ATLANTA -- A plan to spend $11.5 million to build a network of compressed natural gas stations in Georgia has sparked debate between those who say the market needs seeding and opponents who argue it amounts to a public subsidy for private companies.. Atlanta Gas Light has proposed funding half
AUGUSTA -- Slain Richmond County sheriff's deputy James D. Paugh was remembered at his funeral service as a man who cooked turkeys for firefighters during the holidays and served meals to fellow deputies during Masters Week.. Paugh, 47, a motorcycle officer, was killed early Sunday when he went to investigate
Coffee or tea? The debate continues.....
News of the world-wide economic crisis may not have reached Oxford.
I have been accused, from time to time, of being a wild and crazy guy, if I may borrow a phrase from the classic Steve Martin Saturday Night Live skits of a bygone day. At least I was in my younger days. I have done some pretty stupid things on a dare. I would tell you about a few of them, except my children read this column from time to time and I’m not sure how long the statute of limitations is on some of the stuff I did, particularly while I was a college student at UGA.
Fire service calls often leave unpleasant memories.
Now that's more of what the Salem football team had in mind.. Behind a dominant rushing attack that collected nearly 500 yards on the ground, the Seminoles bounced back from two blowout losses and won convincingly over Winder-Barrow last weekend, 42-7.. Not only did Salem shake the memory of
GRIFFIN -- Both Eastside squads had a great showings in the Region 4-AAA cross country at Spalding with both teams heading to the state meet in Carrollton for the time in school history.. The girls finished in second place with 75 points while the boys came in third place
COVINGTON -- Eastside's football team is going to look a little bit different after its bye week as it gets ready to play Eagles Landing tonight at 7:30 at Homer Sharp Stadium in a must-win game if the Eagles want to make it to the Class AAA playoffs as
ATLANTA -- A special teams player doesn't get a lot of time on the field, so he has to make the most of it.. By contrast, when something goes wrong, everyone notices.. At Georgia Tech, the special teamers are getting a lot more attention than they want.. Shanked punts, missed
Porterdale City Council candidates participated in a forum Tuesday night.
Firefighters in Covington and Newton County are in training this week in order to better protect themselves.
COVINGTON -- Not long after being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006, longtime Rockdale County resident Tricia Baker scheduled her first consultation with a doctor, and wound up meeting a woman who would prove to have a profound influence on her life.. "At my first consultation, I was introduced to
The Newton County Board of Education should have enough information by next month to make a decision to upgrade or move its network operations center because of current hazardous conditions.
Newton's unemployment rate increased to 12.8 percent for September, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.
An article that ran in the Oct. 26 edition of the Newton Citizen with the headline "Elks celebrate Red Ribbon Month to promote drug-free community" should have stated that Officer Pat Womack is with the Covington Police Department. The Citizen apologizes for the error
Magazine honors McCann and Kimbrel
An Alcovy High School student was struck by a vehicle this morning, according to the Newton County School System.
At least 50 new jobs are coming to Newton County, through an expansion of Nisshinbo, an industry that manufactures break pads, and more than 200 additional jobs could be available soon, said Roger Harrison, vice president of economic development with the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce.
Michael Clark reviews "The Rum Diary."
Local Film Fans review "Paranormal Activity 3."
Michael Clark reviews "Take Shelter."
Michael Clark reviews "In Time."
Shane's Rib Shack in Conyers presents its Fall Festival on Oct. 28 from 5 to 9 p.m. and invites the community to celebrate with them.. Shane's extends a special invitation to all Rockdale elementary, middle and high school students and their families. The school with the most attendance will win
Great Southern Wood Preserving Inc. of Conyers held a lunch on Oct. 20 to celebrate a safety milestone for the company. The production team achieved five consecutive years of operation without a recordable Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) injury.. Because of its outstanding safety record, the Conyers plant is