Election Day is Tuesday in Covington and Mansfield, as each city has one city council race and each has interesting subplots.
The Newton County Health Careers Expo for middle school students has been canceled.
Ghouls, goblins, princesses and the occasional Avenger filled the Covington Square Thursday night for Scare on the Square, presented by Covington/Newton County's Public Safety team and Main Street Covington.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.13 at Marathon, located at 1814 Ga. Highway 11 S near Ga. Highway 142.
Valspar's Covington plant is getting a 30,000-square-foot expansion and expects to add 28-plus employees in the coming months as production grows.
Workforce development is being discussed everywhere in Newton County as the means to a better future, and the community's latest effort is a definitive step.
Covington Police arrested a Mansfield man, who reportedly tried to conceal his identity, after he was recognized by an officer who knew him from high school.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.15 at Marathon, located at 10260 Ga. Highway 36 and Covington ByPass Road.
Newton County commissioners continued laying out strategic planning goals Monday and talked about implementing zero-based budgeting for some departments, while Chairman Keith Ellis said he hopes to get 1,000 adults to go back to school by August.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.18 at Shell, located at 14656 Brown Bridge Road and Magnet Road.
Little goblins, princesses and superheroes whose parents may not want them going door-to-door this Halloween have some trick-or-treating options.
Workforce development is being pushed, tourism is being focused on filming and local history, Main Street Covington is still being evaluated and the traditional Chamber of Commerce is trying to provide value to its members.
It might sound like something out of a science fiction movie, but more and more local law enforcement agencies, including the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office, are turning to predictive crime software to help officers be in the location of a possible crime before it happens and either prevent crime or catch criminals quickly.
As I reviewed Covington native Jimmy Cronan's personal Vietnam War journal, I realized the best way to articulate his story was to let Jimmy tell his story of war and survival, as it happened, in his own words. The following is an edited, abbreviated narrative of his combat diary.
The Covington-Newton County 911 Center invites the community to help save a life by donating blood to the American Red Cross in Oxford Friday.
The 24th annual Indian Springs Native American Festival and Powwow will be Sept. 7–8 at the Indian Spring Hotel/Museum in Flovilla, in Butts County.
lie James Andrews, 68, 150 Morbrook Trace, Oxford, Aug. 17. Disorderly conduct. James Michael Anglin, 52, 325 First St., Covington, Aug. 17. Court sentenced. Richard Lee Autry, 24, 60 Spring Court, Newborn, Aug. 18. Theft by taking, possession of Schedule I & II drug (methamphetamine), improper lane usage, defective equipment, possession of arms by convicted felons and first offender probationers. Dondra Nicole Bagley, 34, Conyers, Aug. 16. Court sentenced to 10 days. Latanya Thihshia Bell, ...
Covington Police were called to Domino's Pizza just before 2 a.m. Sunday morning when an employee reported that a woman covered in blood had entered the business. Once on the scene, police spoke to the woman, whom police said was "extremely upset" and had blood coming from her nose; dried blood on her neck, chest, arms and legs; and whose eyes appeared to be bruised and swollen.
According to the Geneva Convention, knowingly firing on an accurately identified unarmed combat medic is a war crime.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.51 at Kroger, located at 5341 Ga. Highway 20 S near Brown Bridge Road.
This week I travel to the local Airport for a rare look inside a DC-3
The Newton County Library System got some mixed news this week. It won't have to spend $26,500 for the architecture firm it hired to do a flow test of the HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning), but that's because the HVAC system is in such bad condition that testing is rendered pointless, said library Director Lace Keaton. "(The architects said) it would just be a waste of money and time to test a system that ...
With tax bills being sent out recently, about half of property owners saw changes in the value of their properties, according to Chief Tax Appraiser Tommy Knight.
Four years after the death of 67-year-old Larry John Marchesseau, the woman charged in his death has been found guilty on charges of first- and second-degree homicide by vehicle, reckless driving and failure to maintain lane.
This November's city election figures to be a quiet one, as there will be only two contested city council races - one apiece in Covington and Mansfield - in the entire county.
The Georgia Commission on the Holocaust, in partnership with Georgia Public Library Services, is bringing the traveling exhibit "Witness to the Holocaust: WWII Veteran William Alexander Scott III at Buchenwald" to Porter Memorial Library from Oct. 7 to Nov. 15.
Newton County has a new purchasing policy to guide future decisions, to prevent a recurrence of past issues with business licenses and when to bid out certain contracts, and to support the "buy local" mindset.
Thanks to a tip from a confidential source, a 49-year-old Covington woman was arrested late Thursday night after reportedly being caught with several drugs.
The Newton County Recreation Commission remains without a permanent director four months after the retirement of Tommy Hailey, who held the post for nearly a quarter century.