News for Saturday, April 13, 2013


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JENKINS: The AAU Effect is damaging college basketball

Next time you're watching a college basketball game, and supposedly "big-time" players are clanking the ball off the rim over and over again, remember that we mainly have the AAU culture to thank.

Leadership event set for May 10

The Chick-fil-A Leadercast will be presented in Conyers at the First Baptist Church of Conyers.

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Rockdale County Beekeeper Club welcomes new members

The honeybee buzzing from flower to flower in your back yard might look solitary but when she is done gathering her nectar and pollen, she'll return home to a family of thousands.

License plate reader aids in stolen car recovery

A stolen car was recovered through the use of a license plate reader.

Montessori School of Covington to offer high school classes

The Montessori School of Covington is expanding to offer high school classes.

Triple Horse to build film studio in Covington

Triple Horse will open a Hollywood-style studio in Covington.

Newton authorities investigate alleged shooting of airsoft pistol on school bus

The Newton County Sheriff's Office and the Newton County School System are investigating the alleged firing of an air soft pistol on a Clements Middle Shool bus late Thursday.

DNR clears up rumors about deer season reduction

DNR clears up misconceptions about proposed changes to deer hunting season.

Chamber launches website for film scouts, tourists

The Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce has launced a new website focusing on tourism and filming,

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SHIELDS: The gun lobby and state's rights

Florida wants to license individuals to be able to legally carry concealed firearms in public places.