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CONYERS - Newton and Rockdale counties saw increases in violent and property crimes despite downward trends nationwide, according to new data released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
The Covington Family YMCA is registering for the fall flag football season. This is the fifth season of the fall flag football program and the Covington YMCA is looking forward to another successful season.
COVINGTON - Construction of a roundabout planned for the intersection of Turner Lake Road and Clark Street will be entirely funded through federal stimulus money, Covington Mayor Kim Carter has announced.
COVINGTON - It couldn't have come at a better time.
COVINGTON - Snapping Shoals EMC is urging residents to rev up their engines and prepare for this fall's community motorcycle and classic car ride for the American Cancer Society.
COVINGTON - SKC Inc. announced Tuesday plans to open a new chemical division in Covington.
COVINGTON - All Newton County public schools will release students early Thursday and Friday for elementary and middle school parent conferences and high school professional learning activities.
CONYERS - Rockdale's volleyball team had lost three of its last five matches heading into Tuesday's meeting with Salem. Instead of continuing the mini-slump, the Bulldogs took their frustrations out on their local rivals.
South Carolina Rep. Joe Wilson seems to have set a precedent last Wednesday night when he called the president a liar during a joint session of Congress.
CONYERS - Newton ended Heritage's eight-year winning streak in the boys race at the NewRock Meet on Monday at Rockdale High School.
COVINGTON - Eastside led 3-1 in the top of the fifth inning when Tuesday's game was halted after the lights went out, forcing the game to finish without an official winner.
Barack Obama and I finally agree on something. Kanye West is a jackass.
ATLANTA - Adam LaRoche homered twice and drove in three runs, rookie Tommy Hanson pitched seven innings and the Atlanta Braves won their fifth straight, beating the New York Mets 6-0 on Tuesday night.
ATLANTA - Roddy Jones is used to the question - what position do you play? - and the inevitable follow-up when he tells someone that he's an A-back.