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.
Before facing Dawsonville, the Post 77 baseball team gathered for a team meeting.
The Georgia Lady Revolution remained in the hunt for first place in the Southeast Conference of the Women's Premier Soccer League after splitting its last two matches.
Local youth track athletes with the Southeast Striders Track and Field Club placed at the AAU national qualifier in the Georgia versus South Carolina Track and Field Championships held at Lovejoy High School June 20-23.
Meeting Tuesday in Statesboro, Georgia Department of Natural Resources' board voted to reorganize the department, creating a Law Enforcement Division separate from its Wildlife Resources Division.
At 78 years old, 50-year high school coaching veteran Ron Bradley was just inducted into his seventh hall of fame.
The American Legion's Post 77 baseball team suffered its first loss of the season but still managed to come away from a successful AFLAC Classic baseball tournament in Albany this weekend, winning four of five games.
More than 2,800 people have spoken publicly on the polarizing issue, with voices ranging from wildlife advocates and park supporters to prosecutors and former state officials.
Just because it's not officially football season, doesn't mean the Indian Creek Middle School team isn't hard at work.
Putting is probably the most personal element of the game of golf, there isn't one set standard of strokes, stances or grips. Sure there are certain guidelines all putters follow, but each element can be individualized.
For sportswriters, the summer months are an interesting time.
Taylor Smith finished his collegiate career as an All-Peach Belt Conference member recently.
The American Legion Post 77 baseball team won the POW/MIA Tournament in Douglasville for the fourth straight time, the second in a row by the Jack Murphy-led Rockdale team.
According to havefunfishing.com, Lake Oconee is full, 80-82 degrees, stained up the rivers and clear on the main lake.
Three new wild license plate designs are available in local tag offices, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division announced Thursday.
Demetrius McCray is officially a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars.