COVINGTON - About 150 kindergartners at Fairview Theme School are now champion hand-washers.
ATLANTA - The Newton Fund, a local fund of The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, announces its upcoming grant cycle for 2009.
COVINGTON - The community continues to show its support for the Newton County Sheriff's Office.
COVINGTON - Covington City Councilwoman Hawnethia Williams said she wants to be elected to a second term so she can continue working hard for the residents of her district.
COVINGTON - It was a little too close for comfort for two Covington Police officers Saturday night when they retrieved a loaded gun from a man who had apparently passed out in his vehicle at a red light as he exited Interstate 20, according to a CPD incident report completed by Officer Christopher Usiak.
My Labor Day weekend was almost over when I remembered to turn on the Muscular Dystrophy Telethon. I have made it a point to watch Jerry Lewis pleading for America to help his kids just about every year he started pleading - which they tell me was in 1966.
ATHENS - No matter how many times they called it just one game, the Georgia Bulldogs can't deny that something feels a little strange.
NEW YORK - Melanie Oudin missed the junior prom.
Seems like only yesterday we were told that repatriating illegals would seriously damage our economy. George Bush stated that we must continue our tradition of welcoming immigrants, and Sen. McCain told us repatriating 12-20 million illegals wasn't "practical." Books were written on the coming labor shortage. We not only continued importing 1 million legal people each year and failed to control illegal immigration altogether, we decided (Ted Kennedy decided) that our immigration policy was unfair to Eastern Hemisphere countries, so we restricted people from the Western Hemisphere - you know, people who look like you and me.
As President Barack Obama prepares to address Congress on health care reform, America's pro-life movement is gassing up.
CONYERS - Rockdale sophomore Forrest Freeman says he doesn't mind hearing, "Run, Forrest, run," a popular phrase in the 1994 movie "Forrest Gump," about a man who, among other things, loved to run.
COVINGTON - Whether in the field or in the batter's box, the Lady Rams played a solid game as they beat M.L. King 8-0 in five innings at Turner Lake Complex on Tuesday.
Georgia and its taxpayers finance public elementary and secondary schools to provide education up to the college, or post-secondary, level. Colleges pick it up from there.