Here are the 2014-15 homecoming courts for Newton High School and Eastside High School.
When you're paid by taxpayers, be nice to those taxpayers.
Here is this week's eyesore.
The Covington News hosted its first-ever Autumn Fest Saturday, Sept. 20 right in the office parking lot just off the downtown Square. Dozens came to browse about 30 vendors and craftmakers and do some early holiday shopping. Products ranged from gourmet coffee to homemade preserves to handcrafted crocheted items and children's books. Live entertainment was provided by local Ashley Walden. Darrell Everidge, The News photographer, was available to take portraits. Here's a few scenes.
Residents gathered for some late summer music provided by the Drive Time Band Friday Night in the newly renovated Square.
We are excited about our new Sunday package, which will be delivered early Sunday morning by our experienced carrier force.
Eastside senior Shanila White was named the Eagles' Homecoming Queen at Friday night's game against Jonesboro.
James Edward Nelson, 59, Oxford, Sept 7, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs, Required Position & Methods of Turning at Intersections
Corey Dawayne Allen, 29, Covington, Sept 9, Disorderly conduct
A Covington woman and daycare worker was charged with child cruelty after leaving a 5-year-old in a van after failing to check if the vehicle she was driving was empty.
If news breaks on Thursday, The Covington News has always been able to get something to its readers in our Friday edition.
College Avenue will be closed on the Covington Square from 6-8 p.m. today.
Georgia State Patrol Troop E has formed a task force to target impaired drivers. The task force will patrol the troop's 21 assigned counties that run along Interstate 20 from Conyers to South Carolina.
Kroger announced recently it will be hiring 2,000 permanent associates across its Atlanta Division, which includes Georgia, Eastern Alabama and South Carolina.
Mark your calendar and join the community for a weekend event to provide fun, entertainment and even some early holiday shopping for anyone in the family.
The Faith Coin Laundry was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday, the second robbery in three days in Covington.
Representatives of Newton County in the Georgia General Assembly attended the Newton County Board of Education meeting Tuesday night to hear what board members felt were the most pressing legislative issues regarding education in the state next year.
Many people believe in horoscopes and that astrology controls their fate.
Marjorie Morgan attended the University of Georgia intending to study veterinary medicine.
In the case of Mi Tierra, a delightful Cuban restaurant located on Ga. Highway 20, Castro's loss is Newton County's gain.
The Friends of the Newton County Library is sponsoring a Gift Tree just inside the lobby at the Newton County Library. The tree is decorated with colorful paper ornaments each listing a type of book or audio-visual item with the amount it takes to purchase the item. Anyone can donate the suggested amount to the library to purchase a title in his name or to honor someone.
Since moving into the new building on Floyd Street nine years ago, Newton County Library employees have established a few holiday traditions for children in the area.
"The good-old days..."
MCDONOUGH - The Eastside varsity wrestling squad placed second among 32 teams from seven different counties during the 36th Annual South Metro Invitational on Friday and Saturday at Union Grove High School.
By William Kates
OXFORD - It was just one of those days for the Oxford College Eagles on Saturday.
Jamon Hawkins scored a team-high 22 points to help the Rams rally back from a four-point halftime deficit against Salem, 61-50, on Saturday evening at Newton High School.
Local painter and former state government official Arline Chapman has announced her candidacy for Porterdale Councilman Perry Barnett's vacated seat.
A little over a month since Gov. Sonny Perdue's mandate that 61 north Georgia counties must cut their water consumption levels by 10 percent, Newton County has decreased its levels by 6.3 percent.
Recent articles published in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution detail exactly how much lottery money goes toward education and how much lottery administrators give themselves in bonuses.