FLOWERY BRANCH -- Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan still won't criticize his NFL colleagues for leaving him off a list of the league network's top 100 players this summer. Instead, Ryan has turned that slight to his favor.
Last weekend against Winder-Barrow, the Salem football team nearly coughed up a 14-point first-half lead and had to sneak away with a home victory over a team that hasn't won since 2009. But Seminoles coach John Starr isn't complaining.
SUGAR HILL -- Eastside's softball team gave it all it had and left it all on the field in the deciding game against Lanier on Wednesday. Unfortunately it wasn't enough as the Lady Eagles were eliminated from the Region 8-AAAA playoffs with a 1-0 loss.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The blazing starts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina are raising doubts about preseason assumptions that the West is best in the Southeastern Conference.
COVINGTON -- Newton's offense is going through a minor reconstruction in hopes that an easier scheme will prevent it from turning the ball over so often when it plays Langston Hughes today at Homer Sharp Stadium.
The location for a join firefighter training facility between the county and city will likely be moved due to concerns by federal and state officials.
The Homer Sharp Stadium Brick Program benefits the Newton County Foundation for Educational Excellence and the three high school athletic programs.
The grand jury investigated the handling of the resurfacing of Cook Road.
A Covington businessman plead guilty to child molestation .
The Covington Police have nabbed three suspects in the Walmart bomb threats made earlier this month.