Are we really going to do this? Are we going to wade into a struggle we don’t really want to fight? Are we going to mire ourselves in a senseless, grinding conflict whose possible outcomes range from bad to worse?
The Heritage softball team is one step closer to clinching a spot in the state playoffs. Kierra Camp drove in three runs and allowed one hit on the mound as the Patriots crushed Gainesville 14-0 in four innings Thursday.
Five Rockdale errors resulted in seven Alcovy runs as the Lady Tigers run-ruled the Lady Bulldogs 10-2 in six innings of play on Thursday.
A visit from Clarke Central was just what the Salem softball team needed to end a losing streak. Whitney Lester threw a no-hitter and a pair of freshmen led the way at the plate as the Seminoles pounded Clarke Central 12-0 in four innings in Region 8-AAAAA play Thursday.
Covington police officers defused a potentially violent situation this week and arrested a man wanted on charges of drug and gun possession.
Some NCSS students will be taking standardized tests later this month, and the school system is reminding them to turn off their cell phones and other electronic devices during testing or, preferably, to leave them home.
The owner of a dump truck that spilled rocks along U.S. Highway 278 in late August is unhappy about reimbursement charges for clean up from the city of Covington.
Mayor Ronnie Johnston was put on the hot seat by second graders at Middle Ridge Elementary School Thursday.
Newton County jail log for Aug. 28 to Sept. 3
Mary Leston is the receipent of the Pilot of the Year award for 2012-13.
Military news for the month of August
Experimentation period is over for the Falcons. Falcons coach Mike Smith paid lip service to the exhibition games while his staff was experimenting in several different areas.
Alcovy is hoping to correct some mistakes after losing to Jones County 17-14 in overtime last week when they go up against Perry at 7:30 tonight at Homer Sharp Stadium.
Points may be at a premium when two old rivals get together Friday in Conyers. Rockdale will visit Heritage to highlight week two of the football season, and each team will showcase a stout defense.
Kroger Plus Card customers throughout the Atlanta Division — which includes Georgia, South Carolina, Northern Alabama and Eastern Tennessee — can now contribute to charitable organizations of their choice with each in-store transaction.
Advanced Retirement Planning (ARP), a financial services firm with offices in Covington and around the metro Atlanta area, recently added Janine Cobb as an advisor. Formerly with Financial Independence Group, Inc., Cobb brings 18 years of experience working with financial case design organizations and consultants to ARP.
After a recent two-day visit from The Joint Commission, staff at the Newton Medical Center Lab learned that the lab will maintain its accreditation for two more years.
The extraordinary and history-making cold spell we experienced several weeks ago reminded me of a time that one of my good friends posted on Facebook that, with all this cold weather, human-induced climate change is certain to be a hoax.
CHiPs star Erik Estrada to visit Conyers for Christian film premiere
Fans remember Erik Estrada as one of TV's biggest 1970s and '80s heartthrobs, but today the father of three is the national spokesman for a group that aims to protect kids from Internet predators.
A group of students from the Galloway School in Atlanta were here at the monastery recently. It was s small group, chaperoned by Gordon Mathis and Jill Weinstein, two instructors and very capable guides for the students.
Peter often posed questions to Jesus. One of those times he asked if forgiving a person seven times was the limit. Jesus said that was not enough and proposed 70 times seven (Matthew 18:22).
Dr. R.C. Sproul gives the following illustration. “A few years ago one of the leading golfers on the professional tour was invited to play in a foursome with Gerald Ford, then president of the United States, Jack Nicklaus, and Billy Graham. The golfer was especially in awe of playing with Ford and Billy Graham (he had played frequently with Nicklaus before).
Road trip! What kind of a picture does that phrase bring to mind? Maybe you think of a family heading out for a week of fun at the beach. Or if you’re single, you might think of a wild and crazy adventure with several of your best friends.