Water pressure issues along College Avenue have caused the Covington City Council to move the area ahead of schedule in the city's water main replacement project.
With the fiscal year winding down, the city of Covington got word that it is "in good, good financial shape," according to Miller Edwards of Mauldin and Jenkins CPAs, LLC, which presented its audit to the council Monday.
The Covington Police Department is searching for three females who allegedly attempted to purchase food at Zaxby's with stolen credit card numbers.
Many parents of Newton County School System students have made expressed concern over traffic problems caused by a portion of Airport Road being closed.
After the recall of Blue Bell ice cream products, Newton County School System has removed all of the brand's ice cream from its stock Tuesday.
A $22 million nursing home facility and more than 100 jobs could be headed toward Covington as the city council approved to rezone an area on Dearing Street.
Covington already had a memorial to its veterans with the monument on the Square, but Tuesday it added another way to honor those who served while driving around town.
Members of the Social Circle community both said goodbye and hello to Doug White Sunday.
In Newton County's past government groups worked separately, so when the water authority heard that the school board was working to build a high school down Hwy. 36 it was a bit of a surprise.
The city of Covington will take $20,000 from its general fund in the 2015-16 fiscal year budget and help fund the Christmas lights on the Square this year.
A kitchen fire set an apartment complex on West Street abalxe Monday afternoon.
The Covington City Council spent a full day of work at the Carl Vinson Institute of Government in Athens during its 2015 retreat Tuesday, hashing through several issues for the city going forward.
The Covington City Council spent a full day of work at the Carl Vinson Institute of Government in Athens during its 2015 retreat Tuesday.
Baxalta Incorporated is still making its way toward bringing a large amount of new jobs and a new level of industrial growth to Newton County, and it progressed another step during a meeting of the Joint Development Authority (JDA) Tuesday.
The St. Patrick's Day holiday didn't keep people from attending a called meeting in Social Circle Tuesday, as city hall's community room was filled with concerned citizens.
When Newton meets Alcovy on the basketball court, it's always a big game with bragging rights on the line.
As the Rotary Lombardi Awards names college football's top down lineman or linebacker tonight, Newton County will be well represented.
The Newton Rams and Alcovy Tigers squared off in a matchup of top teams in one of the state's better regions Saturday night.
While the game finished after press time, the set up was ripe with story lines. The two teams met in region play for the first time ever; Newton spent the last few years competing at the state's highest level, just missing the postseason in 2011-12; and Alcovy jumped on to the scene reaching the elite eight last year and, oh yeah, the whole area rival thing.
Throughout the youth fall soccer season, the Covington Y's Academy level soccer teams have shown marketable improvement in their level of control and touch with the ball, both on the ground and in the air.
The reason dates back to two volunteer coaches with the under-11 age group in Berry Crews and Shane Beam. Crews noticed that some of the upper-level soccer clubs, such as the Atlanta Youth Soccer Association that his daughter plays for on the under-17 Inter Atlanta team, were a little further ahead in skill level and had programs that reward juggling. In soccer, juggling is ...
The 2012-13 basketball season may be just under way, but it heats up in Newton County this weekend.
Newton, Alcovy and Eastside are still trying to find their way in the new season with one game played for Eastside and three apiece for Alcovy and Newton and will have a chance to really test themselves starting Friday.
The rematch of the 2012 semifinal game between Alcovy and Miller Grove didn't go exactly how the Lady Tigers wanted Saturday.
With 11 players on each side of the ball, football requires the melding of different personalities, no matter what level of skill or age.
This space was supposed to be reserved for Aaron Murray but he conveniently chose not to do interviews.
To compete in one of the toughest regions in the state, a team must be, well, tough.
Santa's Workshop has returned to Ramsey's Furniture Annex again this year.
It may be just the third game on the schedule, but for Alcovy's girls basketball team, revenge is on the docket.
Rashard Cabane and Rodarius Mitchell are two of Newton's top returning scorers from last season, and showed they will be a big part of the 2012-13 season at the Northeast Georgia Invitational in Madison County this week.
As fall blows through Covington and the air gets colder, sports start to work their way inside.
In the eighth grade, Ashley Williams understood situations and making moves that Alcovy coach Kidada Holtzclaw was trying to get her Lady Tigers to make during high school practices.
In just one night, Newton County's football season came to an end.