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Meeting to approve legal team Monday

The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) announced a special called meeting for Monday, Nov. 23, at 7 p.m. to approve a contract with ...

November 23, 2015 | Staff Report | LOCAL

Mr. Donald "Don" Edwards

Mr. Donald Edwards, age 77, of Covington passed away November 20, 2015. He was born October 22, 1938 in Covington, Georgia to the late Hollis ...

November 21, 2015 | Staff Report | OBITS

Newton County Jail Log: Nov. 18

Antwuan Deangelo Banks, 30, Conyers, November 15, Probation violation; theft by shoplifting; probation violation

November 19, 2015 | Staff Report | Newton County Jail Log

Crop production rises

It's been a good year for soybean and corn production, while cotton is down almost 20 percent from a year ago.

November 18, 2015 | Staff Report | LOCAL

William ‘Gene’ Dunevant

William "Gene" Dunevant of Covington, formerly of Moultrie, passed away November 16, 2015, at the age of 75. Mr. Dunevant proudly served his country in ...

November 16, 2015 | Staff Report | OBITS

Janavia ‘Janae’ Nesbitt

Janavia "Janae" Nesbitt, born August 15, 1998, passed away on November 14, 2015, at Children's Hospital of Atlanta after a brief illness. She was ...

November 16, 2015 | Staff Report | OBITS

Our thoughts: There should be no end to the gratitude

On Wednesday, Covington, Newton County and the country honored the men and women who have defended us. There were celebrations of remembrance, local establishments giving ...

November 15, 2015 | Staff Report | Our Thoughts

Larry Capes

Larry N. Capes of Covington passed away November 13, 2015, at the age of 77. Mr. Capes proudly served his country in the US Army ...

November 14, 2015 | Staff Report | OBITS

Newton County residents asked to donate luggage for foster children

The Newton County Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS), along with Help Moving Hearts, is holding a luggage drive for children entering foster care ...

November 14, 2015 | Staff Report | LOCAL

Jessica Brooke Hinton and Jason Scott Vincent

Jessica Brooke Hinton and Jason Scott Vincent were married in a twilight ceremony September 26, 2015, on the patio at The Lake House in historic ...

November 13, 2015 | Staff Report | Weddings

Veteran's Day specials around Covington

Amici: Veterans and active duty military get 40 percent off one entrée.

November 11, 2015 | Staff Report | LOCAL

Lois Carolyn Jones Bates

Lois Carolyn Jones Bates, age 80, of Covington, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2015, at Piedmont Newton in Covington.

November 09, 2015 | Staff Report | OBITS

Second man arrested in murder case of Adrian Brooks

Just under a year after a warrant for his arrest was issued for his involvment in the murder of Adrian Brooks in July of 2014 ...

November 09, 2015 | Staff Report | LOCAL

Robert Reginald "Reggie" McIntosh

Robert Reginald "Reggie" McIntosh passed away on November 8, 2015 on his 75 birthday after a lengthy illness. Reginald and his family moved to Mansfield ...

November 09, 2015 | Staff Report | OBITS

Percentage of Newton County students graduating surpasses state's average

Newton County schools have something to celebrate. The percentage of students graduating from one of the county's three high schools has risen at two ...

November 09, 2015 | Staff Report | LOCAL

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Oxford finances in good shape

Oxford's city council received a snapshot of the city's funds and cash on hand during a council work session Monday in preparation for an upcoming budget season.

August 20, 2008 | Michelle Kim | Archives

City to clear utilities for Ga. 142 widening

In order for a state road-widening project to move forward, the Covington City Council approved the removal of utilities in the path of the widening at a cost of $2.8 million at their Monday meeting.

August 20, 2008 | Rachel Oswald | Archives

Local campaign steering committee announced

The Newton County campaign steering committee for John McCain's bid to be the 44th U.S. president has been announced. At its head are many familiar names in local Republican circles.

August 20, 2008 | Rachel Oswald | Archives

Sweet and sugar-free

 After years of caring for family members who are diabetic and on dialysis, Newton County resident Norma Johnson realized all of her accumulated knowledge on appropriate healthy foods, snack items and beauty products could be put to further use. So she started Suitable's Sugarfree and More - a gift basket business specifically for people with diabetes and renal disorders.

August 20, 2008 | Rachel Oswald | Archives

Thunderous laughter

From the fake trailers and advertisements preceding the opening credits to the last hilarious scenes of a booty-dancing Tom Cruise, "Tropic Thunder" is spot on with its portrayal of the absurdity that is the big Hollywood machine.

August 20, 2008 | Tyler Smith | Archives

Luikin's star shines oh so brightly

After watching three nights of gymnastics at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, I couldn't help but feel like every other casual fan watching. No, I wasn't trying to freeze my DVR and study the facial features of the female Chinese gymnasts to determine if a couple of girls had yet to grow all of their adult teeth. Instead, I wondered if anyone had anything for the Chinese team.

August 17, 2008 | Josh Briggs | Archives

Play ball

The Newton Lady Rams opened their softball season Friday evening with an 8-4 victory over Salem at the Griffin Diamond Classic tournament in Griffin.

August 17, 2008 | Josh Briggs | Archives

Alcovy drops first two in Griffin

The Alcovy Lady Tigers had a tough start to the 2008 softball season as they dropped their first two games at the Griffin Diamond Classic tournament in Griffin on Friday.

August 17, 2008 | Josh Briggs | Archives

Rep. Holt calls for legislators to take course on state zoning laws

At the request of State Rep. Doug Holt, superior court judges in Georgia will be taking part in a continuing education course on state zoning laws.

August 17, 2008 | Rachel Oswald | Archives

Frank Davis

Mr. Frank Davis, 79, of Covington died Aug. 16. Son of the late Corry S. and Addie Bell Gaston Davis, he was born Feb. 10, 1929 in Newton County. Mr. Davis was raised in Jasper County, where he worked most of his life as a farmer; he loved to hunt and fish and especially enjoyed rabbit hunting. He was a lifelong member of Shiloh Baptist Church and is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Frances and Melvin Stines of Jennings, Fla; brother and sister-in-law, Arthur and Shirley Davis of Covington; sister-in-laws, Joanne Davis Kurz of Monticello and Faye Davis of ...

August 17, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives

Melba C. Polk

Ms. Melba C. Polk, 88, of Covington died Aug. 16 at Park Place Nursing Home in Monroe. Daughter of the late Raymond L. and Vallie Standard Chambers, she was born in Butts County. Mrs. Polk was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She worked for more than 20 years at the Covington Wal-Mart as a greeter. She loved cooking for her family at gatherings. She loved growing tomatoes and giving them away to her family and friends, and she loved watching the Home Shopping Network. She could always find a deal. She also loved Elvis and his music and died ...

August 17, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives

Man tries to swallow pot when stopped

A Virginia man nearly collided head-on with a Porterdale police officer and then reportedly swallowed a large amount of marijuana before being arrested, according to a Porterdale Police Department report.

August 17, 2008 | Michelle Kim | Archives


 Lynn Martin "Marty" Holder of Conyers announces the engagement of his daughter Rebecca Shai Holder of Social Circle to James Wayne Skelton of Monticello.

August 17, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


 Tim and Debbie Mallery of Covington announce the engagement of their daughter Jessica Mallery to Andrew Shalasky, son of Zina Shaylitsa of Covington.

August 17, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives

No medals given and the parental Olympics

 My husband and I are both sleepyheads this week, thanks to staying up late every night glued to the Olympics. We're not major sports fans, so I'm not sure where this newfangled fascination comes from. I suppose it's simply the enjoyment of watching the best-of-the-best compete and conquer.

August 17, 2008 | Kari Apted | Archives

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