COVINGTON -- The gymnasium at the old R.L. Cousins High School could have fallen by the wayside long after the school was abandoned when Cousins Middle School was built. Instead, the former site is being transformed and its history being remembered as the gymnasium floor was recently renamed for former
Kevin Ware picked the world's most famous arena to make his first significant contribution to the Louisville basketball team.. In the Cardinals' first Big East victory of the season, a 73-58 win over St. Johns at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Ware had four assists and added two points and
Portia McCray continues to make a huge difference in her first season of junior college basketball.. The former Rockdale star, who led the 2010-11 state tournament team in scoring, is off to a great start with Eastern Wyoming College (Torrington, Wyo.). McCray is averaging 15.1 points and eight rebounds, both
COVINGTON -- The gymnasium at the old R.L. Cousins High School could have fallen by the wayside long after the school was abandoned when Cousins Middle School was built. Instead, the former site is being transformed and its history being remembered.
Test your film knowledge with Michael Clark's weekly movie trivia contest.
This week, Michael Clark spotlight "The Guard" Blu-ray disc.
Michael Clark talks about the future of 3-D movies.
Local residents reviewed the movie of the week, "We Bought a Zoo."
Billboards addressing childhood obesity are stirring up controversy in Georgia.
Georgia Perimeter College Newton Campus has once again received a $7,500 grant from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety earmarked to raise awareness of how alcohol affects operation of motor vehicles.
State Rep. Doug Holt will seek a third term.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office is offering three free driver's education programs for teens and their parents.
A rare photo was snapped recently when two former mayors, one current mayor and one incoming mayor were together for a celebration of Mayor Kim Carter's term of office. They are (l-r) former Mayor Bill Dobbs (1970-1995); former Mayor Sam Ramsey (1998-2007); former Mayor Kim Carter (2008-2011); and current
Former State Senator John Douglas will seek the Newton Commission seat to be vacated by Commissioner Mort Ewing.
Recipients say thank you because their Christmas was made brighter by the generosity of Newton County deputies.
Porterdale's new mayor and council member will be sworn in Monday night.
OXFORD -- Oxford's buzzard problem may soon be solved.. For some time, the residents in the small town have been plagued with a large population of vultures that have settled on the water tower and in trees.. "The buzzards swarm in here about 4 p.m. every day and drape all
Former State Sen. John Douglas has announced plans to seek the seat to be vacated by Commissioner Mort Ewing on the Newton County Commission.
Let me tell you about a friend of mine. Her name is Laura Wisner. She was a long time FBC choir member and is still a faithful member. Laura lives at the Remington House in Conyers and has to be one of the most colorful women there.
A friend of mine wrote to me recently; the letter arrived a few days ago. She writes of many things, among them the family gathering at Christmas, sending Christmas cards, a novel she has finished writing.
Recently I have been inundated with a flux of materials whose common theme is the imminent demise of the church. Let me just use the words of Mark Twain here who, upon hearing that the New York Times had published his obituary, said, "The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated."
It's common for victims to blame themselves for offenses perpetrated against them, whether consciously or subconsciously. Remind yourself daily that you are precious in the sight of God -- regardless of what happened to you at the hands of others.
It might take a few years, but certain church members at Heritage Hills Baptist are hoping to convert their new pastor. Dr. Doug Ferguson is an all-out Clemson fan ministering among a host of Bulldogs.
A couple of months ago I pursued my penchant for old books by picking up a few interesting looking volumes at the annual big sale at the local library.
One of the most frequently repeated verses in the Bible was first recorded by King David when the Ark of the Covenant was finally brought to Jerusalem -- his song of praise in 1 Chronicles 16:7-36. In verse 34, we read "O give thanks unto the Lord; for He is good; for His mercy endureth for ever."This very phrase is repeated five other times in the Psalms (106:1, 107:1, 118:1 and 29; and 136:1).
I remember the first time I got a taste of the charismatic movement inspired by the Brownsville and Toronto revivals of the mid-1990s. I was walking into a family friend's healthfood store and interrupted the friend and another person in prayer. She looked up at me and said, "Hi, Joe, we're glad you're here. Come and catch my friend as I pray for her."
NEW YORK -- Yahoo Inc. has named Scott Thompson, president of eBay Inc.'s PayPal division, as its CEO, the fourth one in less than five years for the struggling Internet company.. Yahoo, which announced its choice Wednesday, has been without a permanent CEO since early September. It fired Carol
Patrons of the Roly Poly, formerly located on Ga. Highway 138 S. in the Kroger Shopping Center, can now find similar sandwiches, though under different names and with some variations in the ingredients, at the Tasty Treats Italian Ice just across the road.
The Citizen Shopper unveils new distribution boxes this month that will be located at several locations in Rockdale and Newton counties. The blue boxes are part of the Shopper's ongoing efforts to be a cost-effective marketing tool for any business looking to reach customers in Conyers, Covington, Oxford and Social Circle.
Covington 1st UMC hosts Dave Ramsey class
Newton Baptist hosts gospel singing
Gateway Community hosts showing of movie "Courageous"
Pleasant Hill CME hosts 140th anniversary celebration
West Virginia's offense explodes like none other in the history of college football Wednesday night, hanging 70 points on Clemson --- including 49 by halftime --- to etch its name in the record books as the highest scoring bowl team of all time during an Orange Bowl rout.
Juanita A. Jordan, age 74, of Covington, GA passed away January 3, 2012. Arrangements by Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, (770) 786-7062, (770) 784-5582 (24 hr. obituary line) www.caldwellandcowan.com ...
Jerry Ronald Brent, 79, Conyers GA. 01/02/2012 Preceded in death by father John Brent, mother and step father Inez and Horace Rucker, wife Betty Brent ( Greene). Surviving are sister Sherry ...