The Covington City Council had one of its shortest meetings ever Monday, lasting just under 20 minutes, but upcoming work sessions and the city's annual retreat will keep members busy for the next two months.
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.
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I really enjoy looking back at yesteryear. This is the reason you will find me poking around at various antique stores on the weekends.
Today's Concert on the Square will take place as planned at noon, despite the morning fire at the law offices of Alexander Royston, which is also used as the outside of the Mystic Grill restaurant in "The Vampire Diaries."
Covington resident Linda Goines won $34,730 a 2012 Cadillac CTS sedan after playing the instant ticket game Cadillac Riches from the Georgia lottery.
This weekend, join Alice and the gang for tea and mischief in Wonderland as the Covington Region Ballet performs their version of "Alice in Wonderland" at Porter Hall at Newton County High School.
With one of the highest foreclosure rates in the region, Newton County and Covington code enforcement offices are kept busy with complaints about vacant homes and the warmer weather only increases issues.
A Ray of Hope Animal Rescue, has joined other animal welfare organizations in the area that list their homeless pets on Petfinder.com, the oldest and largest database of adoptable animals on the Internet. The site currently has more than 359,000 homeless pets listed, and it is updated continuously.
People looking for some lunchtime entertainment and a special deal on food can look forward to the kick off of the May Concert Series on the square at noon, Thursday with the Newton High School Band and Newton County Honor Band performing. In addition to the concerts, which will take place every Thursday, Main Street Covington Director Josephine Kelly said local eateries will be having special offers to encouraging attendees to buy lunch downtown in ...
Former Municipal Court Judge David Strickland believes the city of Covington should conduct a full forensic audit of former probation company East Georgia Correctional Services because of the company's incomplete record keeping.
Downtown Covington hosted its second annual Spring Fling yesterday evening. Food vendors lined the square's sidewalks offering event goers a wide array of food selections, while others chose to put their artistic skills to the test at Covington's inaugural Community Paint Out & Party. Participating food purveyors included: Bradley's BBQ, Spires Interiors & Gifts, Amici Covington, Ramsey Produce, Plain Nuts & Catering, Treasure Thai Cuisine, Square Perk Café, Scoops and Freeman's Low County Fish Camp. ...
Volunteers with Kohl's in Conyers, led by local resident Donna Sneed, are hoping to beautify the Garden of Gethsemane Homeless Shelter on Turner Lake Circle on April 26.
Local black officials held the seventh annual commemoration of Black Easter Sunday on the square. Elected officials and other community leaders spoke about events past and present, as all remembered the civil rights march of 1970 in Covington.
Covington resident Timothy Lee Carithers was killed early this morning after he was struck by vehicle on U.S. Highway 278.
On June 18, 2012, the Covington Lions Club will celebrate its 60th anniversary serving the citizens of Newton County. There will be more releases and maybe a celebration on that day. But first the club is inviting people to its third fundraiser this year-its 40th Annual Chicken BBQ on Wednesday, April 11, from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. at the Academy Springs Park Pavilion on Conyers Street.
The numbers keep growing in the most recent rash of entering autos in the city, and as police investigate the thefts, they urge residents to take extra precautions to make themselves harder targets for opportunistic thieves.
A rash of car break-ins in a concentrated area early Thursday morning has authorities on high alert in the city.
Free wireless internet access is now available on the square, courtesy of the city of Covington, as officials hope to provide a boost to business and activity in the area.