COVINGTON -- Alcovy quarterback Cornell White welcomed Alcovy alumni with a 30-13 win over Morrow for homecoming on Thursday at Homer Sharp Stadium.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Even those who don't recognize his name will almost certainly know what Travis Tygart has been up to lately. To put it simply, he's the man who's been making life difficult for Lance Armstrong.
DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers advanced to the World Series for the second time in seven years by beating the New York Yankees 8-1 on Thursday for a four-game sweep of the AL championship series.
CONYERS -- With three minutes to play in last weekend's game against Clarke Central, Heritage trailed 17-0 and was headed toward a damaging loss in Region 8-AAAAA play. But things turned around quickly for the Patriots after that.
ATHENS -- Aaron Murray isn't asking Georgia fans to wear Florida's orange and blue on Saturday. He's not expecting to see Bulldogs fans doing the Gator chomp.
COVINGTON -- The rivalry between Rockdale and Newton goes back to the mid-1950s, a game which Rockdale won 20-0, but this game has more meaning than a rival match with a possible playoff berth at stake.
CONYERS -- The Rockdale High School volleyball team may have been just a game over .500 coming into Thursday's state tournament opener, but the Bulldogs didn't play like it. Jaida Allen had 17 kills, Natheree Lackey handed out 27 assists and Rockdale swept three games from Archer.
Alcovy High School named its 2012 Homecoming queen and king Thursday night.
The Pilot Club urges other businesses and civic organizations to step up and help the food bank during this time of severe shortage.
Poor old Big Bird. He has become a talking point in the soon-to-be-over presidential campaign and the big fellow doesn't like it one bit.
To see lives wasted because individuals did not have the courage and confidence to make something of themselves is one of the saddest things in life.
His name is Jim. It is a friendly alias, but for purposes of this column will have to do.
The Newton County Jail Blotter for Oct. 19, 2012.
The Newton County Board of Education has approved a settlement agreement between the board and the Newton County Water and Sewerage Authority.
Applications are being accepted for the Covington Christmas Parade.
Porterdale Police Department K-9 Nina is in need of a bulletproof vest. Fundraising is under way to make the purchase.
Volunteers are coming forward to help the Garden of Gethsemane Homeless Shelter with operations.
Three people were arrested Wednesday morning after shots were fired from their car at two men and a woman in another car on Broad Street in Milstead.