COVINGTON -- Alcovy's defense bent but never broke as the Tigers started Region 3A-AAAA play with a 20-17 overtime win over Union Grove on Thursday.. The Tigers (2-2, 1-0) gave up 155 yards on the ground with Union Grove's (2-2, 0-1) Derrick Craine gaining 136 of them.. But in
CONYERS -- For all intents and purposes, Thursday's showdown between county rivals Heritage and Rockdale was over before the first 12 minutes could be completed at Reid Stadium. Class AAAA No. 10 Heritage scored 14 first-quarter points, all off Rockdale turnovers, and was never challenged in a 41-0 victory
COVINGTON -- Eastside quarterback Cameron Boyd had a turnaround game against Locust Grove last week throwing for 205 yards while completing 77 percent of his passes. The Eagles are hoping to get another performance out of Boyd and the rest of the team if it wants to remain unbeaten in
A fellow came home from work the other day to find the front of his property covered with litter. Among the cigarette butts, bottles, plastic containers and discarded fast-food bags was a dead dog wrapped in black plastic.
Nearly every time President Obama delivers a speech about the economy or jobs, something bad happens. His speech to Congress last Thursday night is the latest example. The next day, the Dow Jones Industrial Averages plunged 303 points, a decline replicated in other indexes in the U.S. and overseas.
The first ever Stewart Baptist Church Craft and Bake sale already has 40 vendors taking part in its communitywide event coming up from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24. Sponsored by the Women of JOY (Jesus First, Others Second, Yourself Last) ladies' ministry in the church, the craft and bake sale features the talents of men and women from across the region.
A business man was having a conversation with a minister about faith. The business man stated, "I would like to believe in God, but I just can't. There is just so much evil in the world, and I can't get past that.". The minister was not sure how to
Jesus once told his disciples, "Let the little children come to me, and do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of heaven belongs" (Mt. 19:14 NRSV). Although we know that Jesus has a special place in his heart for children, it is rather difficult for us to include children in a life of faith in creative and positive ways.
Incarnation. God incarnate, God made man, God becoming a man. Do you ever think about that, I mean really think about it? God the creator of the universe became a man and lived among us.
There are those people who leave lasting impressions on your heart. You know, the kind that often brings a smile that stretches across your face when thoughts of them flood your mind.
I have taken pictures for years, but it is only in the last few years that I have discovered the joys of street photography and street photographers. There are many of the latter. There are books and lectures, websites and seminars, college courses and gallery exhibits all on the techniques and art work of street photography.
Recently, a longtime member of our church was facing the prospect of being without a job. She works for a company similar to a temp agency, although some of her positions have turned out to be far from temporary.
The Atlanta Chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry will present the Second Annual Tour of Remodeled Homes, Oct. 1 and 2. Homes throughout metro Atlanta that have been remodeled by NARI member organizations will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday
Rockdale Republicans are seeking to establish a Rockdale Young Republicans Club.
Several independent car wash operators in the Atlanta area have joined together to provide clean drinking water to those in need throughout the world.. The campaign, called Wash Away Thirst, anticipates approximately 100 car wash locations to join the cause starting with an invitation to all metro area facilities to
For the third year in a row, Gas South is offering its Pay-As-You-Go Program, a program designed for credit-challenged customers that does not require customers to make a deposit or other prepayment before being accepted for service.. The program is also designed for customers who may
Local businessman Tom Harrison said he will officially launch his campaign Saturday for the Post 1 seat on the Rockdale County Board of Commissioners.
The marching bands from all three Rockdale County high schools will join together for a special event, the fifth annual Rockdale County Marching Band Exhibition, at 7 p.m. Monday at Charles Evans Memorial Stadium at Heritage High School.
Michael Clark reviews "Drive."
Film Fans review "Contagion."
Michael Clark reviews "I Don't Know How She Does It."
Rockdale County officials will hold a dedication ceremony Monday recognizing upgrades and improvements to South Rockdale Community Park.
Today - 6-10 p.m. Col. Cobb's Corn Maze Fundraiser for the Newton County Theme SchoolTuesday - 7 p.m. Newton County Board of Education meeting
Flu shots are now available at health centers in Rockdale and Newton counties.
Registration is now open for the Oct. 22, 2011 ACT, a college entrance exam and achievement test.
In 2010, 8.1 million Americans or 3.5 percent of the population became victims of identity theft.
The Sprite Spark Parks Project for Schools program is giving local schools across the country the opportunity to liven up areas on their campuses where students can play, stay fit and be refreshed all school year long.
Newton and Rockdale counties received a C grade on their websites from a pro-government transparency advocacy group.
Three students from Veterans Memorial Middle School were transported to Newton Medical Center with minor injuries on Thursday morning after two school buses were involved in an accident.
The Psalmist wrote, "The Lord is righteous in all His ways, and kind in all His deeds" (145:17).Some of you will find it hard to associate that verse with the kudzu vine; however, its original purpose was noble.
A man armed with a knife robbed the Walgreen's on Milstead Avenue of an undisclosed amount of cash Thursday.
Three transported to hospital
Two Newton County School System school buses were involved in a collision this morning.
Three students were transported to Newton Medical Center this morning after two school buses were involved in an accident.