COMMERCE -- Gabriel Alvarez had himself quite a weekend in Commerce. The Salem cross country star ran way with the individual title at the Eagle Invitational at East Jackson High School, running in 16:32.57.. Alvarez, a senior, won by nearly 11 seconds, besting Lassiter's Alex Guillaume, who ran in 16:43.51
CONYERS -- Last Thursday the Heritage softball had its 15-game winning streak snapped in a loss to Loganville. Two days later, the Patriots bounced back just fine, sweeping five games to win the Morgan County Tournament.. Heritage (25-2), which finished Region 8-AAAAA play 7-1 and clinched the No
COVINGTON -- Eastside senior Colton Smith's 45-yard field goal last Friday against Jackson wasn't just the first points the Eagles put on the scoreboard en route to a 23-14 come-from-behind victory. It also turned out to be a school-record kick.
The summer burn ban imposed by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division ends Oct. 1.
Saturday, Sept. 22, has been designated as National Hunting and Fishing Day.
Newton County students will get an early release day and a fall break this month.
The Malcom family is celebrating the successful bone marrow transplant that Jaime Malcom underwent 17 years ago by hosting a Bone Marrow Registry Drive in Covington Friday night from 6 to 8 p.m.
A Snellville man was arrested Sunday after he allegedly kidnapped his estranged wife from church.
Health reports for Sept. 18, 2012