STOCKHOLM (AP) - A Chinese scientist who turned to ancient texts to discover a powerful malaria drug shared the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday with ...
Eighteen-year-old Lofton Wheeles was by his mother's side as cancer survivors, cancer patient care-givers, friends and family enjoyed the music of The Drive Time ...
Katelyn Vickers was crowned as Alcovy High School's homecoming queen Friday night.
Though the event was only promoted on Facebook and in the local papers, response to the upcoming Heat Homecoming 2015 has been so good, changes ...
By noon, most of the puppies and dogs had been adopted, and many of the cats and kittens.
The Department of Revenue (DOR) announced renewal notices for October motor vehicle tags will be delayed due to a contractor problem.
Fall weather means cooling temperatures, dropping leaves and for a lot of people, yard work. State of Georgia residents can now legally burn natural wood ...
He seems to embody the image of a country lawyer-sharp, smart and laid back. Stories, one after the other, pour out of his memory ...
Piedmont Healthcare is in Newton County.
The Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce hopes to become a state wide leader in job creation, a retail hub for northeast Georgia, leverage its Hollywood ...
Alcovy High School announced its 2015 homecoming court Wednesday, ahead of its homecoming game Friday night.
Abigail Ozburn was crowned Eastside High School's homecoming queen during halftime of Eastside's football game against Eagle's Landing.
The suspect wanted for the shooting death of a 57-year-old Covington woman and longtime Goodwill employee was killed Tuesday evening in a shoot out with ...
The organic farm at Oxfrod College of Emory University at Oxford has been named one of the top 20 sustainable, college-run farms in the country.
Several shotguns and rifles were stolen from Alcovy Pawn and Jewelry before Sunday morning after making a hole in the wall from the church next ...
Old-time baseball is coming to Social Circle Friday, as Legendary Entertainment is filming the final two scenes of the upcoming Jackie Robinson-inspired movie "42."
Crews will be filming at a private home and in downtown Social Circle at the corner of Cherokee Road and East Hightower Trail, according to a production letter to area residents and merchants.
In their hey-day, independently-owned pharmacies filled Covington, offering their customers personalized service, home delivery, charge accounts and a community gathering spot.
Fire officials have been called to Nisshinbo North America off Ga. Highway 142, after several hundred gallons of hydrogen peroxide spilled out of a container that was being loaded onto a truck.
An unidentified person allegedly spray painted the sidewalk in front of the Newton County Library on Friday.
The Covington News is dedicating its online poll to the primary election for the next month as it tries to gauge how voters are feeling with early voting starting Monday and the election taking place July 31.
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District Attorney Layla Zon will seek the death penalty against Brawny Jarvis McCollough and Jonathan Michael Henderson, the two men charged in the February shooting death of a woman and her wheelchair-bound nephew.
For the first time in its history Project ReNeWal, the domestic violence shelter for women and children, has been closed due to extensive water damage that not only destroyed much of the building, but all of the contents inside as well.
Many people often say home is where the heart is, but to eight-year-old Flint Hill elementary student Keyon Davis, home means much more.
The Newton County Library System will host the "River of Words" display, a free international poetry and art contest on the theme of watersheds, from July 2-14.
A Covington woman reported a fraudulent call Tuesday after someone called to tell her she had won $6 million, a Mercedes Benz and a flat screen TV.
Project ReNeWal, the local domestic violence shelter, is in dire need after a sprinkler malfunction dumped 18,000 gallons of water on the facility, ruining a two-story building and all the facility's donated supplies.
Oxford and Social Circle's streets were decked out in red, white and blue Wednesday as the cities hosted their annual parade.
With an extensive military background - her great grandfather, grandfather, father, uncle and sister all served in the U.S. Army, Mary Anne Hinkle is an avid supporter for U.S. soldiers.
Dozens of people filed into the Department of Driver Services in Covington on Thursday hoping to receive, renew or replace their driver's license.