(Family Features) Spring cleaning isn’t just about purging dirt and grime. It’s also the perfect opportunity to take inventory of items around your home. As you tackle this season’s cleaning, look for ways to improve your overall living space, from getting rid of things you no longer need to…
(The Center Square) – The federal government has approved Georgia's request to extend Medicaid benefits for new mothers, Gov. Brian Kemp and public officials have announced.
Newton County Coroner Dorothea Bailey-Butts is asking the county to increase her fiscal year 2022 budget by more than 100% so that she can increase her compensation, add manpower and increase training, among other things.
Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina will deliver the GOP response following President Joe Biden's address to a joint session of Congress next Wednesday.
Vacant office space in New York City is the highest in nearly three decades and will likely hit "unprecedented levels" in the coming months.
The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the sentence of life without parole for a juvenile offender in a 6-3 decision, rejecting arguments that such sentences should have additional limits.
Home prices are setting new records as buyers scramble for an accepted offer amid a continuing inventory crunch.
Russia ordered its top military brass to return troops to their permanent bases starting Friday, saying it had concluded a "snap inspection" of its forces in the country's east and west, near the Ukrainian border.
You've almost certainly heard the term blockchain. But you probably have no idea what it is or how it works, let alone why it generates so much hype. That's OK. Most people don't.
ATLANTA — The rate at which Atlanta-based Southern Co. and other utilities in the Southeast reduce carbon emissions will flatten during the coming decade, preventing them from reaching long-term zero-carbon goals.
CONYERS — The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners is expected to approve at its April 27 voting session a future land use map amendment and rezoning request for a townhome project on Old Salem Road.
Disney and Sony Pictures Entertainment agreed to a multi-year licensing deal Tuesday that will bring your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man to Disney's platforms, including Disney+.
My family and friends enjoy the creamy chicken enchiladas that I occasionally cook. Instead of using traditional tortillas for this recipe, I went outside the box. I decided jumbo pasta shells would be the vessels to hold all of that rich and creamy chicken filling.
A young boy named Dawson leans back in a white rocking chair on a balcony: "I bought some rocks from Home Depot and we just painted them. Let me show you over here."
CONYERS — Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Rockdale and Newton counties saw positive over-the-month measures for nearly every key indicator in March.
COVINGTON — Newton County will spend $36,000 to replace sidewalks and curbs that were damaged by tree roots in River Walk Farm subdivision.
Bolstered by strong data, investors are expressing plenty of faith in the power of the global economic recovery. But what if this spring is as good as it gets?
Bitcoin and its many peers have surged to new levels of popularity over the past year, but they're still a mystery to many investors.
(The Center Square) – Public debate over Georgia's new election reform law has continued for nearly a month, but the discussion has not centered on parts of the 98-page bill that took authority away from election officials and gave more power to state government.
Food waste is a major contributor to the climate crisis. That's why one company, Too Good To Go, is hoping its mystery food bags can be part of the solution.
The red ink continued to flow at US airlines in the first quarter. But after a year of massive losses, airlines are showing signs that better times lie ahead.
(The Center Square) – New legislation from Democrats in the U.S. Senate would provide free public education to millions of Americans, but experts say the “free” plan comes with a hefty price tag.
President Joe Biden on Thursday kicked off a virtual climate summit attended by 40 other world leaders by announcing an ambitious cut in greenhouse gas emissions as he looks to put the US back at the center of the global effort to address the climate crisis and curb carbon emissions.
An award-winning Hong Kong journalist has been convicted of providing false statements to access a database as part of an investigation into alleged police mishandling of a violent mob attack on pro-democracy protesters in 2019.
The House of Representatives voted on Thursday to pass a bill that would grant statehood to Washington, DC, a Democratic priority that faces obstacles to final passage even with the party now in control of both chambers of Congress and the White House. The party line vote was 216-208.
President Joe Biden is preparing to declare the massacre of an estimated million or more Armenians under the Ottoman Empire a "genocide" this week, risking a potential fracture with Turkey but fulfilling a campaign pledge to finally use the word as President to describe the mass killings aft…
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Wednesday urged those looking to boycott Georgia-based companies over the state's new elections law to instead vote and back federal voting legislation.
The Justice Department has created a new task force dedicated to rooting out and responding to the growing threat of ransomware, according to an agency memo obtained by CNN Business.
Your children have likely heard of the word “habitat” — but the new outdoor exhibit at the Fernbank Museum helps explain exactly what it is and its overarching importance.
When monster trucks take over Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend for the inaugural Monster Jam event at AMS, one local fan favorite will be Bad Company, driven by John Gordon from Hiram.
Tesla's "full self-driving" feature has attempted to drive under a railroad crossing arm while a speeding train passes. It's nearly driven head on into a concrete wall of a parking garage, attempted ill-advised left turns, clipped at least one curb, and at least one driver was able to set a …
The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department, Porterdale Police Department, the Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Pardons and Parole.
CONYERS – In an effort to clean up and further beautify the county, Rockdale County Government invites members of the community to join in the Chairman’s Countywide Cleanup event on Sat., May 1 at 8 a.m., with check-in and registration at 1400 Parker Road in Conyers.
CONYERS — The Association of County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) recently awarded Rockdale County Executive Director of General Services Sue Sanders with a certificate for successfully completing the core requirements in the Lifelong Learning Academy.
CONYERS — The Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) recently partnered with Reagan Home Care Pharmacy in Conyers to provide COVID-19 vaccines to any employee that wanted to be vaccinated.
CONYERS — Dollar Bill had been his little best friend and constant companion for more years than he can remember. While Walter Harris’ Chihuahua was small in stature, his heart was big and brave. With the house burning down around them, Harris and Dollar Bill scrambled to safety outside in t…
A $50,000 budget transfer to the Newton County Coroner’s Office was approved by the Board of Commissioners Tuesday, increasing the department’s annual budget this fiscal year by 47%.