Spring is known as a time for cleaning and renewal.
Covington's Chimney Park will once again host the Fairy House Festival on Saturday, May 3, from 2-5 p.m.
A Newton County family-owned business has now expanded its reach to include Gwinnett County after merging with another family-owned business.
Deborah Corley Taylor, of Covington, passed away April 14, 2014, at the age of 56. She enjoyed attending her sons' sporting events and reading, but most of all she loved spending time with her adored grandchildren. She was a devoted employee of Gene Hyde Trucking for many years.
An important primary election is coming up on May 10.
Charlyne Aaron Varner, age 87, died April 13, 2014 at Abbey Hospice in Social Circle, Georgia. She was predeceased by her husband Roy Varner and by her parents Rabun and Ellie May Aaron. She was married to Roy for 66 years. She played the role of devoted helpmate to him as he served 16 years as chairman of Newton County Board of Commissioners. Her personality was to avoid the limelight so politics were a challenge for her. Nevertheless, she took care of all the details which led to Roy's success. She was devoted to her family. She made sacrifices ...
"When I got to the 10 tee box, I still believed I could win the tournament, no doubt about it. I still thought that Bubba…"
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel P. Sullivan of Acworth announce the engagement of their daughter Jennifer Sullivan of Sandy Springs to Brandon Smith of Sandy Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Smith of Covington.
The Rev. and Mrs. William Donald Compton of Covington announce the engagement of their daughter Kayla Marie to the Rev. Daniel LeRoy Walters, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Leroy Walters of Madison.
Time being the precious commodity that it is, I find myself spending more and more of it on the simple little things which, in my own judgment, I've come to consider as having value. I've tried to stop spinning my wheels in order to put in appearances at functions or other activities just because it might be politically correct or, in some other selfish way, advantageous to do so.
Covington resident and former Eastside standout Blake Hale is closing in on some major single-season records held at Stratford Academy.
All students at Heard-Mixon Elementary School participated in a parade around the school Thursday afternoon as part of D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) Red Ribbon Week.
LONDON - Not even someone as impeccably prepared as Giants coach Tom Coughlin had a strategy to help five team buses crawl through London's notoriously difficult gridlock.
Charles Strozier and Christina Owenby of Covington announce the birth of their daughter Aubrey Kale Strozier Aug. 2 at Rockdale Medical Center. She weighed three pounds and 11 ounces and was 16 inches long.
Melissa and Steve Terry of Covington announce the birth of a daughter Michaela Anne Terry April 4 at Rockdale Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds and 11 ounces and was 19.75 inches long.
Caroline and Chad Hargrove of Gainesville announce the birth of a daughter Helena Carolann Hargrove at Gwinnett Hospital Aug. 17. She weighed 7 pounds and 7 ounces and was 19.75 inches long.
Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Harris of Covington announce the birth of their son Phillip Hudson Harris Oct. 5 at Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta. He weighed 8 pounds and 2 ounces and was 20 inches long.
Chad and Jessica Norton of Covington announce the birth of their daughter Aubrey Alexis Norton on Oct. 9 at Newton Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds and 11 ounces and was 19.25 inches long.
Blake and Stacey McDonald of Covington announce the birth of a daughter Kaylie Rae McDonald on Aug. 2 at Newton General Medical Center. She weighed 9 pounds and 2 ounces and was 19 inches long.
Alisha Haney and Jud Hall of Covington were united in marriage at 2 p.m. Sept. 29 at Red Oak United Methodist Church with Phil DeMore of Carnesville officiating.
Ryan Hurst, age 5, usually leaps into the outstretched arms of his father for a hug after an Eastside victory. After all, his father is the head coach for the Eagles.
In the last forum before the Nov. 6 city elections, candidates for Covington city office debated the merits of investing in the Covington Municipal Airport and lowering the city's utility rates.