For many of you, your short game is an area that is in dire need of improvement.
UPDATE: The flash flood watch issued by the National Weather Service at Peachtree City for counties including Rockdale and Newton has expired but warnings of rain storms continues through the night.
Newton's blue team beat the white team 30-27, but that's not what Friday's spring game at Newton High School was all about.
According to Brad Hill of bleachereport.com, Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Demetrius McCray is having a fair to good rookie camp. Hill said that McCray's role on the Jaguars is expected to be that of a backup corner and special teamer.
Each week, The Covington News will bring you pictures of Newton County residents playing the sports that keep them in shape. This week, we're at City Pond Park, where some Newton County families take to the tennis courts for some training between the lines.
With full-fledged sellers' markets underway in dozens of metropolitan areas around the country, new research has found curious statistical patterns emerging: Even in cities where listings get multiple offers within days or hours, significant numbers of homes are sitting on the market for six months, 12 months or more with no takers.
Two people were killed, including a teenager and infant, and three others injured in a wreck on I-20 in Rockdale County that police believe was caused by illegal street racing.
If you're looking for a way to delight your mom for Mother's Day, the Phoenix Pass nonprofit for homeless women and children is offering a unique opportunity designed to make her feel like a queen.
The Indian Creek Open is back. After a one-year hiatus, the tournament returns to Ashton Hills for the 10th time. Traditionally, the Nema-sponsored Indian Creek Open has been the largest and most successful golf tournament to be held each year in Newton County. The tournament is scheduled to be held on June 8-9.
VALDOSTA - Cory Pope gave the Lowndes Vikings everything they needed in game one of Wednesday's doubleheader against the Alcovy Tigers.
VALDOSTA - Cory Pope gave the Lowndes Vikings everything they needed in game one of Wednesday's doubleheader against the Alcovy Tigers. Then in game two, Lowndes' offense came alive and provided plenty of support as the Vikings swept Alcovy 2-0 and 8-1 in the second round of the Class AAAAAA state playoffs at Noel George Field.
The No. 1-seed Eastside Eagles were upset by fourth-seed Troup County in the first round of the Class AAAA playoffs Friday.
IN BRIEF: A crash on Interstate 20 westbound, just after the West Avenue exit, or exit 80, in Rockdale County has at least three lanes blocked off. Traffic is backed up at least to Ga. Highway 138. Deputies and first responders are on the scene; no fatalities reported. Drivers are advised to use alternate routes.
All three Newton County high school baseball teams have earned a berth into the 2013 state playoffs, beginning Friday.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Transportation is bringing in crews from central Georgia to help deal with the ice ...
ATLANTA - The Georgia Legislature kicked off its 2011 session on Monday with snow blanketing the Capitol's gold dome and dozens of ...
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Georgia mascot Uga VIII has a more serious medical condition than first believed. The school said Friday ...
ATLANTA (AP) - A panel studying an overhaul of Georgia's tax code has recommended reinstating the state sales tax on groceries. The Special ...
Newton County resident Vincent Lewandowski was named Georgia's Job Seeker of the Month for earning a job after completing Georgia's Work Ready Program, according to the Governor's office.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia athletic director Greg McGarity says he's looking for improvement from the Georgia football team and more passion from coach Mark Richt following the Bulldogs' first losing record since 1996.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov.-elect Nathan Deal has set up a blind trust to control his personal assets while in office.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into allegations of abuse at several Georgia prisons.
To the Editor: We were visiting family in the Covington area the weekend of Dec. 18. Our son told us about the Christmas Carols on the square on Sunday afternoon. Several members of our family went and enjoyed that Christmas program. I just wanted to compliment the community for having such a good Christmas program and allowing it to be held on the square. Today, with many places denying the real reason for ...
Kathy Fowler knew something was wrong after her husband, Philip, had quadruple heart bypass surgery in 2003.
The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Winter Weather Advisory until 6 a.m. Sunday for a wide swath of central Georgia, including Newton County.
On behalf of the Satsuki Garden Club, I would like to thank The Covington News for its coverage of our Covington Candlelight Town & Country Christmas Tour of Dec. 9. Our feedback has been wonderfully positive, and we owe so much of it to the gracious homeowners who meticulously decorated their homes in time for the event: Pat Dimsdale, Becky and Sam Ramsey's Ridgeline, Fay and Hubert White's Neal-Sanders-Ramsey-White House, Sheri and Matt ...
When I was growing up in Porterdale, we had Christmas programs with folks singing all the Christmas carols in the gym. There was a huge tree in the center of the floor. It was a beautiful site.
As in most small cities, our downtown has experienced a sharp turnover in businesses in recent years. Retail businesses in small towns have faced competition from shopping centers with convenient parking and a greater variety of merchandise.
Thirteen years ago, before 8,000 teachers in Louisiana's capitol city, I watched in amazement as East Harlem public school teacher Kay Toliver held all in awe with a two-hour demonstration of effective teaching strategies combined with her commitment to the human touch in teaching. Two years ago, in Williamsburg, Va., I observed this same 30-year classroom veteran as she stressed her long-held belief that "powerful teaching includes the human touch."