A 29-year-old Conyers man was arrested late Sunday night after 911 received a hang-up call from a hotel room he and a female were staying in.
Need a Ride? Michael Michelet can help. Michael is a cab driver for Newton Taxi.
The Covington City Council will meet tonight at 6:30 p.m. The council is scheduled to discuss bids, an agreement for engineering services and the replacement of fuel tanks. To see the agenda, click on the attached PDF.
Are you cooking a BIG Easter Dinner?
I really enjoy looking back at yesteryear. This is the reason you will find me poking around at various antique stores on the weekends.
As part of his efforts to make Covington more attractive to new residents and tourists, Mayor Ronnie Johnston wants to see the town clean itself up and do a better job of marketing itself.
Even if Mother Nature doesn't know it is Spring! Just ask Elgin Childress of Covington he who says "spring means golf." Elgin dressed in a long sleeve shirt topped with a flees hoodie ignores the brisk wind and below fifty degree temps to practice his swing at The Oaks Golf Course located on Brown Bridge Rd in Covington.
Downtown Covington could become the next Christmas lights extravaganza destination if some local business owners can convince the city council to invest in the project.
The Newton County Board of Commissioners has agreed on a legislative agenda for 2009 they will encourage their representatives in the Capitol to champion.
Officers from the Covington Police Department were called to a home late Friday night after calls came in about a domestic dispute.
Peachtree Academy of Conyers, a well-respected Christian private school, is seeking to open up a large campus in Covington that would eventually extend through high school.
From the young age of 11, Covington resident Leslie Lathem knew what she wanted to be as an adult. She grew up with one sister and one brother in Alpharetta, where the family had lots of animals. One day their Shetland pony was attacked by a group of stray dogs. Their veterinarian told them someone would have to clean and dress the wounds daily. Lathem was the only one who had the stomach ...
Three young men were arrested Friday night following a rash of burglaries in the River Walk Farm subdivision, according to Lt. Mark Mitchell with the Newton County Sheriff's Department.
After months of debate and public controversy, the Covington City Council voted to approve a budget of between $10,000 and $12,000 for the purchase of furniture for the Elected Officials' Office at City Hall.
A blaze on Friday afternoon -- the coldest day this winter -- left a family without a place to stay.
In its fourth year, the UGA Metropolitan Design Studio has once again set up shop in Clark's Grove where 10 landscape architecture students will spend the semester working on "good urbanism" projects for Newton County.
The Covington City Council reversed course Monday night and voted to allow extended parking in the inner loop of the downtown square after hearing from disgruntled attorneys and accountants with businesses on the square.
Newton County SWAT members held a training exercise at the Bank of North Georgia in Newton Plaza Tuesday morning. SWAT members and bank employees simulated a bank robbery to practice in the event of a real robbery situation.
The Covington City Council has approved a buffer variance request at the appeal of the Newton County Recreation Commission to make way for a special needs baseball field at City Pond Park.
In order to free up more parking space around the Covington square for customers of square businesses, the Covington City Council has placed time limits for parking around the square.
Covington councilwoman Ocie Franklin won a second-tier prize of $250,000 after matching the first five winning numbers in the Dec. 9 Mega Millions drawing.
Officers from the Covington Police Department can now be seen zipping around the city, thanks to the purchase of two Segway i2 Personal Transporters. The new units, which were delivered to the department last week, made their debut at the 2008 Covington Christmas Parade.
In light of the poor economy, the city of Covington has decided not to hire an assistant city manager but instead to restructure its management hierarchy by putting in place three division directors who will take on some of the duties of City Manager Steve Horton.