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.
Sharlene Cannon has been walking through downtown Covington for the past three weeks, interviewing merchants, residents, chamber and government officials. She believes downtown has some big opportunities to exploit.
An officer reported to Auto Zone on U.S. Highway 278 this week to meet with a woman who said someone stole her car.
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.
When a cashier at a Shell service station at 8109 Washington St. realized on Saturday night that her store was getting uncomfortably warm, she went outside to check on the air-conditioning unit.
My husband and I have been married for 48 years and during that span of time, we have had numerous pets. Most were the usual cats and dogs, but some were not.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.29 at Kroger, located at 3700 Salem Road near Kirkland Road.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.25 at Citgo, located at 3251 U.S. Highway 278 NW near Spring Street.
Many 4-H alumni talk about the days of county camps in locations closer to home, such as using Salem Campground.
Santa will be on the square this year for Covington residents' photo-taking pleasure. The Main Street Covington Board of Directors voted Thursday to revise Santa's schedule this year. Santa will still be at Ramsey's Furniture annex Thursdays during the holidays, but he'll now be on the square on Saturdays. Santa agreed to the move as long as the weather is OK, board Chair Serra Phillips said. "Santa is coming to the square," Phillips said excitedly. ...
Though details are still being worked out, the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has agreed to bring the Main Street Covington program under its roof.
Porterdale New 'Little Library' Porterdale's sixth "Little Free Library" opened Friday in the Rose Hill Historic District, a historic black neighborhood built by Bibb Manufacturing. The library was painted by local artist Margaret Warfield. Rose Hill resident Eleese McKnight will be the librarian at this location, Mayor Arline Chapman said. Social Circle Friendship Parade Social Circle is planning its 19th annual Friendship Festival Parade, to be held ...
Southern Heartland Arts Inc. honored winners in its Artful Harvest Visual Art Exhibit at a Thursday reception. The exhibit, on display through Sept. 28, consists of two-dimensional and three-dimensional works by artists from Newton and the neighboring counties of Rockdale, Walton, Morgan, and Henry counties. Best in Show was awarded to a marble sculpture, "Endless Toil," by Ray Salvatore of Stockbridge. The exhibit and awards presentation were sponsored by United Bank; the reception was hosted ...
A Covington man, apparently taking the old adage, "If at first you don't succeed, try again" to heart, was arrested twice in 24 hours on theft charges, by both the Newton County Sheriff's Office and the Covington Police Department.
This week I visit two of the best beer breweries in Atlanta "Red Hare & "Monday Night"
GENEVA (AP) - After days of intense negotiations, the United States and Russia reached agreement Saturday on a framework to secure and destroy Syria's chemical weapons by mid-2014 and impose U.N. penalties if the Assad government fails to comply.
A construction worker fell 30-40 feet Thursday morning while working at the Baxter International construction site on the Newton/Walton county line and was airlifted to Gwinnett Medical Center, according to emergency officials and a construction company spokesman.