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.
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.
Eastside's 35-0 victory over fourth-ranked Monroe Area last Friday was a big win at the time.
Fans will have a chance to see history today as Newton hosts a state playoff game for the first time in the school's 63-year history of football.
In its seventh year of existence, Alcovy is headed to the state football playoffs for the third time today, looking for its ever playoff win.
Friday night, Newton County will witness something that has happened just once before.
On Sunday, you might have noticed cheerleading as a front page sports story in The Covington News.
Newton can now focus on the playoffs after dispatching Morrow 40-0 at Tara Stadium Friday night.