Rockdale’s Dax Willette and Heritage’s Alexia Wilson proved that they had what it took to win the top spot as the 2013 All-Citizen cross country leaders.
Each of the 14 Southeastern Conference institutions are represented on the 14th-annual SEC Coaches’ All-Freshman Football Team, it was announced Thursday. The teams were voted on by the SEC’s 14 head coaches, who were not able to vote for their own players.
With three games to play this season, the Atlanta Falcons are trying to find out if their 2013 draft class will be part of the solution moving into the offseason.
Sheriff’s deputies have arrested Covington man who has been accused of repeatedly molesting a young girl over the course of several years.
Newton Jail Blotter Dec. 3-10
A 21-year-old Conyers woman was shot and killed Wednesday night in a shootout that apparently broke out over the sale of some hair products.
Bikers and chopper enthusiasts gathered at the Conyers Target location this past weekend for the 23rd Annual Christmas Toy Run, which is sponsored by the Conyers Riding Association.
Porterdale joins 18 other cities in Georgia to become part of the Main Street Start-up Program.
Niagara scored five quick points at the start of the second half, turning a three-point halftime deficit into a lead they wouldn’t relinquish in an 83-72 victory over Davidson.
Ronda Rich column
Terri Schlichenmeyer reviews, “The Dogs of Christmas.”
Christian bands team up for evening of holiday favorites, charity in Conyers
Three contemporary Christian bands will play a Christmas concert at Victorious Life Church on Dec. 21.
James Behrens column
Joe LaGuardia column
Covington couple adopts quintet of siblings
Covington residents Bonnie and Jeremy Holmes adopt five siblings through Lutheran agency.
Orrin Morris column
John Pearrell column
Joseph Calvin Herrin was born on Nov. 14.
Mr. and Mrs. John Mark Christopher of Conyers announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Margaret “Meg” Christopher, to Mitchell Edward Hill, son of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Frank Hill of Statesboro.
Kasey Shepard was born on Sept. 9 at Newton Medical Center.
Easton Tanner Knight was born on Aug. 22.
Scrap copper theft reported at Ga. Power substation
A man who had not visited his home in Covington since for more than two years returned recently to find it had been burglarized and vandalized.
A Covington woman claimed she caused a car wreck and fled the scene because she was upset about a recent sexual assault, according to the Newton County Sheriff’s Office.
If the Republican Party really intends to get back in the game, voters will be presented with two competing visions of how to move the nation forward — instead of one vision and one cartoon. If the progressive vision is to prevail, it needs to be fresh, vivid and clearly relevant to the moment. Same-old, same-old used to be good enough. It’s not anymore.