The Conyers Garden Club (CGC) joined with National Garden Clubs Inc., The Garden Club of Georgia Inc., Redbud District and garden clubs across the country in celebration of National Garden Week, which was held June 7 to 13.
Candace Hill, a rising junior at Rockdale County High School, was honored Thursday morning during a press conference at the school where she was named the Gatorade National Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide availability of tax subsidies that are crucial to the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, handing a major victory to the president.
Tony Elder column
“In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans.” (Romans 8:26)
James Behrens column
JOHN PEARRELL: Christians should be at forefront of ensuring a person is judged by his character, not color of his skin
John Pearrell column
East Newton honors Fuller at three-decade milestone
East Newton Baptist organist celebrates 30 years of playing at the church
Orrin Morris writes about Indian pipe
Joe LaGuardia column
1st national title in school history
A lightly-rested starter shook off a rocky first inning and helped his school make history on Wednesday.
A Pensacola, Fla., man accused of fleeing attempted murder charges in Florida was captured in Newton County.
Registration is now open for the 10th Annual Kim Atkins Memorial Tennis Tournament. This year’s event, scheduled for Aug. 21 and 22, features a new format allowing players to register as individuals instead of teams.
The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.
Heritage High School will have a pair of new head coaches when the athletic season begins in August.
Newton County’s Form of Government Committee has wrapped up its work and will soon present its recommendations to the Board of Commissioners.
Time of 10.98 in Seattle makes Hill first high school girl to break 11 seconds in 100-meters
Candace Hill, a 16-year-old rising junior from Rockdale County High School, Ga., set a record Saturday in Seattle as the first high school girl to break 11 seconds in a 100-meter dash, and her time, 10.98 seconds, would have placed seventh in the 2012 Olympics.
They call Charleston the Holy City, because of all the churches. Last week evil visited the Holy City, intent on destroying the holiness and casting the city, and the region, into flame. Evil was painfully destructive and caused much grief and anguish, but evil failed because the good people of Charleston were bigger than the misguided and hate-filled young man who perpetrated the awful massacre at the Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.
Internet search lures Reimers from San Diego to Covington, yet they keep their West Coast jobs
An Internet search for Southern towns with charm and a town square led Matt and Rachelle Reimers to move from San Diego to Covington, Ga., yet they were able to keep their West Coast jobs.
Cahill and Baby Girl are ready for adoption