Congressman Hank Johnson, Georgia's fourth district, announced he is running for a sixth term Thursday.
One young girl made a beeline for the bicycles, an anxious boy headed for the electronics section and a dozen or so other children perused ...
An era came to an end Monday as Covington said farewell to two city council members.
Washington, Monticello, Clarke and Church streets will be used for upcoming filming of Universal Pictures movie A Myers Christmas from 5 a.m.-9 p ...
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) gave its approval Tuesday to the consolidation plans of Georgia State University and Georgia ...
The Pilot Club officially presented Chimney Park with a musical fence Tuesday.
Newton County District 4 Commissioner J.C. Henderson presented a $100,000 check, on behalf of the Newton County Board of Commissioners, to the city ...
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) - A death row inmate who insisted he was innocent shook his head while looking at Georgia officials before his death sentence was ...
Officers were dispatched last Friday in reference to a possible kidnapping.
The Porterdale Memorial Library hosted a fun event for children and adults alike on Tuesday. Covington native Andy Irwin told stories from his childhood and performed comedic songs for his audience.
The cloud. It's a term that's been floating around (forgive the pun) in the technology arena for a few years now, but it's being talked about more and more now. So, what exactly is "the cloud" and "cloud computing?"
Chances are, if you use a computer and the Internet, you've had some interaction with cloud computing without even realizing it. Let me tell why the cloud is pretty awesome.
This summer, young artist have the opportunity to learn fine art skills that could last them a lifetime. Southern Heartland Art Gallery is offering its last summer art camp on July 16-19 for participants ages 6 through 12.
Ann Wildmon, Camp Director and one of the 18 artists working at the gallery, said these promising young artists will learn different fine art techniques. Campers will not be occupied with simple crafts involving macaroni and glue.
Job growth and recovering from a troubled economy echoed as some of the needs for Newton County from candidates discussing their platforms at a two-hour political forum held Tuesday night.
Old-time baseball is coming to Social Circle Friday, as Legendary Entertainment is filming the final two scenes of the upcoming Jackie Robinson-inspired movie "42."
Crews will be filming at a private home and in downtown Social Circle at the corner of Cherokee Road and East Hightower Trail, according to a production letter to area residents and merchants.
In their hey-day, independently-owned pharmacies filled Covington, offering their customers personalized service, home delivery, charge accounts and a community gathering spot.
Fire officials have been called to Nisshinbo North America off Ga. Highway 142, after several hundred gallons of hydrogen peroxide spilled out of a container that was being loaded onto a truck.
An unidentified person allegedly spray painted the sidewalk in front of the Newton County Library on Friday.
The Covington News is dedicating its online poll to the primary election for the next month as it tries to gauge how voters are feeling with early voting starting Monday and the election taking place July 31.
Daily July 12 through July 13
District Attorney Layla Zon will seek the death penalty against Brawny Jarvis McCollough and Jonathan Michael Henderson, the two men charged in the February shooting death of a woman and her wheelchair-bound nephew.
For the first time in its history Project ReNeWal, the domestic violence shelter for women and children, has been closed due to extensive water damage that not only destroyed much of the building, but all of the contents inside as well.
Many people often say home is where the heart is, but to eight-year-old Flint Hill elementary student Keyon Davis, home means much more.
The Newton County Library System will host the "River of Words" display, a free international poetry and art contest on the theme of watersheds, from July 2-14.