Hamilton Field near San Francisco on Dec. 6, 1941, at 0900: Thirteen B-17s take off at 15-minute intervals for a 15-hour flight to Pearl Harbor. The crossing was long and boring.
A beaming Nell Caudle, of Covington, picked up her $1,000 prize as the grand prize winner in a holiday drawing sponsored by Food Depot.
County Commissioner John Douglas wants the county to buy a larger fire truck that can hold more water to help battle fires in areas without public water and fire hydrants, like the fire that destroyed Covington Police Officer Chris Smith's home off Mt. Mariah Road in eastern Newton County last week.
County Fire Chief Kevin O'Brien wants to revamp the county's volunteer firefighter system to increase training and add more professional firefighters and fully-staffed fire stations as part of a multi-year strategic plan.
If you're looking for some family entertainment dressed in holiday style this weekend, you can find it in your own back yard.
A funeral will be held Saturday for a Covington woman who died in an apparent murder-suicide.
Each year we wait for the joy of the holiday season and the arrival of Santa Claus.
A Covington woman and a Conyers man got special early visits from Santa this week.
A Covington man, an employee at Pratt Industries, died Wednesday evening after getting caught in a conveyer belt at the company's bio-energy plant.
A Christian comedian whom friends said had a passion for life died after being struck by a car along Interstate 285 Tuesday.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.09 at Kroger, located at 5341 Ga. Highway 20 S near Brown Bridge Road.
A memorial service for Newborn Mayor Roger Sheridan, who passed away yesterday will be announced at a later time, according to his family. Sheridan's family appreciates all that friends and family of the late mayor have done, as well as the outpouring of prayers and sympathy from the public.
A Christian comedian whose friends praised his passion for life died Tuesday after he was struck by a car along Interstate 285.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.07 at Marathon, located at 1032 Dixie Road and Ga. Highway 142.
The Breastfeeding Coalition of Covington met recently to discuss ways the community might better support breastfeeding mothers at Covington and Newton County businesses.
Anne Wheeler has a new best friend that's taking her around Covington whenever she wants to go. It's an adult tricycle that's blue in color and has a basket on the back that Wheeler has named Go-Go Girl.
The Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce is surveying its members on whether alcohol by the drink sales should be allowed in unincorporated Newton County.
Bill Marinella's been involved in Covington's filming for nearly 20 years, dating back to his days as an actor in "In the Heat of the Night," the 1980s television series that put Newton County and its courthouse on the map.
Early voting for the Nov. 2 General Election begins at 8 a.m. Monday at the Newton County Administration Building, 1113 Usher St. in Covington.
Covington resident Martha McGiboney believes the city's proposed restrictions on parking commercial vehicles in residential areas will hinder her son's ability to make a living.
After a year's hiatus, they're getting ready to make music again at the Newborn Opry.
Deputies were called to a shooting Tuesday evening, but instead of arresting the shooter, charges are pending against the juvenile who was shot.
Best In Show: Terrel Godfrey, "Wheat Dreams"
Bryana Newby and Akem Hunt were crowned Homecoming Queen and King during Newton High School's football game against Northview Friday night. To see more photos, click on the links below Related Content.
Colonel Cob's Corn Maze, located at 797 Macedonia Church Road in Oxford, opens today, debuting its eighth corn maze. Other activities for families to enjoy include a giant mountain slide, petting zoo, hay rides, helicopter rides over the farm and a pumpkin patch. For more information on Colonel Cob's Corn maze, visit http://colcobscornmaze.com/ To see more photos, click on the links under Related Content.
Del Sumner and his fellow water inspectors are again opening fire hydrants and flushing out water lines, at times releasing tens of thousands of gallons into yards and streets.
It took a Newton County jury just two-and-a-half hours to convict 20-year-old Jamaal Marquez Pridgett for the Oct. 7, 2008, murder of one man, and the aggravated assault of three others, Thursday afternoon. The case, which began Tuesday morning in the courtroom of Superior Court Judge Eugene Benton, centered around a dice game that turned deadly in a home on West Street. Pridgett claimed self-defense, saying he did shoot Glover, ...
Jamaall Pridgett has been found guilty on all counts in Newton County Superior Court. Sentencing will be held until Tuesday, Sept. 21.
Del Sumner, from the Newton County Water and Sewerage Authority, inspects a sample of water from a fire hydrant Thursday morning. To see more photos, click on the links below Related Content.