The lowest price for regular gas is $3.45 at Flash Foods, located at 4175 Salem Road and Brown Bridge Road.
The Newton County Board of Commissioners will talk next year's budget again at 7 p.m., tonight at the Historic Courthouse, and they could resume discussions about whether to increase the property tax rate and cut or enhance any specific services.
Ollie Mae Grant Sams, age 86, passed Sunday, May 19, 2013. A visitation will be Thursday May, 23rd at J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home in Covington,Ga. from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30p.m. Graveside service will be held following the visitation at 2:00 p.m. in the Newborn Memorial Cemetery in Newborn, Ga.
The West Side precinct of the Newton County Sheriff's Office will host its grand opening Tuesday at 10 a.m. The precinct is located at 3665 Salem Road, Suite C2. Although there is limited space, the grand opening is open to the public.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.49 at Shell, located at 10125 Alcovy Road and City Pond Road.
The car show planned for 10 a.m. tomorrow (Sunday, May 19) on the square has been canceled because of weather, according to an email from Main Street Covington Director Josephine Kelly.
Mrs. Lora Pittman 90, of Eatonton passed away on May 17. She was born in Covington Feb. 11, 1923 to Zack and Ethel Elliot Patterson.
The Montessori School of Covington, which is now enrolling ages 3 through high school, will hold two open house sessions May 21.
Zip-lines, watercraft, rock climbing and tomahawk throwing were all in a day's fun Saturday as some 4,000 Boy Scouts and their adult leaders attended a "Call to Action'' Camporee at Bert Adams Scout Reservation in Covington. The Atlanta area Boy Scouts (ages 11-17), Venturers (coed 14-20) and their leaders also enjoyed video-game based activities, rocketry, and military demonstrations. The regional campout is held every three years and is for Boy Scouts and Venturers in the ...
The weather provided just enough precipitation to cool off the approximately 370 runners participating in the 4th Annual Firehouse 5K and 1-mile fun run, beginning at the Conyers Street Gym Saturday.
The lowest price for regular gas is $3.48 at RaceWay, located at 5148 U.S. Highway 278 NW near Piper Street.
Mr. Stephen Michael Williams, 59, of Covington, died May 14.
Mr. Tommy James Ashby Sr., 65, of Covington, died at his residence July 26. The son of the late Vivian Ashby and Ruby Hager Ashby, he was born in Boone County, W. Va., in 1942. He was retired from Clayton County as a lieutenant in the Corrections Office. Mr. Ashby attended Solid Rock Baptist Church, Covington. He served our country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Mr. Ashby loved hunting, fishing ...
Editor's note: This story contains graphic details of one of the more deplorable hate crimes in local history. The descriptions of the acts are provided unedited, just as the crimes themselves are as yet unanswered for. Reader discretion is advised.
As a boy sitting at the feet of his grandmother, listening to her and her sister tell stories of their childhood in Porterdale, Nathan Hipps found himself transported to a different time - a time when to come down with the measles likely spelled death and families were torn apart from the disease.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office has one man in custody and is on the lookout for two others in connection with the theft of three vehicles from Corley's Used Cars.
David L. Eicken, 48, of Covington, died July 26. Mr. Eicken was employed with Standard Office Systems in Duluth. The family wishes to thank the staff at Newton Medical Center and Emory Neurological Intensive Care for their concern and care. Mr. Eicken was preceded in death by his father-in-law Carl Rodgers.
To the visitors of the Blue Willow Inn, he is known simply as "Colonel Bill." But Bill Kuhn, the gruff, personable, no-nonsense 75-year-old who dresses as an 1860's colonel in his job as a greeter, has been many things throughout his life: Marine, business owner, truck driver, construction worker, bond bailsman and now a greeter. Kuhn, who helped build the Blue Willow Inn when it got started 16 years ago, had worked ...
Last Saturday and Sunday, the Charlie Elliot Wildlife Center was filled with the exuberant, giggling commotion of kids attending Camp Journey, the first camp held by Abbey Hospice for children grieving the loss of a loved one.
Mr. Niff B. Fisher of Porterdale died July 28 at Abbey Hospice in Social Circle at the age of 80. Born in Cherokee County to the late John C. and Willie Gallaway Fisher, he lived in Porterdale for over 60 years and was a former City of Porterdale council member. Mr. Fisher was a U.S. Army Veteran and an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, farming and raising vegetables. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
The Covington YMCA is currently accepting youth soccer signups until August 5.
By Hank Kurz Jr. RICHMOND, Va. - Amid boos from spectators, NFL star Michael Vick arrived at a federal courthouse Thursday to answer accusations that he was involved in a brutal dogfighting operation. The Atlanta Falcons quarterback was to appear at a bond hearing and enter a plea on dogfighting conspiracy charges. He said nothing as he walked into ...
A night of parting at the club ended roughly for one man when his friend's mother allegedly attacked his house with a hammer.
In a case of man versus nature, a deer thoroughly disrupted a Newton County Sheriff's deputy's patrol Tuesday afternoon.
Within an hour, merchandise from two local businesses was stolen Wednesday afternoon.
Although it seems like the lazy days of summer have just started, Newton County students began a new school year this morning.
The Newton Campus of Georgia Perimeter College recently received its largest corporate gift to date from Winston-Salem, N.C.-based BB&T.