Newborn mayor Roger Sheridan reportedly died Tuesday evening in the cardiac intensive care unit at Athens Regional Medical Center after suffering a massive heart attack.
If things satisfied, wouldn’t Americans be the most satisfied people on Earth? We have more stuff than any generation before ours. The overflow we deposit in rented public storage units. The stock market is up substantially, but we want it to go higher with no bursting bubble this time. Then what?
It wasn’t the home opener the Lady Eagles were hoping for as turnovers, missed layups and free throws helped cause Eastside to lose to Henry County 61-50 on Tuesday.
One five-year-old’s dream came true during the Covington City Council meeting on Monday. Morgan Steward always aspired to be a police officer and Covington Police Chief Stacey Cotton helped make it happen by naming him an honorary officer.
Three people apparently driving to Augusta early Sunday morning got into an argument and decided to pull over at a business on Alcovy Road to hash out their differences. Not long after a police officer helped diffuse the situation, the argument evidently heated back up, and a woman received a busted lip and a man was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Salvation Army volunteers are set up at Covington and Conyers locations to take donations.
Covington City Council approved Elliot, LeBoeof & McEwain engineering firm to design a live fire burn building to be used by local and county firefighters.
The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.
Newton County families will gather on Sunday, Dec. 8 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in Chimney Park for the annual Twilights at Chimney Park celebration.
Do some school programs prepare students better for the workforce than others?
On Friday, Nov. 29, I bagged my best one ever.
I had a lot on my mind last week when I put on my long overcoat and Greek fishermen’s hat and started the long cold trek up my long driveway.
Ronda Rich column
Terri Schlichenmeyer book review, "Bargain Fever."
Rockdale Emergency Relief welcomes new executive director
Rockdale Emergency Relief has hired a new executive director, Andrew Peabody.
I have enjoyed writing letters for as long as I can remember. I like to think that letter writing is my modest contribution to the continued existence of the U.S. Postal Service. But I suppose some may say it is a compulsion.
The spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday needs to endure all year long. America’s history with the American Indians is far from virtuous, though it began in mutuality. Colonists would not have survived without the natives’ help.
Let me share a story from my archives originally given by Charles Colson in his Breakpoint perspective of Nov. 4, 2005. I’ve shared it with you before, but it is a story worth remembering as we come through Thanksgiving.
The Bible tells us to “give thanks to the Lord, for God is good” (Ps. 107:1) As we come up to that special holiday set aside for giving thanks, what are you thankful for?
Historic St. Paul AME Church leaving location on Stone Mountain Street in Covington
St. Paul AME Church in Covington is moving from the location where congregants have met for 132 years.
Did you hear the comment made by the mayor of one of the cities hit hard by the recent typhoon in the Philippines? Concerning this devastating event, he suggested, “God must have been someplace else.”
The Bible states, “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18)
Santa comes to Stonecrest Mall.
Chamber re-schedules health reform session for businesses.
Tony Wilson column
Replace the usual green bean casserole with fried green beans this year at Thanksgiving.
Pet of the Week, pets, dogs, cats, adoption, Newton County, Rockdale County, Covington, Conyers
knife, Heard-Mixon Elementary School, stabbing, aggravated assault, Mansfield, Newton County, Newton County Sheriff’s Office
Dax Willette continued his remarkable freshman season recently.