The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.49 at Marathon, located at 1032 Ga. Highway 142 and Dixie Road.
Tighten county's belt
Taylor Smith finished his collegiate career as an All-Peach Belt Conference member recently.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.35 at Kroger, located at 5341 Ga. Highway 20 S near Brown Bridge Road.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.47 at Chevron, located at 4134 Ga. Highway 212 and Ga. Highway 81.
Due to a production error, page 3 of Sunday's Covington News is unreadable. We will re-print that page in Wednesday's edition. The full stories can be read online at CovNews.com.
Three new wild license plate designs are available in local tag offices, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division announced Thursday.
There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.
Ms. Emmitt Lee "Emma Lee" Heard Marks, 67, was born Aug. 30, 1945, in Newton County to Emmitt Eugene (Ellen Vason) Heard Sr. She departed this life on June 12.
Mrs. Jean Conner Davenport, age 83, a lifelong resident of Newton County passed away Friday, June 14, 2013 at Abbey Hospice in Social Circle. She was born June 13, 1930 in Covington, Georgia to the late Glen and Lottie Reynolds Conner. Mrs. Davenport started her career at an early age moving to Atlanta and living with her Aunt and Uncle for five years while she worked at Sears and then she returned home to Newton ...
A new luxurious nail salon has opened up its doors in Newton County. Located at the intersection of Ga. Highway 36 and the Overpass, Crystal Nails is owned by Sherry Trinh - a nail technician with over 11 years of experience caring for the cuticles of area residents. Crystal Nails features seven pedicurist stations and seven manicurist stations. While there are only three nail technicians currently at the salon, Trinh said she ...
The Newton County Sheriff's Office needs the public's help as they search for a suspect in the armed robbery of a local BP gas station.
History has been made at Alcovy High School. After 11 attempts, the Tigers won their very first football game by defeating crosstown rival Newton, 23-0, on Friday night. And the second-year program deserves to savor the moment.
Don and Deborah Theall recently had to have their 3-year-old cat, Beauregard Davis, put to sleep because of an inoperable heart problem.
Yesterday, America solemnized, with moments of silence and other ceremonies, remembrances of the terrorist attacks on our nation which occurred September 11, 2001. Like most of us, I remember exactly where I was on that day and what I was doing when I heard the unfathomable news.
A proposal to spend a portion of the proceeds from the sale of Covington Cable on the relocation of the Rainbow Covenant Ministries homeless shelter to the city of Covington is on the table for community discussion and input.
The Covington Planning Commission has elected to move its monthly public hearings to a time later in the day in order to encourage greater public access.
By John Wawrow
Members of the Piedmont Chapter of the Georgia Cattlemen's Association will host their 13th annual fundraiser at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the cafeteria of the State FFA Camp on Ga. Highway 36.
If Kris Pope's parents knew 22 years ago what they know now, they might have seriously considered using "Danger" as a middle name for their newborn son.
A vote will be held Tuesday afternoon at the Covington Planning Commission's monthly meeting on whether or not to move the commission's public hearings to a time later in the day in order to improve public access.
An anonymous caller informed the Covington Police Department that Tabatha Jones, who had warrants out for her in Newton County, and a man named David were staying at the Quality Inn on Ga. Highway 142. The caller also advised that a possibly stolen blue Ford Explorer was parked outside the hotel room.
Two men were arrested and banned from the housing authority Thursday for disorderly conduct after a dispute over a stolen CD player.
I'm not sure when the term "preventative maintenance" first entered my consciousness. Most likely it was in the early 1960s, when my daddy taught me how important it was to change the oil in the car every 2,500 miles. And not only was it important to change the oil, but to grease the suspension fittings.
Dolores E. Varkonda, 81, of Covington, died Sept. 7 at Walton Regional Medical Center. The daughter of the late Thomas A. and Bertha Blair Davis, she was born in Clarion County, Pa., in 1926. Mrs. Varkonda was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Youngstown, Ohio, where she served as deacon and member of Trias Chapter of the Eastern Star of Youngstown. She was a registered nurse for over 50 ...