As is the case each February, the Rockdale Riptides swim team has plenty of representation at the Georgia 14-under Short Course Championships. The Riptides, based out of Conyers, will have nine swimmers competing in dozens of events starting today through Sunday at the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center in Atlanta
ATLANTA -- It'll be tough to match his opening night effort, but Buck Farmer will give it a shot today. Farmer, the former Rockdale standout and senior ace for Georgia Tech, will start today's series opener against St. Johns at 4 p.m. at Russ Chandler Stadium.. Farmer, a preseason All
COVINGTON -- Demetrius McCray beat the odds by getting invited to participate in the NFL Combine starting Saturday at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Now comes the hard part -- impressing one or more of the teams.. McCray, a former quarterback/defensive back at Newton, will be in the
Raymond Saunders scored 21 points to lead four in double figures as Westlake defeated Rockdale 81-76 in the first round of the Class AAAAAA state playoffs Wednesday.. Westlake, the No. 3 seed from Region 3, will play the winner of Region 1 champion Tift County and McEachern in this weekend's
President Obama spends a lot of time knocking his adopted hometown of Washington.
Country music brings back memories of our family travels.
Observers are wondering if President Obama is fighting his battle with tobacco and trying to quit.
A portion of Flat Shoals Road in Conyers will be closed Friday for filming of the Hugh Jackman movie, "Prisoners."
Great Estates Landscaping is sprucing up the Turner Lake Road/Clark Street roundabout as part of the city of Covington's landscape sponsorship program.
The Ducks Unlimited Rockdale County Chapter banquet will be held on March 14 at the Stone Mountain Harley Davidson.
The Newton County Board of Education has approved the termination of bus driver Gloria Inscore.
State Rep. Andy Welch has introduced a bill that would limit use of EBT cards.
the 5th Annual Run for Hope benefitting Relay for Life takes place March 3.
Southern Heartland Art's annual fundraiser, Monte Carlo for the Arts, took place Feb. 9.
Students from the Covington YMCA visited the Covington Home Depot this week while out for Winter Break.
School Crime Report for Feb. 22, 2013.
The Newton County Jail Blotter for February 22, 2013.