It’s rare that a Roger Federer vs. Rafael Nadal meeting would happen anywhere but the final of a major, but with Novak Djokovic taking over the No. 1 ranking, tennis’ best men’s rivalry will see its latest chapter written this morning at 3:30 a.m. in the semis of the Australian Open after both win Monday in the quarterfinals.
A motion hearing for a former Clayton County sheriff's spokesman, Tuesday morning, was continued until February, but Jonathan Newton had plenty to say about his pending criminal case.
WASHINGTON -- Declaring the American dream under siege, President Barack Obama called Tuesday night for a flurry of help for a hurting middle class and higher taxes on millionaires, delivering a State of the Union address filled with re-election themes.
CONYERS -- The Rockdale girl's basketball team snapped a two-game losing streak in dominating fashion Tuesday in Conyers. Breanna Richardson scored 20 points and Brianna Lawrence added 18 as the Bulldogs routed Loganville, 75-41 in Region 8-AAAA play.
COVINGTON -- A double-double by Eastside's Alexia Somerset helped Eastside overcome some of their shortcomings to get an important Region 4-AAA win beating Henry County 59-41 on Tuesday.. Somerset led all scorers with 26 points while bringing down 13 boards.. Also making an impact on the game was
One of the real pluses of the South Carolina primary was the chance to tap into the fresh wisdom of an authentic American giant, the 90-years-young Fritz Hollings.
Randy Poynter's legacy lives on in his family and his contributions to Rockdale County.
As America grows more secular, less religious and less married, appeals to "morality" will increasingly fall on deaf ears.
For years and years and years the powers that be in the Disney Corporation forbade facial hair for all park employees.
Local realtor Ethel Boyle received the A.R. "Gus" Barksdale Lifetime Achievement Award Tuesday for her work in the community and service on several boards and authorities.
Born in 1921, Paul Glover weathered the Great Depression better than most kids his age. "My father was a railroad man in Spartanburg, S.C., so we had food on the table and a roof over our heads," he recalled.
The small town of Newborn will soon have a public park.
The Newton County Board of Education approved earlier this month its 2012-13 school year budget calendar.
Rockdale Chamber calls on residents to ‘Shop Local’
Local publisher Lorraine Harrison took over as chairwoman of the Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce and said the public will learn more about the importance of shopping locally as part of a new initiative this year.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office has advised there was an error in the Newton Jail Blotter that was published on Sept. 16. An arrest was made on Sept. 7, of Ronnie Jay Vining Jr., 28. He was booked in in error using his father's date of birth. The father was
An undercover investigation by the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office led to the arrest of a Conyers man.
The Newton Fund is now accepting nominations for the 2012 Pat Patrick Big Heart Award.
Georgia Forestry Commission is selling seedlings at a discounted price from its Flint River Nursery through February.
A variety of pets are available for adoption this week at both the Rockdale County ad Newton County animal shelters.
Martin Scorsese's Paris adventure "Hugo" leads the Academy Awards with 11 nominations, among them best picture and the latest director slot for the Oscar-winning filmmaker.
RYBA spring season approaching
GPC baseball season begins a week from today
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney paid about $3 million in federal income taxes in 2010.
Joe Johnson scores a season-high 28 points and leads the Hawks to a 97-92 comeback win against the Bucks in Milwaukee on Monday night.
Furman Bisher writes about the late Penn State football legend Joe Paterno, who died last week.