The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.29 at the Shell station, located at 10724 ByPass Road and Monticello Street.
The proposed Bear Creek Reservoir in southern Newton County is still waiting on its federal construction permit, but the Board of Commissioners reaffirmed its support to build the reservoir as soon as possible.
It was a warm, sunny day as Carol and Don mixed the colors and arranged the various brushes they would use to transform this blank side of the building into a advertising work of art.
Today, I took a stroll around our local communities.
The American Legion fairgrounds could be turned into a destination spot for concerts and other events if Covington City Council members get their wish.
A $1 million go-kart track and rental facility could locate in Newton County if the Board of Commissioners decides to allow such companies.
On a night when the news calls for storms and meteorologists issue area-wide tornado watches, I found David Clemens and the rest of the DC3 sitting on the upstairs patio at Jimbo's in Porterdale. The band was having a round of Pabst Blue Ribbon - the standard beer of choice in the music industry from what I've been told. Clemens hovered over a basket of fresh onion rings and he was quick to introduce the ...
Every business and organization in a commercial area in Covington will now be able to have one - and only one - temporary sign on its property at all times.
The annual Gala benefiting Newton Medical Center will be held on April 27 at Twelve Oaks Bed and Breakfast on Monticello Street in Covington.
The city of Covington is going to remove some parallel parking spots downtown and replace them with the diagonal parking spaces found elsewhere.
In the sun for work and fun. I caught up with people working and playing in the sun.
A two vehicle accident slowed traffic late Thursday afternoon on U.S. Highway 278.
An Alcovy High School student has been arrested and charged with child molestation after reportedly touching and exposing himself to a 15-year-old girl at the school.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.29 at Marathon, located at Ga. Highway 142 and Dixie Road.
A $1 million go kart track and rental facility could locate in Newton County if the Board of Commissioners decides to allow such companies.
Elks Club member T. A. Haney holds his Covington Elks Lodge's Elk of the Year Award as Exalted Ruler Larry Capes reminds Valentine's Dance attendees that this is Haney's second year receiving this distinct recognition, while Elk Lecturing Knight John Gower holds his certificate of appreciation.
State Rep. Pam Dickerson, D-Conyers, was excited by the passage a house bill she introduced, H.B. 101, which exempts some temporary food service establishments from certain regulations.
The NewRock Legal Society, a volunteer bar association that serves Rockdale, Newton and Walton counties, installed its 2013 officers last week.
There is an accident on Interstate 20 at the eastbound exit 92 off-ramp. The lane is blocked.
Around 200 people attended the second annual Covington News Health and Fitness Expo to learn more about local businesses, see demonstrations on workout routines and healthy cooking and receive free health tests, including body composition and blood pressure.
The General Mills Community Partnership Council presented more than $190,000 in grants to nonprofit community agencies in Newton, Rockdale and surrounding counties on Friday morning at its annual awards reception ceremony.
Human resource managers from around the area gathered in Madison Wednesday for a seminar on the health care reform, a topic that has human resource professionals struggling to prepare for the health insurance changes that will take place under Obamacare.
There's another check cashing scam making its way around Covington, and local resident James Johnson wants people to avoid falling for the scam.
Where did this school bus come from? A Newton County School bus was stolen from Oak Hill Elementary School on Feb. 8 around 7 p.m. According to Newton County Schools spokeswoman Sherri Davis-Viniard, the bus was later found at a residence in the Mills Landing subdivision after the homeowner contacted the Newton County Sheriff's Office and reported there was a school bus parked in his driveway. The bus was recovered and had sustained no damage. ...
Two people were killed Thursday night, and two high school teens were injured, when one vehicle attempted to speed away from a Georgia State Patrol trooper.
Health and Fitness Expo attendees will have a chance to check their body fat and receive free consultations.
Business is good at Alcovy Fitness and Wellness, and the local gym and pool facility is expanding its programs, as it began offering T'ai chi and ballroom dancing courses this month.
Continuing their commitment to providing the highest quality obstetrical, gynecological and urogynecological care, Covington Women's Healthcare Specialists has added two new midwifes to their staff.
A man was arrested early Saturday morning after officers arrived to a family fight on Stone Street.
If you're like me, you have multiple pairs of flip flops and in all shades of colors. And why wouldn't you? Especially since Old Navy has them for $3.50 a pair or even better, two for $5.