Now is the time that all basketball teams have to play their A-game as it's either win or go home as the region playoffs begin today.
COVINGTON -- Eight local Newton County wrestlers will each head to the Arena at the Gwinnett Center on Thursday to try to become a state champion.. Eastside has the most representatives with five wrestlers, followed by two from Newton and one from Alcovy.. "We had five out of nine get
Though the Rockdale and Heritage swim teams didn't have any top-16 finishes to secure team points at last weekend's Class A-AAAA State Meet at Georgia Tech, several swimmers had solid times in the preliminaries.
Freddie Solomon, the former Miami Dolphins and 49ers wide receiver who became known as "Fabulous Freddie" and committed himself to community service for decades, died Monday. He was 59.
LOGANVILLE -- Prior to last season's run to the region tournament championship game, the Salem boys basketball team hadn't ever qualified for the state playoffs. Now, the Seminoles are starting to make a habit of it.. Dedrick Turner scored 22 points and Salem used a dominant stretch in the third
Tiger Woods keeps saying his game is close. Standing on the 18th green at Pebble Beach, he never looked so far away. With the red sleeves from his shirt sticking out from a black vest, Woods could only watch Sunday as Phil Mickelson made one more birdie putt for an 8-under 64, the final touch of a six-shot comeback to win the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
Wesleyan grad posts career high in Sunday victory
A teenage girl accused of attacking two students with a hammer at Columbine High School had warned a school employee of the attack moments before it happened.
A student who had to pull her bra away from her body so school officials could check whether she was hiding drugs must have been humiliated and frightened by the unreasonable search, her lawyer told the North Carolina Supreme Court on Monday. An attorney for the state argued the search was minimally invasive.
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The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties. To submit information, visit our website at www.newtoncitizen.com, call 770-483-7108, ext. 252, fax the information c/o Julie Wells at 770-483-5797.
Covington and Newton County authorities continue to investigate last week's murders.
The city will hire a consultant for guidance duing arbitration if negotiations with the county fail regarding LOST.
The Newton College & Career Academy will hold an information meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Porter Auditorium at Newton High School.
The Porterdale City Council approved an ordinance that prohibits the sale of drug-related items.
The DOT is urging caution by motorists traveling several local roadways.
Transparent Container creates plastic coverings, trays and other protective packaging for a wide range of companies.
The county has adopted a program to assist Spanish-speaking residents.
Police say about a dozen people associated with Occupy Atlanta have been arrested at a midtown office building. The arrests came as a group of protesters moved into the lobby level of the AT&T Midtown Center building on Monday.
The Rockdale County state legislative delegation invites residents to attend a listening session on Feb. 22 at the Rockdale Career Academy to discuss the ongoing Georgia General Assembly session.
Forecasters say a mix of freezing rain and snow is possible over parts of north Georgia as moisture combines with cold air in the region. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Tuesday morning covering more than a dozen counties in north Georgia.
Authorities say Georgia cattle producers soon should see higher prices for their beef cattle due to a drought in Texas that's contributing to a shortage of cattle.
President Barack Obama on Monday sent Congress a new budget which seeks deficit reduction and spending.
ATLANTA (AP) -- Georgia voters can now cast an in-person advance ballot for the presidential primary.. Voting by mail for the March 6 contest began in late January, but Monday is the first day when residents can turn out to advance voting sites to cast their ballots in person
Adele, who captured the world's heart with an album about a broken romance, emerged as the top winner at Sunday's Grammy Awards, winning six trophies including the prestigious trifecta of record, song and album of the year.