A routine check on a call of gunfire Tuesday night turned tricky when deputies found out they were really dealing with an armed robbery where at least one person had been tied up, according to reports. Things turned stranger still when several people at the home were arrested on drug charges.
Three Newton County schools have met Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) after scores from summer retests from the Criterion Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) came in, according to information released Wednesday by the Newton County School System and the Georgia Department of Education.
A decision by teachers and their students to practice what they preached on Earth Day has paid off and the Covington Montessori School has received a statewide award from Keep Georgia Beautiful for their waste reduction program.
The Friends of Porterdale, city of Porterdale and Porterdale Woman's Club invite everyone to attend the 2008 Porterdale Reunion/Festival which will be held Oct. 4, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. in the city of Porterdale.
The Covington Lions Club hopes to make their third annual Sherman's Last Burning bigger and better than ever, with multiple events, live bands, attractions, plenty of fair-food, competing cooks, good vittles and more than 100 craftsmen and vendors showing their wares.