Ellen Kelly Gordon, a daughter of the late Deacon Nelson Kelly and Mrs. Jeanie Kelly and a Newton County 1978 graduate, has published her first ...
Every nine seconds a woman is assaulted in our nation. One out of three women will be abused in their life time. In addition many ...
Raymond Dean Adkins, 49, Oxford, August 17, child support default
There's no place like home.
Whoever said, "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me" was wrong. Words are powerful.
This past weekend at my annual RedState Gathering, I rescinded an invitation to Donald Trump to speak after getting the runaround from his campaign on ...
Another school year is underway in our state, which means that it's time to start complaining about the Georgia High School Association (GHSA).
As the City of Porterdale reviews potential subdivision and commercial development, Mayor Arline Chapman asked the Council at a work session on Aug. 11 to ...
Newton County Commissioner John Douglas has returned to work at Georgia Perimeter College after he was placed on paid administrative leave following Douglas' admission that ...
The meeting of the solid waste citizen panel that had been scheduled for Friday, August 14 has been cancelled
The Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) has identified the victim of Tuesday's shooting as 19-year-old Newton County resident Caylen Gooch.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office is investigating several complaints of Klu Klux Klan recruitment fliers placed in Newton County residents' yards.
Covington resident and local actor Travis Breedlove is using his talent for a good cause this holiday season by helping produce a movie to raise awareness and money for the neediest in Newton County.
One thing is for sure, we are all getting older. While this may be a fact, it doesn't have to be a negative one. I am certain we can all look back and voice some regrets: not taking this opportunity or making the wrong decision here or there. I wish I had done this instead of that, etc. If you were to read the book of Ecclesiastes, you would find Solomon's regrets and advice to the young. He regretted that he forsook his walk with God and forfeited so much that his life (as good as it may ...
Residents of all ages are welcome to come to Family Safety Fun Night from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday at the Covington Walmart, 10300 Industrial Boulevard.
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Jeff Meadors' involvement in public education has taken an unusual turn over the past seven years.
Members of the Newton County school board and the school system's attorney are adamant about one thing when it comes to discussing the lawsuit filed against board member Jeff Meadors by high school principal LaQuanda Carpenter: The lawsuit doesn't involve the school board, and they don't want to talk about it.
If one were trying to prove in court that MSNBC is crazily biased, you could do worse than submitting Rachel Maddow's Tuesday night show.
Dear Editor: I've always prided myself as being neutral when it came to voting...but can I say that anymore? It really saddens me, but I don't believe that I can. After watching the Democratic Convention, it seems like they have pretty much drawn the line in the sand.
• They have openly voiced a choice to embrace abortion
Dear Editor: In your "Our Thoughts" column last Wednesday, you encouraged voters to wait until after the presidential debates before casting our ballots. I thought this was good advice.
The more information we have upon which to base our decisions, the better our decisions should be. And like many others, I look to The Covington News as a source of informative news and opinions to help me formulate my decisions.
Dear Editor: I just read the Letters to the Editor in the Oct. 5 edition.
I was dismayed that you would print such an article filled with so many falsehoods and misrepresentations of what was said by Mitt Romney.
Dear Editor: My name is Matthew Ozburn, and I am a senior in high school. I am writing today to express my concern in the diminishing Biblical values in our country.
I believe that Biblical values and morals are what make America the great country it is. The problem is, over the past couple of years I have paid more attention to what is going on across the nation and it concerns me.
The town of Social Circle celebrated its 180th birthday during its annual Friendship Festival.
The event began at 9 a.m. in Social Circle's downtown business district at the intersection of Hightower Trail and Cherokee Road and ended at 4 p.m.
Update: Laurie Riley, executive director of Keep Covington/Newton Beautiful, said the staging area for the "Rivers Alive" event has changed.
A Rockdale local may be appointed as the next head of the Ga. Lottery.
Around this time last year, Miranda Brunn, a 12-year-old from Oak Hill, decided to start her very own nonprofit organization with help from her mother, Colette Brunn.