All three Newton teams found it difficult to come up with a win as both Alcovy squads and the Eastside boys found themselves on the wrong side of the score at the Walnut Grove Thanksgiving Shootout on Tuesday.
RCSO deputies complete drug recognition program
Ready or not Black Friday shopping starts Thursday for many retailers. Belk and Kohl’s in Conyers will open at 8 p.m. Thursday and managers expect to see a boost in sales.
Although Black Friday is the traditional start to the holiday shopping season, many consumers will start their shopping today as more stores stay open and offer deals on Thanksgiving Day.
The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.
As a way to say thank you, the Oaks Course will hold a drawing for free green fees for life to one lucky player on Saturday.
Georgia Tech doesn’t expect to see much different from the Georgia offense on Saturday just because there’s been a change at quarterback.
Florida State and Florida may be headed in opposite directions this season — making Saturday’s regular-season finale in Gainesville a bit of a ho-hummer to some — but that didn’t stop one Gator from doing whatever he could to fan the flames of one of college football’s nastiest rivalries this week.
Pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, each a 300-game winner, and first baseman-designated hitter Frank Thomas are among 19 new candidates on the 2014 Hall of Fame ballot that is being mailed this week to more than 600 voting members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America
Three local kids started their own food drive called Because We Can and collected 100 cans.
A teenage girl is in trouble with her parents and an 18-year-old male has been arrested for allegedly giving her a tattoo.
Joy Ryder of Sugar Bakers in Olde Town Conyers shows off sweet treats for Thanksgiving.
Doations to family can be made through Police Who Care fund
An early morning fire Wednesday has left a Covington Police Department officer and his family without a home for the holidays.
Newton County Sheriff Ezell Brown gives turkeys to employees
Shawn Gaston and his wife Stacy may not be a typical host family for a foreign exchange student, but the Newton County couple knew they would enjoy the experience of learning about another culture and helping a student do the same.
Rockdale tennis player Summer Walker, who heads into her senior year unbeaten, recently signed an athletic scholarship with the University of Connecticut.
While their teams each suffered blowout defeats, a pair of former local basketball stand outs still had big performances on the hardwood Tuesday.
Employment outlooks show engineering and science majors to be the safest college majors for future employment.