Rockdale's girls soccer had no shot at making the state playoffs Wednesday but that didn't stop them from closing out the season with a 1-0 (3-1) win in penalty kicks over rival Newton.
The Eastside Eagles varsity baseball team's rematch against Stephens County Tuesday night had everything a baseball fan could ask for - high drama, dazzling defense, squeeze plays, long balls, strategizing coaches, proud parents and jubilant players.
Authorities are asking for the public's help in locating missing Newton County Robert "Bobby" Weaver, a white man who is 5 feet, 8 inches tall, weighs about 160 pounds and has brown hair, brown eyes and tattoos on his forearms.
Two Newton County Sheriff's Office deputies were recognized Tuesday for work keeping impaired drivers off the road.
The Eastside Eagles varsity baseball team (12-11, 7-6 Region 8-AAAA) hosted region leader Stephens County (16-4, 9-2 Region 8-AAAAA) Monday night, ending a five-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the Indians.
The city council this week put a stake through the grand idea of a Gazebo being built on the town square.
Jerry Odean McLeroy passed away April 20, 2014, at his home in Covington. He was 84 years of age at the time of his death. Mr. McLeroy loved spending time with his great-grandchildren, and especially enjoyed vacationing with them. He had 35 years of service with Lithonia Lighting. He was preceded in death by his first wife, LaRue McLeroy; granddaughter, Tava Martin; and parents, Dick and Eva McLeroy.
The Georgia Cattlemen's Association inducted Sam B. Hay, Jr. into the GCA Hall of Fame at the Cattlemen's Ball on Friday, April 4 during its 53rd annual convention & trade show and 17th annual Georgia Beef Expo in Perry.
Today we celebrate Easter; so, sure it is a day that there will be plenty of chocolate candy in the house and decorated eggs in the yard.
Christopher Dylan Williams, age 18, of Jackson, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born on July 19, 1995 in Dalton, Ga. to David L. Williams and Rebecca Lynn (Becky) Pierce Floyd. Dylan was a member of Jackson High School Class of 2013. He was employed with ACS Heating and Air in Covington.
Three (shot)...two (horn)...one (swish): Pandemonium.
ATLANTA - When the top-ranked team in the country makes a trek to Alexander Memorial Coliseum, particularly in atypical snowy conditions, anything is bound to happen.
Newton High School officials are reportedly offering a $200 reward for the name of the prankster who set off two packs of firecrackers in a boy's restroom at the school last Wednesday.
The Eastside swim team placed 10th overall during the UGA Invitational on Saturday in Athens.
Only two weeks into the new year and local law enforcement officials are already investigating their second murder after a 43-year-old woman was shot early Wednesday morning in her home on
The one thing I learned in taking an entire year of Italian in college is that I could take an entire year of a college-level course and not learn a thing, despite attending class sometimes and managing passing marks.
The public is invited to attend a free special concert this Sunday evening with three of Atlanta's most renowned musicians at First Presbyterian Church of Covington.
The Arts Association in Newton County will present a concert by the world renowned Vienna Boys Choir at 8 p.m. Feb. 2 at Porter Hall on the campus of Newton High School.
Like the vast majority of book-to-movie adaptations, "The Kite Runner" is not as good as the novel. However, that does not mean it's not worth a trip to the movie theater. Much like the 2003 novel by Khaled Hosseini, the film is a real tear-jerker.
A new bakery selling sweet treats and cakes for all occasions has opened up in downtown Covington.
Gene Gaillard, registrar at Newton High School, spends most of his day huddled in front of his computer surrounded by paper stacks of important student information.
Johnnie M. Mann, 74, of Covington, passed away Jan. 7. Surviving are daughters Karen Keidel, Sherry Day and Kathleen Mann; grandchildren CJ Yearwood, Janet Yearwood, Christine Day and Thomas Day; great-grandchildren Allison and Bradley Yearwood.
James Melford Williams, 84, of Covington, died Jan. 14. The son of the late Melford G. and Annie Moss Williams, he was a lifelong resident of Porterdale and Covington. Mr. Williams was a member of Julia A. Porter United Methodist Church and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in the Pacific Theater where he was awarded the Asiatic-pacific Company ribbon with Bronze Star and Philippine Liberation Ribbon. He worked at Tri-city Cleaners for a number of years and at Lithonia Lighting for 22 years at the time of his retirement. Mr. Williams loved the outdoors, especially ...
County Chairman Aaron Varner will face competition at the polls this summer as he has drawn a challenger for the Republican nomination for chairman: local developer and businessman Ed Hutter.
In one of the stranger crimes of the New Year, a Covington woman was arrested Monday after soliciting her friend to burn down her ex-boyfriend's home.