ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Braves have dealt outfielder Jason Heyward and reliever Jordan Walden to the St. Louis Cardinals for pitcher Shelby Miller and a minor-leaguer.
Former Oakland Athletics first baseman Kelvin Moore, who played parts of three major league seasons, has died. He was 57.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Georgia coach Mark Richt expects star tailback Todd Gurley's indefinite suspension to stay in place this week.
You could hear a calm bellow of "Amen" from the Salem Seminoles gathered in the middle of their field after a goal-line stand against Winder-Barrow that gave them a 31-24 win on Friday night. The team was praying after a short celebration of the win, Salem coach John Starr gathered his team to talk them about the game and after that they all prayed together.
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ATLANTA - Atlanta officials have reached a $19.5 million preliminary deal to buy the property of one of two churches needed to build a new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons, Mayor Kasim Reed said Tuesday.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division has named Mark Whitney of Covington its assistant director. He assumes the position left vacant by Terry West, who was recently promoted to serve as DNR's administrative services director.
One of the year's most impressive meteor showers, the Perseid shower, will peak in brilliance next weekend, and Hard Labor Creek State Park is offering kayak tours of Lake Rutledge to enhance the viewing experience.
According to southernfishing.com, Lake Oconee is full, 82-89 degrees and stained from mid-lake up the rivers.
A strong drive and an accurate putt can do more than improve your golf score when the B.C. Crowell Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament tees off.
Rockdale Post 77 won its second straight American Legion baseball state championship Tuesday, doing so in a rout.
ATHENS - Aaron Murray said Thursday he's glad he has had three seasons to prepare for Georgia's tough first few games this season.
Now that we've talked about managing your game ("Manage your game effectively" in the July 7 edition of The Covington News), I would like to go into detail about making good decisions around the green.
Youth members of the Southeast Striders Track and Field Club competed at the Georgia State Games Championships at Marietta High School Monday.
Ram Pride is front and center at the brand new Newton High School. At the entrance to the new school, there is a board with a platform that lists all of the school's sports and athletics programs.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves are studying the idea of creating a new train to take fans from downtown Atlanta to Turner Field.
Cyclists biked laps around the Covington square on Saturday in hopes of being named the best cyclists in the region.
Panola Mountain State Park will host its first archery tournament at the Panola Mountain State Park Archery Range on Sept. 21. The tournament will feature competition shooting on both static and 3-D ranges, and participants will be able to compete in one or both of the competitions.
According to southernfishing.com, Lake Oconee is full, 82-89 degrees and stained from mid lake up the rivers.
The American Legion Post 77 baseball team ended the regular season putting up big offensive numbers, and continued that trend in its first state playoff game Friday, but didn't need it.