The Governor's Office of Consumer Protection has received numerous complaints about vacation scams.
Robbery, beating reported to Covington Police Department.
COVINGTON -- Have you ever wondered where turtles go in the winter or why salamanders have slimy skin? Focusing on Georgia's native reptiles and amphibians, Rock Eagle's "Snakes, Turtles and More" program is sure to answer all of your questions.
The Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program, a program that awards scholarship money to outstanding youth volunteers, is accepting applications through March 15.
Two Rockdale County employers recently joined the ranks of more than 1,600 metro Atlanta employers that participate in Georgia Commute Options.
The state of Georgia experienced its fourth consecutive record year in international trade during 2012, exceeding the previous year's milestones in both imports and exports, according to the Georgia Department of Economic Development.
COVINGTON -- Eastside's baseball team had Newton's number as it swept the Rams with a 15-0 win on Friday and a 14-12 come-from behind win on Saturday.. Eastside pitcher Peyton Pallay shut down the Rams, holding them hitless in Friday's game at Eastside and ending the game in three
Calls to the Covington-Newton 911 Communications Center increased in 2012.
More cases of equine herpes virus have been reported.
The Rockdale County Sheriff's Office and Conyers Police Department are offering gun safety classes to citizens of Rockdale County.
A suspect in the robbery of a Wells Fargo Bank was found guilty Thursday.
U.S. Congressman Paul Broun, M.D. (GA-10) invites high school students to participate in the 2013 Congressional Art Competition.
Covington man among six defendants convicted in mail theft ring involving U.S. Treasury checks.
Heritage soccer player Mady Carter received a huge honor recently. The junior goalkeeper was named to the Georgia ODP Youth Soccer team and will play in the ODP (Olympic Development Program) National Championship this weekend at the FC Dallas Stadium Complex in Frisco, Texas.
The city of Covington will be holding it's first Public Safety Citizen's Academy beginning Thursday, April 11.
Inclement weather washed out a number of local sporting events Tuesday.
FirstLight HomeCare of East Atlanta, based in Conyers, has been named a 2013 Best of Home Care Provider of Choice Award. FirstLight of East Atlanta is owned and operated by local resident Ed Ukaonu.
Rockdale Medical Center presented the the Red, Hot & Healthy Luncheon, which was open to the public, to celebrate American Heart Month.
As is the case each February, the Rockdale Riptides swim team has plenty of representation at the Georgia 14-under Short Course Championships. The Riptides, based out of Conyers, will have nine swimmers competing in dozens of events starting today through Sunday at the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center in Atlanta
Raymond Saunders scored 21 points to lead four in double figures as Westlake defeated Rockdale 81-76 in the first round of the Class AAAAAA state playoffs Wednesday.. Westlake, the No. 3 seed from Region 3, will play the winner of Region 1 champion Tift County and McEachern in this weekend's
The Newton County School System recently alerted parents to its Emergency Management Plan.
COVINGTON -- Eastside's baseball team started the Jon Ayers era with a 3-2 win over Rockdale on Monday.. Junior pitcher Peyton Pallay gave the Eagles (1-1) the defense they needed early while the offense put runs on the board.. Eastside's Hank Steele put the first run on the board with
Oxford Lions host annual pancake supper on March 1.
Oxford College's Language Hall has re-opened for the semester.
The GA DOT will hold an informational meeting on upcoming projects in Newton County on Feb. 21.
Inspect-All Services, based in Conyers, was honored in January by the University of Georgia Alumni Association during its 2013 Bulldog 100: Fastest Growing Bulldog Businesses celebration in Atlanta.
Veterans may be eligible for financial assistance for home rehabilitation.
The Covington Lions Club is hosting its 12th annual Chili Supper on Feb. 28 at Academy Springs Park.
A Covington man pleaded not guilty last week for pointing a weapon at a state trooper.
Several Realtors from Covington and Conyers were among hundreds who recently participated in the Georgia Association of Realtors Rally for Homeownership on the front steps of the Georgia Capitol.
The Porterdale Police Department is offering a nine-week Citizens Police Academy beginning April 10.
ATLANTA -- Eastside's swim team competed in three events in the state finals at Georgia Tech on Saturday.. The 200 medley relay, consisting of Jack Mitchell, Robbie Ellwanger, Joey Ellwanger and Samuel Stewart, finished ninth overall in a time of 1 minute, 42.48 seconds.. In the 400 freestyle relay, starting
The Center for Puppetry Arts has partnered with Georgia Public Libraries to provide free passes.
Snapping Shoals EMC is currently accepting applications from area high school sophomores and juniors to compete for an all-expense-paid spot on the 2013 Washington Youth Tour.
Covington Councilwoman Janet Goodman attends Mayors Day.
The Conyers Police Department will hold a free gun safety course.
GSP: Covington man killed in Interstate 16 crash.
An Oxford couple was arrested on drug charges in Rockdale County.
Nonprofit organizations in east metro can gain valuable capacity-building resources by participating on March 12 in the third in a series of workshops being held at the Rockdale Career Academy.
The cities of Social Circle and Porterdale have received Certified Local Government status from the Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
Terry Norris, a Conyers resident and executive director of the Georgia Sheriffs' Association, said Thursday that space is available at youth group homes sponsored by the Sheriff's Association for children who are abused, abandoned or neglected.
Former long-time Newton County resident Tina Mayeaux will be returning to the area to serve in the role of managing partner of the Covington LongHorn Steakhouse restaurant.
Tax Commissioner Barbara Dingler is urging citizens to be aware of changes to motor vehicle taxes effective March 1.
Boiling Springs, N.C. -- Gardner-Webb got a huge win late in the meet from senior Drew Ellwanger of Newborn, who sprinted to a win in the 100 breast to seal the meet for the Runnin' Bulldog men.. Ellwanger, an Eastside graduate, finished the race in 58.03, touching out Davidson
A Salem Overlay meeting is set for 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31, at Gateway Community Church, 11677 Brown Bridge Road.
The Covington Family YMCA invites teens and their parents to come to an informative meeting on Monday, January 28, at 7:30 p.m. to learn about some great leadership and service opportunities within the YMCA.
Deadlines for Snapping Shoals EMC's 2013 scholarships are quickly approaching.
The Newton Fund is looking for an outstanding volunteer for its fifth annual Pat Patrick Big Heart Award.
The Covington Regional Ballet is auditioning for elementary school age dancers for its spring production of "Snow White."
CONYERS -- Edwards Middle School was able to get back its county wrestling trophy.. Thanks to nine individual champions and eight runners-up in 21 weight classes, Edwards defeated local rivals Davis Middle, Memorial Middle and Conyers Middle, winning the Conyers Cup Traveling Trophy, the second title for head coach Duane Turner.