COVINGTON - Eastside High School's senior class of 2009 gathered for one final time as a group Saturday morning for graduation ceremonies at Church In The Now.
COVINGTON - The Class of 2009 at Newton High School said goodbye to their high school years as they participated in graduation ceremonies at Church in the Now on Saturday afternoon.
COVINGTON - Family and friends gathered in the gymnasium at Alcovy High School Saturday afternoon where 277 graduates received their long-awaited diplomas. The third class to graduate from Alcovy High consisted of 33 honor graduates, including salutatorian Mary Wright, and valedictorian Kimberly Rary.
COVINGTON - The Covington/Newton County Special Investigations Unit paid a second official visit Thursday to the flea market known as the International Merchandise Mart on Salem Road and came away with more than $100,000 in counterfeit merchandise.
CONYERS - Salem's Jordan Young has pulled off a unique hat trick.
PARIS - Rust-colored flecks of clay dotted Andy Roddick's white attire, from the brim of his baseball cap, down the back of his shirt, to his ankle braces.
CONYERS - A 58-year-old Conyers woman was killed Friday after she pulled in front of a truck hauling horses along Ga. Highway 138 at Eastview Parkway, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
Staff Photo: Lee Depkin
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Freshman Sean Gilmartin pitched a complete game and Jason Stidham had five RBIs in Florida State's 8-2 victory over Georgia on Saturday that advanced the Seminoles to the championship round of the Tallahassee Regional.
PHOENIX - Eric Byrnes singled home Mark Reynolds in the 11th inning to give the Arizona Diamondbacks a 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves in a testy game Saturday.
COVINGTON - Porterdale and Newton County officials are planning to meet Tuesday night to attempt to iron out a dispute over a proposed contract with the Covington-Newton County 911 Center.
DOVER, Del. - Brad Keselowski found the emotional boost he needed in his first Nationwide Series victory of the year.
Graduation weekend always puts me into a rather melancholy mood. It's exciting, of course, to see young people who have been so much a part of your life for two, three or even four years, prepare to leave high school behind and begin the next phase of their lives. It is also a little sad, however, and more than a bit frustrating.