For those residents who've always wanted to be local celebrities, host their own TV talk show or air episodes of the sitcom they wrote and filmed with friends, the city of Covington recently simplified its pricing structure for airing content on its public access channels.
Debbie Jones Johnson, 56, 11 Bay St., Porterdale, Oct. 15. Possession of Schedule I & II drug (methamphetamine), drug-related objects.
The University of Georgia Department of Horticulture will host hundreds of nursery operators, ornamental plant breeders, landscape designers and plant scientists Nov. 2–6 at the annual meeting of the International Plant Propagators Society – Southern Region of North America.
Fine artists working in paint, clay, glass, metal, fiber and other media will converge on Rock Eagle 4-H Center near Eatonton Nov. 23-24 for the fifth annual Art at the Rock. The juried art show and crafts market attract more than 75 artists each year.
High school sophomores and juniors may apply for the 2014 Newton Youth Leadership Institute through Nov. 5.
I've been fascinated by cemeteries my whole life. The headstones found in cemeteries tell us a lot about the people who have passed this way before us, what these folks thought was important and where they wanted to be in the next life.
Jim Dial never saw himself as different from his large circle of family and friends: He liked to have fun, tell a good story and talk to a pretty girl. But the love he inspired in those who knew him and the path he blazed for special-needs children in Newton County tell a unique story.
Filming will go beyond the square this fall.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.21 at Kroger, located at 5341 Ga. Highway 20 S near Brown Bridge Road.
Covington has begun the long-term process of building a fleet of compressed natural gas-powered vehicles.
Newton County has a lot of tourism assets, but not the kind of organization and connectivity that turns all those assets into full experiences that keep tourists in town over multiple days.
After deliberating for just over an hour Wednesday, a jury found 49-year-old Hannibal Wayne McMullen guilty of the 2012 murder of 26-year-old Ketitra Jones.
The fair is back in town this week, and this time part of the proceeds will support cancer research through Relay for Life.
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.
The Mount Tabor Road bridge over the Yellow River is open again. The bridge, which was damaged in the 2009 flood, had been closed since February for an approximately $594,780 repair that replaced the bridge's piers and the main span. The bridge was opened to traffic just after noon today. The bridge repair was completed by McCarthy Improvement Company and Bellamy Brothers, based out of Atlanta. Even before being closed in February, the bridge had been ...
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.39 at Marathon, located at 1814 Ga. Highway 11 S near Ga. Highway 142.
Newton County is receiving its annual road-paving funding boost from the state, and residents will see work on seven roads this fall.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.39 at Shell, located at 14656 Brown Bridge Road and Magnet Road.
About 40 miles from Covington, hundreds of commercial aircraft, painted in standard issue with overwhelming thrust capacity and computer-assisted flight controls, shuttle in and out of the world's busiest airport. It's a formula for ho-hum air travel, interrupted only by the ever-present Transportation Security Administration employees.
A Walton County high school student died after being hit by three cars in front of his school Tuesday morning, according to the Associated Press. Georgia State Patrol officials said the teen fell off a skateboard and was hit when he went to retrieve it, the AP reported.
Go-kart tracks will now be allowed in Newton County, and an interested businessman continues to explore purchasing land to open a local facility.
Southern Heartland Art Guild is holding its annual fall show, sponsored by United Bank, at Southern Heartland Art Gallery Sept. 5–29. Artists from throughout Georgia are invited to participate.
Deputies from the Newton County Sheriff's Office encountered something you don't see every day - a woman painted purple running into traffic on Interstate 20, and throwing things onto the interstate.
Replacing the county's "dinosaur" of a financial software system was hailed as one of the most important votes of the year by Chairman Keith Ellis and Commissioner Levie Maddox last week, because, they said, it will make the county more efficient and make information more accessible.
Waylon Lee Addison, 29, McDonough, Aug. 9. Two counts probation violation, possession of marijuana less than one ounce.
Police were called to the Covington High Rise Monday afternoon after an argument between two of its senior residents threatened to turn physical.
A single W56 nuclear warhead with a yield of 1.2 megatons strikes The Covington News on Usher Street in Covington. The historic town and its inhabitants evaporate from the face of the earth. The old mill town of Porterdale vanishes.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities have set a December trial date for the founder of the DragonCon science-fiction convention, who faces multiple charges of child molestation.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.45 at Valero, located at 11260 Brown Bridge Road and Crowell Road.