NEWTON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
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.
Ericka Anderson - new principal at West Newton Elementary School - stands barely taller than most of her fifth grade students but commands respect as a leader by giving praise and respect to her staff and students.
Although the Eastside varsity volleyball squad has gotten off to a rocky start this year, the Lady Eagles have won two consecutive matches.
Birds of prey: Sam Norman of Oxford and a senior at Shorter College, found himself matched up against an old friend and teammate, Travis Harrison, of Covington Friday night in a preseason game in Barnesville. Harrison is a freshman at Gordon College; however, both athletes played under Eastside head coach Jeff Cher on the varsity soccer team. Norman and Harrison were able to catch up on old and new times with each other during an ...
As the dog days wear on interminably and the phrase "high heat" takes on a meaning other than what a big league power pitcher throws toward home plate, baseball fans know that the major league season has fewer than 40 games remaining.
By Paul Newberry
A complainant called the Newton County Sheriff's Office after he discovered visitors to his open house had made a mess.
The media coverage of accused Michael Vick's dog fighting ring and of vicious dogs mangling small children has increased the number of calls the Newton County Sheriff's Office receives reporting canine behavior.
Former Covington council member Bobby Sigman has announced that he will run for Councilman Mike Whatley's seat in the November municipal elections.
Brandon Chaz Barnes, 25, was arrested Saturday evening and charged with 12 different crimes after leading police on a foot chase through the woods.
Covington homeowners are advised to contact their insurance agents now to inform them of the Covington Fire Department's newly improved rating from the Insurance Service Organization which will become effective Oct. 1.
Emotions ran high Tuesday as nine eyewitnesses were called to the stand in the motion status hearing of accused murderer Laney Barnes.
Grace Allen was born and passed away Aug. 16. Surviving are parents Britt and Sandra Allen of Athens; sister Lexie; brother Jake; grandparents Harold and Shirley Awtry of Bishop, Charlie and Cathy Allen of Covington; great-grandparents Betty Z. Edwards, Brice Allen, both of Covington; several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Mrs. Lois Coady Maddox, 86, of Social Circle, died Aug. 20 at Abbey Hospice, Social Circle. The daughter of the late Vance and Mamie Parish Curtis, she was born in 1921 in Newton County. Mrs. Maddox was preceded in death by husband Mr. Lindsey A. Maddox. She lived in Henry County for a number of years and was a member of Sardis Baptist Church, Kitchen Kuties and the Henry County Hospital Board and a ...
Helen Bonner Spears, 97, of the Brick Store Community, died Aug. 20 at Morgan Memorial Hospital from complications from a fall. The daughter of the late Howard Francis and Ora Upshaw Bonner, she was born in 1909 in Rutledge. She was preceded in death by three brothers, two sisters, great-granddaughter Mary Gail Summers, husband of 58 years Mr. Oscar Hermis Spears, son Mr. Oscar Howard Spears and son-in-law Moody C. Summers. Mrs. Spears was ...
Joyce "Myra" Nell Daniel Wofford, 77, of Covington, died Aug. 20. Mrs. Wofford, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend, was a faithful member of Evangel Community Church. She was employed by Sears Roebuck Co. for 21 years. Mrs. Wofford was an active member of Taking Off Pounds Sensibly, initially a member of Chapter No. GA12 in Decatur and moving to Chapter No. GA375 in Covington. She was preceded in death by parents Starks ...