Robert Phillips of the Georgia Wildlife Federation points out a Tupelo gum tree that is located in the wetland area at the Alcovy Conservation Center near the federation offices on Hazelbrand Road.
Newton County Sheriff's Department deputies were able to catch one of the suspects they believe is responsible for the armed robbery of Bailey's Food Pride on Salem Road on Friday morning. They are still searching for the second suspect.
A 13-year-old female middle school student faces charges of aggravated assault after she cut a male classmate's face the last day of school as the two were getting off the bus.
The Learning Center has been encouraging kids to "leap into books" for nearly a decade. Now, the nonprofit agency focused on early childhood literacy is helping bring imagination to life by producing a musical based on the children's book "Go, Dog. Go!"
Ona Lester joined the WAVES, the U.S. Navy's Women's Reserve, in 1943 after a co-worker did so. Lester, who grew up on a chicken and turkey farm in Minnesota, said she believed she had as good a chance as anyone to be accepted.
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COVINGTON — With the start of the summer boating season, state and national agencies are encouraging those who plan to be on the water to take a few minutes and think about safety.
COVINGTON — A 13-year-old female middle school student faces charges of aggravated assault after she cut a male classmate's face the last day of school as the two were getting off the bus.