Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton said Friday he is feeling “much better,” one day after sustaining facial fractures when he was struck in the face by an 88-mph fastball from Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Mike Fiers.
The Newton Poll is a weekly compilation of reader comments on subjects of local interest.
As fathers, we all want our sons to grow up to be loving husbands, involved fathers, and contributing members of society. That doesn’t happen by accident.
I found myself right in the middle of a rare 10-day stint at home Friday and found it impossible to ignore, any longer, my lovely wife Lisa’s extensive honey-do list.
It took a little while, but the Heritage softball team picked up another region win Thursday.
A bizarre bounce of his ball into a spectator’s pocket and an unexpected birdie-birdie finish helped Rory McIlroy surge into contention for the Tour Championship with a sizzling display in Friday’s second round.
Highway 36 Music Barn offers music free to the public.
A 25-year-old Covington woman has turned herself in to the Newton County Sheriff’s Office on allegations that she has had an inappropriate relationship with an underage family member.
Aiming to raise $400,000 for charitable organizatioins, the local United Way kicks off its annual campaign with a luncheon at Turner Lake Park and a stirring address by Rev. William Wade.
Three others leave department amid accusations of cheating
Five investigators accused of cheating on an online training course have been demoted, while three are no longer employed by the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office.
The Covington City Council will discuss a resolution at Monday’s meeting to urge local state legislators to support a Community Improvement District for the Highway 278 corridor.
For those who question the strength of the No. 48 team, driver Jimmie Johnson says he’s more confident entering the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup this year than he was last year when he won his sixth championship.
Six days after Jason Day pulled out of the BMW Championship with a back complaint, his caddie was forced to withdraw from the opening round of the elite Tour Championship on Thursday because of a back issue.
Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson will make sure the Yellow Jackets are not looking ahead to next week’s start of ACC play, given who the team hosts on Saturday.
Georgia hasn’t scored more than 20 points at Williams-Brice Stadium in 20 years, but the Bulldogs haven’t always had Todd Gurley running the ball.
A major advertiser expressed support for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday, while a women’s advocacy group called for his resignation in the mounting controversy over his handling of former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Rice’s domestic violence case.
The public may send comments to the Army Corps of Engineers on the proposed Bear Creek Reservoir in southern Newton County until Sept. 19
The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.
The 31st Annual Fuzz Run, sponsored by the Covington Police Department will be held Saturday, and the prerace Health Expo is on tap for all day Friday.
This week’s Newton County jail log