The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.21 at Shell, located at 14656 Brown Bridge Road and Magnet Road.
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.
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.
The Jekyll Island 4-H Center is home to so many of my 4-H memories. I came to camp here once, and attended Senior 4-H Conference each spring. The annual Master 4-H Club weekend at Jekyll reminds me of those Senior Conferences. It seems like as soon as we show up, it's time to head home! This year, though, we're taking extra photos and reminiscing about favorite memories, unsure of what the future holds. Master 4-H ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he has decided that the United States should take military action against Syria in response to a deadly chemical weapons attack.
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This November's city elections figure 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.
Angel Food Ministries founder Wesley Joseph (Joe) Wingo; his son, Andrew (Andy) Wingo; and his wife and AFM Co-Founder Linda Wingo were sentenced today in federal court for illegal financial activities involving AFM.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.49 at Marathon, located at 1814 Ga. Highway 11 S near Ga. Highway 142.
The Mount Tabor Road bridge over the Yellow River is open again. Originally damaged in a 2009 flood, the bridge had been closed since Feb. 13 so it could be rebuilt from the riverbed up. It reopened to public traffic Thursday. Repairs were completed by Atlanta-based McCarthy Improvement Co.; the cost was $594,780, according to Ed McWhorter, project manager for McCarthy. Newton County Chairman Keith Ellis said repairs were funded using 2011 SPLOST money. Mount ...
Patients planning to have surgery might want to pick up the September issue of Consumer Reports magazine before choosing a hospital.
Bright lights, cheering fans and the sonic roar of bands will hit Homer Sharp Stadium tonight as the first game of the season kicks off football Fridays in Newton County.
Newton County is receiving its annual road-paving funding boost from the state, and residents will see work on seven roads this fall.
Registration is now open to anyone willing to help keep Newton's rivers clean. Keep Covington/Newton Beautiful, the city of Covington, the Georgia Wildlife Federation, and the Newton County Water & Sewerage Authority will host the annual RIVERS ALIVE! cleanup event Saturday, Oct. 5, and is looking for volunteers for the event. Individuals, families, businesses, churches, clubs and other organizations are invited to pre-register for the event. Volunteers will clean assigned areas of the Alcovy, South ...
Conservatives who want to become more involved in the national political arena can attend an activist training event being hosted by the Heritage Action for America group, a sister organization of the Heritage Foundation.