In an offseason of big moves, the Atlanta Braves' signing of Ramiro Pena as a free agent in December drew little if any attention. But the utility infielder has already more than proven his worth and the Braves are just two weeks into the season.
The University of Oregon agreed Monday with an NCAA investigation that cited "major" violations committed by the football program, according to multiple reports.
Margareet Thatcher left her mark on public education, especially higher ed.
COVINGTON -- Newton's track team put itself in a spot to take the Region 2-AAAAAA championship after the first day of the tournament at Twelve Oaks Stadium on Monday.
CONYERS -- Heritage baseball coach Jason Borcherding summed up Monday's win over Cedar Shoals, and a lot of what the sport of baseball is all about with a simple phrase: "It doesn't have to be pretty, just find a way."
COVINGTON -- The Eastside boys track team left itself in a good position to win the Region 8-AAAA championship, coming in second after the first day at Lanier on Monday.
I had such a warm and wonderful column planned for today ... That story will have to be postponed until Sunday.
The death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has prompted reactions from Britain's far left that takes bad taste to new extremes.
Brian Burgoyne, vice president of loans with Newton Federal Bank on U.S. Highway 278 in Covington, lowers the American flag Tuesday shortly after President Barack Obama issued a proclamation ordering that flags be flown at half-staff in honor of those who died and were injured at the Boston Marathon on Monday.
The trial of one of the three codefendants accused of killing and burning the body of an Atlanta man in Newton County began Tuesday.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office is seeking suspects involved in a home invasion and a robbery by intimidation.
The Newton County School System and the Newton County Board of Education are continuing a search for a permanent principal for Alcovy High School next school year.
Covington Mayor and City Council agree to pursue several initiatives in near future to enhance Covington.
THe Covington City Council was divided over an amendment to the temporary sign ordinance.
A movie could actually be made about their lives, but for now Brad and Renee Rutledge of Covington are just happy having cameos in a new film that will open April 19 in theaters across the U.S., including at Carmike's Crossroads 16 Theater in Conyers.
In February, I read about an unfortunate situation that occurred in Arizona.
"Dishonest tax collectors and other notorious sinners often came to listen to Jesus' sermons; but this caused complaints from the Jewish religious leaders and the experts on Jewish law because he was associating with such despicable people -- even eating with them!" (Luke 15:1 2, The Living Bible).
Recently we had our annual retreat, and we enjoyed it.
As a young man of 18 on a mission trip in Egypt and Israel, Daniel Commerford said he felt God had placed a call on his life to go into the ministry.
This April marks the 50th anniversary of one of the best treatises written during the Civil Rights movement: Martin Luther King Jr.'s letter from the Birmingham jail.
Last weekend I made it a point to steer clear of downtown Atlanta.
I am departing from featuring my pretty wildflowers so that I can include flowering shrubs and trees.
It's OK to doubt the Bible on your journey to Jesus Christ. Doubts are interesting things.
In the book of Deuteronomy, the Hebrew people were given a very interesting instruction about harvesting their grapes.
Bible promises transformation when earthly form quits.
You always wanted to be a princess.. Growing up, that's what you told people when they asked.
In the past several years, I have had as much luck visiting the historically preserved home of Southern iconic writer, Eudora Welty, as I would have had when she was alive.
Mary Lynn Luke, musical director of the Oxford Youth Singers for the past nine years, minces no words when describing the rigor of the vocal ensemble's upcoming production, the epic, award-winning musical "Les Miserables.".
To be just downright honest, I never expected to miss him this much.
Food lovers, auto enthusiasts and families looking to spend a few hours of affordable fun are invited to check out the annual Taste of Conyers and Conyers Car Show.
How many kids do you have?
There are a variety of pets availale this week at the Rockdale and Newton animal shelters.