ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that metro Atlanta's unemployment rate declined to 7.6 percent in April, down three-tenths of a percentage point from 7.9 percent in March. The rate was 8.5 percent in April a year ago.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.52 at Shell, located at 10700 Covington Road and Flat Shoals Road.
A fox has reportedly bitten two students at Rocky Plains Elementary School while the students were outside, according to Newton County Animal Control Director Teri Key-Hoosen and Newton County School System officials.
Mrs. Sara Deason, age 79, a lifelong resident of Covington, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at Abbey Hospice. She was born August 6, 1933 to the late Ermine and Josephine Cartledge Johnson. Mrs. Deason was a member of The Baptist Tabernacle and served the Lord her entire life. She taught Sunday school for many years and was a past president of the WMU. Mrs. Deason was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and ...
NEWTON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.42 at Marathon, located at Ga. Highway 142 and Dixie Road.
"Hold on, my friends, to the Constitution and to the Republic for which it stands. Miracles do not cluster, and what has happened once in 6,000 years, may not happen again. Hold on to the Constitution, for if the American Constitution should fail, there will be anarchy throughout the world."
Mr. Lloyd Madison Lyda Jr., "Butch," 68, of Oxford, passed away May 19.
Mrs. Barbara Mull Norman, 61, of Covington, passed away May 20. Mrs. Norman was preceded in death by her father Hoyt Mull.
Data released by the Georgia Department of Education Tuesday show that cohort graduation rates have increased across the board for Newton County Schools.
Jahmelia Latsia Arnold,
The lowest price for regular gas is $3.45 at Flash Foods, located at 4175 Salem Road and Brown Bridge Road.
The Newton County Board of Commissioners will talk next year's budget again at 7 p.m., tonight at the Historic Courthouse, and they could resume discussions about whether to increase the property tax rate and cut or enhance any specific services.
Jeremiah Bundrage graduated from Fort Hays State University with an educational specialist degree in education administration.
The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for Newton County as the temperature is expected to get down to 32 degrees tonight.
NEWTON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.44 at Kroger, located at 5341 Ga. Highway 20 south near Brown Bridge Road.
The lowest price for regular fuel in Covington is $3.46 at the Quick Spot, located at 10260 Ga. Highway 36 and Eagle Drive.
The Montessori School of Covington hosted its 12th annual Community Appreciation Chili Luncheon Monday with a meal prepared by students of the early childhood program.
In the past two weeks, we've heard two positive conversations about growing the business community in Covington.
The voting has begun for the 2012 Hometown Hero, the annual contest that looks for the brightest, everyday hero among us.
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has selected Rockdale County student Dylan Veneziano of Young American's Christian School as a 2013 Certificate of Merit Finalist.
The Newton County Board of Education has begun its search for a new Newton County School System superintendent following Tuesday's news release stating 34 applications were submitted for the open position.
Today is the final day for voting on E-SPLOST. Read up on education SPLOST by clicking the following links to previous stories.
The lowest gas price for regular fuel in Covington is $3.48 at the Shell station, located at 10724 ByPass Road and Monticello Street.
(7:10 p.m.) Rockdale, Henry and Newton are back under a tornado watch until 10 p.m. (6:30 p.m.) A tornado warning has been issued for parts of southern Rockdale, northern Henry and central Newton counties until 7 p.m. by the National Weather Service. A warning means a tornado has been sighted or picked up on radar in the area. (4:36 p.m.) A torndao watch has been issued for Newton County until 10 p.m. ...
The lowest price for regular fuel in Covington is $3.49 at the RaceWay, located at 5148 U.S. Highway 278 NW near Piper Street.
To the editor and all Georgia drivers: It is so exasperating to drive behind a car whose driver does not use their directional signals properly. Georgia law and common courtesy require a driver to signal their intention of changing lanes or making right or left turns, not as you make a turn, but six to eight clicks of the turn signal prior to actually making a turn. In a roundabout (or cloverleaf) use the turn ...