The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.21 at Shell, located at 14656 Brown Bridge Road and Magnet Road.
A Southern gospel music concert is coming to Newton County to help raise money for a new school program that will teach the gospel.
The square will be blocked off to traffic from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. tonight for filming of "The Vampire Diaries" in front of the Mystic Grill restaurant.
The lowest gas price for regular fuel is $3.19 at Marathon, located at Ga. Highway 11 and Ga. Highway 142.
Una Mae Treadwell Standard Hollis of Covington, Ga., passed away Monday, October 21, 2013, at Riverside Health Center. She was 94.
DeKalb County Sheriff Thomas Brown will challenge fellow Democrat and incumbent Hank Johnson for Georgia's 4th congressional district seat. Brown will make an official announcement at 4 p.m. today on the Covington square. Brown was appointed DeKalb County sheriff in 2000, following the assassination of his predecessor. Johnson was first elected to Congress in November 2006.
What's Up Dowg Dawg Stand, 3611 Salem Road, Covington, Oct. 13, Audrey Clements.
The Berry Family Farm (Berry's Christmas Tree Farm) was recently awarded the Centennial Family Farm Award by the Georgia DNR-Historic Preservation Division during a ceremony at The Georgia National Fair.
"If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen."
Below are recent births from Newton Medical Center:
Members of the Covington Elkadettes attended the State Auxiliary meeting at Jekyll Island recently. Attending an installation luncheon for new officers of the State Auxiliary were, left to right, Theresa Parker, Deedee Ingram, Adrian Capes, Helen Irish, Pat Kirkpatrick, Eleanor Haney, Mikie Wagy, Miriam Wheeler, and Penny Blakeney, Covington Auxiliary president.
Kenneth Allen Jr., 61, 6184 Geiger St., Covington, Oct. 11. Bench warrant.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.17 at the Pure station, located at 6125 U.S. Highway 278 and West Street.
Get your motor running this weekend as the inaugural Fall Covington Bike Fest comes to the downtown square. Proceeds will benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Oxford Say cheese Some 150 photographers will take aim at Oxford Saturday for a North Georgia Camera Club Council "shootout'' competition, said Mayor Jerry Roseberry. In the event, hosted this year by the Georgia Nature Photographers Association, the photographers will be given specific subject areas and will fan out around Oxford to capture images. Judging will be the same day, Roseberry said. Arrests doubled According to statistics provided by Oxford on its ...
The Newton County Library System has purchased three Early Literacy Stations, comprehensive educational computers loaded with more than 60 educational software titles for kids ages 2-10.
John Willis Gregory Sr., 98, of Nashville, Tenn., died October 6. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Sara McDowell Gregory. A native of Putnam County and the son of the late C.F. Gregory and Susie Welch Gregory, he was a graduate of Rockville Academy and Eatonton High School in Eatonton. He received degrees from Mercer University, University of Georgia, and Peabody College of Vanderbilt University and attended Duke University. He was a ...
A traffic violation stop Wednesday resulted in the arrest of a man against whom there was a failure-to-appear warrant and led to the confiscation of a weapon, a "large amount of U.S. currency'' and a "stash of checks,'' according to reports.
We hear every day via the major news networks that the shutdown of the government is causing major harm to our country, especially to the poor federal government employees who have been laid off for the time being.
Anytime we lose a leader who learned in the good old days how to be a leader and who devoted considerable time and effort to making our community a better place for all of us, it is a major loss.
Mr. Joe B. Parker, age 80, a lifelong resident of Covington passed away October 8, 2013 at Newton Medical Center. He was born August 25, 1933 to the late Lester and Leola Fincher Parker. Mr. Parker worked for Bibb Manufacturing, Cawthon Brothers Gas and retired from Harold's Propane where he was known throughout the community by his truck "Big Joe". After retiring Mr. Parker worked part-time for Benton Welding Supply. A loving husband, father, grandfather ...
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.13 at Citgo, located at 3251 U.S. Highway 278 NW near Spring Street.
Laura Berry and Brad Mitchell announce the birth of their son, Austin Brad Mitchell, Sept. 6 at Newton Medical Center. He weighed 8 pounds and 6 ounces.
The annual Mutt Show will be held Oct. 19 on the square in Covington. Registration will be at 9:30 a.m. and judging at 10 a.m. First-, second- and third-place ribbons will be awarded in four categories: Most Beautiful, Most Handsome, Look Alike and Waggiest Tail. A trophy will be given to Best in Show.
COVINGTON – Construction will begin shortly on paved pathways in Chimney Park, thanks to a recent successful fundraising tribute to local hero David Waller held at the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center. The first major fundraising project by Friends of Newton Parks Inc. (FONP), developers of Chimney Park, exceeded the original goal, according to Jean Austin, FONP chair.
Mr. Ray Knight, 84 of Rutledge died on September 26, 2013, surrounded by his family. He was born in Covington on July 2, 1929, to the late A.K. and Elizabeth Huff Knight. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. Mr. Knight later served Morgan County as a sheriff's deputy for many years. He also farmed as long as his health permitted. He enjoyed time spent on a John Deere tractor. Mr. ...