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Election 2016 Primary: live results

BOC District 1 - Republican

May 24, 2016 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Free golf cart shuttle to be offered on the Square

Visitors to the Covington Square unable to find a parking spare directly in front of their dining or shopping destination, will not have to worry ...

May 24, 2016 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Dennis Hyde

Dennis Hyde of Mansfield passed away May 20, 2016, at the age of 59. Dennis was a member of Gaithers United Methodist Church, where he ...

May 23, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Jeff Hall

Jeff Hall, 58 of Covington, passed away May 20, 2016. Jeff was a 1976 graduate of Newton County High School. He was employed by Lithonia ...

May 23, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Our Thoughts: The future begins now

When Newton County residents open The Covington News 20 years from now what will they see?

May 22, 2016 | Staff Report | Our Thoughts


Marty Kindle

Marty Kindle, 35, of Covington, passed away May 18, 2016. A very charismatic man with a wonderful sense of humor, Marty was well known for ...

May 20, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


NCSS will not administer Georgia Milestones retests

Newton County School System (NCSS) will not administer retests for Georgia Milestones End of Grade assessments.

May 20, 2016 | Staff Report | Education


‘Every Body Walk Newton’ series continues through June

Newton Trails' Wednesday walk series, "Every Body Walk Newton," will begin on Wednesday, May 18 on the Eastside High School end of Eastside Trail at ...

May 19, 2016 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Vigil to be held for postal carrier killed over weekend

Fellow postal workers, friends and family held a candlelight vigil for Hillary Hicks Wednesday at the Post Office Annex at 10721 ByPass Road in Covington ...

May 19, 2016 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Newton County Jail Log: May 18

Jessica Deon Allen, 32, Covington, May 12, back for court

May 18, 2016 | Staff Report | Newton County Jail Log


US intelligence: Foreign hackers spying on campaigns

WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States sees evidence that hackers, possibly working for foreign governments, are snooping on the presidential candidates, the nation's intelligence chief ...

May 18, 2016 | Staff Report | NATION/WORLD


Action Ministries offers training for Smart Lunch Smart Kid program

With the school year coming to an end, the Smart Lunch Smart Kid program is setting up sites throughout the county. So far, lunch sites ...

May 17, 2016 | Staff Report | Mailchimp Today's Headlines


Charlene Jacqueline Haggard Bell

Charlene Jacqueline Haggard Bell, 82 of Covington passed away May 14, 2016. Charlene was born August 2, 1933, at 10 Poplar Street, Porterdale. She moved ...

May 17, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Johnny Roberts

Johnny Roberts of Covington passed away May 12, 2016, at the age of 61. Johnny cherished the time spent with his daughter, Jana, going to ...

May 17, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


AT&T gives to Arts Association of Newton County

The Arts Association of Newton County was presented with a $5,000 check from AT&T to support Independence on the Square.

May 16, 2016 | Staff Report | Mailchimp Today's Headlines


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Tom Lagano

Tom Lagano, III, 31, of Covington passed away March 2, 2016. Mr. Lagano was born in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Tom was a loving husband, father, son, brother and a true friend to all who knew him.

March 11, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Annie Strickland

Annie E. Strickland, 72 of Covington, passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016, at Abbey Hospice. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Annie enjoyed sewing, fishing and camping with her family. She loved going to Good-Will and Walmart and loved hummingbirds. Annie was a care giver to everyone and never met a stranger.

March 11, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Retiring Oxford College dean honored by city

Stephen Bowen was acknowledged for his hard work and service to Oxford College of Emory University Monday.

March 08, 2016 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Norman Rogers

Memorial service will be held at a later date in New York for Norman Roy Rogers, 78, Moultrie. He passed away Monday, March 7, 2016, surrounded by his family and friends in Lawrence, Kansas.

March 08, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Clinton Pittard Cason

Clinton Pittard Cason, 84, of Monticello, passed away Saturday, March 5, 2016, at the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon.

March 07, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Newton Trails hosts Everybody Walk Newton walks Community walks to benefit health, mind and soul

Newton Trails is hosting a series of community walks exploring health, safety, community-building and economic benefits of trails in Newton County.

March 07, 2016 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Eddie Johnson running for third term on school board

Eddie Johnson announced he is running for his third term on the Newton County Board of Education, District 2 Wednesday.

March 05, 2016 | Staff Report | ELECTION 2016


Stephen Middlebrooks promoted to Covington Fire Deputy Chief

Stephen Middlebrooks was promoted to the Deputy Chief of Operations with the city of Covington Fire Department (CFD) recently.

March 05, 2016 | Staff Report | Covington


Blinder marketing seminar coming this week

Mike Blinder, author of the book Survival Selling and one of the world's leading digital marketing experts, is giving a seminar on the secrets for small to medium businesses in multimedia marketing Wednesday, March 9 from noon-1:30 p.m. and Thursday, March 10 from 8:30-10 a.m. at The Center, 2104 Washington Street, Covington.

March 05, 2016 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Six graduate from GPTC’s first Certified Nurse Aide program

Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC), Office of Economic Development had the first graduates of its Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) Training Program during the Tuesday, February 9, 2016 Inaugural Graduation and Pinning Ceremony.

March 05, 2016 | Staff Report | Health


Bobbie Banks retires from health department

After 23 years of service to the Newton County Board of Health, Bobbie Banks announced her retirement recently.

March 05, 2016 | Staff Report | Health


Birth: Michael Mitchell Gregory

Matthew Mitchell Gregory was born to Donna Melissa Gregory and Michael Eugene Gregory, Jan. 29, 2016 at Rockdale Medical Center.

March 05, 2016 | Staff Report | Births


NCSS’s top speller wins regional Bee

Jett Rawls wasn't satisfied with simply winning two consecutive Newton County School System (NCSS) Spelling Bees. He went on to win the District 5 Regional Spelling Bee in Riverdale, competing against students from Bremen City and Butts, Clayton, Coweta, Fayette, Griffin-Spalding, Heard, Henry and Rockdale county school systems.

March 05, 2016 | Staff Report | Education


Tommy Queen

Tommy Wilson Queen, Sr., 49, of Mansfield passed away March 2, 2016. Tommy was an amazing father and always very supportive. He cherished the time spent with his grandchildren, and he adored his bull mastiff "Sasha". Tommy liked to go fishing, hunting and playing in horseshoe tournaments. In addition, he enjoyed being outside, and was a Georgia Bulldog Fan. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. Preceding him in death was his father, Billy Joe Queen, Sr.

March 04, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Newton County Jail Log: March 2

Brittany Leigh Baker, 29, Monticello, February 25, Theft by bringing stolen property into state; possession of methamphetamine; possession and use of drug related objects

March 03, 2016 | Staff Report | Newton County Jail Log


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