Newton County residents were generous Nov. 5, spent over $78,000 on breakfast, lunch or dinner while making sure children in need get fed.
Dear city of Covington residents,
Several vehicles were broken into in the Sterling Lakes subdivision in Covington late Tuesday into early Wednesday.
The Holiday season can often be hectic with decorations needing to be put up, family visiting, traveling and shopping. With all that going on it ...
The Holiday season was made a little darker for some as Christmas decorations were stolen from two locations in Covington late Monday or early Tuesday.
An independent auditor's report found accounting errors and several other financial problems for the city of Porterdale.
The fight by city officials to keep new power lines out of the small city of Mansfield will finally be decided in court more than a year after the contentious issue first surfaced.
Georgia Transmission Corporation is taking steps to build a 3.2-mile transmission line that will pass through Mansfield in an effort to provide more electricity capacity to regional residents, but a remaining hurdle is a tract of disputed city-owned land that city officials say the corporation can't build on.
It's been nearly two years since 38-year-old Larry Dwayne Bradley died. And while she has mourned, the fiancée he left behind has also worked towards creating something that will honor the memory of her lost love.
After years of steadily increasing, overdose deaths have declined in the state, as well as in Newton County. Thus far, the county has seen just one death that has been unequivocally linked the drug abuse, while the state has seen a decrease of 8.6 percent from last year.
The King may have been dead for more than three decades, but Elvis lives on for super collector Tim Hunter, who has the largest collection of memorabilia in the U.S., and possibly, the world.
Hope Skinner, possession of Schedule IV drug, 5 years probation consecutive to sentence, $1,000. Testify truthfully.
A Covington man was reportedly found urinating on the ground in the Kroger parking lot located on Ga. Highway 20.
Gabriel Khouli was named editor of The Covington News this week, placing him in the top position in the newsroom after working for more than three years as a reporter for the paper.
Early voting for the Aug. 21 runoff election has begun in Newton County, and the fate of the District 113 state representative seat will be finally decided in the election.
A damaged pump system is now repaired at the Newton County Landfill, after it was damaged a few weeks ago and leaked waste in a storm water pond.
Jury selection in the death penalty case against accused murderer Pablo Fernando Maldonado began this week.
Thousands of bags of synthetic marijuana were seized from a home on Trelawney Place Monday, and two women were arrested, charged with possession.
Five prison inmates, including Covington resident Dante Ray Myles, have been charged with the murder of fellow inmate Laderick Cornellius Chappel at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson.
Myles, 27, was charged with armed robbery and murder along with four other Georgia inmates after allegedly throwing Chappel off the second floor of the prison dormitory.
A young boy was reportedly found walking through a neighborhood looking for his mom on Friday. A deputy with the Newton County Sheriff's Office said he responded to a call about a lost child at Lakeside Circle. According to a report, a man told the deputy that he was outside exercising and he came across a young boy who looked to be about 4 years old crying for his mother.
The deputy said he had the boy show him where he lived, and the child directed him to the next street over at Lake Birch Drive. The deputy walked ...
A seldom mentioned group of patriots from World War II were the dedicated men and women of the Civil Service. From the Civil Air Patrol to a clerk typist, members of the Civil Service played a vital role. Their willingness to dedicate talents and time in non-combat positions released untold thousands of men for essential military duties. Miriam "Mickey" Stanley Hogan was one such talent.
Born in 1918 into the tiny farming community of Mendes, Ga., Covington resident Miriam "Mickey" Hogan experienced the Great Depression. "Food and jobs were scarce," she said. "We moved around a lot, including Florida."