After an alleged armed robbery of a Marathon Gas Station on Hwy. 278 in Newton County, the Covington Police Department quickly responded to a "be on the lookout" (BOLO) and arrested the suspect Monday.
Man shot at while taking out the trash
A Covington man was shot at while taking out the trash Tuesday.
The City of Covington will present some amendments to its fire code ordinance at Monday's city council meeting after reaching a consensus on it in a work session Tuesday.
There are several ways to familiarize yourself with the history of the iconic flying machine of the Vietnam War, the Bell Helicopter Co. UH-1 "Huey."
Every officer-use-of-force situation is a volatile and dangerous affair for the officer, the suspect and the community.
A man wielding a "medieval" type sword threatened a Covington police officer who then shot the suspect twice in the abdomen Wednesday afternoon.
Dave Belton will face Democrat B.P. "Patsy" Harrys in the general election for Georgia House District 112.
Newton County citizens got their first crack at hearing about – and speaking out on – the 2050 Plan in a public hearing setting at Live Oak Elementary School Monday.
A man identified as a suspect in Thursday's murder of a Newton County man was arrested in Orlando Thursday.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office is conducting an internal investigation after it was discovered an individual was being held at the Newton County Detention Center following an erroneous arrest in another jurisdiction.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office is looking for any tips that will lead to the apprehension of three men believed to be involved in Newton County murder Thursday.
An alleged argument led to someone getting shot in the leg in the area of Green Acres Friday.
Anytime someone heads out for a night at a restaurant, the diner looks for an experience they can't find in their home kitchen.
Fay Hancock has had quite the month.
Bowen Braswell has been through a lot in his baseball career, earning a scholarship, competing in state tournaments and earning respect as one of his region's top high school players.
The cliché goes good things come to those who wait.
As the American Legion state championship headed into the ninth inning, I looked over and asked Rockdale Post 77's coach Jack Murphy if he was excited or nervous.
Thanks to the Georgia High School Association's new rules prep football teams have already been hard at work on the practice field since Wednesday.
In past years, the first day allowed for practices is typically Aug. 1, however this season teams were allowed to begin a week earlier, without pads. The extra days were meant
Two games into the state tournament and American Legion Post 77 hasn't finished one of them.
After winning by a 10-run rule in its tournament opening game Thursday, Rockdale duplicated the feat Saturday, defeating Douglasville 13-3.
The Georgia Cycling Gran Prix made its way to Covington Saturday with 100's of racers pedaling through the Covington square.
The sixth annual event consists of six races over five days, beginning with a road Atlanta circuit race on Wednesday. The event then went to Gwinnett for a circuit race and then to Oxford Hills for a road race on Friday.
As the 2012 Olympic Games officially kick off today, many in Covington will tune in to the event, taking place around 4,200 miles away.
American Legion Post 77 baseball coach Jack Murphy has gone though regular seasons with zero or one losses before. And upon entering the state playoffs his teams have fallen without getting very deep in the postseason tournament.
John Richard Moore was getting ready to start a new clinical treatment and felt that it was time to come back home last week.
Post 77 Rockdale's baseball team made it through the regular season with just one loss and is primed for a run in the state playoffs beginning Thursday.
There's no question to what has been the biggest sports news over the last couple of weeks.
The Dixie Boys World Series is a week and three days away from beginning at the City Pond Complex and Turner Lake Field and the participating teams are starting to become clearer.
With just a short couple of months to find a replacement for their recently vacated baseball coach position, Eastside Athletic Director Dr. Bruce McCollum and Principal Jeff Cher had a difficult task in front of them.
American Legion Post 77 picked up two wins and much more Saturday in the penultimate series of the regular season.