Mrs. Jean Conner Davenport, age 83, a lifelong resident of Newton County passed away Friday, June 14, 2013 at Abbey Hospice in Social Circle. She was born June 13, 1930 in Covington, Georgia to the late Glen and Lottie Reynolds Conner. Mrs. Davenport started her career at an early age moving to Atlanta and living with her Aunt and Uncle for five years while she worked at Sears and then she returned home to Newton ...
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.49 at Marathon, located at 12752 US Highway 278 and Ga. Highway 11.
The first Junior Camp held last week at The Oaks Course in Covington, was a huge success. Participants ranging in age from 6 to 16 arrived with various skill levels, including some who had never held a golf club and those who played golf throughout high school. They left with a great experience and knowledge about the game.
The Troop 151 Boy Scouts, which meets at and is chartered by Salem United Methodist Church in Covington, lowered the tattered American Flag on May 11 at the Kroger's grocery on Brown Bridge Road and Ga. Highway 212.
The Chi Tau Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., which serves Newton and Rockdale counties, held a tea party and celebration recently for its Emerging Young Leaders program graduates.
The following programs are scheduled at Hard Labor Creek State Park:
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.43 at Quick Spot, located at 10260 Ga. Highway 36 and Eagle Drive.
Given all of the recent discussion about the future of the Main Street Covington program and its possible move under the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce, Covington Mayor Ronnie Johnston has set up a town hall meeting at 5 p.m. Friday at The Center, 2104 Washington St., Covington.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.45 at Shell, located at 10700 Covington Road and Flat Shoals Road.
Chick-fil-A's Covington location is adding a second drive-thru ordering speaker in an effort to help customer traffic flow more smoothly and is adding an outdoor patio.
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The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.29 at the Shell station, located at 10724 ByPass Road and Monticello Street.
Mr. James C. Corry of Covington, 85, passed away April 16. Mr. Corry was a veteran of the United States Navy. He was a member and Elder of Bethany Presbyterian Church. Mr. Corry was a Mason for more than 50 years and a member of the Golden Fleece Lodge No. 6, where he served as past Master in 1970. He retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation after 34 years of dedicated service. He was ...
Mr. Brad Curtis Boling of Covington passed away April 17 at his residence. He was born in 1966 in Atlanta, the son of Charles Brent and Gloria Simpson Boling. Prior to his illness, Mr. Boling was very involved in his children's sports teams by coaching or helping in any area that was needed. He enjoyed working out and even continued through this past December. The beach and the lake were where he found his peace ...
The annual Gala benefiting Newton Medical Center will be held on April 27 at Twelve Oaks Bed and Breakfast on Monticello Street in Covington.
Letter to the Editor: Dear Newton County School Board members: I do not envy you at this time. You carry the weight of all the children of Newton County Schools on your shoulders…and that should be a very heavy weight. You will soon select a new leader for our children and your decision is critical. I have reviewed the news articles with each candidate's qualifications. Some impress me positively and some impress me negatively. But ...
The BOE of Newton County soon will have a tough choice to make as they vote to hire a new superintendent to replace Dr. Gary Mathews.
If you have not had a chance to catch the BOC show which appears bi-weekly on the CovNews.com website, you are missing a chance to see your government in action.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.29 at Marathon, located at Ga. Highway 142 and Dixie Road.
UPDATE: The right lane of traffic on I-20 westbound at Ga. Highway 142, exit 93 (near Home Depot), in Newton County is open but traffic is still backed up. Drivers are advised to use alternate routes. All lanes were blocked earlier with a crash that resulted in three injuries, no fatalities.
NEWTON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS REGULAR MEETING AGENDA, APRIL 16, 2013, 7:00 P.M. A. Call to Order: Chairman Keith Ellis B. Invocation: Rev. Ronny Brannen, Prospect United Methodist Church C. Pledge of Allegiance D. Items for Consideration: General Administration: a. Chairman's Report b. County Manager's Report E. Citizen Comments Page Number 1-2 I. Approval of WS Minutes dated April 2, 2013 3-8 Approval of BOC Minutes dated April 2, 2013 II. Proposals, Contracts, Resolutions ...
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.28 at Kroger, located at 5341 Ga. Highway 20 S near Brown Bridge Road.
Newton County's head industrial recruiter Roger Harrison received the 2013 Outstanding Recent Alumni Award from Georgia College.
The Covington Academy basketball team won the CYBA Championship, defeating Peachtree Academy recently. Members of the championship team, pictured left to right are head coach James Rowden, Caleb Nix, Dean Nadal, Jessie Miller, Tommie Peoples III, Zach Hall, Christian Whitney and assistant coach Andrew McCullough in the back row. In the front row, left to right, are Brian Lashley, Abraham Heyward, Christavian Varner-Halback, Manager Joanne Wardell, Montrez Gordon, Jordan Brown and Grant Cartwright.
This past week, local company Triple Horse announced it was planning a 38 million dollar expansion here in Newton County.