COVINGTON -- The main question facing Alcovy's struggling offense is can it find its rhythm while keeping Eastside's potent defense on its heels in the county-rival game today at 7:30 p.m. at Homer Sharp Stadium.
CONYERS -- While the Heritage football team heads into week three of the 2012 season at 2-0, not all is perfect with the defending region champions.
STORRS, Conn. -- Jim Calhoun retired as Connecticut's basketball coach Thursday, closing a 26-year career at the school with thanks to everyone who helped him turn UConn from an athletic backwater into a national power that won three national titles.
ATHENS -- Coming off perhaps the greatest game of his college career, Jarvis Jones could've savored all the accolades. Instead, he wanted to go over what he did wrong.
FLOWERY BRANCH -- As a defensive coordinator and head coach, Mike Nolan has just one victory in seven tries against quarterback Peyton Manning.
The purpose of Constitution Week is to promote study and recognition of the constitution.
Candidate Phinia Aten's signs are misleading.
Ever since the news broke last winter that Missouri and Texas A&M would be joining the SEC, I have been determined to be a part of the welcoming party.
After so many years of being southernized, we can no longer brag about being damned Yankees -- and maybe we no longer care for the title!
Local students continue to enroll in Georgia Perimter College's Dual Enrollment program.
Boblenz -- Brewster. Brad and Cindy Boblenz of Conyers announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Nicole Boblenz of Sandy Springs, to Beau James Brewster of Sandy Springs, son of Jack Brewster of Fort Collins, Colo., and Deborah Tate Brewster of St. Petersburg, Fla.
An unidentified group of people gathers to pray for the school year at the Community on Our Knees event, sponsored by the Covington First United Methodist Church and held on the Square in Covington.
The Porterdale City Council has taken action in response to landlord complaints.
The city of Oxford has hired a new city manager to replace the current manager who is retiring this year.
Sixteen-year-old Newton High student attacks teacher and administrator; a private school is burglarized; and several face sexual assault charges.
the 10th annual Literacy Festival will take place Sept. 23 in downtown Covington.
School crime report for Sept. 14, 2012
Jack Baron Nelms was born on Aug. 24 at Newton Medical Center, weighing 7 pounds, 1 ounce and measuring 20 inches long.
Creel -- Fuller. Mr. and Mrs. Gary and Kathy Creel of Covington announce the engagement of their daughter, Bethany Jean Creel of Atlanta, to Christopher Mark Fuller, son of Cheri Fuller of Sarasota, Fla., and the late Mr. N. Mark Fuller.
The end of the summer burn ban is Oct. 1.
Psalm 43:5 reads "Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why are you so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise Him, my Savior and my God."
Sept. 15Scarecrows and CasserolesSept. 15, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Heritage Hills Baptist Church, off Ga. Highway 212, Conyers, the church hosts a Scarecrows and Casseroles Fall Festival -- inflatables, dunk tank, hay rides, entertainment, games, classic cars and food. Free, 770-922-2027.Safety PresentationSept. 15, 10 a.m., Salem United Methodist
Falling leaves and fall festivals are in the air this weekend as two local church festivals offer food, fun and family entertainment Saturday in Conyers.
Let me begin this column with an illustration. Please understand that what I am writing is only for illustrative purposes.
Recently, someone introduced me to a new world -- the world of electric trains.
There once was a guy named Jairus. He was a real faithful churchgoer and leader in his community.
Deputy Sheriff Jacob Rice and Deputy Sheriff Matthew Holbrook, both of the Newton County Sheriff's Office, completed a Drug Recognition Expert School conducted by the Georgia Police Academy Division of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth.
Order. Sit. Relax. That's what company officials hope you'll do at the newly renovated Wendy's in Conyers.
The Newton County Jail Blotter for Sept. 14, 2012
Man who ingested drugs during traffic stop dies.