The Salem boys basketball team has now spent the last three Februarys making history. Dedrick Turner scored 19 points and Demyon Greenwood added 18 as Salem defeated Winder-Barrow, 64-57 in the quarterfinals of the Region 8-AAAAA tournament at Apalachee High School. The win secures a spot in the
COVINGTON -- Eastside's baseball team has a lot of experience coming back which should hopefully translate into enough wins to make it to the Class AAAA playoffs.. "I think we have the talent that we need to have success," Eastside head coach Jon Ayers said. "We're optimistic that we're
GAINESVILLE -- Eastside's Jazzmine Cook played one of her best games and helped lead the Lady Eagles past Lanier 61-51 in the Region 8-AAAA tournament play on Monday.. Cook paced all scorers with 21 points as well as nabbing eight steals.. "In our book, she is the player of
TAMPA -- Tyler Austin's baseball life is about to get a whole lot more interesting.. Austin will begin his first spring training as a professional when the New York Yankees began full camp Feb. 17.
I started attending meetings of the Board of Commissioners in October 2009. From the beginning, communication from the county administration to the county commissioners has been a constant concern. Y
Georgia Sunshine Laws have been ambiguous, but Georgia's House Bill 397 parts some clouds.
I have decided to celebrate my upcoming retirement -- this one is for real -- by going back to Boston.
The local United Way has desingated funds for 21 non-profits.
Newton Medical Center held a health event in the lobby of the hospital on Tuesday.
Newton County students will get a break from school beginning Friday and continuing until next week.
Newton County School System Superintendent Gary Mathews held his last leadership forum with a group of educational stakeholders on Tuesday morning.
The Covington Lions Club is hosting its 12th annual Chili Supper on Feb. 28 at Academy Springs Park.
Norton Packaging is opening a facility in Monticello, bringing 90 jobs and a $12 million investment.
A Covington man pleaded not guilty last week for pointing a weapon at a state trooper.
At Gateway, we are in a series I've titled "Friends." I am told that we in Western society are more connected than ever through social media; we are more connected yet more isolated than ever before.
Karl Rahner, the late German theologian, delivered a lecture on the Trinity. After the lecture, he opened the floor to questions.
For the last two weeks, I've spent a significant amount of time at the Cokesbury Christian bookstore in Decatur.
As I reflect on more than 60 years of giving advice as a pastor, a supervisor, a father and a friend, I've erred more times than I want to recount (or admit).
In the north Georgia town in which I was born, one of the main thoroughfares was known as Atlanta Highway.
Working in a brownstone on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., for the American Historical Association, Father Edwin Beckham was on his way to becoming Professor Edwin Beckham when his own course of history changed.
Covington First United Methodist Church will begin offering a third worship service, REVIVE @ 5, a non-traditional worship service that will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Sundays in Wesley Chapel, 2160 Church St. in Covington, beginning Feb. 17.
Most people know that to keep their hearts healthy they must exercise, eat right, maintain proper weight and not smoke.
Mama's favorite phrase when I was growing up -- particularly during the defiant teenage years, especially when I sassed her -- was "you're gonna pay for your raising one day, little lady.
History is filled with half-truths, especially about our heroes.. Lincoln, for instance, wasn't the stern, humorless man that old photos lead you to believe.
Sovereign Rehabilitation, a physical therapist located at 1301 Sigman Road, Suite 220, in Conyers, will offer a free fall risk assessment on March 11 from 9 to 11 a.m.
Georgia United Credit Union invites the community to participate in their annual Can Hunger food drive to benefit local food banks, now through March 31.
Several Realtors from Covington and Conyers were among hundreds who recently participated in the Georgia Association of Realtors Rally for Homeownership on the front steps of the Georgia Capitol.
The Newton and Rockdale animal shelters have a variety of dogs and cats available for adoption this week.