Veterans from around the state made their voices heard loud and clear during the protest at the Walk of Heroes Veterans Memorial in Rockdale, held Sunday in conjuction with the national protest in Washington D.C.
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Optimism has been essential in the breast cancer journey of survivor Lelia Raines.
The downtown square will celebrate autumn with pumpkins, tractors and family fun as Main Street Covington presents the 2013 Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 19.
The Covington homeless shelter will keep its doors open for at least a couple more months after 21 residents/couples, churches and organizations answered the call for money and donated $14,276 beginning
A Rockdale County Sheriff's Office deputy was awarded a medal of valor for his actions in pulling an elderly woman out of a burning group home in Loganville Thursday.
Georgia Perimeter College's Newton Campus invites college-bound students, community members and their families to help GPC celebrate its first-ever "Awesome Autumn" Open House from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Oct. 19. The campus is at 239 Cedar Lane, Covington, and the event is free.
What better way to celebrate fall than by attending the Rotary International Social Circle Fair, running this year from Oct. 22–26 behind Social Circle High School on Alcova Road?
A fair is coming to town, and a portion of its proceeds will benefit Newton County Relay for Life.
Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC) held a screening of the HBO documentary "The Weight of the Nation" recently during the unveiling of its signature health and wellness initiative Be ACTive: A GPTC Lifestyle on its Newton Campus in Covington. Be ACTive is a comprehensive, college-wide program that promotes taking personal responsibility for achieving better health. A symposium was led by Dr. Jabari Simama, president of GPTC, and followed by a panel discussion moderated by Mrs. ...
Newton County deputies were called to a home on Roseberry Road Oct. 10 to investigate a theft and possible narcotics activity.
The Covington Fire Department is teaching the community about fire safety with educational programs and events for Fire Safety Awareness Month.
People in Ohio, Michigan and several other states found themselves unable to use their food stamp debit cards on Saturday, after a routine check by vendor Xerox Corp. resulted in a system failure. Shoppers from Maine to Oklahoma had to abandon baskets of groceries because they couldn't access their benefits.
WASHINGTON - The Senate has rejected a Democratic effort to extend the government's ability to borrow money through next year.
A Rockdale County sheriff's deputy Tim Kutsch is being hailed for his heroic actions.
The City of Covington Citizens Academy was created in give the residents and corporate citizens of Covington a chance to see, understand, and interact with the inner workings of city government.
OSHA is continuing its investigation at the Baxter International worksite after a worker's 30-40-foot fall last Thursday, but the injured worker was released from the hospital Monday with a broken wrist and is recovering, a company representative said Thursday.
Deputies from the Newton County Sheriff's Office are searching for four men and a woman who reportedly robbed a man who fled in nothing but his boxer shorts to seek assistance early Wednesday morning.
A Covington couple currently has a case open with the Department of Family and Children Services after a 2-year-old boy was found playing outside near heavy traffic with no adult around.
Kelly Denise Law, 29, 140 Anderson Circle, Covington, Sept. 5. Probation violation.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.24 at Shell, located at 12955 Salem Road and Brown Bridge Road.
UPDATE: The mother of Ayvani Perez, the 14-year-old girl abducted in an armed home invasion robbery in Clayton County, was reportedly arrested along with one of the suspects being investigated.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.26 at Kroger, located at 5341 Ga. Highway 20 S near Brown Bridge Road.
Alligators, monkeys and other zoo creatures are true party animals in a new children's book written by an Eastside High School graduate and her husband.
After-school programs at several Newton County schools will continue with more funding, since the Board of Education approved Superintendent Samantha Fuhrey's recommendation to accept more than $700,000 in grants.
Covington's homeless shelter continues to operate on the verge of shutting down, with only $153 in the bank, more than $1,000 in outstanding bills, and a likely $4,000-plus utility bill coming due this month, shelter board member Sam Ramsey told the Covington City Council Monday night.
GPC 'Awesome Autumn' Georgia Perimeter College is sponsoring an "Awesome Autumn" Open House on the GPC Newton Campus, from 10 a.m–1 p.m. Oct. 19. GPC has expanded its student open house to make this an event for the entire family. The day will include refreshments, games, a softball tournament and local vendors. New students can receive a GPC application fee waiver, and there will be campus tours and information about college majors, campus ...
The Georgia Department of Transportation gave $400,000 to Newton County recently to help with two road projects long in the works.
Theater lovers can enjoy dinner, live entertainment and laughs, and help out a good cause, at an upcoming dinner theater performance.