Cousins Middle School has been cleared by law enforcement as safe for students after a telephoned threat was received regarding the safety of the school.
Mattie Lou Shepherd of Covington, passed away August 11, 2015, at the age of 85. Mrs. Shepherd was an active member of Cornish Mountain Baptist ...
CONYERS - The Rockdale County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help finding a Rockdale man diagnosed with mental disorders who has been ...
Reconstruction of the I-20 bridge over the railroad and Old Atlanta Highway will continue this weekend, affecting traffic near exit 90 on the interstate.
Firehouse Subs recently held a promotion "H2O for Heroes". The program allowed customers to bring in cases of water in exchange for a Free Medium ...
The Historic Courthouse was packed Tuesday night, but not everyone was there for the same reason. The stark contrast between the two issues-a civic ...
Annie Lee (Wawa) Hewell Denny, of Covington, passed away July 14, 2015, at the age of 94. She was born February 18, 1921, in Porterdale to the late Bert and Callie Mooney Hewell, who have preceded her in death. Mrs. Denny, affectionately known by all as WaWa, enjoyed her dolls, her friends, but most of all she loved her family. She retired from Bibb Manufacturing and was a member of Gaithers United Methodist Church. At the time of her death, Mrs. Denny was a resident of Dream Catcher Farm Assisted Living Home in Jackson. Preceding her in death were her ...
An accident on Interstate 20 eastbound near Exit 80 in Rockdale County Sunday afternoon left a car on the median and traffic backed up. First responders are on the scene. Drivers are advised to use alternate routes. Check back later for more information.
Newton County students had already made their way back to school before the calendar even turned to August. For those students it is a time of new beginnings, continued education, excitement and/or dread.
If you were to ask a room of firefighters why they chose their dangerous profession, the majority would give you the same answer: They were called to it.
What are you looking forward to most for the 2015-16 school year?
The Newton County 14-and-under All Stars won its first game in the Dixie Boys World Series Saturday.
Pilot Club of Covington recently made a donation to the Community Food Bank Pantry serving citizens of Newton County, presenting Rev. Billy Wade with a check of $700.
The Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center will host the Udder Mud Run on Saturday.
William "Bill" Sims of Oxford, passed away July 31, 2015, at the age of 74. Bill retired from US Airways, formerly Piedmont Airlines, and was also very admired and loved at Napa Auto Parts, in Covington. He was a devoted Southern Baptist Christian and member of Cornish Mountain Baptist Church. An ordained minister, he dedicated his life to serving The Lord, and also took part as an angel of Kairos Prison Ministry, which led countless broken men to Jesus. He was a selfless southern gentlemen, who left his mark on the world with his Christian views. William's love for ...
The Covington Police Department is now accepting applications for enrollment into their Citizens Academy for fall of 2015.
Elayne Lowery Hutchens, aged 72, who resided in Covington went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 31, 2015. She was born in Newnan, on July 2, 1943, to Merrell and Pat Lowery.
Georgia's tax-free weekend on school-supply items begins today, running through Sunday.