Each week Legion Field is getting closer and closer to completion for use as a park and rental facility for everyone.
The Covington City council has been busy working on the future of the Covington airport, spending time during Monday's council meeting and Tuesday's work session trying to set a course.
For the second straight year the Covington City Council voted to lower the city's millage rate.
The Newton County Purchasing Policy committee has finished its work on a purchasing policy and procedures document that it will represent to the board of commissioners.
Sandra Deal paid her second visit to the Newton Medical Center Thursday, walking the halls of the birthing unit, meeting with its nurses and doctors and evening stopping in on some of Newton County's newest residents.
Larry LaFornace Mann, of Tampa, was arrested in the shooting of a 35-year-old female at an adress off Flat Rock Road Wednesday evening.
One of the two men shot by Newton County Sheriff's deputies Friday night in the Ellington subdivision off of Brown Bridge Road died at an area hospital.
The 187th Salem Camp meeting kicked off Friday with families from around Georgia and the United States returning for the week-long revival.
There are two oaths Jack Simpson has lived by for most of his entire life: "I will do my best to do my duty to God and County," and "If you sit around when you get older you will rust."
Newton County Sheriff's Office deputies were involved in a shooting near the Silos at Ellington Friday night, in which two suspects were injured and transported to area hospitals.
Covington Police officers were called to Magnolia Heights Circle after someone heard a gunshot, and a hole was found in the wall of her apartment and couch Wednesday.
In roughly a year the City of Covington will have a brand new 2015 Stuphen Pumper fire truck.
Newton County, searching for an inspector, entered an intergovernmental aid agreement with the city of Covington Monday to temporarily use its inspector, Brett Moore, to cover both the city and county temporarily.
The Checkers on Hwy. 278 is closed after a small grease fire ignited Monday morning.
The Covington City Council voted to change part of a motion it made a little more than a week prior concerning retired employees and their benefits Wednesday.
Newton County's young professionals have a chance not only to network; not only to have an evening out on the golf course but also a chance to learn more about the county they work, live and play in.
Newton Medical Center will soon become Piedmont Newton Hospital after NMC finalized a partnership agreement with Piedmont Healthcare earlier this week.
Hundreds flocked to Covington this weekend, and it was exactly the turnout Newton County Tourism President Jenny McDonald expected, but it was a little much for Newton County-Covington Chamber of Commerce President Ralph Staffins.
In his more than a decade and a half as Covington Police Chief, Stacey Cotton has led his men and women in the way he was taught to conduct himself by Judge Stacey W. Cotton and Suzanne Cotton - with ethics.
When Covington fire fighters returned from a fire on West Street recently, their clothes, or "turnout gear," were covered in soot produced from the synthetics burned in the apartment blaze.
The Covington City Council continued working on its 2015 fiscal year budget Thursday, and among the topics was a 3 percent increase in insurance.
Water pressure issues along College Avenue have caused the Covington City Council to move the area ahead of schedule in the city's water main replacement project.
With the fiscal year winding down, the city of Covington got word that it is "in good, good financial shape," according to Miller Edwards of Mauldin and Jenkins CPAs, LLC, which presented its audit to the council Monday.
The Covington Police Department is searching for three females who allegedly attempted to purchase food at Zaxby's with stolen credit card numbers.
Many parents of Newton County School System students have made expressed concern over traffic problems caused by a portion of Airport Road being closed.
After the recall of Blue Bell ice cream products, Newton County School System has removed all of the brand's ice cream from its stock Tuesday.
A $22 million nursing home facility and more than 100 jobs could be headed toward Covington as the city council approved to rezone an area on Dearing Street.
Covington already had a memorial to its veterans with the monument on the Square, but Tuesday it added another way to honor those who served while driving around town.
Members of the Social Circle community both said goodbye and hello to Doug White Sunday.
In Newton County's past government groups worked separately, so when the water authority heard that the school board was working to build a high school down Hwy. 36 it was a bit of a surprise.