View Mobile Site

Archive Search


Options

 
 

Live site results

Keno thieves strike two Covington stores

Two men lost from Keno last week without checking their numbers.

November 26, 2014 | Bryan Fazio | LOCAL

Mildred Beier

Mrs. Mildred Beier, age 86, of Social Circle passed away November 24, 2014 in Newberry, South Carolina. She was born November 3, 1928 in Newborn, Georgia to the late Clarence Brooks and Annie May Fouts Brooks Adams. Mrs. Beier was a homemaker and was of the Lutheran faith. She was a member of the Newton Hay Riders and enjoyed square dancing. She was preceded in death by her husband Larry Beier, her brother Randall Brooks and her son-in-law Paul Draeger.

November 26, 2014 | | OBITS

Reasons holiday shoppers will spend cautiously

NEW YORK (AP) - Falling gas prices. Soaring stock market. Unemployment at a six-year-low.

November 26, 2014 | Associated Press | STATE

Crews repair damage after Atlanta protests

ATLANTA (AP) - Crews were repairing damage to some businesses in downtown Atlanta on Wednesday, a day after protesters filled the streets in mostly peaceful opposition to the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision.

November 26, 2014 | Associated Press | STATE

GA roads, airport to see 1.3 million travelers

ATLANTA (AP) - More than 1.3 million Georgians are expected to travel on state highways and use the world's busiest airport through Sunday for Thanksgiving.

November 26, 2014 | Associated Press | STATE

Applications for US jobless aid jump to 313,000

WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits jumped last week, pushing total applications above 300,000 for the first time in nearly three months.

November 26, 2014 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Rams: Letting them off the leash

All year long Newton football made its money on offense where Rams' head coach Terrance Banks had nine returning starters from last year's team. As the Black Knights know, the Rams live and die (mostly living) on the arms and legs of Romario Johnson. However, it's been the Rams' defense that has propelled the team to new heights in this year's playoffs.

November 25, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Newton

Three NCSS teachers receive grants

The Newton Foundation for Educational Excellence announces the recipients of the Fall 2014 ReImagine Newton Classroom Grants.

November 25, 2014 | Staff Report | LOCAL

Cosby philanthropy shadowed by sexual allegations

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Bill Cosby's record of big donations to colleges and other institutions has been a key part of his rosy public image. But even his generosity can't stand apart from the rising tide of allegations made by women accusing him of sexual assault.

November 25, 2014 | Associated Press | STATE

Ga Tech-Georgia brings national chops this season

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - There's no need for any extra motivation when Georgia faces Georgia Tech.

November 25, 2014 | Associated Press | STATE

NHS JROTC accepting Toys for Tots

The Newton High School Marine Corps Junior ROTC program invites the students, clubs and organizations of all Newton County Schools to join it in assisting the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve with their annual Toys for Tots drive.

November 25, 2014 | Staff Report | LOCAL

US stock indexes hold at record levels

NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks edged higher again Tuesday as investors assessed the latest reports on the economy. The government raised its estimate for economic growth in the third quarter, giving the U.S. its strongest six months of growth in a decade, but a separate report showed that consumer confidence fell in November.

November 25, 2014 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Ferguson mayor: National Guard deployment delayed

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Ferguson's mayor is criticizing what he says was delayed National Guard deployment as violent protests broke out following the grand jury's decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson.

November 25, 2014 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

New FDA rules will put calorie counts on menus

WASHINGTON (AP) - Whether they want to or not, consumers will soon know how many calories they are eating when ordering off the menu at chain restaurants, picking up prepared foods at supermarkets and even eating a tub of popcorn at the movie theater.

November 25, 2014 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Toy Ride to be held Dec. 13

The Newton County Sheriff's Office 16th annual Toy Ride will take place Saturday, Dec. 13 to help benefit local children for Christmas.

November 25, 2014 | Staff Report | LOCAL

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  Next »  Last »

Page 1 of 55

Archive site results


DAR honors state regent

Local members of the Daughters of the American Revolution staged an afternoon tea on Sunday in honor of a visit by the group's state regent.

December 05, 2010 | Staff Report | Covington

Recreation department cuts seven

The Newton Recreation Commission cut seven part-time employees this week to save about $35,000 during the rest of the fiscal year and prevent a budget deficit.

December 05, 2010 | Gabriel Khouli | LOCAL

Piedmont CHAMPS

Say no to drugs: All Piedmont Academy fifth graders graduated from the CHAMPS program on December 2. Certificates were given to the participants. Mikayla Rigsby received recognition for the first place essay, Lauren Mosley was second, and Andrew Chapko was honored for third.Deputy Pat Kennedy provided an overview of the 10-week course and Sheriff Charles Roper challenged the students to always be mindful of the importance of abstention of illegal drugs and making good decisions. The sheriff commended the students for their achievement in successfully meeting the requirements for graduation.

December 05, 2010 | Staff Report | Education

Scavenger hunt

Time at the museum: Fourth and fifth graders from Piedmont Academy recently visited Fernbank Science Center in Atlanta. The classes completed a scavenger hunt of the museum to find interesting facts about Georgia, water, and their environment. The students also learned about the Nile River in an IMAX movie.

December 05, 2010 | Staff Report | Education

Industrial rezoning vote tonight by city

The Covington City Council will vote on the contested annexation and rezoning to city heavy industrial of 160 acres of land along Ga. Highway 142 and Airport Road, at 6 tonight at city hall.

December 05, 2010 | Gabriel Khouli | Business

Tomlin - Malcom

Carol and John (Jr.) Tomlin of Covington announce the engagement of their daughter Ashley Ann Tomlin to Daniel Gene Malcom, son of Barbara and William (Jr.) Malcom of Covington.

December 04, 2010 | Staff Report | Engagements

Malcom - Harris

Mark and Debbie Malcom of Covington announce the engagement of their daughter Katie Malcom to Matthew Harris, son of Alfred and Deborah Harris of Conyers.

December 04, 2010 | Staff Report | Engagements

Greyson Parker Marks

Crystal Cumings and Bunky Marks of Covington announce the birth of their son Greyson Parker Marks Aug. 28 at Rockdale Medical Center. He weighed 8 pounds and 10 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

December 04, 2010 | Staff Report | Births

At Home with The Ramseys

Who: Sam and Becky Ramsey; Prince, purebred Maine Coon cat, and Miss Opal, pastel calico cat

December 04, 2010 | Brittany Thomas | LOCAL

Enrollment ops

Opportunity: Eric Cuevas, regional recruiter for Georgia Perimeter College, and Jeff Meadors, board of education member elect, spoke to Kelly Musgrove's "Tools for Successful Learning" and "SAT Prep Class" about Dual Enrollment at GPC.

December 04, 2010 | Staff Report | Education

Behind the scenes at Walmart

If you think Walmarts are interesting during 'normal' daytime hours, you ain't seen nothing until you've been to Walmart after midnight.

My husband and I worked at Walmart for about two years when the first store opened in 1983, which is where we met. Some 24 years later, I went back to work at Walmart for three years, working overnight.

December 04, 2010 | Beth Rowe | News Columnists

Our thoughts... Leadership in tough times

There are tough budget times ahead for the Newton County School System, but its leaders seem up to the task.

December 04, 2010 | Staff Report | Our Thoughts

Our thoughts... Holiday cheer

You don't have to spend a lot to enjoy Christmas in Covington and Newton County. There are several outstanding events this week that offer ways to get some holiday spirit at minimal or no cost to your pocketbook.

December 04, 2010 | Staff Report | Our Thoughts

Communication breakdown

"What we've got here is a failure to communicate," said the warden of the rural Georgia prison as he stood looming over Luke, the prisoner who he had just knocked into a ditch.

December 04, 2010 | Jackie Gingrich Cushman | Columnists

Newton County Jail Log - Dec. 5

Eddie Patrick Harris Jr., 21, 9482 Tara Drive, Covington, Nov. 27. . Probation violation.

Kimberly Anne Humak, 43, 5 Peachtree St., Porterdale, Nov. 29. To serve 5 days.

December 04, 2010 | Staff Report | Newton County Jail Log

« First  « Prev  1320 1321 1322 1323 1324 1325 1326 1327 1328 1329  Next »  Last »

Page 1325 of 2086


Please wait ...