Tichelle Florence is a walking, talking miracle - emphasis on walking.
The stuffed backpacks keep rolling in, with or without accessorized wheels.
At Tuesday's Board of Commissioners work session, commissioner John Douglas called for the abandonment of the 2050 Plan.
A faulty air handling unit filled with smoke and caused the evacuation of Newton Medical Center's emergency room Sunday evening.
Born on June 26, 1951, Walter Richard (Rick) Almand passed away August 15, 2014. He is survived by his wife Miriam Hamby Almand; children Bryan Owenby and Rachel Almand Wimbush; grandchildren Leanne Brown, Bryanna Owenby, Ashley McKibben, Keeley Owenby, Jordan McKibben, Erica Owenby and Alexis Almand and great-grand daughter rAaliyah Lumpkin. A memorial service will be held on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 at Faith Baptist Church in Monroe at 7 p.m.
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Local runners, mudders and thrill-seekers from around the Peach State braved the summer heat in the dirtiest of ways Saturday, August 16 at the 2014 Rugged Maniac 5K Obstacle Race made its way to the Georgia International Horse Park
The 2014-2015 school year opened at Piedmont Academy Monday, August 11, and 39 new students walked the halls for the first time, bringing the school's total enrollment to 295. There are 108 students in grades K4 through fifth, 69 students in middle school and 118 students in high school.
Volunteerism can help young people grow into well-rounded, responsible individuals. When volunteering, kids can learn new skills, foster new friendships and contacts, and improve both their social and interpersonal skills. In addition, a 2011 study from researchers at the Stony Brook University School of Medicine found that people are generally happier and healthier when giving back to their communities. The study even recommended that health care professionals recommend volunteering to patients 12 and older, with the belief that helping others provides significant health benefits, including allowing volunteers to escape their stress and anxiety. And, there could even be a few ...
Hunting is a popular hobby and sport enjoyed by millions of people across North America. Over the last 10 years, data from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service indicates that more and more females are taking up hunting.
The Heartland Woman's Club will hold a reception Oct. 5 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Woman's Club Building honoring The Covington Woman's Club for being recognized as the oldest club in the Georgia Federation of Women's Clubs.
If asked to reflect on their college years, many graduates likely would not recall healthy eating habits. College students are often pressed for time and short on funds, so a nutritious diet is often sacrificed for the sake of convenience and cost.
A simple question doesn't have an easy answer. But it should.
More possible victims and witnesses have come forward regarding a Covington physical therapist who was arrested after allegedly inappropriately touching a female employee, according to the Covington Police Department.
Newton High School will lose its leader at the end of this school year.
The trial of Christopher "Big Boy" Rozier, Xavier "Pretty Boy" Dyer and Willie "Scooter" Dyer will continue today following an exhaustive first day in court Tuesday in which the prosecution called 12 people to the stand.
A collection of gospel lyrics written down over the past 20 years and stored in a "maybe one day" folder, became a dream-come-true for gospel songwriter Kay Miller, as she released her new album "By His Spirit" in September of last year.
CONYERS - On Friday, the Eastside High hoopsters split a pair of region games against host Rockdale County.
JoyLynn Decoux, 44, of Covington died peacefully at her home Feb. 7. Daughter of the late Beverly Pace Boothe, Ms. Decoux was a member of Baptist Tabernacle. She loved watching NASCAR, arts and crafts and traveling to Florida to visit her grandchildren.
Tommy M. Reid of Covington and Brunicia G. Reid of Miami, now of Lawrenceville, announce the birth of their son Duncan Salvador Reid Sept. 11. He weighed 9 pounds and 10 ounces and was 23 inches long.
Adam Scarborough, 20, of Covington, a 2006 graduate of Eastside High School, died Feb. 7. A member of Central Community Church, he was employed by Advantage Sprinkler Company in Duluth and enjoyed hunting and fishing.
LaToya and Davick Grundy of Conyers announce the birth a their son Damarien Denard at Rockdale Medical Center Jan. 15. He weighed 6 pounds and 4 ounces and was 18 inches long.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred (Paige Hibbard) Pearson of Auburn, Ala., announce the birth of a son Vann Alan Pearson on Jan. 15. He weighed 7 pounds and 15 ounces and was 21 inches long.
Graves Chapel A.M.E. Church will celebrate Founder's Day at 11:30 a.m. today.
Tanya Martin and Kyle Curtis of Covington announce the birth of their daughter Kylie Brianna Curtis at Rockdale Medical Center Jan. 28. She weighed 8 pounds and 3.9 ounces and was 20 inches long.
Al and Linda Wright of Rockford, Ill., announce the engagement of their daughter Teresa Lynn Wright of Covington to Richard Kim Blankenship Jr., son of the late Kaye Phillips and the late Richard Kim Blankenship of Covington.
Covington Mayor Kim Carter proclaimed the month of February as Black History Month at the opening of the month-long 2008 Black History Art Exhibit located at City Hall.
Newton County residents concerned about what further population growth holds for the county's transportation system are invited to attend a meeting on the county's Comprehensive Transportation Plan at 7 p.m. this Tuesday evening at the Historic Courthouse in downtown Covington.