Social Circle is known for its Southern charm, Southern homes and Southern fried chicken. It's only fitting that visitors get a Southern welcome.
David Thomas has seemingly always had two dreams.
The riverside town of Porterdale may get a little wetter.
The 750-horsepower Pratt and Whitney Hornet engines turned over four propellers sending a beautiful yet chaotic melody of mechanical jazz to those encased in the belly of the flying time capsule that is the Liberty Foundation's B-17 Memphis Belle at the DeKalb-Peachtree Airport Thursday.
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The first team into the Dixie Boys World series, held at City Pond Park starting on Aug. 4 is the hometown squad comprised of Newton County All-Stars.
Recently my brother had a big day in his life, when he proposed to his now fiancée. The night he was popping the question, I found myself nervous in anticipation. You spend time planning an event and thinking about it to the point that you hope everything goes well. He claims he was not nervous, but maybe it's just me being the older, "wiser" brother, but I got to thinking of the many events that ...
The Newton County Recreation Commission has primarily played in the Dixie Boys League for youth baseball throughout its history. This season, the NCRC participated in the Little League Baseball Association with the exception of the 13 and 14-year-olds Dixie Boys league team.
Alcovy has already began the work to follow up a historical season. The boys' basketball team recently concluded a 33-game summer league schedule which left coach Eugene Brown pleased with the Tigers' progress. The summer is a good time for coaches to get a look at the rising sophomores and juniors who will be called on to contribute more in the upcoming season, and for Brown, he was able to focus even more attention to ...
Mark Grace, Juan Pierre Mike Hampton, J.D. Drew and Cody Rasmus all played together in Major League Baseball, but earlier in their careers they all represented another league - Dixie Leuage.
The Dixie Boys World Series is making its fifth apperance in Newton County, and who will win this year's crown?
The 2012 Dixie Boys World Series is coming to Newton County. Not only does that mean thousands of fans will descend on Covington for one of the country's greatest youth league championships, but also that Newton County is guaranteed to have a representative. The host region always gets an automatic bid into the 12-team tournament, facing the best from 11 other states. The Newton County team was selected from a pool of the county's top ...
The 2012 Dixie Boys World Series is one day under three weeks away from kicking off here in Newton County.
The Alcovy girls' basketball team followed a great 2011-12 season with a great 2012 summer. The Lady Tiger recently finished up an approximate 30-game stretch, which saw them compete in various summer camps and leagues.
The fun, the laughter and the dazzling basketball skills of the Harlem Globetrotters are coming to Newton County. The Globetrotters will also be bringing fundraising prowess, helping to raise money for the Alcovy girls' basketball program.
The Covington Century is here once again. However, this time, the 100-mile bicycle ride has plenty of changes. Among the biggest are the ride's charitable benefactors, the Covington Century's starting point and several riding options. The ride, which participants were clear to point out is not a race, is Saturday, Aug. 4 beginning with a police-escorted mass start at 7:30 a.m. from the Georgia Piedmont Technical College Newton Conference Center at 8100 Bob Williams Parkway. ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick is launching a sports clothing line called V7 that will be sold exclusively at East Coast sporting goods shop Modell's.
Rockdale Post 77 is ahead of every team in their region of American Legion baseball by a dominating amount, with the exception of Loganville Post 233.
The Georgia Revolution traveled to Myrtle Beach Saturday for the Mutiny's season finale. The National Premier Soccer League's Myrtle Beach franchise treated it as such, putting their best foot forward in a 4-0 victory over the Revs. However, the Revolution, based out of Conyers, didn't. Georgia still showed up in Myrtle Beach Saturday but didn't have to play like it was their 2012 finale, because it wasn't. Georgia still has the postseason with as few ...
Another high school season is almost upon us. It's a major cliché, but hey cliché's are called that for a reason, they're true: it seems like just yesterday the 2011 prep football season was kicking off. And much like 2011 and the ones that preceded it, the 2012 season will be over before we realize it. That is, seemingly, one of the basic tendencies about sports, they are just fleeting moments. When I first started ...