SOCIAL CIRCLE - Social Circle residents will not see their property taxes increase this year. During a meeting of the Social Circle City Council on Tuesday, council members voted unanimously to adopt a millage rate without a proposed 1-mill increase.
COVINGTON - An elderly man received burns over 70 percent of his body after his house erupted in flames just after 7 p.m. Tuesday night, according to the Newton County Fire Service.
LAWRENCEVILLE - Vernon Goins' life has been about public health. And his retirement will be, too.
COVINGTON - For the sixth year, families are invited to the Covington Square for the annual literacy festival.
COVINGTON - Students in Newton County's public schools had a chance to watch President Barack Obama's National Address to American School Children on Wednesday.
COVINGTON - Alcovy's defense did what it needed to behind pitcher Dallas Hardin as the Lady Tigers remained unbeaten in Region 4-AAAA with their 4-0 win over Griffin on Wednesday.
COVINGTON - To say that there's a lot at stake when Alcovy takes on North Clayton is an understatement.
CONYERS - A 2-0 record with wins over two county rivals is a great way to begin the season. An effective, if not at times dominant, rushing attack (221 yards per game) and a solid defense (20 points allowed and four fumbles recovered) is also nice.