COVINGTON -- Both of Newton's cross country squads are heading back to Carrollton to compete in the Class AAAAA meet after qualifying in the Region 2-AAAAA meet on Saturday at Luella.. The boys team had three runners finish in the top 10 on their way to a third place finish
It must be Halloween as the youngsters who attend Covington's First Presbyterian Church Pre-School were on parade and looked a little different Monday morning. The children enjoyed walking around the school to the oohs and aahs of onlookers as they celebrated Halloween
HARTFORD, Conn. -- Twelve-year-old McKenzie Gallasso was deciding between dressing as a witch or a werewolf when the phone rang Monday with bad news: Halloween had been canceled.. Police in her Hartford suburb of South Windsor advised families to call off trick-or-treating because of the October
MOSCOW -- It was more money than either family has ever seen -- but it's still not clear if it can make the pain go away.. A court awarded two Russian families $100,000 each in compensation Monday from a maternity home that accidentally switched their daughters at birth. It said
ATLANTA -- The Georgia Tech offense had struggled over the past three weeks, leading many to believe the Yellow Jackets were headed for a third consecutive loss against Clemson on Saturday in Atlanta. Instead, the hosts used a national television audience and the first home sellout of the season to
COVINGTON -- Junior Newton cross country runner Alex Grady knows the importance of achieving a goal after winning the Region 2-AAAAA boys cross country meet on Saturday at Luella.. Grady beat former teammate and Westlake transfer Thomas Miller by 30 seconds. Grady finished first with a time of 16
One cross country runner in Rockdale County is going to run one more race.. Salem's Gabriel Alvarez finished second at last weekend's Region 8-AAAA meet at Georgia International Horse Park, qualifying for the Class AAAA state meet on Nov. 5 in Carrollton. Alvarez ran in 16:49, nine seconds behind
A dead body was found in a vehicle in the parking lot of Live Oak Elementary School late Monday afternoon. Foul play is not suspected in the death, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.
Veteran pitcher leaves to open spot for young hurlers in rotation
Linebacker breaks out with four-sack game vs. Gators
The calendar doesn't quite say winter yet but the thermostat is heading in that direction. Now is the time to prepare for cold weather and it is possible to stay warm while saving money.
Chicken melt sandwich. Start to finish: 5 to 10 minutes, all active time.. One small can of chicken, drained. Three slices of mild cheddar cheese. Two slices of sourdough bread. 1 tablespoon of ranch dressing. Butter. Three or four slices of bacon, cooked (optional). Butter one side of two pieces
Christian artist Heather Williams recently released a new song titled, "God Is Still God." I've read several interviews concerning her message in the lyrics of the song and I couldn't agree with her more. She says it all in some of her lyrics that go like this:. "He's been
Q: My neighbor's son has repeatedly been caught viewing pornography on their computer, and he almost has her convinced that it's just another form of entertainment and that "all the guys do it." How can I help her get through to her son -- and convince them both that
Recently, I saw the premiere of a new TV show with an interesting premise. It is set in a modern town where all the residents are actually characters from a storybook. They were put under a curse by an evil queen and were relegated to an existence in which there
The first time I was aware of Halloween, the children who visited our house in Omaha, Neb., frightened me. I was so scared that Mom had to hold me. Those big kids had scary faces and were dressed like ghosts, pirates, witches, and vicious animals.. Mom told me about Halloween
It doesn't take many clues to know a lot about a church. I can usually tell you when a church was founded, where it is located in the town, and its demographic just by hearing the church name.. In Baptist life if the church is a First church it is
The first shots at Ft. Sumter had just signaled the start of America's Civil War when, on a Georgia plantation, a group of slaves gathered under a brush arbor and prayerfully began what would become Rockdale County's first black congregation.. In November, Bald Rock Baptist Church will celebrate its 150th
Covington Police Department Lt. Al Miller recently graduated from the FBI National Academy Program at Quantico, Va.
Oct. 28Breast Cancer EventOct. 28 at 8 p.m., Old Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 300 Honey Creek Road, Conyers, the Women's Ministry hosts its first annual breast cancer awareness event "Beside the Still Waters," special music featuring Elder Rod Lumpkin and Treasures of Worship, 770-483-8392.Halloween FestOct. 28 at 7
Let's talk about love today. Rob Bell, former pastor of the mega-church Mars Hill, wrote a book that has caused a firestorm in the Christian community. The title of that book is "Love Wins" and basically what Bell declares is that in the end, love wins, and everyone gets
Big problems seemingly require big solutions. History has witnessed the growth of problems and their accompanying solutions. The times in which we live offer some very telling examples. Global warming, lasting peace, a cessation of violence, the elimination of poverty on a global scale -- these and more seem to
In early October, I had the privilege of worshiping in the sixth oldest church in Georgia -- Grace-Calvary Episcopal Church. It is home to some good friends of ours whom we visit several times a year. This was my family's annual October trip, a time to enjoy changing leaves
COVINGTON -- The Newton County Sheriff's Office has issued a statewide Mattie's Call for a missing 54-year-old cognitively impaired male by the name of Harry Galanty.. A group home where Galanty resides reported the man missing when they discovered he had walked away from their Fairview Road location
The Newton County School System's alternative education program plans to move to a permanent location.
The Better Business Bureau urges seasonal job applicants to get a head start this year.
Political newcomer Terry Barnes is seeking the Post 3 seat on the Porterdale City Council.
Starting Wednesday, SunTrust is backing away from debit card fees.
Christian artist Heather Williams recently released a new song titled, "God Is Still God." I've read several interviews concerning her message in the lyrics of the song and I couldn't agree with her more. She says it all in some of her lyrics that go like this:
COVINGTON -- The Newton County Sheriff's Office has issued a statewide Mattie's Call for a missing 54-year-old cognitively impaired male by the name of Harry Galanty.
Let's talk about love today. Rob Bell, former pastor of the mega-church Mars Hill, wrote a book that has caused a firestorm in the Christian community. The title of that book is "Love Wins" and basically what Bell declares is that in the end, love wins, and everyone gets to go to heaven. Nice thought, but is it true?
The first time I was aware of Halloween, the children who visited our house in Omaha, Neb., frightened me. I was so scared that Mom had to hold me. Those big kids had scary faces and were dressed like ghosts, pirates, witches, and vicious animals.