COVINGTON -- Now is the time that all the practice hopefully pays off with the start of region basketball tournaments as Region 2-AAAAAA will play all its games at Luella while Region 8-AAAA will base out of Johnson in Gainesville.. In girls play, Alcovy, led by Region 2
The Brooklyn Nets are trying to acquire forward Josh Smith from the Atlanta Hawks.. A source told ESPN that the two sides have recently talked but a deal is not yet close.. The Nets are reportedly willing to trade power forward Kris Humphries and shooting guard MarShon Brooks to get
The family of Joe Paterno claimed that an investigation by former FBI director Louis Freeh into the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case is not supported by facts.. A response to Freeh's July 2012 report was released Sunday by the legal team of the former Penn State football coach. The
COVINGTON -- The dream still lives for 18 local wrestlers to walk away with a state championship after competing in the sectionals, which concluded Saturday.. Eastside leads the group, sending six competitors to the Georgia High School Association traditional state wrestling tournament at the Macon Centreplex staring at 5:30 p.m
The NFL's competition committee considered widening the field a year ago as a means to make the game safer, and the league may look at the possibility again, Dan Pompei of the National Football Post reported.. The committee is scheduled to meet later this month, and former committee member Bill
Several Arbor Day events are planned throughout the county this year.
The application window is open for students interested in attending the Academy of Liberal Arts at Newton High School.
The Newton County Board of Education has set its meeting schedule for the rest of the year.
An alert Covington Police officer spotted a vehicle leaving an Atlanta Highway business with stolen merchandise which was later recovered at OMR recycling center.
The Porterdale Police Department is offering a nine-week Citizens Police Academy beginning April 10.
Early Learning Center students at the Newton College & Career Academy visited the Silver Dragon Chinese Restaurant in Conyers on Friday to celebrate the Chinese New Year, which was Sunday.
Health Reports for Newton and Rockdale counties for Feb. 12, 2013
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