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.
The City of Covington agreed to purchase a new excavator and trailer during Monday night's public meeting.
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.
The first year of Region 2-AAAAAA produced several big moments throughout the 2012 season, and the runner up to the champion of the state's highest classification.
Alcovy didn't get off to the start of 2012-13 season it would hope after losing its first three and four of its first five games.
The Newton Rams shut down Eastside Saturday, handing its cross-town rivals its first loss of the season and proving they are one of the state's better defensive teams.