Salem has been playing football since 1992 and Wesleyan’s first season was in 1998, but the teams had never met before last season. Now, the schools, separated by 41 miles, are starting to make it a yearly occurrence. Wesleyan, a Gwinnett County Class AA private school, will travel to Conyers Friday for a non-region game against the Class AAAAA Seminoles, the second consecutive season the schools have met in week two
Whether it’s playing hundreds of miles away, or just a few counties north against a league rival, the Heritage softball team has had no trouble piling up victories in the early going.
Even though Jackson lost a lot of their main defensive players from last year’s playoff team, Eastside’s offensive line still have their work cut for them if they hope to leave Red Devil Hill with a win on Friday.
911 Communications Officer Nathaniel Stykes organized his first blood drive in June, giving public safety agencies a chance to compete.
County commissioners have amended the zoning ordinance to allow go-kart facilities in certain areas with a conditional use permit.
The owners of Corn Dawgs Corn Maze plowed the face of Uncle Si Robertson into their land for the 2013 corn maze season.
The father of two students injured in a wreck involving two school buses in January has filed a class-action lawsuit against the Newton County School Board.
The Atlanta Braves have by far the best home record in the majors, but that domination hasn’t come at the expense of the New York Mets.
Newton is going to have to control their turnovers and penalties if they hope to surprise Lowndes with an upset win on Friday.
Community Calendar for Sept. 5, 2013