The Newton County Sheriff's Office continues to seek information on the whereabouts of Robert "Bobby" Weaver III, an Oxford man who's been missing since Sept. 6.
Optimism has been essential in the breast cancer journey of survivor Lelia Raines. Months after being laid off from her job of 18 years, Raines, 52 at the time, received a diagnosis of breast cancer in April 2009. She said she was in a state of disbelief at first, but then thought, "Why not me?" "You know a lot of people say, 'Why me?' I said, 'Why not me?' because I'm no different than all ...
The downtown square will celebrate autumn with pumpkins, tractors and family fun as Main Street Covington presents the 2013 Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 19.
A fair is coming to town, and a portion of its proceeds will benefit Newton County Relay for Life.
Newton County School System parents are invited to get more involved with the education of their children at several educational forums scheduled this fall.
The Covington Fire Department is teaching the community about fire safety with educational programs and events for Fire Safety Awareness Month.
Seniors aided by federally funded programs through Newton County Senior Services may soon see those programs halted if the government shutdown continues.
An orchestra concert originally planned to celebrate the renovation of Porterdale's historic gym has been relocated to Covington.
Teachers at East Newton Elementary School recently had 60 seconds to grab as many school supplies as they could as part of a donation from Walmart's Teacher Rewards program.
The owner of Beaver Manufacturing, a husband, father and grandfather who spent much of his life as a dedicated chemical engineer, is being remembered as a man with a heart for education and a determined problem-solver.
Though the rest of Newton County's students may be on fall break this week, one group of high school students participating in the Covington Police Department's Explorers program continued their learning outside of the classroom.
Two people were arrested and face drug-related charges after 7 pounds of marijuana was reportedly found in a home last week.
The city of Porterdale is looking to attract visitors to its downtown area with a concert in its newly renovated historic gym. Main Street Porterdale and the Arts Association of Newton County will present a night of classical music as the Converse College Symphony Orchestra performs at 7 p.m. Oct. 12. in the Porterdale Memorial Gymnasium, across the street from City Hall at 2400 Main St. The event is ...
Covington City Council members met Thursday night to discuss what the council should expect from the Main Street Covington program regarding tourism efforts, now that operation of the program is expected to be taken on by the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce.
The Women's Diagnostic Center is offering mammograms at a reduced cost during October and November.
Social Circle Better Hometown is gearing up to celebrate hometown heroes this weekend with a day filled with activities.