The risk for wildfires is skyrocketing thanks to dry conditions throughout the state, according to the Georgia Forestry Commission.
Former Newton County resident Abel Torres, 31, was found guilty of the 2008 murder of his 29-year-old roommate and sentenced to life plus 35 years.
State and local law enforcement warn motorists to exercise caution on the roadways during the Labor Day holiday.
The first concert in the Arts Association's Concerts on the Square series was a success, drawing young and old alike.
SOCIAL CIRCLE -- The search for a missing Social Circle man ended early Thursday morning when authorities found his body in a wooded area off Memorial Drive.. Social Circle Public Safety Director Tom Fox said Jim Welch, 64, was found dead around 12:20 a.m. Thursday.. "The cause of death appears
CONYERS -- The Flowery Branch softball team used a simple formula in beating Rockdale Thursday in Conyers: The bottom of the Falcons' lineup set the table, and the top made sure they touched home on several occasions. Nos. 8 and 9 hitters Erica Embry and Casey Zoeller reached base five
COVINGTON -- Alcovy's softball team scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to send GACA Class AAAA number 1-ranked Jones County home with its third loss of the season following a 6-5 win by the Lady Tigers on Thursday.. "I knew the girls were capable. It
CONYERS -- Rockdale's volleyball team swept two matches from Loganville and Warner Robins on Thursday in Conyers. The Bulldogs improved to 4-1 in Area 8-AAAA with a 25-19, 25-22 win over the Red Devils, and in non-area play defeated Warner Robins, 25-12, 25-12. Rockdale was coming off two
COVINGTON -- Winning is important but it is not on the top of the list as Alcovy heads to Harris County in their first region crossover game at 7:30 tonight.. "It's not as important as a region game, but it's one of those on the schedule that you work on
CONYERS -- Like most football teams after playing its season opener, Salem had plenty to work on heading into week two. The Seminoles fell 34-14 to local rival Heritage last weekend, as several factors went into the three-possession defeat.. On the defensive side of the ball, Salem let the
COVINGTON -- It was defense that gave Newton and Eastside wins in their games last week. That could be the case as the two meet to determine who is the best team in the county at 7:30 p.m. today at Homer Sharp Stadium.. Newton currently has the lead in the
The Chamber of Commerce has promoted two staff members in an effort to focus more on economic development and tourism.
Launch of new legal society commended.
Three Army recruiters were threatened and their vehicle damaged after they inadvertantly turned onto a gravel road in western Newton County.
Georgia Transmission builds and maintains high-voltage electric transmission lines for Georgia's customer-owned electric membership corporations. We work with the state's other electric utilities to plan and operate a power grid to meet Georgia's energy demand.
I'm a big fan of higher education. I have a couple of degrees. My son is making a career of college and my youngest daughter is in her second year. Their big sister earned a doctorate from UGA Like I said, I believe in higher education.
The Newton County Board of Education is considering a plan to relocate the network operations center for the Newton County School System because of hazardous conditions.
The Recipe Box - Spinach dip
Shiny hubcaps and inside detailing are not the only priorities Mike and Karen Aiello have at their new business, The Car Wash on Old Salem Road. The couple said they want to be active participants in the community.. This is the second business venture for the Aiellos. They owned and
September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia, a radiation treatment center for those with cancer with offices in Conyers and Covington, is promoting early prostate cancer detection through a "blue" campaign.. Blue is the color for prostate cancer awareness and Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia aims to
The Bank of North Georgia recently announced the promotion of Teri Goodman, branch manager in east Covington, to retail executive, and the addition of Earl Wise, who joined the bank as commercial executive.. Goodman and Wise are based at the east Covington and Parker Road/Conyers branches respectively.. As retail
"This is none of my business," I said aloud to myself in a valiant, noble effort to mind my own business.. But has that ever stopped me. Nope.. "I am not getting into the middle of this mess," I continued.. Do I ever listen to myself in these