look at the players that exceeded expectations.
OXFORD - For the third time in four years, Oxford College has come away triumphant from the NJCAA III Men's Tennis National Tournament, which took place May 11 to 15 in Plano, Texas.