Fall and winter are when most people begin to stockpile wood for their fireplaces. Of course, some keep a large supply of wood year-round.
A hazardous winter weather outlook has been issued by the National Weather Service for Newton County and other counties in the Northern and Central portions of Georgia.
Have you put into context what the Republican Party is doing to Tea Party people and every other group that dares to represent the interests of the people?
Residents and travelers in the Salem Road area will soon begin to a ramped up presence by the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office in an effort to combat crime rates seen in the area year after year.
The Social Circle High School Redskins junior varsity wrestling team raided Rockdale High School's Rumble at the Rock wrestling tournament on Saturday.
Whether we like it or not, November is the start of all those family get-togethers. It's off to grandmother's house or to visit the new in-laws.
On behalf of the Covington Tree Preservation Board, I respectfully submit this letter to you and the Covington City Council in order to express our concerns about several topics, the first being the installation of string-lights on and in the street trees around the square, the second being the lack of a tree replacement plan, and the third being the lack of funding for tree plantings.
We were more than surprised to learn last week that all Newton County School System employees will receive in January what amounts to a one-time bonus of 1 percent of their salaries. The district called it a "pay adjustment.''
This is about love, forever and always. Last weekend, I was asked to care for the last of my mother's sisters, her baby sister. My cousin needed me to care for her mother. There was no question I would agree to do so.
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Imagine a beautiful woman whom you adore and would rather be with than any other woman you have known.
During the recent government shutdown many numbers were thrown around. But there is one number that stands out and it has nothing to do with the debate over the federal budget.
In years gone by, a woman in America who wasn't married between ages 18 and 25 was known as an "old maid."
Dalton, GA - Michael Mule', adviser to Dalton Mayor David Pennington, issued the following response to Nathan Deal's press release this morning touting Georgia's business environment ranking:
The ringleader of a wigged bank robbing crew that struck Atlanta area banks, including in Conyers and Covington, during a two-year spree recently entered a guilty plea in federal court.
The Porterdale Volunteer Fire Department will hold a Fall Festival Fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, to raise money for the station.
Residents looking for more information about the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, are invited to a free forum on Monday, Oct. 21, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the Rockdale Career Academy, 1064 Culpepper Drive, Conyers.
Five years ago, my husband and I moved to Covington. My only knowledge of Covington was that the TV drama "In the Heat of the Night" was filmed here. I watched that show at every opportunity; I even came to an auction of articles from the show once.
Veterans from around the state made their voices heard loud and clear during the protest at the Walk of Heroes Veterans Memorial in Rockdale, held Sunday in conjuction with the national protest in Washington D.C.
How do you do research without the Internet? Believe it or not, five young ladies did just that this week as part of the 4-H National Youth Science Day project. Funny enough, it was actually a project about technology! This week, 4-H'ers around the country explored geographic information systems. In Newton County, we used an aerial photo as the base map of section of a Colorado town similar to the area around Oak Hill Elementary ...
The political disappointments in today's government abound. The national debt is out of control, the ideological divides are gaping, and the government has been shut down for more than a week. The average person has not yet felt the effects of the shutdown, but the concern for our nation's future is clear. Just about everyone has an opinion, but it's hard to find the real factors that must be considered in the current economic environment.
Those of us who consider ourselves conservatives need to understand that conservatism to the Republican hierarchy is defined differently than we define it. And those who consider themselves Republicans because they still believe the party represents what it did at its inception or what it did under President Reagan must understand that's no longer the case.
The Newton Rams earned their second region win of the season Friday night, getting back to .500 with a 32-21 victory over Druid Hills at Sharp Stadium.
Newton County Senior Services will present a Grandparents Festival and Senior Expo from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Oct. 25, at the Senior Services center in the Turner Lake Complex, 6183 Turner Lake Road SW in Covington.
During a 4-H meeting, one student shares a thought of the day. While I love to hear some of my favorite quotes, I'm never sure if the students really take it in. "Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind," a quote from Dr. Seuss, was read in a club meeting Friday. But then, the student asked fellow class members if they ...
The Newton Rams won their region opener, while grabbing their second win of the season, against the Alcovy Tigers on Friday night 17-14 at Sharp Stadium, spoiling the Tigers' hopes of obtaining the Newton Cup.
UPDATE: The crash has been cleared and traffic is flowing again on I-20 ----------------------- (Oct. 3, 12:14 p.m.) An incident has traffic backed up on Interstate 20 east about a half mile before the West Avenue exit (Exit 80). Ambulances and law enforcement are on the scene. Drivers are advised to use alternate routes.
It should be understood that few of today's Republicans are conservative. In fact, some are as left-leaning as any Democrat. Even more troubling, many conservative voters are being wantonly deceived because they refuse to understand that the Republican Party in its current incarnation is not our friend.
Former Conyers mayoral candidate Olivia Holmes Ware has withdrawn her civil lawsuit against the city of Conyers, according to a letter filed in Rockdale County Superior Court on Monday.