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.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.51 at Chevron, located at 10176 Alcovy Road and City Pond Road.
An arrest has been made in connection with a July telephone scam in which a man claiming to be a deputy was contacting Newton County citizens and telling them they had been caught on camera speeding and needed to pay a fine. Rasheen Jones, 33, was arrested Tuesday without incident. The fraudulent fine was typically a few hundred dollars, authorities said, and citizens contacted were advised to put the money ...
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.31 at Kroger, located at 5341 Ga. Highway 20 south near Brown Bridge Road.
Newborn's Dollar General on Ga. Highway 142 gets a lot of foot traffic, so officials are planning to install a sidewalk to make the path safer for pedestrians.
As Porterdale officials try to revitalize the town, they're leaning on its history and the remnants of a classic mill town that are still a major part of the area.
An Alabama newspaper editor/columnist is no fan of Covington's vampire-themed tourism video, writing a scathing column this past weekend that called the video "lame, disgusting and downright tacky."
Fairview Elementary School earned some extra bucks to start its school year. The school won a little more than $2,000 in the Big Lots Lots2Give video competition, in which participating schools across the country submitted short videos and brief essays explaining why their schools needed financial support. Fairview Elementary Principal Naomi Cobb and FES administrators were presented with an in-store ceremonial check for $2,382.23 yesterday morning at Big Lots on U.S. Highway 278. Fairview's video ...
An artist who organized a painting fundraiser earlier this month to benefit a Newton High School student who was injured during a wrestling match last year said more than $500 was raised to help him and his family.
Anthony Lee Wynn, 53, 8107 Industrial Way, Covington, July 25. Probation violation.
One man has been arrested and another is on the run after a home burglary in the Oak Hill community Tuesday.
This is the first of a two-part series on Jim Lawrence. A story exploring Lawrence's trial by fire will run in next week's The Covington News.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.33 at Marathon, located at 1814 Ga. Highway 11 south near Ga. Highway 142.
The juvenile accused of the shooting death of 19-year-old Quintavian Vanard Johnson Friday night, has been charged with felony murder, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.
Covington Police are currently working a "suspicious death" of a female at the Covington Lodge.
Water in roadway at McGiboney Road and Brown Bridge Road in Newton County on Saturday around 8:30 p.m., after the intense storm.