Newton County Extension Agent Ted Wynne gives advice about trees.
Calendar of events for Veterans in the community
The Covington City Council voted to change part of a motion it made a little more than a week prior concerning retired employees and their benefits Wednesday.
A sidewalk stretching more than half a mile and connecting citizens living in the northwest quadrant of Covington with the rest of the city is now complete. The project ran from Geiger Street to Moore Street in Oxford.
Newton County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested multiple suspects Friday in connection with the June 22 fatal shooting of 19-year-old Malik Muschett, including Conyers resident Antoine Smith, charged with malice murder and felony murder.
COVINGTON- A 19-year-old man was shot Monday evening during an altercation at Lakeside Circle, according to Newton County Sheriff's Deputy Felicia Jefferson. The man, identified as Malik Muschett, a resident of Newton County, was later pronounced deceased.
A look around town through the camera
A few road closures will affect Covington residents in the near future, beginning on June 12.
a time lapse of usher street on Monday May 18, 2015
Moments from Chimney Park's annual Fairy House Festival this past Saturday. The park was packed with hundreds of fairies, elves, gnomes, and other special creatures.
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Incumbent Chris Smith will serve another four-year term in the Covington City Council Post 1 East seat.
Downtown Covington is getting public restrooms to make the area more visitor-friendly, especially for the city's increasingly large events.
The hit CW show "The Vampire Diaries" celebrates five seasons. Take a look back at their time here in Covington.
The square will be blocked off to traffic from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. tonight for filming of "The Vampire Diaries" in front of the Mystic Grill restaurant.
A fugitive who was being sought in an armed robbery attempt and shootout at a Fayetteville restaurant was found dead in a Covington apartment complex Tuesday by law enforcement officials, who had an arrest warrant for the man.
Plywood palace: Plywood replaces windows, and nothing replaces the screen on the porch of this Stone Mountain Street house.
Tourism in Newton County continues to grow, setting off a positive cycle as more tourists contribute more in tax dollars, which are then used to try to attract even more tourists.
A small fire in a third floor air system at General Mills' Covington plant was contained with minimal damage, according to Covington Fire Marshall Deputy Chief Tony Smith.
Covington has hired a new finance director to replace Leigh Anne Knight, who was appointed city manager earlier this year.
The search for Charles Wilborn's best friend is met with a lot of long pauses and brain-racking, because, as his daughter Bonnie Wilborn puts it, "He was friends with everybody."
Several issues came up at Monday's Covington City Council meeting, including new businesses, new programs and street closing and abandonments.
A large new mixed-used retail and senior housing development is coming to Covington.
Press Release: Maurice Carter announced today he will qualify on August 26 to run for the East Ward Post 1 City Council seat held currently by Chris Smith.
As TV's "The Vampire Diaries" crew returned to Covington this week to prepare the square for filming for the show's season five premiere, a construction crew was hard at work turning one of the show's icons into a real-life restaurant.
Covington's Independence Day celebration is being moved to Saturday, July 6 because of expected rain.