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It’s alive!

After losing their first two Region 2-AAAAAA series against Lakeside and Tucker, it was vital for the Newton Rams baseball team to get a win in game three against Tucker, and not get swept. The sense of urgency was there for the Rams, and with Tucker leaving their game back in DeKalb County, it was a commanding victory for Newton 8-1 against the Tigers. In all actuality it was not a bad week for Newton baseball, though they lost the first two games of the series. Newton lost 4-3 in the first game on March 23, and lost the second ...

March 29, 2015 | Javon Dickerson | Newton


Out Thoughts

Last week we ran on these pages an editorial that encouraged voters not to just vote for a candidate because they had a "D" or a "R" behind their name or to vote for a candidate because of the color of their skin.

March 29, 2015 | Staff Report | Our Thoughts


Mrs. Marion Crenshaw Henderson

Mrs. Marion Crenshaw Henderson, age 85, of Covington passed away March 28, 2015. She was born November 3, 1929 in Walton County, Georgia to James Leonard and Mary Irene Chandler Crenshaw. Mrs. Henderson was a people person; she worked as a cashier for many years, first at the Old Hickory House and then for Jim Stalvey at both the Crest Restaurant and Stalvey's Restaurant. She was the oldest member of Solid Rock Baptist Church and volunteered at the food ministry every week. Mrs. Henderson was a loving wife, mother, grandmother great grandmother, great-great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She ...

March 28, 2015 | Staff Report | OBITS


Governor Deal gives cannabis oil green light

Local families living with seizure disorders welcomed Governor Nathan Deal's executive order this week greenlighting cannabis oil medical treatment in Georgia, but emphasized that they remain committed to in-state growing.

March 27, 2015 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Newton County Jail Log; Mar.26

Vision Marie Archuleta, 24, Norcross, Mar 20, Driving While License Suspended

March 26, 2015 | Staff Report | Newton County Jail Log


Newton unemployment rate dips in February

As metro Atlanta unemployment dropped, so has Newton County's.

March 26, 2015 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Eastside names Troy Hoff football coach

Weeks after Rick Hurst announced he was leaving his position as Eastside High School's Football coach, the school has named science teacher and Assistant Head Football Coach Troy Hoff as the new head coach.

March 25, 2015 | Staff Report | SPORTS


Landfill: Executive Summary from Green Hill

Newton County - East Georgia Settlement and Newton County - Green Hill P3, LLLPLandfill Lease and Operating Agreement

March 25, 2015 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Georgia honors Vietnam veterans

Georgia is home to more than 234,000 Vietnam War veterans, and the state seeks to honor them with a new program to be unveiled next week.

March 25, 2015 | Staff Report | STATE


Eric Ellington

Mr. Eric Ellington, age 57, of Monticello formerly of Covington passed away March 24, 2015. He was born June 1, 1957 in Covington, Georgia to Charles Aaron and Nellie Wilkerson Ellington who have preceded him in death. Mr. Ellington retired from Golden State Foods in Conyers. He loved to travel, enjoyed fishing and loved spending time with his family.

March 24, 2015 | Staff Report | OBITS


Our thoughts: Election smearing

There has begun a stirring of potential political candidates for the 2016 election, we know this because already there is already a sense of mud being mixed in order to smear folks.

March 22, 2015 | Staff Report | Columnists


County water issues remain “muddy”

Dear editor,

March 21, 2015 | Staff Report | Letters


Newton County Farm Bureau members attend GFB Day at Capitol

Newton County Farm Bureau members traveled to Atlanta, Feb. 19 to participate in Georgia Farm Bureau Day at the Capitol. While at the capitol, members of the Newton County Farm Bureau delegation visited with Representatives Pam Dickerson and Dave Belton. Members of the Newton County Farm Bureau who attended the event included: Brent Galloway, Charles Berry, Chuck Berry, Julius Hays, Lori McCart, and Kevin Mitcham.

March 21, 2015 | Staff Report | LOCAL


NCFB hosts Chinese delegation

Newton County Farm Bureau hosted a delegation of Chinese feed producers on Jan. 29 attending the International Poultry Expo in Atlanta. NCFB President Brent Galloway welcomed the group to the NCFB office, telling the group about agriculture in the county and Farm Bureau.

March 21, 2015 | Staff Report | LOCAL


CovNews Digital: Summer Camp guide

March 20, 2015 | Staff Report | DIGITAL NEWSPAPER


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New retail center names 4 tenants

More shopping, dining and hotel options are coming Covington's way with the recent announcement of commercial tenants for the Brentwood Retail shopping center.

June 13, 2008 | Rachel Oswald | Archives


Program pulls teachers from around globe

Newton County Associate Superintendent of Human Recourses Dennis Carpenter arrived to the district three months ago and has a plan to fill all certified vacancies by fall.

June 13, 2008 | Josh Briggs | Archives


An officer and a graduate

Among the excited graduates gathering today for the pomp and circumstance at Troy University is a special group of students.

June 13, 2008 | Michelle Kim | Archives


Man charged with latest murder in local custody

The man charged with killing his roommate in the Trelawney subdivision has been brought back to Newton County from Alabama, where he was caught while trying to flee in April.

June 12, 2008 | Michelle Kim | Archives


Lesson learned from first home

I have come to the conclusion lately that what financial success you achieve on buying and selling your first house sets the bar for every house you may own the rest of your life.

June 11, 2008 | Pat Cavanaugh | Archives


Accolades for News staff

This past weekend the Covington News and its staff were the recipients of the Georgia Press Association's highest honor, the coveted General Excellence award. This means that your newspaper was deemed the best in the state in its size category.

June 11, 2008 | Pat Cavanaugh | Archives


Kelly's keeps you swimming

 After running a pool business out of his home for 10 years, Kelly Ellis decided the time was right to expand his operation by opening up a store in downtown Covington.

June 11, 2008 | Rachel Oswald | Archives


Friday night sights, sounds

 Main Street Covington is hosting their fifth annual bi-weekly summer concert series on June 13 and 27. Starting at 7 p.m. Friday the Covington square will be hosting the sounds of both the Newton County Community Band

June 11, 2008 | Bryan Harper | Archives


Don't mess with this film

When I purchased my $9.50 ticket to watch "You Don't Mess with the Zohan," I really didn't know what to expect.

June 11, 2008 | Bryan Harper | Archives


Child predators charged recently

 A Covington man was arrested in North Carolina after driving more than 150 miles in an alleged attempt to have sex with an underage girl, according to the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office.

June 11, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


Forums scheduled for sheriff candidates

Newton County voters will have the chance to ask the candidates for Sheriff their thoughts on the issues of the day in two upcoming forums.

June 11, 2008 | Michelle Kim | Archives


Woman found dead after accidental fall

A Covington woman was found dead Saturday morning in the woods after accidentally falling off a five-foot wall and breaking her neck, according to the Covington Police Department.

June 11, 2008 | Michelle Kim | Archives


Lea Ann Kollar

Lea Ann Kollar, 52, of Augusta, went to sleep and woke up in heaven June 8. She was preceded in death by father John Robert Kollar and maternal grandmother Elizabeth Goransky.

June 11, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


Becky Rutherford

Becky Rutherford, 97, of Social Circle, died June 7. She was preceded in death by parents Linton and Effie Norwood Peterson and husband Hoyt Rutherford. Mrs. Rutherford was the owner of Buck 'n Kid restaurant in Covington for over 20 years. She was a member of Social Circle First Baptist church and loved her family.

June 11, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


Hazy, hot and humid

Newton County residents hoping that the hot dry months of last summer were behind them are out of luck.

June 11, 2008 | Rachel Oswald | Archives


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