Alcovy’s wrestling team again proved that they are the best in Newton County having no trouble in retaining the Newton Cup beating Newton 51-21 and Eastside 49-21 on Tuesday.
In the Big 12-SEC Challenge, Scottie Wilbekin’s career-high 18 points led Associated Press No. 19 Florida to a 67-63 victory over No. 13 Kansas.
Two elementary students are facing disciplinary action this week for bringing dangerous items to school.
The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.
The Georgia Department of Education has released high school graduation rates, stating that the Newton County School System has an overall four-year graduation rate of 71 percent for 2013, the same rate as the state average.
The Heritage basketball teams split a pair of road games with Gainesville Tuesday.
The Mike Parris era ended abruptly at Heritage. Parris resigned after one season as the Patriots’ head football coach, Athletic Director Chuck Landy confirmed Wednesday.
The Monastery of the Holy Spirit commemorates each holiday season by making its famous fudge.
While flu activity most commonly peaks in the U.S. in January or February, sore throats, fevers and other flu-like symptoms have already arrived in Rockdale and Newton counties.
A Morgan County School Board member will vie for the District 112 seat in the state House of Representatives.
NCSO deputies find marijuana during traffic stops
As Christmas approaches, the shopping mall can become a shopping maul. One of the ways of buying gifts for family and friends, without becoming part of a mob scene in the stores, is to shop on the Internet. However, for many kinds of gifts, you want to be able to see it directly, and perhaps handle it, before you part with your hard-earned cash for it.
Cameron Johnson and the Clarke Central boy’s basketball team were far too hot shooting the ball, while its pressure defense was far too harassing for Salem Tuesday.
The Eastside girls had to come back from behind while the Eagles boys led all the way to give Eastside squads the swept Walnut Grove in the non-region match-up on Tuesday.