News for Monday, May 28, 2012


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Tiger focus on replacing starters during spring football

COVINGTON -- Spring is a time to for new beginnings. That's the approach Alcovy's football team as they concentrated on the potential bench players and tried to fill positions left vacant due to graduation.. "There's an old saying, you're only one hit away from having to play somebody else. We

Man charged with trying to run over women, children

A Conyers man faces aggravated assault charges after he allegedly tried to run over four people.

ON THE BEAT: CPD: Man plans camping trip with stolen goods

On the Beat is an occasional reporting of various crimes and complaints confronted by law enforcement personnel in Newton County in the course of their duties. It is compiled by News Editor Barbara Knowles, who can be reached at close to homeA man was observed in Walmart on

Three cities to provide natural gas to Baxter

The cities of Covington, Social Circle and Madison will partner to provide natural gas service to Stanton Springs and Baxter.

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Summer on the river

Friends Andrea Cooksey from Tucker and Connie Massey from Lawrenceville sail into summertime on the Yellow River in Porterdale.