Covington is adding more than two dozen vehicles to its fleet, including 19 police cars, to finish its take-home car program and five gasoline and compressed natural gas (CNG) bi-fuel trucks to take advantage of the CNG fueling station the city is building.
Fifteen-year-old Kimby Wragg is on a mission to raise awareness about Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS), a rare nervous system disorder with a still unknown cause.
A fraudulent refund scheme that spanned two months, involved at least seven employees, and could total more than $50,000 was reported to the Covington Police Department last week by the loss prevention staff at the Walmart on Industrial Boulevard in Covington.
Covington Police officers were called to the Rite Aid store at 3215 Highway 278 Oct. 4 in reference to shoplifting.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office is investigating an assault on a teenager by a group of boys. The incident occurred Sunday evening in the Ellington Community.
If you're looking for a new place to visit in Newton County, why not stop by the town of Winton, or visit Webbville, New Berlin or Sandtown?
Newton County has agreed to work with the city of Covington to cut the grass around I-20's exit 93 and down Ga. Highway 142, and could receive some money from the state to finance the project.
With most local races decided before they begin (13 of 15 city council seats in Newton County are uncontested), the focus is on the Covington's lone race between incumbent Councilman Chris Smith and challenger Maurice Carter, husband of former Covington mayor Kim Carter.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.13 at Citgo, located at 3251 U.S. Highway 278 NW near Spring Street.
A Covington woman arrived home yesterday evening and found her ex-husband's car in her driveway and a window in her home broken out. She contacted the Covington Police Department.
The Covington City Council will consider the formation of utility committee that will be composed of residents, city officials and utility experts, in an effort to connect better to a community suffering from high utility prices.
Duane "Dog" Chapman, known as the most famous bounty hunter in the world and star and inspiration to millions of fans on the No. 1 rated show on A&E "Dog the Bounty Hunter," will appear at the Mall at Stonecrest to sign his new book, "Where Mercy Is Given, Mercy Is Shown" on Saturday, March 27, at 5 p.m. Fans are invited to meet Dog and Beth Chapman and access the VIP ...
The deadline to sign up for the annual Great American Cleanup is fast approaching and those interested will need to sign up by Friday to participate.
The Covington Redevelopment Authority purchased 38 properties in Walker's Bend in December as it continues its goal of revitalizing neighborhoods and promoting new affordable housing.
A simple traffic stop late Saturday night lasted into Sunday morning and resulted in the arrest of one man who reportedly accused officers of keeping his driver's license.
If you're looking for a nice way to spend a Saturday while still helping others then look no further. The 19th annual Heartland Woman's Club Charity Croquet Tournament will be held Saturday at Legion Field with the proceeds going to three different local charities.
Top of the morning to you. Today is St. Patrick's Day, a day celebrated in the name of the patron saint of Ireland.
Not in Covington any more: Dorothy doesn't know it yet, but this week she'll be leaving Newton County for a timeless adventure in the land called Oz. The Arts Association in Newton County will be sponsoring 'The Wizard of Oz' Thursday night and Friday night at 7 p.m. and will be performing the show on Sunday at 3 p.m. The show will be held at Porter Hall at Newton High School. Admission ...
Robert L. Cousins High School only existed for 13 years, but the lasting impression it left on Covington's black community will last a lifetime.
Lakisha Johnson was moving backwards and grasping for something, anything to hold onto. Several years ago life had seemed so bright - she'd been in a relationship and had just bought her own house.
Hand carved cars: Cub Scouts, family, friends and leaders filled Prospect United Methodist Church's gym Saturday to race and cheer on cars of all shapes and colors in the annual Pinewood Derby race. The excitement was evident as the competing Tiger Cubs, Wolves, Bears and Webelos were announced one by one and ran into the race area to sit and watch their homemade car zoom down the track and across the finish line. After ...
Officers from the Covington Police Department were called to Waffle House where a woman reportedly told them her boyfriend had hit her so hard that he had splattered blood all over their room at America's Best Value Inn.
Construction delays and service issues continue to cause problems at the Covington Municipal Airport, including the inability for some planes to take off because of a lack of fuel.
Georgia farmers not only grow our food and clothes but they also make a significant contribution to the state's economy. According to the USDA, there are almost 48,000 farms in Georgia that produce annual sales of more than $1,000 with an average farm size of 212 acres. Georgia has 10.5 million acres of farmland.