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.
A group of concerned citizens spoke up to the Covington Planning and Zoning Department and the Covington City Council, and had their voices heard Monday night.
The Covington City Council unanimously passed a curfew ordinance at its meeting Monday night.
A Kroger employee had to pull an attacker off a cashier Saturday afternoon.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office responded to two calls concerning marijuana in Newton County high schools recently.
Newton Medical Center officials announced staff reductions have taken place, affecting 2.8 percent of the hospital's workforce.
A family was at their Lake Charles subdivision home when two males broke in with handguns Wednesday evening.
A passerby on Hwy. 36 stopped a Newton County Sheriff's Office deputy saying she was robbed at gunpoint.
Registration at the Newton College and Career Academy (NCCA) has been an area of some innificiencies, with some students not getting registered in timely manner.
A man was driving with an open beer, bottle of vodka and bottle of gin after being told to leave a Waffle House early Sunday morning.
Emmett Mauzy and his family had a tough time staying at the home of someone who he thought was a friend and needed to leave. As the Mauzy family approached its storage unit where all its possessions were stored, things went from bad to terrible to horrific.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office has no suspects and no witnesses in the break-ins that occurred along Piper Road last weekend.
Here's a weekly look at Covington's former prep stars now in college:
The 2012 season was definitely not what Newton softball coach Virginia Waters had in mind before things kicked off back in August.
Looking toward a season following an above .500, playoff campaign in 2011, Waters wanted to send the Rams five seniors out in a winning way.
The Alcovy girls' basketball team reached new heights in the 2011-12 season, reaching the Class AAAA final four and winning 25 games.
After a quick three-and-out by the defense, Eastside's offense took over to the tune of two plays and seven points and went on to dominate Lumpkin County 52-16 Friday night.
Newton's recipe for success was simple - strong defense and a solid running attack.
Alcovy's impressive Region 2-AAAAAA championship season came to an end Thursday as Hillgrove won the decisive game of the best-of-three second-round matchup 5-0.
As if playoff implications wasn't enough to bring up the excitement level of today's Newton vs. Rockdale matchup at Sharp Stadium, there are plenty more big-time story lines set to unfold.
With only four games remaining in the 2012 regular season, every game matters more and more each week.
Alcovy will have to wait one more day to find out if its softball team can advance to next week's state finals in Columbus.
Winter creeps into Covington this week, but there's no reason to break out the sweaters just yet.
Well, maybe turtlenecks, as "The Vampire Diaries" have brought a winter wonderland into the Covington square.
Alcovy is in the midst of a successful and unprecedented softball playoff run heading into today's second-round matchup against Hillgrove, but will go up against a more difficult challenge.
The Newton Rams have now won two games in a row.
Eastside didn't make any major changes during its week off but will still look like a slightly different team when it hosts Lanier tonight at Sharp Stadium.
The Newton County football team did something Monday it hasn't done all season long - practiced after coming off a win.
Alcovy moved on to the second round of the state softball playoffs for the first time in school history Wednesday, and did so in dominating fashion.