It's a big day for the soccer programs at Heritage High School. Both the boys and girls teams will host South Forsyth in first-round state playoff games today at Evans Memorial Stadium.
DANIELSVILLE -- It took an extra day, but the Heritage baseball team is head back to the state playoffs. Ryan Gasque tossed four innings of one-hit ball and delivered a two-run double in the first inning as the Patriots built an early 3-1 lead and defeated Madison County.
spread wings. ATLANTA -- The Boston Celtics lost Game 1 -- and they lost their floor leader for Game 2. Josh Smith scored 22 points and grabbed 18 rebounds as the Atlanta Hawks built a big lead early, then held on for an 83-74 victory over the Celtics.
COVINGTON -- Eastside's and Rockdale's girls track teams will lead the way of local teams as they head to the 2012 Girls Track and Field State Championships starting on Thursday in Albany.
This is part 2 of a two-part column.. After making our way down the mountain, my friends and I decided to drive into Colorado Springs and splurge on a hotel room rather than camping one more night, before the long drive home to Alabama.. When we got to the
More and more I am hearing people cite a common misconception regarding the text of the New Testament, namely, that the text cannot be trusted because we don't have anything before the fourth century and what we have is a copy of a copy of a copy that is hopelessly
I was one of those who grew up when "American Bandstand" was a regular feature on TV. Actually, it was my older sister who liked to watch the show.. However, that was back in the time when most of us just had the one television set located in the living
Q: I'll be graduating from high school next week, and even though I won't leave for college for several months, my mom is already freaking out.. Sometimes I think she's going to have a panic attack. I'm afraid she won't be able to handle it when I finally leave. What
With all the law enforcement cars, motorcycles, fire trucks, emergency medical services and other vehicles with flashing lights parked in front of Newton Baptist Church last Sunday morning, passersby might have wondered what terrible disaster had befallen the independent Baptist church on Jack Neely Road in Covington.. After the Georgia
A story about late Catholic priest Henri Nouwen tells of his goal to memorize as many psalms as he could because he wanted so badly to make the psalms more than words on a page.Nouwen concluded that if he memorized the psalms, they would become a part of him. If
The world is a vast place, and yet, when compared to the universe it pales in significance.. The reach of any human life is confined to a very small space in the midst of such vastness. We live our lives dealing with small, tedious and, at times, worrisome things.. The
The psalmist gives us an appropriate invitation when he said, "Come see what God has done, how awesome His works" Psalm 66:5.. The wildflower we examine today is present around the perimeter of our granite outcrops and atop where there is sufficient soil.. The outcrops are so abundant in this
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. announced that Consolidated Copier Services of Conyers has been honored with a 2012 Pro-Tech Service Award, which recognizes those Konica Minolta dealerships that demonstrate the highest commitment to customer support and satisfaction.. A three-time Pro-Tech Service Award winner, Consolidated Copier Services is
One day as Joel Quinn got out of his car, his cellphone hit the ground.. "I heard it first. After a sinking feeling and few choice words, I picked it up and I had this epiphany. 'It's a computer in there -- why can't I fix it?'" Quinn said
A premature baby, Lexi Ann Hall weighed a little less than 2 pounds at birth. Lexi, the daughter of Katie and Jonathon Hall, arrived three months early and spent her first few months in the Rockdale Medical Center Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.. Medical staff used a ventilator to help her
50th anniversary. Jane and Gary Bouland of Conyers will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Saturday with a family dinner at Seven Gables restaurant. They were married in 1962 in Denver. Gary Bouland is retired from the loss and prevention industry and Jane Bouland is retired from the heating and air
Bouchillon -- Atha. Luther and Heidi Bouchillon andSuzy Prosser Holder, of Covington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashlei Bouchillon of Covington, to Blake Atha, son ofMelvin and Donna Atha of Social Circle.. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Kathryn Bouchillonand the late Buck Bouchillon and Mr. and Mrs
Someone wrote to complain about my grammar. This isn't new, though it doesn't particularly irritate me. This gentleman was especially kind in his admonishments, noting first and foremost how much he enjoys my writings."I would never presume to edit your excellent work," he wrote. "But I would like
The argument could be made that you're a softy.. You can't bear to watch any TV show in which someone loses his pet; even Lassie puts a lump in your throat, never mind those commercials with the homeless dogs. It hurts your heart to see hurt animals because you love
Walker -- Walker. Gary and Beth Walker of Rebecca, announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Alisha Walker of Rebecca, to Jason Brian Walker, son of Bruce and Carol Walker of Conyers.. The bride-elect is a graduate of Crisp Academy. She is a 2011 graduate of Valdosta State University
April 29 Newton Citizen Poll
April 29 Rockdale Citizen Poll
The Citizen has hired an attorney who plans to fight the subpoena for the names and information of individuals who negatively commented about the Alcovy High School principal on the Newton Citizen website.
The search for a head football coach at Rockdale County High School is on again after an internal investigation uncovered potential recruiting and practice violations by Mario Allen.
Oxford resident Greg Pallen is running as a Republican in the Fourth Congressional District race.
Restaurant inspections for Newton and Rockdale counties for April 30
Local travel agency owner Jimi Bowen is upset that the Chamber of Commerce sponsors trips overseas that she says compete with her business.
Darrell Huckaby will speak at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday as part of the observance of the National Day of Prayer.