Beatrice Adcock Hester of Milstead celebrated her 102nd birthday on July 28.
The Conyers Garden Club Landscape of the month for August was awarded to John and Sue Cone.
Noah Matthew Cooper was born on July 23.
The Rockdale volleyball team picked up victories over Veterans and host Houston County and fell to Northside-Columbus in a quad-meet Tuesday in Warner Robins.
For the first time since September, 2009, the Rockdale football team will go into its game with Heritage attempting to start a winning streak in the series.
It can be expensive to look your best, but a couple people were apparently trying to take a short cut.
Covington police arrested an Alabama man last weekend after he became irate when a local retailer would not replace his broken cell phone; a man allegedly tried to run over a woman for not properly parking at a fast-food restaurant.
Two American aid workers discharged from an Atlanta hospital after being treated for Ebola pose no health risk to the public, an Emory University Hospital doctor said.
Thursday mornings used to be special for me when I was a child because that’s when my daddy bought groceries every week.
Beloved and talented comic Robin Williams, 63 years old, spent decades in struggles with substance abuse and depression. He was recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. Perhaps it finally overwhelmed him, because he fashioned a noose out of a belt and hung himself, ending his struggle.
In addition to “The Vampire Diaries” and other movies and TV shows, ABC’s “Red Band Society” will soon be added to the list of shows filmed in Covington.
Curt Schilling, who won 216 games in 20 major league seasons, announced Wednesday on WEEI radio in Boston his belief that a recent bout with cancer was caused by chewing tobacco.
Whoever can gain the advantage using their experience is going to have the best chance to start the 2014 season with a win as Berkmar travels to Homer Sharp Stadium to take on Newton on at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.
Twice Masters champion Bubba Watson says the thrill of merely making a Ryder Cup is no longer enough for him and that it is high time the U.S. side claimed victory.
The Newton County Commission will meet next Tuesday to discuss proposed changes in the county’s form of government that were set in motion last April.
The Newton County Board of Education announced that Chad Walker will be the new principal/CEO of Newton College & Career Academy at its regular meeting on Tuesday night.
This small city in eastern Newton County is on the move, adopting a new logo, dedicating city hall to a beloved former mayor and his wife, and making progress to update the downtown area with new sidewalks.
Maddox’ motion strikes a compromise, shifts comprehensive land use planning to the Development Services Department.
Maddox's motion strikes compromise, shifting land use planning to the Development Services Department
After a robust discussion before a passionate crowd of spectators, the Newton County Commission Tuesday night voted to scrap controversial portions of the 2050 Plan baseline ordinances but to continue work on developing a county-wide comprehensive land use plan.
The Salem volleyball team came up just a bit short in its season opener Tuesday.