The fair is coming back to town this week, and this time part of the proceeds will go fund cancer research through Relay for Life.
A Southern gospel music concert is coming to Newton County to help raise money for a new school program that will teach the gospel.
The lowest gas price for regular fuel is $3.19 at Marathon, located at Ga. Highway 11 and Ga. Highway 142.
Covington and local Chamber of Commerce officials spent an hour and a half Monday discussing plans to attract tourists and talented professional residents, and one local group believes the Yellow River can play a major part in reaching both goals.
DeKalb County Sheriff Thomas Brown will challenge fellow Democrat and incumbent Hank Johnson for Georgia's 4th congressional district seat. Brown will make an official announcement at 4 p.m. today on the Covington square. Brown was appointed DeKalb County sheriff in 2000, following the assassination of his predecessor. Johnson was first elected to Congress in November 2006.
What's Up Dowg Dawg Stand, 3611 Salem Road, Covington, Oct. 13, Audrey Clements.
David Thomas has seemingly always had two dreams.
The Berry Family Farm (Berry's Christmas Tree Farm) was recently awarded the Centennial Family Farm Award by the Georgia DNR-Historic Preservation Division during a ceremony at The Georgia National Fair.
Below are recent births from Newton Medical Center:
Oct. 24, 1921: In the city hall of Chalons-en-Champagne, France, U.S. Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger, a highly decorated veteran of The Great War (World War I), is assigned to select only one of four caskets recently exhumed from four dissimilar American cemeteries in France. Each casket contains the unidentified remains of an American soldier. After thoughtful consideration, Sgt. Younger places a spray of white roses on one of the caskets.
Updated Wednesday, Oct. 23, 3:40 p.m. : Defendant Hannibal Wayne McMullen has been found guilty of all counts. McMullen has been charged of malice murder, felony murder, aggravated assault, aggravated stalking, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.17 at the Pure station, located at 6125 U.S. Highway 278 and West Street.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.21 at Marathon, located at 1814 Ga. Highway 11 S near Ga. Highway 142.
Thousands show up for "The Great Bull Run" at the Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers.
Update Sunday, Oct. 20 10 a.m. : Troopers have cancelled the lookout for the vehicle involved in the collision with a pedestrian Saturday morning on Brown Bridge Road. The investigating trooper received information Saturday afternoon and identified the suspected driver. The vehicle believed to have been involved has also been located. Troopers will conduct interviews next week and charges in the case are pending the completion of the investigation.
This is the second of a two-part series on Jim Lawrence. He's jockeying an A-4 Skyhawk in combat at the age of 21. His mission is close air support for Marines engaged on the ground. Jim "Nomad" Lawrence recalls, "It was all new to me, just a good old Mississippi boy in love with flying suddenly thrown into a war with people trying to kill me. Which I guess is fair since we were trying ...
Community & Southern Bank (CSB) of Atlanta announced Monday that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Essex Bank's Georgia branches in Loganville, Snellville, Grayson and Covington. Under terms of the agreement, CSB will acquire approximately $192 million in deposits and no loans.
Deputies from the Newton County Sheriff's Office were called to the Oak Hill/Smith Store Road area Monday afternoon by several witnesses who called 911 to report a man was standing on the side of the road exposing himself. When deputies made contact with the man, later identified as 23-year-old Dexter Gabrial Mathis, he reportedly told them he was running, and adamantly denied exposing himself at all. One witness had allegedly stayed on the scene ...
Get outside and let the fun fly with "Fur, Feathers and Friends" at the seventh annual Big Haynes Creek Wildlife Festival on August 24–25, at the Georgia International Horse Park.
Three people were arrested at a Hull Road residence Aug. 14 for cruelty to children after officials say three children were allegedly kept inside the home by their adoptive father for multiple months.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.42 at Kroger, located at 3700 Salem Road near Kirkland Road.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.48 at Chevron, located at 10176 Alcovy Road and City Pond Road.
Ken Panse along with his son Zack travel to various cities throughout Georgia to promote awareness and educational information about the reptile world. "I have handled exotic animals for over 20 years I've also been an avid naturalist and woodsman observing and studying wildlife." Panse told me before his show.
Dr. Dionne Rosser-Mims, associate professor in the College of Education at Troy University's Covington campus, has been awarded the Wallace D. Malone, Jr. Distinguished Faculty Award.
The Wildwood subdivision may get a second entrance and more homes after all. After a meeting with city officials Friday morning, representatives with Atlanta-based developer The Ardent Companies plan to pursue building a second entrance to the Covington subdivision and will go before the Covington City Council and ask to withdraw without prejudice Ardent's request to amend the property's zoning conditions, according to Covington Fire Marshal Tony Smith. The developer had hoped to restart home ...
Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill was cleared of the 25 felony charges against him Thursday, and Newton County District Attorney Layla Zon, who was the special prosecutor in the case, said she respects the jury's verdict.
Dave McMichael's construction firm has laid foundations for some of Six Flags' most popular roller coasters, cleared land on mountaintops for cell-phone towers and built assisted-living facilities, big-box stores and churches.
Newton County needs more money for road projects and bridge repairs and a bigger judicial center, which means it needs to find new ways to make money. But county commissioners agreed at their mini-retreat Friday that they first need a better understanding of the county's finances and how to create an effective strategic plan.
Newton County has officially joined the Coast2Coast Rx Card program. The new prescription card will allow all county residents, regardless of income, age, or health status, to save on the cost of medications. Distributed free of charge, the card can be used at all pharmacy chains and most independent pharmacies in Newton County. It has more than 60,000 drugs in its formulary. The Newton County Board of Commissioners voted in June to enter into a ...
Covington Police department officers were on their way to Walmart at 10300 Industrial Blvd. about 10 p.m., Aug. 10, where store security employees were detaining a shoplifting suspect, when they learned that the suspect was making a run for it.