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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Covington Y swim coach Erin Gorman returned home recently, and this time brought enough of Covington's youth with her to fill a pool. The Covington Y Piranhas traveled to Meadowbrook for a Rockdale Swim League meet on June 18 and came away with a resounding victory. The meet also marked a return for Gorman, who lives in Meadowbrook and swam for the neighborhood's team in the 1990s.
Before the Newton basketball team began its summer season, coach Rick Rasmussen said it would be like a mini season due to the amount of games the Rams would be playing.
After a 5-0 romp through the POW/MIA Tournament last weekend, Rockdale Post 77 baseball coach Jack Murphy was prepared for a flat performance from his team in Tuesday's game at Douglasville.
Rockdale Post 77 continues its dominance in the American Legion baseball League. Eastside and Newton High School's contributors to the team are also continuing their excellence, helping lead Post 77 to a 5-0 record in the POW/MIA tournament and the event's championship. Randy Loew, formerly of the Eagles, pitched a complete game during the final, giving up just two runs. Rockdale defeated Loganville 6-2 in the championship game on Sunday to win the Douglasville hosted ...
Baseball is America's favorite pastime. Unfortunately though, it's not America's present time or future time. The country's top young athletes stopped signing up for little league at an early age, didn't join up later to see if, indeed, chicks did dig the long ball and would go on to participate in more sexier, more publicized sports - mostly football and basketball. Over the last couple of years, the top American athlete drafted into Major League ...
Students are out of school and on to the fields this summer playing at the Covington Y, the Boys & Girls Club and some of the many sports camps offered in Newton County. Before you know it, they'll be back at school and look completely different having grown so quickly by the time the fun of summer 2013 rolls around. Now is the time to get out that camera and capture the skill, determination and enjoyment of Newton's active youth.
In only two meets, the Covington Y Piranhas swim team has already impressed coach Erin Gorman. The Piranhas have handedly defeated its first opponent, the Brentwood Barracudas and their second, Westchester Lake on June 11 and June 14, respectively.
Trepidation about the safety of football is on the rise with about 2,000 former professional players combining to file a head-trauma lawsuit against the NFL.
After a month's time, the Georgia Revolution are returning to Conyers. The area's highest level of soccer will be on display Saturday as the Georgia Revolution women's team hosts the Knoxville Force at 5:30 p.m., followed by the men taking on Myrtle Beach FC at 7:30 p.m. at the RYSA Soccerplex. The women are facing Knoxville for the second time this season after falling to the Lady Force 2-1 on June 2 in Tennessee. "The ...
Brandi Richards finished her softball career in decorated fashion, as she completed her senior season at the Auburn Montgomery University.
Taylor Smith just missed out on automatically qualifying for the 2012 U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship this week.
Tripp Loftin joined Rockdale Post 77 for a simple reason - just to get in some work. Loftin, who pitched for the Newton Rams during the 2012 season, took the mound as Post 77's starter in Saturday's American Legion matchup against Alpharetta, and he didn't disappoint. The left-hander pitched five shutout innings as Post 77 came away with a 5-0 win. "He looked pretty good," Post 77 coach Jack Murphy said. "He walked a few; ...
When I first decided to become a reporter, I didn't do it for the scores, the stats, to have my name in the pape--r or even the free food needed to supplement such grossly high salaries.
The Newton boys' basketball team is hosting its second annual Rams Summer Youth Basketball Mini Camp next week.
Students across Newton County have closed their lockers, put up their book bags, cease to worry about tests and no longer spend time thinking up excuses on why their homework is not finished.