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.
An official challenge has been raised to candidate Gigi Shinall's eligibility to run for Porterdale City Council Post 2 in November.
LOGANVILLE - For the second straight week, the Eastside varsity football team was not only victorious but also held its opponent scoreless, proving that defense wins football games.
By Dave Campbell
Randall and Michelle Donaldson of Covington, announce the engagement of their daughter Amanda Lynn Donaldson to Bobby Jacques, son of Bob and Diane Jacques of Covington.
Although perfectionists tell themselves that their determination to be perfect will win success, acceptance, love and fulfillment, the opposite more often occurs.
When Martin Luther King Jr. wrote his "I Have a Dream" speech, it's doubtful he thought his words would be performed in Mandarin Chinese.
Have you noticed that it's begun? Summer is finally loosening its death grip and it's a little easier to breathe again. After a particularly brutal August, the heat is beginning its slow retreat. Seasonal allergies be damned - my windows are open to the refreshing breeze that cleanses my house on these beautiful, cool mornings. How grateful I am that fall is waving hello, sending notes of its return even though it's still weeks away.
As the final seconds ticked off the clock, a roar could be heard from the home bleachers at Homer Sharp Stadium on Friday evening.
Coffee house regulars would affirm that poetry and theatre mix with java as well as espresso mixes with milk.
At a morning tea at Dekalb Tech Friday, Georgia Supreme Court Justice Hugh Thompson told students of the school's paralegal program not to become discouraged if they don't receive as much glory or praise as lawyers or judges.
At a fundraiser Friday night at Newton County Attorney Tommy Craig's home, Congressman John Linder (R, 7th Congressional District) worked the gathered crowd, talking up his FairTax legislation and taking questions from campaign contributors.
With nearly 25 years experience as an investigative reporter, Dale Cardwell brings a unique background to the 2008 campaign race for Georgia senator.
Jeanette W. Cowan, 92, of Conyers, died Sept. 3. The daughter of the late Franklin Milton and Ettie Smith Watson, she was born in 1914 in Newton County. Mrs. Cowan lived most of her life in Rockdale County and was employed as a seamstress for 25 years by Pacific Overall Company. She was a member of the protestant faith. Mrs. Cowan enjoyed cooking, especially canning fig preserves, sewing and flower gardening in her younger years. She is preceded in death by husband Jim Henry Cowan and son Henry Donald Cowan.
Mrs. Mazie Mae Ellis Head, 82, of Porterdale, died Sept. 2 at Abbey Hospice. The daughter of the late Sam Ellis and Maggie Stapp Ellis, she was born in 1924 in Rutledge. Mrs. Head was a member of Porterdale Baptist Church and worked at the Porterdale Mill for many years. She was preceded in death by daughter Barbara Penn Roberts, who died in 2005.
Eloise Perry Humphries, 77, of Conyers, died Sept. 1. The daughter of the late Agnes Morton Perry and Henry Jackson Perry Sr., of Lorraine Community, Rockdale County, she was born in 1929. Mrs. Humphries was a life-long resident of Rockdale County. She was preceded in death by husband Homer Walker Humphries Jr., daughter DeLoyce Humphries Anderson Bullington and sister Juanita Perry of Sanders. Mrs. Humphries attended Union United Methodist Church and had many friends there. She was a Girl Scout leader and talented seamstress. Mrs. Humphries loved nature, growing flowers, crafts and cooking. She spent a number of years helping ...