The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.09 at Kroger, located at 5341 Ga. Highway 20 S near Brown Bridge Road.
A memorial service for Newborn Mayor Roger Sheridan, who passed away yesterday will be announced at a later time, according to his family. Sheridan's family appreciates all that friends and family of the late mayor have done, as well as the outpouring of prayers and sympathy from the public.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.07 at Marathon, located at 1032 Dixie Road and Ga. Highway 142.
Towering high above even the Christmas tree atop the main entrance at Newton Medical Center, a construction crane on Monday morning delivered a very precious piece of cargo to the medical center, its brand-new Philips Ingenia 1.5 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine. The $1 million MRI apparatus will offer a broader range of diagnostic imaging and will be faster and less constricting for patients, said Jim Weadick, administrator and CEO of Newton Medical Center. ...
Newborn Mayor Roger Sheridan died at Athens Regional Medical Center Tuesday, after suffering a heart attack Friday.
The annual festival of lights called "Twilights at Chimney Park" will be held from 5-7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at the popular park. Admission will be $5 per person, with children under 2 admitted free.
The Covington News is still searching for its missing turkey from The Great Turkey Hunt promotion that ran in the Sunday, Nov. 24 edition. If you have the missing bird figurine, bring it in for your $50 reward for guessing its hiding spot.
Billy Hugh Aaron of Covington passed away Dec. 2, 2013, at the age of 81.
Walker Sams Kirkpatrick, 82, of Covington, passed away Dec. 2, 2013. Mr. Kirkpatrick was a member of High Point Baptist Church but often attended Gaithers United Methodist Church in Covington. He loved his family dearly and will be missed by those who knew and loved him. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen B. Kirkpatrick; parents, Robert and Maggie (Loyd) Kirkpatrick; and his sister, Myrtle Harper.
Sandra Smith, 69, of Mansfield passed away Nov. 30, 2013. Ms. Smith worked 48 years for Yates Insurance Agency as an agent and office manager. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed reading, especially at the beach, and was an avid NASCAR fan. Ms. Smith was preceded in death by her parents, Branson Farr and Jessie Dean Smith, grandson James Harley Smith, great-grandson Justin Chase Moon, and sister Betty Faye Smith.
LEXINGTON, N.C. - Chad Hixon and Robert Trumbo, scoring 21 and 17 points respectively, led Oxford College in a spirited effort Saturday during their first conference matchup of the season.
Covington native Florence Peacock and Mark Whatley will give a free opera concert Sunday, Nov. 18, at First United Methodist Church of Covington.
Elizabeth Morrison Thrailkill died Nov. 4. The daughter of the late Arthur and Estella Morrison, she was born in Clarksville, Tenn., in 1913. She was raised in Danville, Ill., and graduated from Danville High School. She joined Shiloh Baptist Church at a young age and joined Peek's Chapel Church in Conyers as an adult. Formerly married to the late Theodore Robinson, she married Joseph Thrailkill in 1945. He preceded her in death. She worked ...
Jamie Savage - second grade teacher at Porterdale Elementary School - has only taught for five years, so the young educator was thrilled to find her colleagues had selected her as Porterdale's 2008 Teacher of the Year.
After weeks of investigation, the Newton County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation have made an arrest in the murder of a Decatur woman whose dismembered body parts were found off Ga. Highway 212 on Oct. 29.
The regulations concerning alcoholic beverages in Porterdale have changed dramatically in the past week as businesses will now have extended time to sell beer and wine by the glass.
The Covington City Council voted to enter into negotiations for the purchase of 10 to 15 megawatts of additional base load capacity and to purchase 20 megawatts of peaking capacity at its Monday night city council meeting.
In 2000, after noticing an increase in littering and pollution in the area, Newton County, with the help of Keep Covington/Newton Beautiful, formed the Newton County Ordinance Violation Court to curb the troubling trend.
The Rockdale County Sheriff's Department's Narcotics and Vice Unit arrested Covington resident Matthew Jackson last Wednesday, Nov. 7, for the sale of LSD and chocolate containing psilocybin mushrooms.
After weeks of investigation, the Newton County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation have made an arrest in the murder of a Decatur woman whose dismembered body parts were found off of Ga. Highway 212 on Oct. 29.
ATHENS - Despite having more total offensive yards, first downs, rushing yards, passing yards, completions, fewer fumbles, less punts and fewer penalties than Clarke Central, the Eagles watched their season come to an end Friday night at Billy Henderson Stadium, 14-7.
MCDONOUGH - Kenneth Patrick sat on the ground and peeled the dirty white pieces of athletic tape from his legs.
The Alcovy football team's season came to an abrupt end as it fell to Winder-Barrow for the second time this year 17-10 on Friday night at Homer Sharp Stadium.
DURHAM, N.C. - Tashard Choice picked up his sixth 100-yard game of the season Saturday, running for 170 yards and two touchdowns to lead Georgia Tech to a 41-24 victory over Duke in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Two men were injured and most of the building housing Burgess Amusement and Special Events was destroyed Friday night in a blazing inferno.