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.
Douglas and Elaine Kimble of Oxford announce the engagement of their daughter Terri Alison Kimble to Scott Alan Fullerton of Stockbridge, son of Kenneth Fullerton of Stockbridge and Ann Marie Fullerton of McDonough.
The Newton County Board of Commissioners has a tough task in front of them as usual, deciding how to make expenses meet revenues, but we'll say what we've said for each of the past few years - this is still not the time to raise taxes.
The lowest price for regular gas is $3.34 at Marathon, located at Ga. Highway 142 and Dixie Road.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.38 at Kroger, located at 3700 Salem Road near Kirkland Road.
There are two accidents on Interstate 20; one near Ga. Highway 142, exit 93; the other near Ga. Highway 11, exit 98. The roadway is blocked, use caution.
The 15th annual Georgia Tandem Rally is returning to Covington this week, and 133 tandem teams of cyclists will be putting their mettle to the pedals while also giving a boost to the Newton County economy.
Five members of the Newton County Sheriff's Office command staff received advanced training through a Governor's Office of Highway Safety grant earlier this month.
The 75-voice Covington-Conyers Choral Guild will present its 28th Spring Concert in two performances this week.
Children ages 4-8 can get fit while having fun with Junior Jazzercise at Jazzercise Covington Fitness Center. A six-week program of Monday morning classes begins June 3.
Georgia Piedmont Technical College is offering a 4-week class, Workplace Spanish for Travelers and Tourists. Designed for both business and leisure travelers, the course teaches key terms and phrases to assist those traveling to Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America and South America. Twice-a-week sessions will be offered from 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 21-June 13 and 10 a.m.-noon Mondays and Wednesdays, May 20-June 12. The $189 fee includes a course book and CD.
Last week, two young lives were snuffed out on Interstate 20. A 19-year-old and a 7-month-old baby will never know what it's like to grow old.
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Kayla Jones was named to the Peach Belt Conference All-Academic Softball team from Young Harris College.
Two first-year Georgia Perimeter College coaches had successful runs in the 2013 spring season.
On July 10, Porterdale was the subject of study for a bus load of visiting school teachers looking at mill towns in the South as part of a summer institute, "The American South: Geography and Culture."
After a small party in a garage apartment, three young men were arrested Tuesday on drug and alcohol charges.
After seven books and 4,175 pages, the epic adventure of Harry James Potter comes to a brilliant close with "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," the series' best and final chapter.
I truly enjoyed spending the evening with the Class of 57 at Times to Remember on June 2, 2007. They celebrated their 50th reunion in an event filled weekend in Covington.
In all my 30-something years - 11 of which I recall (parts of) - I had never heard the sentence.
Over 2,000 people poured into Covington Square Saturday afternoon for food, fun, and free school supplies in the first annual Back 2 School Block Party, far exceeding expectations of the 24 participating organizations.
This year the Newton County School System hired 12 individuals as part of the Teacher Alternative Preparation Program (TAPP).
On Sept. 17, 1995, a musical event of gigantic proportions began in Calhoun. It was the Roland Hayes Festival at the First Baptist Church sponsored by the Calhoun Gordon Arts Council's Roland Hayes Music Guild.
Melissa Jewell Boswell was arrested and charged with criminal damage to property and terroristic threats early Sunday morning after she was overheard threatening to cut her boyfriend with a razor and damaged a car with a permanent ink pen, according to the Covington Police Department officer's report.
A boisterous man was arrested Sunday night after refusing to leave a crowded block party.
A Newton County Sheriff's Deputy arrested a man Sunday night for possession of marijuana during a routine traffic stop.
Nestled underneath the boughs of six graceful pecan trees on Monticello Street, just two blocks off the square, lies Sharon Lord's restful green backyard which she has recently decided to open up for wedding ceremonies.
William (Bill) L. Johnson, 59, of Covington, died July 22. The son of Marie Fuller Johnson, he was born in Fulton County. Mr. Johnson served in the U.S. Army Airborne Division and was a quality control inspector for Kliklok for 38 years. He loved the outdoors and spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by stepfather Andy Still.
Mr. Tony Bernard Hill died July 17. The son of the late Deacon Walter Hill Sr. and Mrs. Odessa Dillard Hill, he was born in 1962. He attended school in Newton County.
David Skelton, 59, of Covington, died July 21. He had been employed for 32 years with Beaudry Ford and Legacy Ford. Mr. Skelton was of the Baptist faith and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, the mountains and his family. Mr. Skelton was preceded in death by parents Robert and Emma Lester Skelton and sister Annette Skelton.