For almost 28 years now I have prayed that Jamie Leigh Huckaby would grow up to be intelligent, well-rounded and happy. Those prayers have been answered many times over.
It matters little who dislikes me along my solitary walk with defeat in opposition to waste and abuse. No one will love any of us when the money’s gone.
For anyone who wondered what it was like to be a Yoenis Cespedes, Prince Fielder or even David Ortiz, now is the time. Eastside’s softball team is holding a Home Run Derby on Monday at the softball field.
On the day I visit the Anne Frank House, which is actually the family’s hiding place atop Anne’s father’s business, the wait to get in is as long as three hours. Such is the attraction of this historic site, 53 years after it was opened to the public.
Former Alcovy softball player Morgan Mobley will have a few more years on the diamond after recently signing with Brewton Parker College in Mt. Veronon.
Like a bottle of vintage wine, British Open champion Phil Mickelson believes he is getting better with age and says he has never been more motivated as a golfer.
Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart broke both major bones in his lower leg in a Sprint Car accident Monday night and will miss Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Watkins Glen. Stewart-Haas Racing named veteran driver Max Papis on Tuesday afternoon to replace Stewart in the No. 14 Chevrolet this weekend on the road coarse.
Rookie cornerback Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford hang on Asante Samuel’s every word. They are like two little students trying to learn from the Kung Fu cornerback master. The Falcons, who released three of their top five cornerbacks this offseason, are counting on Samuel to maintain his level of play, while also hoping his teachings will stick with Trufant and Alford.
A local grassroots group that formed a few months ago to protest a property tax increase is meeting Thursday to discuss a new plan of action.
The father of Conyers pastor and Citizen religion columnist Joe LaGuardia died Monday evening in a shooting that took place during a municipal meeting in northeastern Pennsylvania.
Georgia Emergency Management Agency stresses that parents and students should discuss emergencies and be prepared.
The city of Covington has hired a new finance director.
Elmet Technologies fully operational
Elmet Technologies has announced that its Covington facility is fully operational and will expand employment from about 25 to between 75 and 100 in the next two to three years.
Classes begin at Georgia Perimeter College’s Newton Campus on Aug. 19.
The college football season begins across the nation later this month, and once again several former local players will be suiting up.
Former U.S. President George W. Bush underwent successful surgery at a Dallas hospital on Tuesday to place a stent in a blocked heart artery.
Club meetings for Aug. 7, 2013
A snake and a Cocker Spaniel are hoping to be adopted
UGA is ranked 11th in Princeton Review's list of Top 20 Party Schools, while two other state schools made the Top 20 Sober Schools list.