A traffic stop for a broken headlight led to the seizer of a 45 cal. handgun, a crack pipe and an open container of alcohol early Thursday morning.
A large crowd remembered, celebrated and honored those who act Sunday afternoon during Newton County's MLK Ecumenical Celebration at Newton High School.
After surrounding a home, Covington Police arrested an armed man at 10116 Griffin Lane with SWAT team responding Friday.
There was a lot of change at this year's Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce annual meeting and awards reception at the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center Thursday, but it was the lack of change that was the big moment of the evening.
Pacho's Mexican Grill management feels it has already recovered from the failing health score it received during a Jan. 9 inspection.
The merger of Georgia State University and Georgia Perimeter College will make the institution the largest university in the state.
The Rotary and Kiwanis clubs of Covington met for the annual Prayer Breakfast at First Baptist Church of Covington Friday.
Hunter Hall is leaving the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce for a business development position with Kelly Products after informing his staff of the change Monday.
The city of Covington and the Covington Police Department swore in four new officers at Monday night's city council meeting, amid trying times for police officers.
Ann Capolino Brewer was a natural leader known for her relentless efforts to better her community. She was especially known for her work on behalf of those suffering from cystic fibrosis, and was a champion of Georgia farmers as one of the first organizers of the organic food movement.
A Newton County Sheriff's Deputy patrol vehicle is currently under investigation by the Jasper County Fire Service after it caught fire shortly after 3:30 on Monday.
A recent health inspection of the Newton Medical Center resulted in failing marks for the county's local hospital.
A man was dragged from the bathroom and restrained to the floor, before being shot at a Covington residence Wednesday morning.
The Covington Police Department is getting even more high tech and started preparing for the future Monday night.
Donation boxes in the city of Covington now has to kept to strict guidelines after the city council approved a text amendment to the zoning ordinance regulating unmanned donation boxes Monday.
Another summer, another Dixie Boys tournament descends on City Pond Park this weekend.
The Georgia Revolution's third National Premier Soccer League season came to an end in an auspicious way Saturday.
There are plenty of clichés about teams being a special bond and a brotherhood of sorts.
Michael Mills wanted a life-changing experience, so he decided to enter the Spartan Death Race.
Throughout the nine months Indian Creek Golf Course was closed to transition into Ashton Hills Golf Club, Bryan Raines and his staff were hard at work making a golf course they could be proud of.
Before facing Dawsonville, the Post 77 baseball team gathered for a team meeting.
For the fourth straight year, the Covington Y won the Rockdale Swim League. However, Saturday's results included personal wins as coaches around the six-team league were proud of their teams' overall and individual improvements.
The Georgia Lady Revolution remained in the hunt for first place in the Southeast Conference of the Women's Premier Soccer League after splitting its last two matches.
Local youth track athletes with the Southeast Striders Track and Field Club placed at the AAU national qualifier in the Georgia versus South Carolina Track and Field Championships held at Lovejoy High School June 20-23.
A champion will be crowned in the Rockdale Swim League Saturday, but the 2013 season, like those before it, was about young athletes learning to swim and to compete week in and week out.
The Newton boys' basketball team averaged 48 points per game in 2012-13, 20 below Region 2-AAAAAA regular season champion Rockdale, and 11 below the region tournament champions, Druid Hills.
Casey Bates has been a key figure in Alcovy baseball. Now he's moving to be closer to his daughter, Mallory, who is a fourth-grader in Woodstock.
At 78 years old, 50-year high school coaching veteran Ron Bradley was just inducted into his seventh hall of fame.
Nike built a whole campaign around the saying "chicks dig the longball," and fathers have helped their sons overcome minor injuries with their own saying, "chicks dig scars" for generations.
Just because it's not officially football season, doesn't mean the Indian Creek Middle School team isn't hard at work.