Shopping, decorating, cooking, wrapping gifts, visiting with family and friends, traveling -- while many find joy in the activities of the holiday season, others find themselves overwhelmed by the obligations.
CONYERS -- In Rockdale County Superior Court this week, a state prosecutor said the man sentenced to jail time for a residential burglary should "thank his lucky stars" that the resident did not fatally shoot him during the invasion.
EATONTON -- Area families have one more chance to enjoy a special event at Rock Eagle 4-H Center this year.The facility will hold its next and final family adventure session of the season -- Night Life ... It's not so Scary -- on Saturday.
CONYERS -- Rockdale County youth will soon be learning ways to use energy more efficiently in a new going-green initiative.
COVINGTON — More than a year after being damaged by floodwaters, Mt. Tabor Road Bridge remains closed to large vehicles, including fire trucks and school buses.
COVINGTON — The thermometer may say summer's still lingering, but the calendar says it's time for the holidays.
CONYERS — Spending the night in a cold, wet storm drain was not enough for one suspect to elude arrest in Thursday's armed robbery of a Conyers video game store and the shooting death of a customer.
COVINGTON — The roundabout at Turner Lake Road and Clark Street was set to open next week, but that has been delayed because light fixtures that were ordered in August have yet to arrive, according city of Covington Transportation Manager Billy Skinner.
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COVINGTON — The Newton County School System intends to eliminate the need for modular classrooms — at least for the next school year — with its new rezoning plan.