State sponsored charter schools managed by for-profit and non-profit companies would increase the burden on local taxpayers.
Despite all the technological advances we have made in education, we are also faced with tremendous challenges.
The Porterdale City Council is pursuing a loan to improve the city's aging sewer system.
J.H. House Elementary School finally raised enough money to purchase new playground equipment for the school.
Newton Medical has received a state grant for its car seat safety program.
Georgia and nine other states received waivers from President Barack Obama to free them of the requirements under the No Child Left Behind act.
Bailey Ferguson shows off a monster catfish he caught in a private lake in western Rockdale County recently. The catfish weighed in at about 28 pounds.. His father, Daryle Ferguson, was there when Bailey, 14, made the big haul.. His grandfather Bill Ferguson said Bailey is a natural fisherman and
Conyers -- A new era for the Rockdale High School football program has begun. Principal Georgi Nour confirmed the hiring of Mario Allen as its new head coach Friday, ending a three-month search for the successor to Mike Etheridge.. "I feel like he's an outstanding (addition) for our program
COVINGTON -- Both Newton basketball squads ruined Senior Night for Luella with a sweep over the Lions on Friday.. In similar scores, the Lady Rams (19-6 overall, 9-5 Region 2-AAAAA) won the opening game 62-57 before the Newton boys (19-6, 10-4) swept the doubleheader with a 61-57 win.. After
COVINGTON -- Eastside's basketball squads had little trouble against Jackson as the Eagles swept the Red Devils on Senior Night on Friday.. The Lady Eagles (15-10 overall, 12-4 Region 4-AAA) beat Jackson (1-21, 1-15) by 45 points with a 61-16 triumph. The Eastside boys (13-12, 11-5) led from the
LOGANVILLE -- Rockdale wrestler Alonzo Allen was a state runner-up as a freshman in 2011. Unfortunately for state-wide 106-pounders, Allen appears to be even better in 2012.. The sophomore capped a dominant weekend, picking up an 18-8 major decision over Dunwoody's Sunny Sharma to win the 106
He is not your typical NBA coach, that meaning National Basketball Association. He coaches the Boston Celtics, but still lives in Winter Park, Fla., adjacent to Orlando, where he once coached the Magic. They fired him, but he never left, even after the Celtics hired him. It's a tough commute
Ideas on how to make a French connection.
Murder suspect Wayne McMullen surrendered to investigators with the Covington Police Department at approximately 5 p.m. Saturday.
Police say an Athens man has been jailed after he assaulted his girlfriend, stole a car and led police on a chase that reached speeds of 100 mph.