Once again Newton County has found itself in an embarrassing situation, and once again its leadership needs to be called into question.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry (Tricia) Hinton of Walnut Grove; Mr. and Mrs. Don (Ann) Looney of Elberton; and Mr. Ralph Vincent of Milledgeville, announce the ...
Frank Turner, former Covington city manager, was elected chairman of the Northeast Georgia Regional Commission Council June 18 in Athens.
During the Tuesday Newton County Commissioner's meeting, Mr. Mark Bender - Director of State Certification for the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police, made a ...
Mary Elizabeth Ward of Covington, passed away July 22, 2015, at the age of 90. Born in Wood County, Ohio, December 15, 1924, to the ...
Snapping Shoals EMC held its annual Round Up and members' meeting Thursday at the Georgia International Horse Park.
The Covington Rotary Club will host its Inaugural Golf Tournament to raise funds for The Empty Stocking Fund and other local projects.
Sara Elizabeth King of Covington, passed away July 18, 2015, at the age of 82. She was a quick witted, one-of- a-kind, generous lady. Mrs ...
The times are tumultuous lately and not much seems to be changing after a week full of heartbreaking, heart-wrenching and well just heart-shaped news.
Though it may still feel like the dog days of summer, the first day of school is just around the corner, and local businesses and ...
School is a little less than two weeks away, meaning once again its time for Georgia's tax-free holiday.
The Pilot Club of Covington presented Sheriff Ezell Brown with a generous donation check in the amount of $700 for Project LifeSaver Friday. Pilot members ...
The Newton County Board of Commissioners approved an intergovernmental contract with the city of Porterdale Tuesday night for the purchase of right-of-way necessary for intersection improvements at Crowell Road and Ga. Highway 81.
Five people were arrested in a pre-dawn motel raid and charged with drug possession felonies after an accusation of sexual assault led police to their rooms on Tuesday, according to a Covington Police Department report.
Lee A. Demerski, 83, of Covington, died March 17 after an extended illness. The daughter of the late Victor and Louise Sinico, Mrs. Demerski was born in Springfield, Mass. She attended West Springfield High School and graduated from Springfield Technical Community College as a licensed practical nurse. In 1979 she moved to Hollywood, Fla., and then to Covington in 1998.
Minister Tammy Russell is the president of the welcome ministry at Pleasantview Baptist Church located at 302 Fincher Road in Covington.
Mr. Billy Garrett, 70, of McDonough, died March 19. He was born in Rockdale County in 1937. He was a member of Snapping Shoals United Methodist Church and served on the Ola City Council. The Ola City Council met with him every afternoon behind his home under the book oak tree where they sat and enjoyed each other's company. He is preceded in death by his parents.
Angela Budd Slaughter, 41, of Danville, Va., died March 18 at her residence. Born in 1966 in Danville, she was the daughter of Robert Budd Jr. and Sheron Wann Lipford. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church and attended Third Avenue Congregational Christian Church. She was a member of the athletic booster club at Tunstall High School and attended Danville Community College. She was a sales representative with McCain Printing and was married to Tony Edward Slaughter.
Elaine Kay, 49, of Oxford, died March 16. Mrs. Kay attended Oxford Baptist Church and was employed by Shurett Dental Group as an insurance administrator and enjoyed camping, flower gardening and spending time with her friends and family.
Felicia Bailey, third grade teacher at West Newton Elementary School, has enjoyed working with children since she first worked in the nursery at her home church.
Annie Mae Batchelor Kennedy, 77, of Covington, formerly of Shady Dale, died March 14 at Abbey Hospice, Social Circle. She was a lifelong resident of Jasper County and moved to Covington two years ago for health reasons. She was the daughter of the late Cordy James Batchelor and Annie Pearl Callaway Batchelor and was a member of Providence Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by husband Marvin Moye Kennedy.
A trip to the pioneering days of the old west, a love story and tons of music all rolled into a couple of hours at the theater - that's Oklahoma!
James (Jimmy) L. Jones Sr., of Oxford, died March 16. Son of the late James Thomas and Nina Mae Moate Jones, he was a self-employed commercial and residential electrician and was a licensed minister and ordained deacon at Walnut Grove Baptist Church, where he enjoyed cooking for the annual barbecue and preparing the church communion any time it was needed. Mr. Jones was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend and will be missed by many.
Mr. Emory "Spunk" Simmons died March 9. The son of Mrs. Geneva Nell (Jessie) Sims and the late Mr. Emory "Wee" Simmons, he was born in 1951. He served in the United States military. He was preceded in death by his father and two brothers.
Shirley Ann Wilson, 56, of Jesup, died March 17 at her residence. The Fulton County native had lived in Wayne County for the past four years.
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CONYERS - The Georgia Wrath won the King of the Diamond tournament last weekend in Rockdale County, giving the local travel baseball team from Social Circle yet another victory.