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 American Legion Post 77 baseball team concludes the regular season today, and seems ready for the challenge after its previous two games.
The Georgia Revolution may have missed out on the 2013 National Premier Soccer League's playoffs, but the Conyers-based fourth-tier soccer club has a chance at one more glory this year.
Coming from a middle school, new Newton High School Principal Eclan David may not have much experience with prep sports, but that doesn't mean he isn't eager to see his first Rams' game coming up this fall.
The sun isn't the only thing trying to get out through the rain this summer, as the Post 77 American Legion baseball team has also struggled to see the field recently.
After tearing through the Newton County Recreation Commission's 9-10-year-old basketball league, the Covington Hoyas are now national champions.
When Oxford College was looking to enhance the education of its students, it looked toward physical education and put together a task force to come up with a new idea.
Oxford College is taking several steps for a revamped athletic program, with its second one coming last month.
In its second year of existence the Newton County Recreation Commission's Little League team is one step closer to Williamsport, Pa., and the Little League World Series.
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.