The National Football League’s (NFL) independent investigator looking into the bullying scandal that has engulfed the Miami Dolphins will meet with several of the team’s personnel as he continues his probe.
The Newton Rams are ready to start a new era in their new gym as they take on Region 2-AAAAAA and county rival foe Alcovy in their first game at Rams Arena.
Tickets have been stamped to the state meet with wins at the tri-meet involving Rockdale, Heritage and Eastside on Saturday.
In Sunday’s game against Georgia Tech, the Tennessee women’s basketball team displayed scoring balance befitting of a top-5 team.
On a day that determined the final four teams in the race for the SEC championship, two in each division, the national focus was on one play Saturday, a play that likely will be talked about for years to come.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie running back Bobby Rainey rushed for 163 yards and scored three touchdowns to ignite a 41-28 victory over the visiting Atlanta Falcons Sunday.
The Optimist Club will sponsor the annual Festival of Trees this year, bringing a holiday forest to downtown Covington.
The Covington City Council will consider changes to the city’s electric utility rates following recommendations by a consultant from Electric Cities of Georgia.
The downtown Square will be aglow Thursday night, welcoming the holiday season with Covington’s Magical Lights of Christmas celebration.
The Supreme Court of Georgia has upheld the murder conviction and life sentence of a man who shot and killed his estranged wife in 2008.
The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.
A woman shopping at Walmart on Salem Road recently didn’t let a young teenager get away with snatching her cell phone out of her hand.
Among the many institutions to receive financial grants from General Mills, the Newton County School System along with a few individual schools within the system, and some organizations in Rockdale all obtained generous awards from the plant.
There’s a lot of optimism for the 2013-2014 season surrounding the basketball teams at Salem, and both squads got off to a great start Saturday as the girl’s blew out Meadowcreek and the boy’s won a thriller in overtime.
Health Reports for Newton, Rockdale counties for Nov. 12-18, 2013
Local bikers invited to join in toy rides, donate to needy
Rockdale and Newton motorcycle riders invited to toy rides.
Ronda Rich column
There will be parades a-plenty in Newton County this holiday season, with both Porterdale and Covington hosting events in early December.
Freezing temperatures last week prompted area residents to crank up the heat. Fire safety professionals offer some tips to keep you safe while you’re trying to stay warm.
HHS Patriot Players present “Mermaid”
The Newton County Sheriff’s Office has unveiled a new resource for the public to communicate anonymously about possible gang activity in the community.
Historical association educates public on Buffalo Soldiers’ role in military
Local chapter of Buffalo Soldiers aims to educate public about history of blacks in military prior to WWII.