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.
A big piece of local history is on the move.
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.
A conversation with a few of this year's attendees.
With hips swinging and feet tapping, residents grooved to Friday's rousing concert on the Square.
a look around the community and the celebrations
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.
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.
About 90 people joined James and Audrey Usry at their home in Social Circle to meet and greet U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue and his wife Bonnie Thursday.
Summer officially hits this Sunday, but temperatures are already buzzing into the mid to high 90s all week. Send us your sweltering summer photos to be featured in this Sunday's edition.
The annual "we ride to provide" was held in Porterdale Georgia Saturday.
Arbor Day Celebration in Newborn Ga.
Fathers and Daughters danced the night away on Valentines Day, Friday at the Covington First United Methodist Church.
Assistant Roads Superintendent Chris Malcolm speaks about the impending ice/snow storm.
Porterdale police Lt. J. Cripps demonstrates K9 Nina's skills.
Meet Susann Whittle, a clinical care coordinator at Newton Medical Center. Her interests in the medical field and helping others started when she volunteered as a candy striper at the hospital at the age of 15.
Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce annual meeting.
On the streets with NCSO on New Year's Eve "all suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law"
The New Year's Eve parties spilled out into the streets for a few in Newton County Tuesday night. Riding along with the Newton County Sheriff's Office Crime Suppression Unit, you gain a whole new respect for those who keep our county safe.
Looking back at the people and places of 2013
With his girlfriend at work today Payton Hendricks was stuck with shopping for after-Christmas deals Thursday. "We always buy our wrapping paper and gift boxes after the Holidays." Hendricks explained. With a cart full of miscellaneous Christmas items from Walmart, Hendricks said he plans to visit more stores in Covington and Monroe for more deals.
Newton County Fire Department along with several Home Depot stores and associates deliver Christmas gifts to a local family.
Newton County Sheriff's Office & The Salvation Army Toy Run.
The Covington Lions Club /Main Street Covington Holiday Parade wound through the square Saturday morning. Mother Nature provided enough of a chill to get the crowd bundled up and in the holiday spirit.
Each year we wait for the joy of the holiday season and the arrival of Santa Claus.
This week I hit the streets with my camera and ask a simple question. "What are you thankful for this year?"