If you're driving near Turner Lake, there is a good chance you may have to stop and wait for pedestrians.
It's time for a new school year, and for the second year in a row, churches throughout the community have come together to organize "Community on Our Knees," a prayer event planned for 7 p.m. Aug. 3 on the Covington square.
The Fourth Annual Car and Bike Show will be Aug. 3 at Turner Lake Recreation Complex in Covington. The project is coordinated by Commissioner Lanier Sims.
In celebration of the beginning of the new 2013 school year, children's television star Pocoyo will make his first-ever appearance in the Atlanta area at the Mall at Stonecrest in Lithonia.
The Covington Century Ride, sponsored by the Southern Bicycle League, will be Aug. 3. Registration is available up to and on the day of the event.
Kids "R" Great Daycare and Preschool is celebrating its 20th anniversary . In that 20 years, the center has grown from an original class of 15 children to a current average of 130 children. Located on Dixie Road, directly across from East Newton Elementary School, Kids "R" Great is a Partner in Education with the elementary school as well as with Mansfield Elementary. The center's director, Dorina Frasier, has been with Kids "R" Great for ...
Local resident Chris Ogden recently was diagnosed with leukemia, and his friends and family are sponsoring the Chris Ogden BBQ Fundraiser to lend their support.
It's that time of year. It's time to start gearing up for back to school. While elementary, middle and high school students are preparing for a new school year by buying school supplies and maybe a new outfit or two, incoming college freshmen will have plenty of excitement and plenty to do as well. The transition from high school to college is huge and can be very stressful. Not only are students experiencing a new ...
A group from Covington First United Methodist Church recently traveled to Eastern Kentucky coal country to assist Red Bird Mission, an organization in Beverly, Ky., that provides several ministries to the surrounding Appalachian region.
Yet another television series is rolling into Newton County to film, and plenty of extras are needed to fill the backdrop of scenes in the new ABC drama "Resurrection."
On July 1, approximately 116 new Georgia laws were put into effect ranging from new regulations on home beer-brewing, to relaxed sentencing for juveniles who commit nonviolent acts, to new limits on worker's compensation.
Registration is underway for the Covington Century Ride, which is expected to bring upwards of 1,000 participants to town on Aug. 3. The ride, sponsored by The Southern Bicycle League, will benefit both Newton Trails and Pound Puppies 'N Kittens and Hometown Rescue.
There will be no shortage of opportunities to participate in community fun this year on the Fourth of July. Events will take place all over Newton County, offering a wide variety of activities throughout the day, and plenty of fireworks will light up the sky.
As the Fourth of July approaches, so does one of Atlanta's most beloved events and traditions, the AJC Peachtree Road Race. Taking place on Independence Day every year since it began in 1970, the race has grown to be the largest 10K run in the world, now boasting a cap of 60,000 runners.
The Fourth of July celebration is starting a little early this year in Social Circle, with a free evening of fun set for Saturday, June 29.