Health Reports for Newton, Rockdale counties for Dec. 2-9, 2013
Newton, Rockdale ring in the holiday season with parades
Rockdale and Newton counties both held their Christmas parades on Saturday.
Records fell in the 2013 SEC Championship game as well as Missouri losing to Auburn 59-42 in the Georgia Dome on Saturday.
How to sum up our diplomancy? Three crises, one president, many bewildered friends.
A look at Saturday’s top 25 college basketball action.
Charles Ross rushed for 109 yards and two touchdowns and host Rice won the Conference USA championship, 41-24 over Marshall, the program’s first outright conference title since winning the Southwestern Conference in 1957.
Former Newton County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Darrell Mathis has pleaded guilty to a charge of possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. He is scheduled to be sentenced at 2 p.m. on March 5 before U.S. District Judge Orinda D. Evans.
When it shoots the ball like it did Saturday, the Georgia Tech men’s basketball team is awfully tough to beat. The Yellow Jackets hit half of their shots in an 87-57 victory over East Tennessee State in non-conference play at McCamish Pavilion.
The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.
The Holiday Calendar is a list of holiday events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties
The Better Business has shut down more than 100 fraudulent websites in the past year for stealing the BBB logo and claiming to be legitimate sites.
Hundreds of Jeeps, with Santa Claus aboard the lead vehicle, will line up and head out Saturday morning in the annual Toys for Tots Jeep Drive.
“O Come Y’all to Covington” Christmas musical will be performed at Covington First United Methodist Church.
Angered that his mother had custody of his step-daughter, a Conyers man called his mother and said he had tied a rope around his wife’s neck and would kill her if the step-daughter wasn’t returned to his care.
The Newton Poll is a weekly compilation of reader comments on subjects of local interest.
16-year-old believed to be ringleader
The third suspect in a strong-arm robbery of an Xbox this week has been arrested.
Ayanna Mitchell had one of her finest games in a decorated high school career Friday and the Salem girl’s basketball team kept rolling along.
Shebretta Alexander hadn’t scored since midway through the first quarter when she squared up a long shot attempt in overtime Friday.
In Afghanistan, it is hard to attempt a count because there is an actual war going on, with no agreement on who qualifies as a civilian. The Los Angeles Times wrote recently about a Sept. 7 drone strike in Kunar Province. U.S. officials told the paper that 11 people died, most of them Taliban fighters; grieving local residents, however, insisted that 14 civilians had been killed. When does a village cease being a village and become a “Taliban stronghold”? When we say so, apparently.
Patrick’s offers over 50 tons of candy for the holiday season