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Out and about

The small rain showers that covered Covington Thursday afternoon didn't stop friends Hannah Bohanan, Morgan Conner and Lindsay Coker from getting out and enjoying an afternoon walk on the Square. When the rain came in they took the opportunity to take an ice cream break at Scoops on the Square.

July 31, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | LOCAL


2050 Plan Public Panels Video Coverage

July 30, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | Live Streams


One tank trip: Sleeping bear, hidden alligator

Bear Hollow Zoo in Athens, Georgia has something for everyone. A short drive from Newton and Rockdale counties, this zoo offers a wide variety of wild animals. Here you can find a owls, bears, an American bald eagle and a reptile house with a variety of snakes and alligators. Volunteers educated on each of the animals are on hand to answer questions and offer a hands-on visit with some of the wildlife. The Bear Hollow Zoo is free for all visitors. Zoo hours are 9 to 5 seven days a week. For more info, call 706-613-3616.

July 26, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | LOCAL


Teaching tech to teachers

July 24, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | Education


View the 2050 public hearing No. 2

Here is a recording of the entirety of the second public hearing on the 2050 Plan Baseline Ordinances and TDRs (in the related content section). The meeting starts at about the 14 minute mark of the video.

July 18, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | Live Streams


House on the move (video)

A big piece of local history is on the move.

July 17, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | Social Circle




Watch public hearing on the 2050 Plan

Here is the video from Monday's public hearing on the 2050 Plan Baseline Ordinance. The meeting begins at 8 minutes into the video. There will be a total of five public hearings, with the next one scheduled for Thursday at Mansfield Elementary.

July 15, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | 2050 PLAN


2050 Plan Public Hearing Live Stream

July 14, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | LOCAL


Salem Camp Meeting (video)

A conversation with a few of this year's attendees.

July 13, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | LOCAL


A grand ol’ time

With hips swinging and feet tapping, residents grooved to Friday's rousing concert on the Square.

July 12, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | LOCAL


4th of July (slideshow)

a look around the community and the celebrations

July 06, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | LOCAL


All-stars hold their own in district play

While hosting the ongoing little league district tournament for the first time, Newton teams continue to prosper by winning games, as they all look to win the district championship.

July 01, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | LOCAL


Patriotism on parage

June 28, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | LOCAL


A stroll in Savannah

Some 300 miles southeast of Atlanta, Georgia lies a city both rich in history and culture. Savannah, Georgia is the oldest city in the state of Georgia and the county seat of Chatham County. Savannah was established in 1733 and was the first state capital of Georgia.

June 28, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | LOCAL


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Blues on the square

The Newton County Arts Association's final spring concert on the Square entertained residents Thursday. The John Brown Quartet rounded out the season's five performances, playing familiar hits from the 1960's and 70's such as "Mustang Sally."

May 29, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | LOCAL


Memorial Day on the Square (slideshow)

Memorial Day Ceremony (SLIDESHOW)

May 26, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | LOCAL


In The Heat of the Night Tour (video)

In The Heat of the Night Tour comes to Covington

May 21, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | LOCAL


Reheated

May 20, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | LOCAL


Blast from the past

A slow drizzle of rain was on schedule for the annual car show on the Square Saturday. While the rain hampered the crowd, the show would go on - rain or shine.

May 20, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | LOCAL




Mansfield Elementary School (video)

Mansfield Elementary School plants tree in memory of Newton County school bus driver Barbara Schemmel

May 10, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | LOCAL


VIDEO: Jason Carter speaks in Newton

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter gave the keynote speech at the Newton County Democratic Party's Paint the Town Blue Affair, a fundraising dinner.

May 10, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | LOCAL


Newton County Board of Commissioners May 6th, 2014

May 06, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | BOC


Weekend Festivals (video)

Various festivals from around the community

May 04, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | LIFE


T.K. Adams (video)

T.K. Adams led the Newton County Community Band in his final concert Monday night.

April 30, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | LOCAL


T.K. Adams honored at spring concert

T.K. Adams led the Newton County Community Band in his final concert Monday night.

April 29, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | Covington


Walking for a cause

The Relay for Life was held at The Church of Covington Friday night, into Saturday.

April 26, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | LOCAL


Welcome Inn being demolished

The Welcome Inn will soon be a memory. The building frequently seen on television in the late 80's on the NBC television hit series "in the heat of the night." Tadio Robinson with Enviro Masters told me he and his crew were there to remove hazardous materials including asbestos before the wrecking ball could do the rest. The complete destruction of the building should occur within the next week.

April 07, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | Social Circle


Live Stream of the State School Superintendent Seat Forum at Peachtree Academy

The Covington News and Newton Conservative Liberty Alliance, a local conservative group, are hosting the final of their three primary forums, this one for the crowded state school superintendent seat, at 7 p.m., tonight at Peachtree Academy's Covington campus, 14101 U.S. Highway 278.

April 04, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | Election


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