A man who allegedly attacked his wife sent his dogs toward Newton County Sheriff's deputies, shouting "sic 'em" Saturday.
Downtown Covington has become a popular place for events, with various festivals, concerts, parades and gatherings scheduled seemingly every week.
Newton County and the City of Covington voted unanimously in their respective meetings this week to stop funding the 2050 Plan Baseline Ordinances that were being facilitated by The Center for Community Preservation and Planning.
The Covington City Council unanimously voted to stop funding for the 2050 Plan's Baseline Ordinances Tuesday.
The Covington City Council voted to allow the removal of a light post, tree and tree well on the Covington Square for a new building project.
Covington Fire Department Chief John McNeil turned in his letter of resignation to Covington City Manager Leigh Anne Knight Monday, citing personal reasons for leaving the department.
The Southern Heartland Art Gallery is hosting its annual Artful Harvest judged art show throughout much of September.
When Elizabeth Ungar Lefkovits was 20 years old in June of 1944, she was separated from most of her family, never to see them again. She was forced on a train with 100 people packed into a cattle car for a 10-day journey, having to feed her 2-year-old nephew the little food she had brought with them.
After a call concerning an intoxicated male riding his bicycle into a trash can, police officers had to subdue the suspect by deploying a Taser.
After an alleged armed robbery of a Marathon Gas Station on Hwy. 278 in Newton County, the Covington Police Department quickly responded to a "be on the lookout" (BOLO) and arrested the suspect Monday.
Man shot at while taking out the trash
A Covington man was shot at while taking out the trash Tuesday.
The City of Covington will present some amendments to its fire code ordinance at Monday's city council meeting after reaching a consensus on it in a work session Tuesday.
There are several ways to familiarize yourself with the history of the iconic flying machine of the Vietnam War, the Bell Helicopter Co. UH-1 "Huey."
Every officer-use-of-force situation is a volatile and dangerous affair for the officer, the suspect and the community.
Rockdale was a great place to see Southeastern Conference basketball Friday night, and you didn't have to travel to a college campus to do so.
The Newton boys' basketball team is in an unfamiliar place after a 65-50 loss at Rockdale Tuesday night.
Newton kept Breanna Richardson and Rockdale at bay long enough to hold on for a win Tuesday night.
Whether we like it or not, social media is a huge part of society.
This seems to be especially prevalent in the world of sports. It's a good tool to spread scores, injury updates, trade rumors, etc. However, it could also be what I consider a detriment as people get into Twitter arguments in front of thousands of readers or post demeaning pictures.
Wrestling is about staying on your feet and not giving in to your opponent's advances.
For Newton wrestler Tyler Head, it is now a way of life to continue this wrestling tactic and Fight Like Tyler. For all Newton students, this mantra, that now hangs on a banner in the school, is the Rams' wrestling teams new motto.
For the first time since early December 2011 Newton has lost back-to-back games.
The Alcovy girls' basketball team entered 2013 with a bang Friday, defeating visiting Lovejoy 58-19.
Louisville, ranked No. 22, rung in 2013 with the biggest football upset of the year in a 33-23 win over No. 4 Florida Tuesday.
The U.S. Army All-American Bowl introduces future football heroes with present American heroes annually, and this year, a Covington resident is in the middle of it.
Sergeant John Evans moved to Covington in 2005, enlisted in the Army in 2006, was on deployment to Iraq in 2008 and is currently stationed at Fort Sill in Oklahoma. Now he has been enlisted for a different sort of duty, during the yearly high school All-Star football game in San Antonio.
As Newton heads into the second half of the basketball season, it will have more experience in big games, and big wins than many of its 2013 opponents.
The 2012 sports year in Newton County saw plenty of the old mixed with plenty of the new.
Newton headed into Thursday night's Yule Tide Christmas Classic in Hanceville, Ala., with the confidence of three straight wins.
History will soon be reconstructed in Porterdale.
As Dan Bauer drives through Covington in his red truck with the Arbor Equity Inc. logo on the side, children sometimes yell at their parents as the vehicle passes, exclaiming, "There goes coach Dan."
The Newton, Alcovy and Eastside football teams all reached the playoffs in the 2012 season, and the efforts of the players who helped to get them there will be rewarded Saturday.