Get your motor running this weekend as the inaugural Fall Covington Bike Fest comes to the downtown square. Proceeds will benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Seniors aided by federally funded programs through Newton County Senior Services may soon see those programs halted if the government shutdown continues.
The riverside town of Porterdale may get a little wetter.
An orchestra concert originally planned to celebrate the renovation of Porterdale's historic gym has been relocated to Covington.
Newton County Senior Services will present a Grandparents Festival and Senior Expo from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Oct. 25, at the Senior Services center in the Turner Lake Complex, 6183 Turner Lake Road SW in Covington.
The Newton County Library System has purchased three Early Literacy Stations, comprehensive educational computers loaded with more than 60 educational software titles for kids ages 2-10.
The Covington Police Department hired four new police officers recently, and each has a unique story.
A traffic violation stop Wednesday resulted in the arrest of a man against whom there was a failure-to-appear warrant and led to the confiscation of a weapon, a "large amount of U.S. currency'' and a "stash of checks,'' according to reports.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.13 at Citgo, located at 3251 U.S. Highway 278 NW near Spring Street.
A Newton County Sheriff's Office deputy was arrested by the FBI in Atlanta Thursday on drug trafficking charges and has been terminated, Sheriff Ezell Brown said late Friday.
Shelly Renee Glass, 44, 526 Mount Miriah Road, Covington, Sept. 4. Battery, criminal trespass, possession of Schedule III & IV drug, drugs to be kept in original container, crossing guard line with drugs.
Billy Skinner has been Covington's go-to man for a long time. During his 40 years with the City of Covington as an engineer and transportation director, Skinner was called upon to complete a lot of projects and answer a lot of questions posed by city officials and residents alike. "He always had time for everybody, no matter who you were," Skinner's wife of 48 years, Shirley, said. "No matter what you wanted to be done, ...
The eligibility of Conyers mayoral candidate Olivia Holmes Ware is being questioned after it was discovered that Ware is not a registered voter in the city of Conyers, has provided various addresses to local courts and state agencies within the past year, and voted in Newton County last year.
The Covington City Council vowed to clean up the entrances to the city to make them more attractive for visitors and residents alike, and it took the first step last week.
Cars and bikes will be on display and plates of barbecue will be served at Prospect Church next weekend.
LONDON (AP) - A U.S. hydrogen bomb nearly detonated on the nation's east coast, with a single switch averting a blast which would have been 260 times more powerful than the device that flattened Hiroshima, a newly published book says.
A Newton County Sheriff's Office deputy was arrested Thursday on drug trafficking charges in Atlanta by the FBI and has been terminated, Sheriff Ezell Brown said late Friday.
The Fulton County Medical Examiner's office has ruled the death of a Conyers man who fell to his death at Turner Field a suicide. The office reportedly made the ruling last week after meeting with the family of Ronald Homer to discuss the findings.
LOGANVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say two adults and three children were able to escape from their burning home in Loganville when they smelled smoke.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.24 at Kroger, located at 5341 Ga. Highway 20 S near Brown Bridge Road.
Newborn History book available The Happy History Committee of Newborn announces that the book "Newborn, Ga. – Characters, Places, Tales'' is now available for purchase. The 530-page book contains about 560 photos. A limited number of full-color books are available for $60; black-and-white books are $25. To order, visit www.newbornga.com. Social Circle Water stains The City of Social Circle will be flushing/flowing fire hydrants through Oct. 15. When the hydrants are flushed, residents may experience ...
The Board of Education has unanimously approved hiring Insight Education Group to provide a combination of in-person and online coaching for 10 Newton County School System Algebra I teachers.
A rash of car break-ins this week has authorities warning residents to be vigilant when it comes to keeping items inside their vehicles.
A coyote reportedly prowled its way behind Liberty Middle School earlier this week. Sherri Davis-Viniard, director of public relations for Newton County Schools, said in an email that what was first thought to be a fox was later confirmed to be a coyote behind the middle school, which is adjacent to South Salem Elementary School. Davis-Viniard said that as a precaution, South Salem Elementary students have not gone out on the playground for the past ...