A win and Alcovy would've clinched the No. 4 seed in Region 2-AAAAAA, but the Tigers weren't able to overcome a struggling Rockdale ...
Ali Kareem Adams, 29, Covington, October 23, Court sentenced
Covington Police Department (CPD) Officer John Alex Laudermilk was arrested by the Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) Wednesday.
During a search by the Community United Effort (CUE) Center for Missing Persons and the Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) for missing person Robert ...
Sunday morning -- really early, as in 2 a.m. -- the clocks roll back for daylight savings time.
A Covington police officer has been placed on paid administrative leave pending an investigation into an anonymous tip that alleged the officer might have possession ...
Gloria Witcher, 73 of Covington, passed away Sunday, October 25, 2015. She was born in Cedartown to the late William and Clara Davis Benefield. Gloria ...
Artists are being called on to design agency's hunting and fishing card, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced.
The village of Porterdale and CARE will hold its second annual Veterans Day event on Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. at Veterans Memorial ...
The Covington/Newton County Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the annual "Dick James Small Business of the Year" award, to be given at ...
Georgia Piedmont Technical College will host a career fair for aspiring deputies and officers from 9 a.m. until noon at its Law Enforcement Academy ...
The signs dotting Covington is proof that election season is upon us.
Mrs. Amanda Leigh Freeman Atkins, age 31, of Oxford, Georgia passed away Friday, October 23, 2015. She was born in Covington on December 27, 1983 ...
"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.
Stephen Andrew Chambers, 59, of Covington, passed away September 27, 2015. Andy was a faithful member of Canaan Baptist Church. In 58 years, he never once missed a Sunday School class. While in high school, Andy began working for The Covington News, and it was there that he met his wife, Cathy. Following his employment with the newspaper, he worked for Naylor for 30 years, before his most recent service at Marshall's Distribution Center. He enjoyed vegetable gardening and was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, hunting and working with the cows and horses at his farm. It was ...
It's once again time see yesteryear come alive in the Covington Rotary Club's 23rd edition of the Cars of the Past car show on the Covington Square Sunday, Oct. 4.
The Army Corps of Engineers recently withdrew Newton County's 404 Permit for building the Bear Creek Supply Reservoir, adding more time and more money to a project that has been in the works for more than 15 years.
Newton County Farm Bureau was recently recognized during the Georgia Farm Bureau 3rd District Annual Meeting for its outstanding member programs. Brent Galloway is the NCFB president.
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 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
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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.