COVINGTON -- It was a bad Friday for Newton County football as all three teams failed to get a win.
CONYERS -- It took about 14 seconds into the second half for the Heritage football team to feel comfortable against Cedar Shoals on Friday in Conyers.
PHILADELPHIA -- Freddie Freeman hit a three-run homer to back Mike Minor and the Atlanta Braves roughed up Roy Halladay to move closer to clinching a postseason berth with an 8-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday.
CONYERS -- It was a happy Homecoming for Salem High School on Friday in Conyers. The Seminoles snapped a brief two-game losing streak and held off winless Winder-Barrow 22-20.
ATLANTA -- Mike James scored untouched on a 25-yard run, moments after Miami stopped Georgia Tech quarterback Tevin Washington on fourth-and-inches on the first possession of overtime, giving the Hurricanes a wild 42-36 win Saturday.
A former Heritage High School art teacher has pleaded not guilty to charges related to having an inappropriate relationship with a student.
Volunteer camera crews, actors and production staff will be busy in Porterdale over the next several weekends making a film they hope will raise thousands of dollars for Habitat for Humanity of Newton County.
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.
This is the first installment of what I hope will be an ongoing, occasional series on how to be a guy.
The morning I was to read to the class was pretty nerve-racking. I stressed about the book I chose to read. I worried whether the kids would think I was weird or stupid or both.
A few of us were sitting around talking the other day and talk got around, as talk is wont to do, to the old days.
Salem's football team ended a brief losing streak with a 22-20 win over Winder-Barrow Friday.
It was not a good homecoming for the former Bulldogs as Rockdale had a hard time throwing the ball and an even harder time running the ball in their 28-0 loss to Langston Hughes on Friday.