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 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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Mike Mills has already had a life-changing moment. Now he's seeking another. The first was 20 years ago, on May 2, as he was coming home from work in his hometown of Tupelo, Miss. It was around 12:15 a.m. when a drunk driver crashed into him. His car looked like a crushed tin can. Every bone on the left side of Mills' body was broken. He suffered a brain injury and severe damage to his ...
Darrius Baker's collegiate career ended in the perfect place. Oregon is synonymous with track and field, being the home of some of the nation's best runners, and the birthplace of one of the sports legends, Steve Prefontaine. This week, Eugene, Ore., welcomed the NCAA Track and Field Championships, including participating school Savannah State. Leading the way for the Savannah State Tigers was Baker, a former Alcovy standout and record-holder, and now Savannah State record holder ...
The heat of summer is here, and it's time to get into the pool. For about 85 of Covington's youth, they are getting into the pool not just to keep cool, but also to compete with the area's best. The Covington Y Piranhas have won the last three Rockdale Swim League Championships and are set to embark on another season starting Monday. Already hard at work practicing, the Covington Y swim team travels to Deer ...
The Newton County Recreation Commission's baseball and softball seasons are wrapping up, but it's not time to put the bats and balls away just yet.
Rockdale Post 77 began its 2013 American Legion baseball season on a strong note, defeating Douglasville 10-5 Tuesday.
Once again the Georgia Revolution and the Jacksonville United are atop the National Premier Soccer League's division standings.
The American Legion Post 77 baseball team begins its state championship defense Tuesday as the 2013 season gets underway.
Georgia hunters and fishers pay tens of millions of dollars in licenses and fees to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, and some now fear they won't receive the services paid for from that money.
With only three tries, Jameel Abdul-Mateen faulted his first two long jump attempts at the NCAA East Preliminary Round Thursday.
Growing up in Florida, summer was just the next day. The only difference in the seasons was a change from almost bearable to must-stay-indoors. However, Georgia offers a different take on the outdoors with actual changes in seasons. That means Mother Nature actually makes you want to step outside and find things to do to enjoy your free time. Now is that time. School has ended, Memorial Day has come and gone and 80-degree weather ...
The end of school and the arrival of Memorial Day aren't the only signs that summer has arrived; there are also the various summer camps and leagues offered by recreation departments and organizations around Newton County.
Lawson Ingold is well regarded in his field. He's well regarded at every turn, being noticed by the right people and progressing through every stage of his chosen interest. And he's not even 10 years old. And he's usually leading the field toward the finish line. Ingold, whose parents and sister moved from Cumming to Social Circle with him when he was 5 years old to accommodate his two quarter midget race cars and race ...
Rashard Cabane has excelled at every level of Newton High basketball, and will look to do the same as he attends Middle Georgia State College next year.
In a game billed as the Battle of Atlanta, filled with physical play, the Atlanta Silverbacks got a foul call inside the box and made the ensuing penalty kick count.
For five years, the Miracle League of Newton County has been a simulcast host site for Chick-fil-A's Leadercast, not only showing the event live, but also using it as a fundraiser, receiving proceeds from ticket sales.