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26-year-old, dead, found shot at Silos

Twenty-six-year-old Nigiel Cliffard James, of Newton County, died at Grady Hospital after being found shot at Springlake Terrace Tuesday.

September 02, 2015 | Staff Report | LOCAL


David Newton Maddox

David Newton Maddox, Sr., Calhoun, Georgia passed away at his home on Saturday, August 29.

September 01, 2015 | Staff Report | OBITS


Steve Austin

Mr. Steve Austin, age 69, of Covington passed away August 27, 2015 in Shelbyville, Tennessee. He was born June 3, 1946 in Covington to the ...

September 01, 2015 | Staff Report | OBITS


Tell us what you think

Help us serve our community even better by telling us what you think in this short survey. The Covington News strives to put out the ...

September 01, 2015 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Tell us what you think

Help us serve our community even better by telling us what you think in this short survey. The Covington News strives to put out the ...

September 01, 2015 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Shopping center curfew for unaccompanied minors after 7 p.m.

CONYERS - The Conyers Police Department (CPD) will be working with the Conyers Crossroads shopping center to help enforce the private property's new curfew and ...

August 31, 2015 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Our Thoughts: Newton's citizens committees

Being an elected official is a thankless job. We are promised the moon every election season, and rarely ever see its full glow throughout the ...

August 30, 2015 | Staff Report | Our Thoughts


Covington Police Dept. announces “Filming the Fuzz” contest, prizes

The annual Fuzz Run is rapidly approaching on Sept. 12 and the Covington Police Department is offering runners and spectators a unique way to get ...

August 29, 2015 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Jersey Day kicks off Sept. 5

Football season is here, and the only thing better than showing support by wearing your favorite team's jersey is to do it for a ...

August 29, 2015 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Newton County Jail Log: August 26

Jacob Garland Abernathy, 18, Covington, August 25, Court sentenced

August 29, 2015 | Staff Report | Newton County Jail Log


Mayor Johnston to run for re-election

Covington, Ga. mayor Ronnie Johnston announced today he will officially seek election for a second term in office.

August 29, 2015 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Covington man killed in motorcycle crash with SUV

CONYERS - A Covington man was killed in a crash with a SUV on Flat Shoals Road Tuesday morning.

August 28, 2015 | Michelle Kim | LOCAL


James ‘Jimmy’ Womack

James "Jimmy" Douglas Womack, 68 of Porterdale, passed away peacefully at his home, Wednesday, August 26, 2015. He was born in Porterdale to the late ...

August 28, 2015 | Staff Report | OBITS


Tandy Hall

Tandy Annette Haney Hall, 55, of Rutledge, Georgia passed away August 22, 2015. Annette was born in Atlanta to T.A. and Eleanor Haney. Annette ...

August 28, 2015 | Staff Report | OBITS


Mary Mull

Mrs. Mary Mull, age 86, of Covington passed away August 25, 2015. She was born in Tellico Plains, Tennessee on May 25, 1929 to the ...

August 26, 2015 | Staff Report | OBITS


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A week of worship

 Beginning Friday through July 18, an estimated 10,000 people will come from all walks of life and locations to honor the tradition of Salem Camp Meeting, now in its 180th year. Founded in 1828, the interdenominational campground is located at 3940 Salem Road, three miles south of Interstate 20 between Covington and Conyers. Seekers come for worship, reunion and spiritual renewal.

July 11, 2008 | Colleen Capes Jackson | Archives


Traversing the valleys

We are continuing our study in Psalm 23. In today's article, I want to focus on the phrase, "the valley of the shadow of death." In my last article we dealt with the subject of death. In today's column I want to explore the concept of this valley.

July 11, 2008 | John Pearrell | Archives


Called to serve

Sunday school time plopped down right in front of me at Hartsfield International Airport. As our family arrived in Atlanta, I witnessed countless acts of kindness.

July 11, 2008 | Lisa Hetzel | Archives


Bronze vases stolen from cemetery

On the Fourth of July, while most people were celebrating their freedom with their families, someone was out stealing from the dead.

July 11, 2008 | Brian Harper | Archives


College Bound

July 11, 2008 | Josh Briggs | Archives


Coming soon: Covington Century Bike Ride

COVINGTON - Anticipation is brewing for hundreds of local cyclists.

July 11, 2008 | Eric R. Wallace | Archives


Newton Co. American All Stars win district title

MACON - On Saturday, all three Newton County Minor League All-Star teams (Southern, American and National) traveled to North Macon Park to compete in the Dixie Youth District All-Star Tournament.

July 11, 2008 | Alan Howard | Archives


Loganville High alum producing for Boston Red Sox

Brandon Moss is still seeing red.

July 11, 2008 | Staff Reports | Archives


Bank of North Georgia to hold back to school food drive

Summer vacations are winding down and school is right around the corner.

July 11, 2008 | Josh Briggs | Archives


Covington council awaiting approval on 3 public broadcasting stations

The Covington City Council is currently awaiting approval for a television program that could potentially bring life to three already existing cable channels.

July 11, 2008 | Brian Harper | Archives


Online Exclusive: Mike Crotts on the issues...

Transportation

July 11, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


Miles "Milo" Floyd Hamrick Jr.

Miles "Milo" Floyd Hamrick Jr., 80, died July 8 at Gaston Memorial Hospital. The son of the late Miles Floyd Hamrick Sr. and Ethel Kendrick Hamrick, he was born in 1927 in Cramerton, N.C., Mr. Hamrick was a member of Union Presbyterian Church where he served as an elder and a member of the Men of the Church. He was a member of Holland Memorial Masonic Lodge, No. 668, and American Legion Post 233. Mr. Hamrick was a World War II veteran of the United States Army and was the owner of Milo Concrete Company Inc. and Milo Construction ...

July 11, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


Online Exclusive: John Douglas on the issues...

July 11, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


Patrol car slams into home

 When Newton County resident Denise Daniels awoke to the sound of a wall-shaking boom in the early morning hours of May 25 at her mother's Salem Road home, her first thought was that burglars were attacking the house. Heart racing, she jumped up and called 911.

July 11, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


Campaign irregularities emerge

In Democratic county chairman candidate Hubert White's campaign efforts to woo voters, a number of irregularities have emerged, including his continued financial support of the Republican Party and a large number of citations for housing projects his company has built.

July 11, 2008 | Rachel Oswald | Archives


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