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.
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.
With Meagan Tucker having amassed the most impressive statistics in the history of Alcovy girls' basketball, it's safe to say her coach Kidada Holtzclaw has significant influence over her game.
On Saturday, the streets of downtown Covington will be a buzz with bicycles as the 6th Annual Georgia Gran Prix comes through town.
Jake Reed is a hall of famer.
Newton County's Miracle League field is closer to becoming a reality.
Art Woods is not only a proud Newton County resident, but a proud father as well.