A man pulled over for not wearing a seatbelt said he took it off because a chemical used at work irritated his skin. It was a different kind of substance, however, that landed him in jail.
Counties still must meet tighter 2008 standards
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday that the metro Atlanta region has met clean air standards for ozone levels set by the federal agency in 1997.
Instead of trying to get some Christmas shopping done, one Covington woman allegedly decided to try her hand at some Christmas shoplifting.
A 31-year-old employee with Pratt Industries in Conyers has died as a result of an industrial accident Wednesday.
A Covington man has been arrested for attempting to shoplift various items from Walmart, including a machete and ammunition. police have arrested a Covington man who stole two boxes of Christmas lights and a couple packages of deodorant.
The weather outside may be frightful this weekend, but organizers are hoping that rain will not dampen the spirits of those who plan to attend the various holiday celebrations in Rockdale and Newton counties.
Two suspects arrested, RCSO searches for third
The heavy presence of deputies in the Salem Road area is credited for the quick apprehension of two robbery suspects Tuesday night. A third suspect is still at large.
Three people apparently driving to Augusta early Sunday morning got into an argument and decided to pull over at a business on Alcovy Road to hash out their differences. Not long after a police officer helped diffuse the situation, the argument evidently heated back up, and a woman received a busted lip and a man was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
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Community outpouring for Covington Police Department Officer Chris Smith and his family after the loss of their home to an early morning fire last week has been overwhelming, said Capt. Ken Malcom.