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Newton, Eastside homecoming courts

Here are the 2014-15 homecoming courts for Newton High School and Eastside High School.

September 20, 2014 | Staff Report | Education

Our thoughts: Manners

When you're paid by taxpayers, be nice to those taxpayers.

September 20, 2014 | Staff Report | Our Thoughts

Eyesore of the Week

Here is this week's eyesore.

September 20, 2014 | Staff Report | LOCAL

A taste of fall

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.

September 20, 2014 | Staff Report | LOCAL

Summer sounds: concert on the Square

Residents gathered for some late summer music provided by the Drive Time Band Friday Night in the newly renovated Square.

September 20, 2014 | Staff Report | LOCAL

An improved Sunday edition

We are excited about our new Sunday package, which will be delivered early Sunday morning by our experienced carrier force.

September 20, 2014 | Staff Report | LOCAL

Queen for a day: Eastside's homecoming

Eastside senior Shanila White was named the Eagles' Homecoming Queen at Friday night's game against Jonesboro.

September 20, 2014 | Staff Report | LOCAL

DUI & Drugs

James Edward Nelson, 59, Oxford, Sept 7, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs, Required Position & Methods of Turning at Intersections

September 20, 2014 | Staff Report | Newton County Jail Log

Newton County Jail Log

Corey Dawayne Allen, 29, Covington, Sept 9, Disorderly conduct

September 20, 2014 | Staff Report | Newton County Jail Log

Covington woman charged for leaving child in van

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.

September 19, 2014 | Staff Report | LOCAL

Benefits of a Sunday edition

If news breaks on Thursday, The Covington News has always been able to get something to its readers in our Friday edition.

September 19, 2014 | Staff Report | LOCAL

Square closure today

College Avenue will be closed on the Covington Square from 6-8 p.m. today.

September 18, 2014 | Staff Report | LOCAL

Task Force formed to target DUI drivers on I-20

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.

September 17, 2014 | Staff Report | LOCAL

Kroger hiring 2,000 jobs in Atlanta division

Kroger announced recently it will be hiring 2,000 permanent associates across its Atlanta Division, which includes Georgia, Eastern Alabama and South Carolina.

September 17, 2014 | Staff Report | STATE

The News hosts Autumn Fest

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.

September 16, 2014 | Staff Report | LOCAL

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Bard Urological Division marks 100th anniversary

In celebration of its 100th anniversary, this week Bard Urological Division treated its employees to a week of special activities designed to reward them for their hard work and to highlight C.R. Bard's long and rich history.

June 24, 2007 | Rachel Oswald | Archives

10th Anniversary

June 24, 2007 | Staff Report | Archives

Abbey Hospice, Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center hosting Camp Journey

This summer at the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center children will be doing more than fishing and exploring the beauty of the wild. On July 21 and 22, children will remember their loved ones at Camp Journey.

June 24, 2007 | Staff Reports | Archives

Linda Adams Bridges

Mrs. Linda Adams Bridges, 65, of Cornelia died June 22 at her residence following an extended illness. Mrs. Bridges was born in 1942 in Dekalb County to the late Edward Herndon and Minnie Mae Campbell Adams. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Union County in Blairsville where she served as a youth minister and later as an older adult minister.

June 24, 2007 | Staff Report | Archives

State EMS association honors John Douglas

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Senator John Douglas was recently honored by the Georgia Association of Emergency Medical Services, a statewide association representing over 14,000 EMS professionals in Georgia.

June 24, 2007 | Staff Reports | Archives

God Has Come to HelpHis People

All you dads out there, I want you to think about how it feels to watch your children go through pain. Before I got married and had kids, I never really cried much. I made it through a forehead split open (ping pong injury), a thumb temporarily attached to the button on a football helmet, fingers smashed in a glue press and a broken leg in the last game of the season without a single tear.

June 22, 2007 | The Rev. Jonathan Scharf | Archives

BOE votes to re-adopt millage rate

 Even though no one attended Tuesday night's public hearing discussing the adoption of millage rates and a budget for the county school system, members of the Board of Education waited until 7 p.m. to proceed with their regular meeting - where they voted to re-adopt the current millage rate of 19.21 and approved the $139 million general fund budget for the 2007-2008 school year.

June 22, 2007 | Jennifer Long | Archives

2007 Open begins July 14 at Oaks Golf Course

Are you ready to play like Angel Cabrera did during this year's U.S. Open?

June 22, 2007 | Staff Reports | Archives

District champs!

They've done it again.

June 22, 2007 | Jason Murdock | Archives

VanGorder takes long route to Falcons

By Charles Odum

June 22, 2007 | Associated Press | Archives

NHS basketball undefeated in summer tournament

Just as the Spurs shut down the Cavaliers in the 2007 NBA Finals, the Newton boys varsity basketball team has been doing nearly the same in its annual summer league tournament.

June 22, 2007 | Jason Murdock | Archives

Falcons lose Finneran yet again

By Charles Odum

June 22, 2007 | Associated Press | Archives

Another June swoon, but Braves are hanging near top of NL East

By Paul Newberry

June 22, 2007 | Associated Press | Archives

Supreme Court upholds limits on high school sports recruiting

By Mark Sherman

June 22, 2007 | Associated Press | Archives

Multi-room entertainment systems becoming the norm

As technology continues to advance, more people are realizing their dreams of making the home into their own mini movie theater. Home theaters have begun to extend well beyond the living room or basement.

June 22, 2007 | Metro Creative Services | Archives

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