This is supposed to be the season of joy and giving, a time for celebrating the birth of the Christ Child.
The Newton County Library System wants students to continue reading through the winter holiday and is offering a reading program to encourage children to do so.
When Marie Bruce, a bus driver for the Newton County School System, noticed that one of "my kids,'' Middle Ridge Elementary School student Thomas Farmer, needed a new wheelchair, one that would be a better fit and make it easier for him to get on and off of her bus, she decided to do what she could to make it happen.
The Lady Rams were able to add another win to their record Saturday afternoon, as they came out in dominating fashion and blew past non-region opponent Cedar Shoals 51-21 at home.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office received its first check for the 2013 Toy Run. ESG Operations of Macon donated a check for $200. Paul Tickerhoof, a representative of ESG Operations, presented the check to NCSO Sheriff Ezell Brown. The Sheriff's Office also received the donation of a 2003 Ford Ranger Extended Cab 4x4 from Sellars Motors. The truck is being raffled off at the Toy Run. Raffle tickets are $10 and can be purchased by ...
Patricia Ann Knight of Covington died Thursday, December 5, 2013. She was born on July 1, 1947, in Greenville, S.C., to Perry Burns and Martha Finley Carson. She was a member of Central Community Church.
Charles Allen "Charlie" Lemaster, of Covington, passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at the age of 31. He was an avid Georgia Bulldogs fan and enjoyed playing softball, watching his son play baseball, riding his four-wheeler, but most of all, he loved spending time with this children.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.09 at Marathon, located at 1814 Ga. Highway 11 S near Ga. Highway 142.
While some may be dreaming of a white Christmas, Porterdale is tuning up for another TUBACHRISTMAS.
A beaming Nell Caudle, of Covington, picked up her $1,000 prize as the grand prize winner in a holiday drawing sponsored by Food Depot.
If you're looking for some family entertainment dressed in holiday style this weekend, you can find it in your own back yard.
A Covington woman and a Conyers man got special early visits from Santa this week.
The Eastside wrestling team defeated the Henry County Warhawks at Eastside's gymnasium on Wednesday night by the score of 63-12.
Mrs. Louise Shropshire, 89, of Covington passed away Dec. 4, at the age of 89. Mrs. Shropshire was considered a good friend by many people. She cherished her family dearly and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
"It's not you; it's me." You ever hear that one? It's a classic breakup line. I suppose it is designed to make the person who just got his heart ripped out feel better. I don't know how often that works, since it's a line that is pretty hard to believe. "If it isn't me, why are you dumping me?"
After working as a fireman for 31 years in Hall County, Mike Satterfield thought he was ready for a change. So he decided to retire from the profession and move on to direct the State Emergency Operations Center for the Georgia Officer of Homeland Security in Atlanta. But after two years, Satterfield realized a few things about himself and his job.
Accountability is a part of life. In some way, to some degree, all of us are accountable to someone for something. To be accountable means we are responsible for our conduct, actions, and for fulfilling certain duties. It means there is someone to whom we must answer, submit, and give account of ourselves.
As a result of more a higher crime rate and more arrests in the county, the Newton County District Attorney's Office has subsequently been required to prosecute more cases.
It's been 28 years since the Newton Rams have been this appalling on the football field. And tonight something must give when the Morrow Mustangs enter Homer Sharp Stadium.
Last week, heavy rains washed away most of high school softball in north Georgia, giving many teams an unanticipated week off the diamond.
On Wednesday, Heritage won the Newton-Rockdale Area Cross Country Meet at Alcovy. The event featured six schools, including Alcovy, Eastside, Newton, Rockdale and Salem.
It's hard to imagine where the 2007 Newton softball team would be this season without the likes of senior Shandria Usher.
By Paul Newberry
I'm not sure if it's part of the aging process, or what, but over the past decade I've fallen into a routine of requesting a press pass during the course of any season to witness college and professional sporting events. I do it to keep myself aware of how intense and proficient the level of competition is on those elevated stages. It's been my experience that, just as muscles atrophy when a person fails ...
By Tim Dahlberg
The 2007 B.C. Crowell Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday at the Oaks Golf Course.
Tracey McCartney, fourth grade teacher at Fairview Elementary, has many different types of learners in her class.
We've all got our coffee and cigars and are sitting down except for President Clinton who's looking around the Oval Office.
It was the five words every father wants to hear from his son. No, not "I hate all Broadway musicals," which is equally desirable. Rather, it was: "I want to play football." I heard it from my five-year-old son the other day, and classes in football 101 immediately commenced. I discovered quickly that, to a five-year-old, Xs and Os on a chalkboard look just like... Xs and Os on a ...