Newton County deputies were called to a home on Roseberry Road Oct. 10 to investigate a theft and possible narcotics activity.
We've reached the time of year when some folks are starting their shopping for the holiday season.
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.
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 ...
In brief: The Covington-Newton County Welcome Center had 2,431 visitors pass through its doors in September, a 28 percent increase from last year, according to Hunter Hall, president of the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce. Visitors came from 29 states and Australia, Canada, Egypt, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Kuwait, the Netherlands and Tasmania.
Throughout October, signs in NCSS cafeterias will highlight locally grown fruits and vegetables that are offered to students at various times during the school year.
Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women, second only to lung cancer, and second most deadly cancer in women. One in eight women is expected to develop breast cancer in her lifetime, and a recent survey by the Society for Women's Health Research found that 22 percent of women named breast cancer as the disease they fear most.
Children, parents, and business and community leaders will join together to celebrate after-school programing at an upcoming rally.
"Then we'll figure out what to do about the depression and the inflation and the oil crisis. But first, get up out of your chairs, open the window, stick your head out, and yell, and say it: 'I'M AS MAD AS HELL, AND I'M NOT GOING TO TAKE THIS ANYMORE!'''
A Covington woman called the Newton County Sheriff's Office to file a complaint against her husband.
Two industries are expanding in neighboring Morgan and Walton counties, creating hundreds of future jobs for area residents.
Most screening mammograms include two views of each breast taken from different angles. Diagnostic mammograms involve taking more views than screening mammograms. Even if you have a lump in only one breast, pictures will be taken of both breasts. This is so the breasts can be compared and so that the other breast can be checked for abnormalities. If you've had a mammogram before, the radiologist should compare your old mammogram to ...
The two right lanes heading eastbound on I-20 are shut down due to an accident near the Rockdale/Newton county border at mile marker 85, according to Rockdale County 911.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.15 at Kroger, located at 5341 Ga. Highway 20 S near Brown Bridge Road.
Eastside's Got Talent The Eastside High School Chorus hosts the 2013 Eastside's Got Talent Show tonight. The third annual talent show takes place at 6:30 p.m. in the EHS auditorium. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students and educators with a school ID. New restaurants Moe's Southwest Grill opened its Covington location Wednesday to large crowds. The fast-casual Mexican restaurant retrofitted the old bank building, 3147 U.S. Highway 278, between Baskin-Robbins ...
All Newton County Schools will be closed for Fall Break from Monday, Oct. 7, through Friday, Oct. 11.