The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff's Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department and Porterdale Police Department:* Ramiro Rodriguez Aguirre, 41, Stockbridge, probation violation.* Gabriel Fadian Avril, 33, 2129 Arlin St., Conyers, serve 4 days.* Tawaski Terrell Battle, 35, 519 Dixie St., Sparta, probation violation.
Retired Covington City Manager Frank Turner takes his two Pembroke Welsh Corgis for a walk down Church Street on Thursday morning.
The city of Covington will see a savings of approximately $70,000 per year after installing its own fiber optic lines.
The transformation of the historic jail on Stallings Street into a history museum continues to creep along. Another hurdle was cleared recently, as county commissioners approved a $269,400 bid from Beatty Construction Company of Austell to do structural improvements and exterior work on the building.
Thursday was all about thinking of others for hundreds of area students.
A little spooky fun is good on Halloween, but area law enforcement will be behind the scenes taking steps to ensure that real dangers are kept at a minimum for trick-or-treaters and their families.
IOWA CITY, IOWA -- ACT kicks off its annual high school student poster design contest on October 18. The goal of the contest is to encourage others to plan and prepare for college. Winners will be selected based on creativity, visual appeal and overall impact.
Newton County FFA Teams were very successful in competing at this year's Georgia National Fair in Perry.
The city of Covington will see a savings of approximately $70,000 per year after installing its own fiber optic lines. The city will not be renewing its three-year contract with Charter Communications for fiber connections running to City Hall and serving various city buildings. The cost for that service, along with high-speed internet, which will be retained, run about $6,675 a month, according to Bobby Johnson, the city's information system manager. By canceling the Charter contract, the city will save about $70,000 a year, he said.
Milwaukee — High school students from around the Atlanta region have the unique opportunity to learn about interesting careers, meet potential employers, gain new skills and have fun by participating in the 2011 Construction Challenge.