In a Friday packed with thrilling matchups, Newton County's three high school football teams went 0-3, but two of them stood strong and were a few plays away from getting a win.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry has taken an indefinite leave of absence after making racially charged comments about a potential free agent.
ATLANTA (AP) - Less than one month after the Clippers' sale ended Donald Sterling's ugly downfall, another NBA team is on the market following a racially charged disclosure from its owner.
ATLANTA (AP) - Joplo Bartu recovered the crucial fumble. Matt Ryan threw for some impressive records.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Tech athletic director Mike Bobinski said Friday he hopes the school's extended NCAA probation announced this week is "the last time we go down this road."
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith is waiting to select a backup quarterback.
ATLANTA (AP) - Welcome back, college football!
NEW YORK (AP) - Spinning in 70 mph second serves, grabbing at his hamstring during points, Andy Murray gritted his way through head-to-toe cramps to win at the U.S. Open.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Kevin Love is finally teaming up with LeBron James.
Rafael Nadal will not defend his title at the U.S. Open because of an injured right wrist.
The phrase "more than a game" encompasses everything that the Newton/Eastside rivalry is to the people of Newton County.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Rob Manfred was elected baseball's 10th commissioner Thursday and will succeed Bud Selig in January.
Now, less than two weeks away, the 2014-2015 high school football season is slowly creeping up on us. Last year, the six schools from Newton and Rockdale County combined for 32 wins. Four of the teams had winning records, and each team has something to look forward to for the upcoming season.
At CrossFit Unyielding's charity event "Unyielding to Cancer" on a cloudy Saturday morning, the Church at Covington was surrounded with people and love. There wasn't a parking space to be found, nor was there a frown on a anyone's face.
Anthony Veal a.k.a "Big Ant" from 1430 AM's "Matters of the Heart" – which airs on Sundays from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. – and his friend "Hotlanta Boss" showed off their fanatic vehicles which "Hotlanta Boss" decks out for customers. They go to all the Falcons/Saints games, or as many as they can. They also sell tickets to the games and they are both travel agents. You can visit their websites makethemoneyyoudeserve.com and gotovegasonme.com if you're interested.
According to southernfishing.com, Lake Oconee is full, 82-89 degrees, stained from mid lake up to the rivers.
The days of summer are turning into the days of your youth, as kickball comes to Rockdale.
The American Legion Post 77 baseball team concludes the regular season today, and seems ready for the challenge after its previous two games.
The Georgia Revolution may have missed out on the 2013 National Premier Soccer League's playoffs, but the Conyers-based fourth-tier soccer club has a chance at one more glory this year.
Coming from a middle school, new Newton High School Principal Eclan David may not have much experience with prep sports, but that doesn't mean he isn't eager to see his first Rams' game coming up this fall.
The sun isn't the only thing trying to get out through the rain this summer, as the Post 77 American Legion baseball team has also struggled to see the field recently.
Trent Jarrett went down a path few men travel.
The scheduling for the 2013 high school football season has been released, and all of the Newton County programs are very excited for the upcoming season.
The Georgia Revolution's third National Premier Soccer League season came to an end in an auspicious way Saturday.
There are plenty of clichés about teams being a special bond and a brotherhood of sorts.
According to havefunfishing.com, Lake Oconee is full and 80-82 degrees.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is proposing a rule establishing a special opportunity turkey season for youths (16 years old) and mobility-impaired persons.
Michael Mills wanted a life-changing experience, so he decided to enter the Spartan Death Race.
Constantly watching golfers playing shots that they either can't do or playing the wrong type of shot for the situation is frustrating.
Registration is underway for the Covington Century Ride, which is expected to bring upwards of 1,000 participants to town on Aug. 3. The ride, sponsored by The Southern Bicycle League, will benefit both Newton Trails and Pound Puppies 'N Kittens and Hometown Rescue.