A Rockdale County sheriff's deputy Tim Kutsch is being hailed for his heroic actions.
The Walk of Heroes Veterans War Memorial in Rockdale has been named one of the local rally sites in Georgia for the national Million Vets March Oct. 13.
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.
Replacing the county's "dinosaur" of a financial software system was hailed as one of the most important votes of the year by Chairman Keith Ellis and Commissioner Levie Maddox last week, because, they said, it will make the county more efficient and make information more accessible.
Waylon Lee Addison, 29, McDonough, Aug. 9. Two counts probation violation, possession of marijuana less than one ounce.
Police were called to the Covington High Rise Monday afternoon after an argument between two of its senior residents threatened to turn physical.
A single W56 nuclear warhead with a yield of 1.2 megatons strikes The Covington News on Usher Street in Covington. The historic town and its inhabitants evaporate from the face of the earth. The old mill town of Porterdale vanishes.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities have set a December trial date for the founder of the DragonCon science-fiction convention, who faces multiple charges of child molestation.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.45 at Valero, located at 11260 Brown Bridge Road and Crowell Road.
ATLANTA (AP) - A recent shooting at McNair Discovery Learning Academy has state and local officials discussing whether to hire armed officers to patrol elementary schools.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - A Cobb County couple has been arrested after authorities found two children living in a filthy home filled with roaches, trash and animal droppings.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.48 at BP, located at 2106 Pace Street and Williams Street NE.
Chimney Park behind the Newton County Library on Floyd Street has a thick canopy of shade trees, fanciful ruins of a once grand home, places to explore, places to be still and listen to nature, or places to read and picnic, but something is missing.
Dead spots in your lawn? Insects eating your roses? Discoloration on fiztures from your well water? Sometimes 4-H'ers seem surprised to see the steady stream of dirt, water, insects and other interesting items come through our office, but they forget that 4-H is just one part of a University of Georgia Cooperative Extension office. We also serve as an educational outreach program of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the College of Family ...
To all but the most ardent of history buffs, the date Aug. 25 probably does not ring any bells. It's just another late-summer scorcher, or perhaps a reminder that Christmas is only four months away.
Visitors Bureau is busier than ever these days, and it may be because it's added a new city to its promotion list: Mystic Falls, Va. The center is considering adding Sparta, Miss., and Hazzard County as clients in the future.
Bonnie LeRoy has been described as the light of her family's life, but on July 26 that light went out when the 92-year-old died at Abbey Hospice, 21 days after suffering injuries while she was a resident of Merryvale Assisted Living.
T. Pat Cavanaugh, general manager of The Covington News and publisher of The News serving Rockdale County, has been named publisher of The Covington News.