News for Saturday, October 22, 2011


All Stories

Tease photo

HUCKABY: Thoughts on Moammar Gadhafi’s end

Like most dictators throughout history, Moammar Gadhafi did not go quietly into the dark night of death.

Tease photo

BILL O'REILLY: Are we the Wall Street protesters?

Simply put, the Occupy Wall Street protesters want our stuff.

Tease photo

JENKINS: Cellphone use exemplifies "new etiquette" — or lack thereof

Got manners? Probably not when it comes to talking on your cellphone.

Fire Service urges citizens to avoid fire hazards

The Newton County Fire Service offers fire safety tips for October, Fire Safety Month.

Conyers limits apartments with new zoning

Apartment complexes within the city limits will now be limited thanks to changes to local zoning ordinances approved by Conyers City Council.

National EMS sponsors annual chili cook-off

National EMS will host its annual chili cook off on Wednesday, Oct. 28.

N.C. fugitive spotted at Covington gas station

An alert Covington police officer spotted a fugitive from North Carolina at a local service station. He led officers on a multi-county chase, but was finally apprehended in DeKalb County.

Tease photo

Olde Town Festival celebrates 31 years

The festival is Conyers' oldest festival and crowds seem to enjoy it as much now as ever.

Hill, Jenkins spar in Rockdale candidate forum

Though it's early for fireworks for the 2012 political season, Brian Jenkins, Democratic candidate for Rockdale County chairman, lit the first match during last week's candidate forum by calling out Republican Jason Hill.

New airport terminal location approved

The City Council approved a new layout plan for a proposed terminal at Covington Municipal Airport.

Tease photo

Bears could soon be multiplying in Atlanta suburbs

Black bears like the one that rambled through backyards in Atlanta's northern suburbs in August could soon be permanent residents in north Fulton, Gwinnett and Cherokee counties, having cubs and multiplying, wildlife biologists say.