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Jessie Coe

Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home

August 26, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Certification awarded to Social Circle’s fire chief

On Saturday, Aug. 13 Chief Ken Zaydel and Deputy Chief James Robinson of the Social Circle Fire Department joined 21 fellow chiefs in receiving the ...

August 26, 2016 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Jean Stinchcomb Kerbow

Jean Stinchcomb Kerbow, aged 67, died peacefully in Tampa, Florida at Kindred Hospital after a hard fought battle with heart disease. Jean was born on ...

August 25, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


David Michael Wilson

David Michael "Mike" Wilson, age 64, of Covington, passed away at his home on August 17, 2016, with his wife, Bonnie, by his side. He ...

August 25, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Ruth Hewell Shaffer

Sossoman Funeral Home

August 25, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


US 278 resurfacing resumes Sunday

The $1.27 million resurfacing of US 278/State Route (SR) 12 from Access Road to Mill Street resumes Sunday at 5 p.m. Planned ...

August 24, 2016 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Our Thoughts: Respect

A mosque and cemetery have been announced for Newton County, igniting a firestorm in our community this week.

August 21, 2016 | Staff Report | Our Thoughts


The Esoteric South: Talkin’ Southern

Living, working and growing up in the South, I love the sights of our region. The magnolias are distinctive and the weather is always warm ...

August 21, 2016 | Staff Report | LIVING


Man robs Chevron gas station in Covington

An armed robbery occurred at the Almon Road Chevron Saturday morning, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.

August 20, 2016 | Staff Report | LOCAL


How it happened – Newton County

Editor's note: The following is a statement from Lloyd Kerr, Newton County Manager.

August 19, 2016 | Staff Report | LOCAL


How it happened – Phil Johnson, seller’s agent

Editor's note: The following is a statement from Philip Johnson, agent to Neely Farms Family.

August 19, 2016 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Newton County Jail Log: August 17

Felicia Monique Adamson, 39, Covington, August 14, aggravated assault

August 18, 2016 | Staff Report | Newton County Jail Log


Teddy Piper

Teddy Piper, 61, of Douglasville, passed away on Thursday, August 18, 2016. He was born in Covington on September 12, 1954. Teddy was employed with ...

August 18, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Mr. Norman Bennett

Norman Bennett, 89, of Covington, passed away August 15, 2016.. He was born to the late Willis and Jewell Bennett in Conyers. Bennett owned and ...

August 17, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Letter: Hwy. 162 property contract

Dear Editor,

August 17, 2016 | Staff Report | Letters


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Abbegayl Crooms

Abbegayl Crooms, daughter of Derrick and Misty Crooms, celebrated her first birthday July 13. Her maternal grandparents are Sonny and Debbie Jackson of Covington. Great-grandparents are Gerald and Bonnie Curtis of Covington.

July 27, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


County fails AYP as a district

The Georgia Department of Education released the 2007-2008 Adequate Yearly Progress report Friday and, for the first time, the Newton County School System did not meet AYP.

July 27, 2008 | Josh Briggs | Archives


Kamryn L. Juhan

Matthew and Kaylé Juhan of Covington announce the birth of their daughter Kamryn Leigh Juhan June 26. She weighed 6 pounds and 10 ounces and was 19 inches long.

July 27, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


Gone but not forgotten

More than 60 years after the murders of four black sharecroppers at Moore's Ford Bridge in Monroe - what is believed to be the last mass lynching in America - no one has ever been charged with their deaths.

July 27, 2008 | Rachel Oswald | Archives


Hadley E. Dyer

Mr. and Mrs. Brian (Kim Hibbard) Dyer of Gray announce the birth of their daughter Hadley Elizabeth on June 29. She weighed 7 pounds and 7 ounces and was 19 inches long

July 27, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


Reviving the trivium

Providence Christian School grew out of the vision of Crosspointe Baptist Church and its founding leadership team - Dr. Alan Posey, Darrell Head and Jim Ferguson. The vision of Crosspointe's leadership and congregation is to give birth to ministries that will positively impact the surrounding communities.

July 25, 2008 | Colleen Capes Jackson | Archives


Mercy or maisrey

Let's complete our look at what has to be the most familiar passage of Scripture - the 23 Psalm.

July 25, 2008 | John Pearrell | Archives


Get a grip

When I took golf lessons, I was told that mastering the golf grip is a vital part of the quality of a golfer's game. I came to realize that everything is connected. Without the proper grip, my ball would go in the wrong direction.

July 25, 2008 | Colleen Capes Jackson | Archives


U.S. of South still a good idea?

An Atlanta Journal-Constitution survey has uncovered the rather astounding fact that one in five lifelong Southerners still thinks the South should be its own nation.

July 25, 2008 | Lewis Grizzard | Archives


A summer of learning

As hard as it is to believe, my days as The Covington News intern are over.

July 25, 2008 | Brian Harper | Archives


Our thoughts...

Now is the time to shop locally.

July 25, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


Kathryn Pennington

Kathryn Pennington, a longtime resident of DeKalb County, passed away July 22, two weeks before her 96th birthday. She was born Kathryn Elizabeth Johnson to Bonham Lemuel Johnson and Carrie Mitcham Johnson in Covington in 1912.

July 25, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


Luverne Phillips

Mrs. Luverne Phillips, 85, of Ellaville, died July 19 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, Albany. The daughter of James Edgar and Claudie Dudley Owens, she was born in 1923 in Houston County, Ala., She worked with her husband in Phillips General Store in Ellaville and was a homemaker. Mrs. Phillips attended the Ellaville/Schley Co. Senior Center and was a member of Unity Christian Fellowship Church. She was preceded in death by husband Robert Averett Phillips and son Billy Wayne Phillips.

July 25, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


Doctor accused of sexually battering patient

A Covington doctor was arrested after two patients reported that he touched them inappropriately during medical treatment, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.

July 25, 2008 | Michelle Kim | Archives


Candidates sound off on issues

Though the two runoff candidates for the District 3 Democratic nomination both want economic development, they have different ideas of what it will take to bring it to the county.

July 25, 2008 | Rachel Oswald | Archives


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