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Clarkesville mayor dies after being shot at his home

CLARKESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say Clarkesville's mayor, Dr. Terry Greene, has died after a shooting at his home. Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Nelly Miles said Monday in an ...

December 14, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Ole Miss DT Nkemdiche charged with possession of marijuana

Mississippi defensive lineman Robert Nkemdiche has been charged with possession of marijuana after being hospitalized following a fall at an Atlanta hotel. Police say the 21-year-old from Loganvil...

December 14, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Commissioner rejects Pete Rose's plea for reinstatement

CINCINNATI (AP) - Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred rejected Pete Rose's plea for reinstatement on Monday, citing his continued gambling and evidence that he bet on games when he was playing for th...

December 14, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Baltimore braces as first trial in Freddie Gray death closes

BALTIMORE (AP) - The city of Baltimore braced for a verdict Monday in the first of six trials of police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake urged citizens...

December 14, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Putting an emphasis on serve in 'protect and serve'

With all the plight surrounding law enforcement these days, it seems that most see our boys in blue with mixed emotion. That wasn't the case locally this week. Those who "protect and serve" the c...

December 14, 2015 | Staff Report | Our Thoughts

Communication is vital to governing

Newton County has several matters awaiting a decision by the Board of Commissioners. The board has rightfully sought public input and employed citizen committees to study some of the most important...

December 14, 2015 | Jerry Roseberry | LOCAL

Three little known stories

Editor's note: Personal interviews return next week in "A Veteran's Story." Strong pain pills are not playing a significant role in my wife's recovery from recent surgery. She, is a trooper. Yours...

December 14, 2015 | Pete Mecca | A VETERAN'S STORY

County gets closer to new charter

The Newton County Board of Commissioners are looking to have a new county charter presented during the first meeting of the new year, and got a step closer to that during a work session Tuesday. J...

December 14, 2015 | Bryan Fazio | LOCAL

Vianne Kelly Peay

Vianne Kelly Peay of Oxford passed away December 12, 2015, at the age of 57. A devout Christian, Vianne enjoyed knitting, gardening, reading, following politics and spending time with her children ...

December 14, 2015 | Staff Report | OBITS

Mr. Brian Keith Terrell Humphery

A Celebration of Life and Homegoing ForMr. Brian Keith Terrell Humphrey"Chico" Sunrise Sunset March 10, 1968 December 9, 2015 Brian Keith Terrell Humphery (Chico) was...

December 13, 2015 | Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home | OBITS

Observations on the coaching changes at UGA

As my sweet mama would say, "Things just get curiouser and curiouser." That is the best way to describe the recent events at the University of Georgia - or more specifically - the athletic departme...

December 13, 2015 | Dick Yarbrough | Columnists

Georgia has its own Grinch for Christmas

It's the Holiday season, a time when people are supposed to be having fun, going to parties, and bestowing good wishes on friends and family. So why is Gov. Nathan Deal acting like the Grinch who ...

December 13, 2015 | Tom Crawford | Columnists

4-H’er builds prosthetic hands

If you're looking for 11-year-old home school seventh grader Croswell "CJ" Harris, you can often find him in the basement. Things like old cardboard boxes and duct tape always find their way to th...

December 13, 2015 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL

Nearly 200 nations pledge to slow global warming

LE BOURGET, France (AP) - Nearly 200 nations adopted the first global pact to fight climate change on Saturday, calling on the world to collectively cut and then eliminate greenhouse gas pollution ...

December 12, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

What is the Grinch all about?

This coming week sees the last of the special Christmas events brought to us by Main Street Covington under the leadership of Velinda Wheeles and her staff for 2015. Both Thursday and Friday nights...

December 12, 2015 | Wiley Stephens | LIVING

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