Recent population projections by the Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget indicate continued slow growth for Newton County.
Interns, volunteers display real stories of homeless people to raise funds for relief
Interns at AWAKE Coffee Community, along with volunteers, pretended to be homeless in front of the store for 24 hours in order to raise awareness of homelessness in Rockdale County, Ga.
The school year got off to a good start for students and teachers in the Newton County School System on Friday. There was also a little surprise for each of the 17 schools in the district in the form of a visit from Superintendent Samantha Fuhrey.
The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.
The Covington Police Department Citizens Academy is a free, six-week program that is sponsored and led by the Covington Police Department.
The Citizen Poll is a weekly compilation of reader comments on subjects of local interest.
It’s August. Hard to believe, I know, but that’s what the calendar and the thermometer say. August used to be really, really significant to me because on the first day of August high school football coaches all over the state would start issuing equipment and go to work trying to build a championship football team, and for many, many years, I was a part of that fraternity.
A Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office deputy was involved in a two-vehicle wreck Friday afternoon around 1:30 p.m. on Salem Road near Interstate 20.
Four Lithonia residents have been arrested in connection with a violent home invasion that took place in Conyers last week.
Udder Mud Run benefits Newton’s FFA Center
FFA Center holds Udder Mud Run.
Chris Smith and Keith Dalton seek settlement with state campaign finance commission for omissions in financial disclosure statements
Two Covington city council members may face civil penalties in September for violations of the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Act because of complaints filed in 2012 by local political activists.
The Atlanta Falcons are hoping that a mixture of returning players and several newcomers are prepared to improve the league’s worst defense.
The Atlanta Braves wanted Cuban infielder Hector Olivera earlier this season. They finally have him.
Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Scott was arrested Thursday morning on a felony drug possession charge in Banks County, Ga.
Sailors and rowers were not worried about getting sick during the Rio Olympics next year despite reports that waters to be used for events have pollution levels equivalent to raw sewage, competitors said on Thursday.
The snow will be fake, but the very real financial muscle China boasts proved decisive on Friday when Beijing won the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Winston, the first overall pick in this year’s draft, will work with the first team when the Bucs begin training camp Saturday.
Rockdale County agrees to pay $115,000 to settle a federal lawsuit against former community affairs director Erica Fatima who claimed racial and sexual discrimination.
Mrs. Dianne Lynn DeLong , age 69 of Conyers, passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Thomas Robert Cook passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at the age of 57