The Georgia Supreme Court upheld the 2013 murder conviction of a Rockdale County man earlier this week.
The Covington Lions Club is hosting its 5th Annual Pancake Supper Thursday, Sept. 24.
Long-time county resident and former Georgia State Representative Philip Johnson announced that he would run for Chair of the Newton County Board of Commissioners in ...
Residents will have a chance to comment on refinancing the Newton County Administration Building to pay for a new HVAC system for the Covington branch ...
According to documents obtained by The Covington News, Newton County Attorney W. T. "Tommy" Craig was removed as project manager for the South Fulton Municipal ...
The focus of Baxalta's arrival to Newton County and the development of Stanton Springs has been the more than 1,000 jobs and direct ...
The Newton County School Board (BOE) officially approved of an intergovernmental agreement with the Newton County Board of Commission (BOC) that will give the school ...
Newton Medical Center Auxiliary is hosting its popular Books Are Fun book and gift fair on Monday, Sept. 14 through Wednesday, Sept.16 from 7 ...
C.R. Bard recently honored employees who have 20 or more years of service, along with Director of Global Logistics, John Curtis.
Members of the American Heritage Girls helped make the day a little sweeter for Newton County firefighters Tuesday.
Around 3,000 runners and walkers came to Covington to support the Covington Police Department and participate in the annual Fuzz Run Saturday.
In response to questions from residents, local law enforcement is letting the public know that the threats on social media towards schools and officers on ...
UPDATE: West Newton Elementary School buses resumed taking students home after Newton County Sheriff's Office deputies declared the area all-clear.
All Newton County public schools will release students early Friday for parent/teacher conferences.
In December of 2011 13-year-old Jajuan Shaw wrote a column that concluded with the sentence "God has blessed me with so much and my autism ...
The second annual Legislative Prayer Breakfast will take place Jan. 6 from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at the Turner Lake Complex. Hosted by the Covington Kiwanis and Rotary clubs, the event is free to the public and will feature a guest speaker and light breakfast and coffee.
Ask Anita Denny about music and she'll tell you a dozen a stories and then break out singing the songs she wrote to match. She is a country music singer after all.
The Newton County Library System will lay off 12 employees beginning Jan. 1 because of declining revenues and increasing costs.
A 51-year-old man from Rex, Ga., was arrested on Dec. 23 and charged with child molestation.
Deputies are searching for three black males who robbed a 14-year-old as he walked on Mountainside Lane Monday afternoon.
There were some news stories listed incorrectly in this morning's email digest sent out to our readers.
Former Mayor Bill Dobbs, Former Mayor Sam Ramsey, Mayor Kim Carter and Mayor Elect Ronnie Johnston gathered at Carter's farewell celebration.
Covington's eternal flame has been re-lit after nearly two decades of darkness.
Due to the upcoming holiday, The Covington News will be adjusting our schedule again this week.
A local company is looking to hire 100 people in the coming weeks, welcome news in an uncertain economy. But the staffing company that is handling the hiring process may have trouble filling those 100 positions.
The Newton County Farm Bureau, an extension of the Georgia Farm Bureau, serves the community by promoting local agriculture to its residents through related activities and events.
Make Christmas meals and treats go even further with some frugal and fabulous recipes designed to make the most out your holiday leftovers!
Santa will be making his annual trip around the world this Saturday night. Most of us dream about such a journey, but Santa is working under time constraints with a fully loaded sleigh and just nine reindeer (now that Rudolph has joined his ranks). He sat down with the Covington News recently to answer questions about himself and his tricks of the trade.
A call from a concerned woman who thought there was a chemical fire in her apartment complex led to the arrest of three people for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute Dec 21.
The Newton County Board of Commissioners also approved spending up to $474,920 in 2011 SPLOST money for the architectural and engineering design of expansion of the Newton County Judicial Center.