Georgia State Patrol and local law enforcement agencies will be out in force over the Memorial Day weekend.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources urges boaters to be aware of new laws and to obey all safety rules.
The Newton County Jail Blotter for May 24, 2013
ATLANTA -- Evan Gattis sent Tuesday night's game into extra innings with a two-out pinch-homer in the ninth inning. On Wednesday, Atlanta's improbable rookie slugger made sure that no late-game dramatics would be needed.. Gattis blasted his first career grand slam in the fourth inning to give
Buck Farmer pitched well Wednesday in the ACC Tournament opener at Durham Bulls Athletic Park, but heading into the top of the ninth was in line for a loss. Down to their last out, the Yellow Jackets' offense bailed out their ace pitcher.. The seventh-seeded Yellow Jackets were one
COVINGTON -- The Alcovy girls soccer team had several firsts this season. The Tigers hosted their first playoff game and they had players nominated to the all-region team.. Making the Region 2-AAAAAA team for the Lady Tigers were midfielder Morgan Edelman, forward Alex Jordan and goalkeeper Marie Peck
VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Sergio Garcia said "sorry" 11 times and used the word "apology" on five occasions as he spoke of his regret at causing a furor by making a "fried chicken" jibe at world No. 1 Tiger Woods.. Garcia told reporters Wednesday that his comment, made at the
Students in Shelley Yeatman's prekindergarten class in the Early Learning Center at the Newton College and Career Academy got to witness their baby bluebirds hatch before school let out.
School board approves tentative budget; Delays changes to Ombudsman transportation, additional nurses
The Newton County Board of Education has approved a tentative budget for next school year, but a few changes still may be to come.
Michael Davis. Special to the Citizen. JACKSON -- A Conyers man has died after a boating accident on Jackson Lake Tuesday evening.. Georgia Department of Natural Resources Capt. Bob Lynn identified the victim as 58-year-old Joseph L. Baker.. Lynn said Baker was a passenger on a boat operated
Commissioners have asked the county manager and finance staff to come back with two budgets for their consideration.
Covington Police search for suspects who are believed to be involved in theft of checks from local store
The Covington Police has issued a BOLO for two suspects believed to be involved in the theft of checks from Spires Interior in April. The two were captured on film when they went on a spending spree in Snellville.
Two six-year-old students were bitten by a wild fox on the playground at Rocky Plains Elementary School earlier today.
CONYERS -- The GeorgiaRevolution played a fierce brand of soccer for 90 minutes Tuesday night with hopes of advancing in the U.S. Open Cup tournament, but the more experienced Atlanta Silverbacks came out on top 3-2 at the Rockdale Youth Soccer Association complex.. Midfielder Pablo Cruz scored in the 57th
MIAMI -- The New York Yankees and Premier League club Manchester City have formed a Major League Soccer team to play in New York City starting in 2015, aiming to win over America's largest sports market to the global game.. Manchester City, owned by Sheikh Mansour of Abu Dhabi, will
NEW YORK -- San Francisco and Houston were chosen on Tuesday as host cities for the 2016 and 2017 Super Bowls after National Football League team owners voted for the two ahead of Miami.. The San Francisco Bay Area will host the 50th Super Bowl in early 2016 at Levi's
As younger brother Justin is surrounded by the media after another big game, B.J. Upton is ignored as he sits at the neighboring locker.. There hasn't been much positive for him to talk about this season and that wasn't supposed to be the case after the center fielder signed a
OXFORD -- Oxford College will have something for everybody as the athletic department will hold various youth camps starting June 3.. Head athletic trainer Amanda Fischer will begin with the first of three swim camps. The first swim camp starts on June 3 and will last until the June 6