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 22-year-old man behind the wheel during the deadly crash that killed 21-year-old Cecilia Gonzales Sept. 21 has been charged in her death.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.15 at Kroger, located at 5341 Ga. Highway 20 S near Brown Bridge Road.
While talk of the federal government shutdown raged across the Internet, most Newton County residents seemed unaffected by the machinations Tuesday.
"The Vampire Diaries" cast and crew are returning to the square today, and the fifth season is reaching new heights.
The Ride for Roxy Foundation is staging a concert this weekend to support a man who was diagnosed with leukemia.
Cards will be dealt, dice will be shaken and slot machines will be sounding off -- just for fun -- at a fundraising event this month.
A Covington Police Department officer was called to a Reynolds Street address on Sept. 27 in reference to a "terrorist threat.''
Wayne Dijon Appling, 37, Conyers, Sept. 16. Sentenced to serve 40.5 hours for Covington Police Department.
The Annual Great Pumpkin Patch is about to sprout at Covington First United Methodist Church, 1113 Conyers St. There, some 2,000 pumpkins will be available for carvers, cooks and all sorts of creative creatures.
The oldest continuous seagoing service, the United States Coast Guard, was the brainchild of Alexander Hamilton. Founded Aug. 8, 1790, the Coast Guard has served in 17 conflicts, from the Quasi-War of 1798 to present-day anti-piracy operations off the coast of Somalia.
I spent most of last weekend getting rid of the fungus-infected dirt in my flower pots. I have around 10 pots of various sizes in the small plot of garden encircled by my driveway. I have pots, rather than flowers planted in the ground, because there's a very large oak tree, and not much thrives if it's near that tree. In the dry years we've just been through, that tree sent large roots up through ...
Former Conyers mayoral candidate Olivia Holmes Ware has withdrawn her civil lawsuit against the city of Conyers, according to a letter filed in Rockdale County Superior Court on Monday.
Though the frost isn't even yet on the pumpkin, organizers of the 2013 Covington Lions Club Holiday Parade are already making a list and checking it twice.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.16 at Kroger, located at 5341 Ga. Highway 20 S near Brown Bridge Road.