COVINGTON - Children and adults alike are invited to Chimney Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday to take part in a play/work day.
Top right, Pauline Eubanks smiles as she participates in a pottery painting group at Turner Lake Complex on Wednesday. Bottom right, Marilyn Bates and Isabel Moure get a head start on Christmas, painting these holiday-themed pottery items. The senior center at the complex offers pottery painting Mondays through Wednesdays.
COVINGTON - The Newton County Recreation Commission could take over management of the new Nelson Heights Community Center.
COVINGTON - Two men who allegedly broke into a house where a 13-year-old girl was home alone have been arrested and charged with burglary.
COVINGTON - Alcovy remains perfect in Region 4-AAAA with a record of 7-0 after making Forest Park its latest victim following their 12-0, four-inning win Tuesday.
COVINGTON - Violent crime decreased by 29 percent in the city of Covington between 2007 and 2008, according to statistics released Monday by the FBI, while property crimes increased by 10 percent over the same period.
COVINGTON - The runway at Covington Municipal Airport will be closed beginning Monday for rehabilitation.
COVINGTON - Newton County School System employees will take another cut this year in order for the system to make up for unexpected reductions in revenue.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Tony Gonzalez is the Zen master of tight ends, a guy with Hall of Fame credentials still seeking ultimate perfection.
Jamon Hawkins did a little bit of everything for the Newton boys basketball team during the 2008-09 season.
CONYERS - Just 13 days ago, the Heritage football team watched Habersham Central score a late touchdown to win a one-point game, knocking the Patriots to 0-2 in Region 8-AAAA.
MIAMI - National championship possibilities in 2005. A four-game winning streak in 2006. Hopes of returning to the Top 25 in 2007. An opportunity to clinch a trip to the Atlantic Coast Conference title game in 2008.