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Stories with place: Covington
  • Ga. deputy accidentally shot during training exercise 
    Updated: May-29-15 4:42 pm

    COVINGTON, Georgia - A metro Atlanta sheriff's deputy has been hospitalized in an accidental shooting.

  • Article leads 2 descendants of WWII veterans to connect 
    Updated: May-17-15 10:47 am

    COVINGTON, Georgia - Habitually identified as the Splinter Fleet, the tiny 110-foot wood-hulled Sub Chasers of WWII held the title as the smallest commissioned ship in the US Navy. Akin to riding a roller coaster even in mild seas, seasoned sailors aboard the Sub Chasers were often overcome with seasickness. To combat against submarines the crew dropped racks of depth charges or utilized a forward firing rocket contraption called a Mousetrap Rack.

  • KC schools leader says he's taking Atlanta-area district job 
    Updated: May-13-15 9:46 pm

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri - The superintendent who was at the helm when the Kansas City school district shed its unaccredited label said Wednesday he's leaving for a job leading an Atlanta-area district that is seeking to put its troubled past behind.