The city of Covington is taking over maintenance of the square, but not much is expected to change.
Some U.S. House Democrats, including Newton County Rep. Hank Johnson, are proposing banning loaded guns in all airports in the aftermath of a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
An elegant evening inspired by the wine country of the provinces of France came to Covington Nov. 9 as Worthington Manor, home of Ralph Miller and Benjamin Dameron, became "Chateau Worthington.''
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.07 at Shell, located at 14656 Brown Bridge Road and Magnet Road.
Eyewitnesses and insider information make a criminal investigator's jobs a lot easier, but officials know that sources are sometimes hesitant to come forward due to fears for their safety.
One local nurse is responding to the call for help from families halfway across the globe devastated by Typhoon Haiyan, which decimated the central Philippines last week.
Some families have lived in the Covington Housing Authority's public housing for more than 30 years, raising generation after generation in the federally subsidized apartments.
A man reported to police that he was shot in front of his home Wednesday.
Youths are invited to learn about the job of a horse farrier with the Newton County 4-H Horse Club at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Gaither's Plantation.
The nearly century-old magnolia trees that tower over Covington's square, and help make it the icon it is, are healthy, but experts warn the trees could be in danger if their maintenance isn't improved.
Students are encouraged to get pens, paper and thoughts ready to write an essay for the Main Street Covington and Covington News 2013 Thanksgiving Essay Competition.
The General Mills Community Partnership Council presented $200,000 in grants to nonprofit community agencies in Newton, Rockdale and surrounding counties Friday.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.07 at Kroger, located at 5341 Ga. Highway 20 S near Brown Bridge Road.
Three of Newton County's busier intersections are going to be upgraded over the next few years as county officials continue to tackle traffic flow.
Newton County School System employees will receive a pay incentive in January.
A coyote reportedly prowled its way behind Liberty Middle School earlier this week. Sherri Davis-Viniard, director of public relations for Newton County Schools, said in an email that what was first thought to be a fox was later confirmed to be a coyote behind the middle school, which is adjacent to South Salem Elementary School. Davis-Viniard said that as a precaution, South Salem Elementary students have not gone out on the playground for the past ...
The rich, historic architecture of Madison, Ga., will be showcased during the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation's Fall Ramble Oct. 4-6. "Madison Unseen!" will include more than 40 historic private homes and sites rarely seen by the public.
There is a room attached to Wild Bill's Crown Lounge where white couches line the walls and red felt pool tables await the sharks of that sport. This is where I caught up with Ashley Walden after her hour-long set on the lounge's stage for the club's Georgia Country Night. After playing her set as the opener for another Covington native, Ty Chesley, she sat next to me, beaming. She was definitely pleased with her set.
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 ...