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Optimism has been essential in the breast cancer journey of survivor Lelia Raines.
The downtown square will celebrate autumn with pumpkins, tractors and family fun as Main Street Covington presents the 2013 Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 19.
The Covington homeless shelter will keep its doors open for at least a couple more months after 21 residents/couples, churches and organizations answered the call for money and donated $14,276 beginning
A Rockdale County Sheriff's Office deputy was awarded a medal of valor for his actions in pulling an elderly woman out of a burning group home in Loganville Thursday.
Georgia Perimeter College's Newton Campus invites college-bound students, community members and their families to help GPC celebrate its first-ever "Awesome Autumn" Open House from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Oct. 19. The campus is at 239 Cedar Lane, Covington, and the event is free.
What better way to celebrate fall than by attending the Rotary International Social Circle Fair, running this year from Oct. 22–26 behind Social Circle High School on Alcova Road?
A fair is coming to town, and a portion of its proceeds will benefit Newton County Relay for Life.
Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC) held a screening of the HBO documentary "The Weight of the Nation" recently during the unveiling of its signature health and wellness initiative Be ACTive: A GPTC Lifestyle on its Newton Campus in Covington. Be ACTive is a comprehensive, college-wide program that promotes taking personal responsibility for achieving better health. A symposium was led by Dr. Jabari Simama, president of GPTC, and followed by a panel discussion moderated by Mrs. ...
Newton County deputies were called to a home on Roseberry Road Oct. 10 to investigate a theft and possible narcotics activity.
The Covington Fire Department is teaching the community about fire safety with educational programs and events for Fire Safety Awareness Month.
People in Ohio, Michigan and several other states found themselves unable to use their food stamp debit cards on Saturday, after a routine check by vendor Xerox Corp. resulted in a system failure. Shoppers from Maine to Oklahoma had to abandon baskets of groceries because they couldn't access their benefits.
WASHINGTON - The Senate has rejected a Democratic effort to extend the government's ability to borrow money through next year.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.41 at Marathon, located at 1814 Ga. Highway 11 S near Ga. Highway 142.
Newton County's unemployment rate ticked up in July to 10.5 percent, the Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday. June's unemployment rate in the county was 10.3 percent. In July 2012, Newton County's unemployment rate was 10.8.
Apparently, 107-year-old bank buildings aren't easy to convert into modern-day restaurants.
Porterdale City Councilman Lowell Chambers is running for re-election to the Post 5 seat to continue work on revitalizing downtown, including increasing river recreation opportunities.
A Covington woman remains jailed after reportedly trying to alter a criminal background check form Tuesday.
When you get your Newton County property tax bill this week, check to make sure the math adds up.
The "God is Dead" drawings based on the play 'The Crucible,' which upset a parent and sparked a community dialogue, is no longer hanging in an Alcovy High School classroom.
The 16-year-old juvenile who was being held in the shooting death of 19-year-old Quintavien Vanard Johnson has been charged as an adult.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.41 at BP, located at 2106 Pace Street and Williams Street NE.
Ride along with Newton County Sheriff's Office
Deputies from the Newton County Sheriff's Office are searching for an unknown man who reportedly robbed another man at gunpoint Friday afternoon.
No more homes will be built in the Wildwood subdivision in Covington unless a second, paved road is built to provide a second entrance for residents and emergency vehicles.
The Newton County Judicial Center is short on space for employees and the public, but the county is short on money needed to expand the building.
The Covington News has named two new editors this month. Bryan Fazio has moved from sports editor to become news editor, while Matthew Smith has been named sports editor.
This is the second of a two-part series on Jim Lawrence. He's jockeying an A-4 Skyhawk in combat at the age of 21. His mission is close air support for Marines engaged on the ground. Jim "Nomad" Lawrence recalls, "It was all new to me, just a good old Mississippi boy in love with flying suddenly thrown into a war with people trying to kill me. Which I guess is fair since we were trying ...