Before a crowd of stunned team Georgia fans and elated Florida fans, after a 14-6 Sunshine state victory, Florida coach Mike Sollazzo and South Carolina coach Bill DeLavan drew two pieces of paper out of a Dixie Boys World Series baseball cap.
Betty Goldman, 73, of Covington died Aug. 4. Daughter of the late Joseph and Nettie Wilson Sonnier, she enjoyed writing poetry and loved her family. Betty has a grandson, Jimmy "Bubba" Crowe, waiting in heaven.
If you're looking for some good, down home music and don't feel like trekking downtown and pay the high price of admission to the Fox Theater or Phillips Arena, O-Zone Bar & Grill in Covington has you covered.
Danny Hodges, 56, of Covington died Aug. 3 at Heartland Hospice. Mr. Hodges was a member of County Line Baptist Church. He loved his family and working on cars. He was preceded in death by his father, Howard Hodges.
Ronald (Ronnie) Mayson Sears, 58, of Covington died Aug. 3 at Piedmont Hospital. Mr. Sears was a life-long resident of Newton County and was preceded in death by parents, Dewey Mason and Erma Mae Kitchens Sears. He had been employed as transportation supervisor for 18 years by the state of Georgia, where he covered Newton, Rockdale and Gwinnett counties. He had been a member of Gaithers United Methodist Church 27 years, where he served as usher for church services and also served as building superintendent. Mr. Sears was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed deer hunting and camping ...
Of all the political phenomena in Georgia over the last several years, perhaps nothing has been more surprising than the return of our politicians' open disregard for public education and our electorate's acceptance of their attitude and actions.
Local elected officials unanimously approved a joint resolution Tuesday to support a measure taking out up to $23 million in bonds to fund the public portion of the county's hotel/civic center project.
The murder trial of Thomas Francis, for the alleged 2006 shooting of his wife Denise Michele "Shelly" Francis, began Tuesday as jurors heard a chilling call for help to 911 and graphic medical and forensic testimony from experts.