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.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office is investigating an assault on a teenager by a group of boys that occurred Sunday evening in the Ellington Community.
A serious wreck on I-20 resulted in Preston Carl Williams, 69, from Covington being airlifted to Atlanta, but the other driver, a pregnant woman, was treated locally and is fine.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.14 at Kroger, located at 5341 Ga. Highway 20 S near Brown Bridge Road.
This week I find puppies on parade in the fight against breast cancer
The City of Covington Citizens Academy was created in give the residents and corporate citizens of Covington a chance to see, understand, and interact with the inner workings of city government.
OSHA is continuing its investigation at the Baxter International worksite after a worker's 30-40-foot fall last Thursday, but the injured worker was released from the hospital Monday with a broken wrist and is recovering, a company representative said Thursday.
Deputies from the Newton County Sheriff's Office are searching for four men and a woman who reportedly robbed a man who fled in nothing but his boxer shorts to seek assistance early Wednesday morning.
A Covington couple currently has a case open with the Department of Family and Children Services after a 2-year-old boy was found playing outside near heavy traffic with no adult around.
Kelly Denise Law, 29, 140 Anderson Circle, Covington, Sept. 5. Probation violation.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.24 at Shell, located at 12955 Salem Road and Brown Bridge Road.
UPDATE: The mother of Ayvani Perez, the 14-year-old girl abducted in an armed home invasion robbery in Clayton County, was reportedly arrested along with one of the suspects being investigated.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.26 at Kroger, located at 5341 Ga. Highway 20 S near Brown Bridge Road.
Alligators, monkeys and other zoo creatures are true party animals in a new children's book written by an Eastside High School graduate and her husband.
After-school programs at several Newton County schools will continue with more funding, since the Board of Education approved Superintendent Samantha Fuhrey's recommendation to accept more than $700,000 in grants.
Covington's homeless shelter continues to operate on the verge of shutting down, with only $153 in the bank, more than $1,000 in outstanding bills, and a likely $4,000-plus utility bill coming due this month, shelter board member Sam Ramsey told the Covington City Council Monday night.
GPC 'Awesome Autumn' Georgia Perimeter College is sponsoring an "Awesome Autumn" Open House on the GPC Newton Campus, from 10 a.m–1 p.m. Oct. 19. GPC has expanded its student open house to make this an event for the entire family. The day will include refreshments, games, a softball tournament and local vendors. New students can receive a GPC application fee waiver, and there will be campus tours and information about college majors, campus ...
The Georgia Department of Transportation gave $400,000 to Newton County recently to help with two road projects long in the works.
Theater lovers can enjoy dinner, live entertainment and laughs, and help out a good cause, at an upcoming dinner theater performance.