Lewis and Clark 'expedition' postponed to spring
It's once again time see yesteryear come alive in the Covington Rotary Club's 23rd edition of the Cars of the Past car show ...
The Covington Fire Department will be wearing special T-shirts for breast cancer awareness and selling them to the public for a good cause.
Newton County Farm Bureau was recently recognized during the Georgia Farm Bureau 3rd District Annual Meeting for its outstanding member programs. Brent Galloway is the NCFB president.
Alcovy Future Farmers of America (FFA) is offering a day camp for Newton County School System elementary students for fall break, Oct. 19 through 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Surprising each teacher in their classroom Friday morning, Newton County School Superintendent Samantha Fuhrey presented a bouquet of flowers and balloons to the three finalists for teacher of the year.
Newton County's Director of Commercial Development Serra Hall stated it simply, "The Square is definitely changing."
Months after the initial discussion of changing a retirement provision in the city of Covington's Defined Benefit Plan was brought up by the Covington city Council, the provision has been officially amended.
Newton County's unemployment rate dropped infinitesimally in August, down from 7.1 percent in July to 6.7 percent. The slight decline mirrors metro Atlanta's figures, according to the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL).
Reconstruction on the Interstate-20 bridge at Exit 90 continues this weekend, causing possible congestion from 9 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday.
Three new Covington Police Officers were sworn in by Mayor Ronnie Johnston during Monday's city council meeting.
Local business owners Jared Rutberg and Travis Moore have announced that they will run for the District 5 seat on the Newton County Board of Commissioners in November 2016.
It's been 21 years since the TV series "In the Heat of the Night" went off the air, but for fans of the Southern crime drama, the series lives on in Covington.
In a 10-page letter, Newton County Attorney W. T. "Tommy" Craig told the Army Corps of Engineers that the number of project managers assigned to oversee the county's 404 dredge and fill permit may have caused confusion, misunderstanding and delays for the proposed Bear Creek Supply Reservoir.
If Mystic Grill is any indication, the influx of people coming to Covington for lunch and dinner will increase with the opening of the Irish Bread and Your Pie restaurants in 2016.
Newton County Attorney W.T. "Tommy" Craig and attorney Edward Tolley filed a response to Sam Hay's lawsuit against Newton County Monday, answering several allegations that the county did not answer open records requests and seeking legal fees from Hay.
The painting "Three Sisters," by Bernadette Smith won first place recently at the Southern Heartland's Annual Artful Harvest Art Show.
Twenty-three teachers have been named Newton County School System and the New County Chamber of Commerce's 2014 to 2015 teachers of the year.