Nothing tastes better than foods picked fresh from the garden. Even if you don't have a garden yourself, you may have a neighbor or a co-worker who shares their garden goodies. Your local grocery store is also likely to feature home-grown produce this time of year.
Hopefully, King's days of needing saving are in the past.
When Tom Garrett is officially appointed as the new Newton County manager next week, his duties will be a little unclear.
U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson visited Newton and Walton counties Monday, taking tours and spending time answering questions from residents.
Two Rockdale County citizens are in custody and facing felony charges after being linked to a drug-related investigation that involved narcotics being transported into a state prison.
The Covington News was honored with 14 Associated Press Media Editors awards at a ceremony in Atlantic Station Saturday.
Editor's note: The article "City joins rail case, OKs budget" in Wednesday's newspaper contained a reporter's error regarding the millage rate, and this article was written, in part, to correct that error and clarify the situation.
A Newton County man is hoping an evening of coffee and music will help residents in need of some of the most support: those without access to food and shelter.
T.K. Adams' final performance leading the Newton County Community Band will not only be for residents but also a gift to his long-time friend, the late Bill Dobbs.
A look of "oh, no" flashes across their faces, followed quickly by pained regret.
The Board of Commissioners awarded a contract to Newton County's housing project at a meeting Tuesday.
The Newton County Board of Commissioners awarded contracts for transportation projects at last Tuesday's meeting.
Congressman Hank Johnson announced Thursday more than $16 million in Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants to provide permanent and transitional housing to homeless persons and their families in Georgia's Fourth Congressional District.
The part of Wheat Street between Industrial Boulevard and Hazelbrand Road will be closed to through-traffic for construction starting July 1.
Covington's homeless shelter has been staying open by scraping together enough funds to pay its monthly $6,000-plus utility bills, but now that three of its air conditioning units have failed, the shelter needs an even bigger cash infusion.
A group of area eighth graders took a school project and turned it into multiple presentations on the preservation of the City of Social Circle.
Investigators are looking for the person who pranked called the Newton County Sheriff's Office Tuesday night and said five hostages were being held in the Summerset Apartment complex off Salem Road.
Summer officially hits this Sunday, but temperatures are already buzzing into the mid to high 90s all week. Send us your sweltering summer photos to be featured in this Sunday's edition.
The city council saw Madeline Burgess receive honors.