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.
The Covington Branch Library's roof and particularly its heating and air-conditioning units are in bad shape, and library officials are going to find out just how bad.
The partially-built Wildwood subdivision is expected to remain that way for a while longer. An Atlanta developer, The Ardent Companies, wants to restart home building in the Covington subdivision, which has 53 homes and 34 lots ready for homes, but the company doesn't want to pay to build the second entrance required by the International Fire Code and, therefore, by city ordinances. The Covington Planning Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to deny Ardent's request to amend ...
One of Newton County's most traveled roads, Ga. Highway 212, is being widened in spots to allow for turn lanes to improve traffic flow at and between the intersections of Oak Hill and Bethany/Butler Bridge roads.
A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a rash of auto break-ins in southern Newton County from mid-July through early August.
Marion C. Middlebrooks Jr. of Covington, passed away Tuesday August 13, 2013 at Newton General Hospital. He was born in 1943 in Covington, the son of Marion C. (Sr.) and Geraldine McCullers Middlebrooks. He was a loving father, grandfather and uncle. He enjoyed bluegrass music and attending bluegrass festivals. He also enjoyed motorcycle rallies and spending time with his family.
Members of the Light of the World Christian Tabernacle in Stockbridge will be embarking on a mission trip to Kenya next month.
Glenn Rossol Nielsen of Covington died Tuesday August 13 at Newton Medical Center. He was born in 1935 in Windom, Minn., the son of Carl and Elna Rasmussen Nielsen. He was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He worked in the aerospace industry all his life; he and his fellow engineers signed their names in the insulation on the Surveyor landing craft which was sent to the moon. He enjoyed panning for gold in California, ...
Shauna Laverne Marshall, 43, 220 Stone Creek Parkway, Covington, July 25. Forgery in first degree, unauthorized distribution, fictitious information, obtaining or attempting to obtain, attempt or conspiracy to commit, possession, manufacture, distribution of controlled substance.
Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 8.8 percent in July, according to the state Department of Labor. That is three-tenths of a percentage point higher than the revised 8.5 percent rate in June, but three-tenths of a percentage point lower than the 9.1 percent rate in July a year ago.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.51 at Chevron, located at 10176 Alcovy Road and City Pond Road.
An arrest has been made in connection with a July telephone scam in which a man claiming to be a deputy was contacting Newton County citizens and telling them they had been caught on camera speeding and needed to pay a fine. Rasheen Jones, 33, was arrested Tuesday without incident. The fraudulent fine was typically a few hundred dollars, authorities said, and citizens contacted were advised to put the money ...
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.31 at Kroger, located at 5341 Ga. Highway 20 south near Brown Bridge Road.
Newborn's Dollar General on Ga. Highway 142 gets a lot of foot traffic, so officials are planning to install a sidewalk to make the path safer for pedestrians.
As Porterdale officials try to revitalize the town, they're leaning on its history and the remnants of a classic mill town that are still a major part of the area.
An Alabama newspaper editor/columnist is no fan of Covington's vampire-themed tourism video, writing a scathing column this past weekend that called the video "lame, disgusting and downright tacky."