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.
ATLANTA – Austin Aldridge of Covington will receive the YMCA of Metro Atlanta's 2013 Volunteer of the Year award for his service at the Covington Family YMCA.
During a recent Moms Event at the Montessori School of Covington, students joined their moms to make items to be placed in "comfort bags" that were to be donated to foster children through the Division of Family and Children's Services.
Arielle Coambes, a 2010 graduate of Alcovy High School, was a presenter at the recent 92nd annual Associated Collegiate Press and College Media Association National College Media Convention.
Community members put on their best attire and played casino-themed games for a cause at the Washington Street Community Center's eighth annual Casino Night.
When I went to the garden shop of a local big-box store several weeks ago to purchase some flats of pansies and a small bag of dirt to complete the filling of my pots, I happened to talk to a very nice lady who was picking out some bags of dirt for herself.
The fictional town of Mystic Falls, Va., hosts as many festivals and events as the real city of Covington, which has played the part of Mystic Falls for five years for the popular TV show "The Vampire Diaries."
A missing man has the Newton County Sheriff's Office asking for the public's helping in finding where he may be.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.32 at Shell, located at 14656 Brown Bridge Road and Magnet Road.
This week we visit with an amazing artist. A local teen who spends his time drawing and finding ways to be creative with aluminum foil.
Fox's "MasterChef" competition may be over for Social Circle native Jessie Lysiak, but the chef/competitor now looks toward a successful culinary career thanks to her run on the hit television show.
When Tonya Bechtler put her kayak in the Yellow River, near the Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers, and began paddling downstream recently, she ran into a troubling obstacle - the biggest pile of trash she'd ever seen on a river.
A woman said she was threatened by a fisherman after she made a request concerning a pond behind her property.
In 2009, Andrea Hammond, the Newton County Home Builders Association's executive officer, was charged with 98 counts of theft by conversion. Late last month, the case against her finally came to a resolution when she accepted a pre-trial diversion in the case.
Newborn will share its rich history with visitors during a historic homes and buildings tour in October.
A Conyers woman, Laverne Chavez, 50, was charged with elder neglect felony after the victim's other relatives found their 97-year-old step-grandmother had been left alone about 16 hours or more without food and in a home with no air conditioning.
Rasheda Kimberlee Moore, 21, 175 Wisteria Way, Covington, Aug. 14. Probation violation.
Another kayak and canoe access point has been installed on the Yellow River, just south of I-20.
MACON – Georgia Farm Bureau members who grow Bermudagrass hay are encouraged to enter the GFB 2013 Quality Hay Contest. Hay entered in the contest will be tested at the University of Georgia Testing Lab using the Relative Forage Quality (RFQ) Test, which predicts fiber digestibility and likely animal intake of hay.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.43 at Marathon, located at 1814 Ga. Highway 11 S near Ga. Highway 142.
Newton County School System Superintendent Samantha Fuhrey is asking alumni from Newton County Schools to participate in a brief online survey.
The father of two children who were among 40 people sent to the hospital after a two-bus accident in January has filed a lawsuit against the Newton County Board of Education and former superintendent Gary Mathews.