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.
This week tag along as I visit people, places and things. I find fun in the sun in Covington, Conyers and Rutledge Ga.
This week "Through the Camera" Peaches, Airplanes & Automobiles.
Town Hall Meeting with Mayor Ronnie Johnston
Given all of the recent discussion about the future of the Main Street Covington program and its possible move under the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce, Covington Mayor Ronnie Johnston has set up a town hall meeting at 5 p.m. Friday at The Center, 2104 Washington St., Covington.
The city of Covington will have several road closures around the square this summer as the events schedules ramps up along with the heat.