Alcovy Future Farmers of America (FFA) is offering a day camp for Newton County School System elementary students for fall break, Oct. 19 through 23 ...
"You won't need to buy a thing," the salesman informed me. Where are the cameras? Was I being "punked?" Had Candid Camera arrived at the Conyers' Home Depot? Surely, this was a joke.
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The three Newton County high school football coaches discuss how their teams will rebound after losses a week ago.
Newton County's unemployment rate dropped infinitesimally in August, down from 7.1 percent in July to 6.7 percent. The slight decline mirrors metro Atlanta's figures, according to the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL).
Reconstruction on the Interstate-20 bridge at Exit 90 continues this weekend, causing possible congestion from 9 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday.
Mr. Stan Shannon, 72 of Covington, passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, September 22, 2015. Stan was born in Athens to the late Grady and Doretha Lewis Shannon. He was a former owner/operator of Monroe Auto Brokers.
Three new Covington Police Officers were sworn in by Mayor Ronnie Johnston during Monday's city council meeting.
Local business owners Jared Rutberg and Travis Moore have announced that they will run for the District 5 seat on the Newton County Board of Commissioners in November 2016.
It's been 21 years since the TV series "In the Heat of the Night" went off the air, but for fans of the Southern crime drama, the series lives on in Covington.
Jill Elizabeth Beck Bramble, age 39, of Roswell passed away September 20, 2015. She was born January 19, 1976 in Tucker, Georgia. Jill graduated from Gatewood Academy in Eatonton in 1995 and from Brenau College for Women in 1999. She worked as a corporate recruiter in and around the Atlanta area her entire career. Jill enjoyed vacationing at the beach and loved her family and friends very much. She was preceded in death her father, Dr. Earl Beck.
The painting "Three Sisters," by Bernadette Smith won first place recently at the Southern Heartland's Annual Artful Harvest Art Show.
Twenty-three teachers have been named Newton County School System and the New County Chamber of Commerce's 2014 to 2015 teachers of the year.
Anchored in Hope is the theme for this year's Hope events for breast cancer awareness sponsored by Newton Medical Center's Women's Diagnostic Center and Auxiliary. The events are hosted around the month of October, which is nationally recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This year marks the 11th anniversary of the Hope festivities which all started with a luncheon and fashion show hosted by a group of Red Hatters and has grown over the years to include portraits of survivors displayed in the windows of downtown merchants and a free concert on the Covington Square.
Pratt Industries, America's fifth largest paper and packaging company, celebrated the opening today of its newest recycling Material Recovery Facility (MRF), the final phase of its "eco-campus" expansion in Conyers.
The Covington branch of the Newton County Library System found itself in need after its 17-year-old HVAC system shut down.