Congressman Hank Johnson, Georgia's fourth district, announced he is running for a sixth term Thursday.
Local leaders got a peek Monday at the renewed effort by developers 4A International, which owns 600-plus acres of Conyers land south of Interstate 20, to design a community centered around healthy living anchored by a potential new Metro Atlanta the Y facility.
Melissa Roster spent so much time with Glenn Hayes the past 21 years that his friends affectionately called her Mrs. Hayes. She took a little bit of time to get used to that title, but after yesterday, it's the one she officially goes by.
Roster and Hayes were married Saturday at Burnt Pines Plantation, ending a 21-year on-and-off courtship that saw a southern, country boy finally manage to woo his northern city girl.
Several local races will be contested in this year's primary election, two of which will be decided completely, and The Covington News and Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce are hosting a forum for local contested races from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at The Center for Community Preservation and Planning, 2104 Washington St. Covington.
Drivers traveling U.S. Highway 278 in Covington during the work week could run into traffic delays as construction on the highway's medians and turn lanes will close one lane in each direction for the next handful of months.
Four drivers involved in the school bus crash on Interstate 20 last month were issued citations for following too closely by the Georgia State Patrol Thursday.
Elizabeth VanTassell, HR Manager, SRG Global recently earned certification as a Professional in Human Resources.
Board of Commissioner Chairwoman Kathy Morgan apologized Tuesday night for possibly not following county policy in wrongfully authorizing a repair project on Cook Road.
Kathy Morgan, Chairman of the Newton County Board of Commissioners received certification as an Economic Development Finance Professional from the National Development Council. EDFP Certification is a professional credential given to individuals who successfully complete NDC's intensive economic development finance training series.
An argument over a cat led to two women getting into a physical altercation Thursday.
When Bill and Carolyn Kitchen moved to Social Circle from Tucker 30 years ago, they never would have guessed the few blueberry bushes they planted would turn into a full blueberry farm years later.
The Community Food Pantry is currently looking for donations to feed families around Covington. They cater to Newton County residents who are lacking food and other supplies.
Andrew Boree stated that he was at the gun range on Hamby Lane Sunday when he was hit with shotgun pellets. John Bezbourne was also injured.
Boree stated Johnny Austin was shooting clay birds with a 12 gauge shotgun when the incident occurred.
Two pregnant women said they were allegedly assaulted by each other at the Kroger on Ga. Highway 20S.
At Camp Sunshine, 17-year-old Jessika Douglas of Covington is an ordinary teenage girl. She's not different because she's in remission from T-cell leukemia. She's not different because she has neuropathy in her ankle from the disease.
A 20-year-old Loganville man was arrested and charged with child molestation early Tuesday morning.
Officers from the Covington Police Department were called to a home in the Settlers Grove neighborhood just after 3 a.m. Tuesday. Once there, they met with the mother of a 12-year-old girl who said she had last seen her daughter around 11 p.m. before heading to bed. When the child's father woke up around 2:30 a.m. to check on the children, he noticed his daughter was not downstairs with the rest of them. Upon checking her bedroom, he found her bed ...