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.
COVINGTON- After an evening of plenty of heated debate, some legalese, a little political intrigue and much emotion, the Covington City Council decided to suspend enforcement on action it made at its previous council meeting.
Tommy Gregory Sr. told the crowd gathered at Nelson Heights Community Center that summer was the season to celebrate two of America's independence days.
COVINGTON- Elections for the position of Covington mayor and three of the city's council seats may not be until November, but the first political salvo was fired at Monday night's council meeting, some five months before the Nov. 3 election day.
A Covington Police Officer patrolling Brown Bridge Road using a license plate reader was alerted when a Hyundai Santa Fe drove by into a Chevron gas station at Brown Bridge Road and Turner Lake Road shortly before 8 a.m. Monday.
COVINGTON- Elizabeth Gilchrist was arrested for an outstanding warrant while a taxi cab waited for her outside the Quick Trip on Hwy. 278, after she had ran up a metered cost of $17.50.
COVINGTON- Several items were stolen from Horizon Cabinets on City Pond Road in Covington by people who are believed to be ex-employees early Sunday morning.
Monroe-Mike Cash Office Products, in Monroe, has been seized by state agents after its owners Mike Cash, Sr. and Deborah Cash were arrested for theft by conversion Thursday.
Dr. Steve Whatley, Chairman of the Newton County Board of Trustees, said there was a time when he thought the Covington branch would have shut its doors. The HVAC unit was beyond repair, and the air in the library would be too hot and humid for its many guests and its many books.
Covington-The Blimpie sandwich shop on Elm Street was open Tuesday after being forced to close by Covington Fire Marshall Tony Smith Sunday.
Covington-As the city of Covington looks toward expanding its airport, a new tenant will help pave the way.
Covington-The Covington Citizens Academy graduated its second class in front of the Mayor and City Council Monday night.
A few road closures will affect Covington residents in the near future, beginning on June 12.
The 2014 Georgia State Legislative Session has been dubbed "Fast and Furious" by some pundits and publications, thanks to an early start to the primary elections.
The charm of Twelve Oaks Bed & Breakfast is based in part on its old-fashioned ways and antebellum architecture.
Social Circle's regional library needs more space, and the city needs to be better prepared for a proposal for state funds to build a new facility.
Legend has it that the city of Social Circle got its name from a group that gathered around a well in 1820.
Social Circle is known for its Southern charm, Southern homes and Southern fried chicken. It's only fitting that visitors get a Southern welcome.
David Thomas has seemingly always had two dreams.
The riverside town of Porterdale may get a little wetter.
About 40 miles from Covington, hundreds of commercial aircraft, painted in standard issue with overwhelming thrust capacity and computer-assisted flight controls, shuttle in and out of the world's busiest airport. It's a formula for ho-hum air travel, interrupted only by the ever-present Transportation Security Administration employees.
Two former Newton High School football standouts are ready to help start a new era at Mercer University.
Demarco Hamm's first season as Post 77's manager was Rockdale's most accomplished, yet it wasn't what it could have been.
Rockdale Post 77 won its second straight American Legion baseball state championship Tuesday, doing so in a rout.
The American Legion Post 77 baseball team ended the regular season putting up big offensive numbers, and continued that trend in its first state playoff game Friday, but didn't need it.
Sean Garber's hands started to slip from a granite overhanging about 100 feet off the ground in Stone Mountain Park as the son of his youth pastor screamed out ,"No! Sean!" and reached his arm out as fear spread across his face.
The Newton County STARS 8-and-under softball team has won once and placed second twice in six tournaments, including finishing as runner-up in the Tri-State Softball World Series in Dalton this past weekend.
Demarco Hamm is in an unfamiliar position in a familiar place.