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Election 2016 Primary: live results

BOC District 1 - Republican

May 24, 2016 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Free golf cart shuttle to be offered on the Square

Visitors to the Covington Square unable to find a parking spare directly in front of their dining or shopping destination, will not have to worry ...

May 24, 2016 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Dennis Hyde

Dennis Hyde of Mansfield passed away May 20, 2016, at the age of 59. Dennis was a member of Gaithers United Methodist Church, where he ...

May 23, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Jeff Hall

Jeff Hall, 58 of Covington, passed away May 20, 2016. Jeff was a 1976 graduate of Newton County High School. He was employed by Lithonia ...

May 23, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Our Thoughts: The future begins now

When Newton County residents open The Covington News 20 years from now what will they see?

May 22, 2016 | Staff Report | Our Thoughts


Marty Kindle

Marty Kindle, 35, of Covington, passed away May 18, 2016. A very charismatic man with a wonderful sense of humor, Marty was well known for ...

May 20, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


NCSS will not administer Georgia Milestones retests

Newton County School System (NCSS) will not administer retests for Georgia Milestones End of Grade assessments.

May 20, 2016 | Staff Report | Education


‘Every Body Walk Newton’ series continues through June

Newton Trails' Wednesday walk series, "Every Body Walk Newton," will begin on Wednesday, May 18 on the Eastside High School end of Eastside Trail at ...

May 19, 2016 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Vigil to be held for postal carrier killed over weekend

Fellow postal workers, friends and family held a candlelight vigil for Hillary Hicks Wednesday at the Post Office Annex at 10721 ByPass Road in Covington ...

May 19, 2016 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Newton County Jail Log: May 18

Jessica Deon Allen, 32, Covington, May 12, back for court

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


US intelligence: Foreign hackers spying on campaigns

WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States sees evidence that hackers, possibly working for foreign governments, are snooping on the presidential candidates, the nation's intelligence chief ...

May 18, 2016 | Staff Report | NATION/WORLD


Action Ministries offers training for Smart Lunch Smart Kid program

With the school year coming to an end, the Smart Lunch Smart Kid program is setting up sites throughout the county. So far, lunch sites ...

May 17, 2016 | Staff Report | Mailchimp Today's Headlines


Charlene Jacqueline Haggard Bell

Charlene Jacqueline Haggard Bell, 82 of Covington passed away May 14, 2016. Charlene was born August 2, 1933, at 10 Poplar Street, Porterdale. She moved ...

May 17, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Johnny Roberts

Johnny Roberts of Covington passed away May 12, 2016, at the age of 61. Johnny cherished the time spent with his daughter, Jana, going to ...

May 17, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


AT&T gives to Arts Association of Newton County

The Arts Association of Newton County was presented with a $5,000 check from AT&T to support Independence on the Square.

May 16, 2016 | Staff Report | Mailchimp Today's Headlines


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Master planning

The results of a UGA workshop on the update of Covington's Downtown Master Plan paint a very attractive picture for the future of the city's downtown, though that future hinges on the availability of funding to implement the Master Plan.

March 02, 2008 | Rachel Oswald | Archives


Police bust Avery Street drug house

Covington-Newton County Special Investigation Unit forces struck a known Covington drug haven Friday afternoon, arresting five people in connection with using or selling cocaine and marijuana.

March 02, 2008 | Michelle Kim | Archives


Changes ahead for Newton's landfills

The Multi-Jurisdictional Solid Waste Management Plan, recently approved by the Newton County Board of Commissioners, includes future plans for an expansion of the county's landfill and the possible franchiseing of curb-side trash pickup.

March 02, 2008 | Rachel Oswald | Archives


Vision of the future

Deanna Middleton began wearing glasses when she was in third grade.

March 02, 2008 | Jennifer Long | Archives


New appointments made to several key city committees

A number of the city of Covington's volunteer committees have been dissolved or are in the process of being retooled with several new appointments to the city's major committees already in place.

March 02, 2008 | Rachel Oswald | Archives


Thomas Howard Parham III

Mr. Thomas Howard "Tommy" Parham III, 60, of Oxford died Thursday, Feb. 28. Mr. Parham was born August 14, 1947 in Bibb County to the late Thomas Howard Parham, Jr., and Dorothy Rebecca LaFavre Parham. He was a longtime resident of Newton County, attended Red Oak United Methodist Church, served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam and was a Boy Scout leader.

March 02, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


Vandy McGiboney

Mr. Vandy McGiboney of Covington died Feb. 29 at Newton Medical Center at the age of 57. Son of the late Horace and Vera Franklin McGiboney, he was a carpenter in the construction business. Mr. McGiboney loved going to the Waffle House, riding a Harley motorcycle and fishing. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend.

March 02, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


Recreating black history

Several Newton County Schools closed Black History Month with presentations and events Friday.

March 02, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


Alcovy Baseball: Fast learners

The Alcovy varsity baseball team, though young, will rely on a vast amount of returning sophomores this season.

March 02, 2008 | Staff Reports | Archives


Oxford finally gets new maintenance facility

Most people know Feb. 29 as the day that comes once every four years in leap year, but in Oxford, the day now carries added significance.

March 02, 2008 | Michelle Kim | Archives


Leaps and Gaps

Leap years are special, aren't they? It has to be for those one in fifteen hundred or so folks who were born on February 29. How cool is that? Getting one year older every four years constitutes quite a gap, created by just one leap, eh?

March 02, 2008 | Nat Harwell | Archives


On the roads with Jesus

The roads of Newton County got a little bit cleaner Saturday morning as 1,400 people from 15 different churches turned out to pick up trash for the third annual "On the Roads with Jesus" project.

March 02, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


Crime Briefs

March 02, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


Thompson-Long

Ken and Brenda Thompson of Decatur, Ala., announce the engagement of their daughter Jennifer Elizabeth of Covington to John Gabriel Long of Covington, son of Larry and Sue Long of Columbus, Miss.

March 02, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


Comfort for the troubled soul

"Even though troubles came down on me hard, your commands always gave me delight. The way you tell me to live is always right; help me understand it so I can live to the fullest " (Psalm 119:143-144 MSG).

February 29, 2008 | John Pearrell | Archives


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