"Heritage wrestles to second in Redskin Rumble"
Two former local basketball standouts continue to find their names atop national collegiate leader boards.
ATLANTA -- Gerald Laird is not letting anything interfere with his time getting to know the Braves' pitchers. Laird said he turned down an invitation to represent Mexico in the World Baseball Classic because he needs to work with Atlanta's pitchers the full spring training.
OXFORD -- Even though the Oxford men's basketball team outshot Middle Georgia Technical College, the ball just refused to go in as the Eagles lost 66-49 in the battle for first place in the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association conference on Wednesday.
In the Great Depression many stood in poverty, but in our own way we rose and endured in the face of calamity.
The previous administration of the city of Covington led by former Mayor Kim Carter was the most dysfunctional I can remember, but now the current administration is running a close second.
I learned that hundreds of Facebook friends have my back.
Once again, the people of Oak Hill community opened their hearts and their wallets to help needy and homeless animals in Newton County.
A 14-year-old student was wounded in a shooting at a middle school Thursday in Atlanta.
The board won't decide until later this month how to fill a void for a deputy superintendent position and a high school principal position.
Porterdale Elementary School's Boys To Men group recently collected toiletries as part of a service project.
The Newton County Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for The Lounge at the Newton College & Career Academy.
Rep. Paul Broun visited Newton County on Thursday.
The chair of the Main Street Board is questioning a review of the program completed by a consultant hired by the city of Covington.
Two men robbed, shot at in south Newton County.
Newton County was mostly spared from the brunt of the severe storm system that moved through Georgia Wednesday.
The city of Covington has joined in the banning of tobacco and tobacco products at public parks.
The Newton County Jail Blotter for Feb. 1, 2013.