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.
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.
A woman at a Washington Street auto sales business contacted authorities Tuesday afternoon after a disgruntled customer struck her with her car.
The Covington City Council officially accepted a donation of land from Billy Fortson that will add 30 grave sites to the Covington Southview Cemetery, located behind Conyers Street Gym.
Some Covington residents have continually complained about the odor emanating from the wastewater treatment plant on the Covington ByPass Road when septic tanks are unloaded, and the city council voted Monday night to stop allowing most septic waste to be emptied in the city.
Residents preparing to tackle academic or career-orientated exams will soon have an opportunity to try their hand at free full-length practice tests thanks to a new service provided by the Newton County Library. The library, which has partnered with LearningExpressLibraryTM (Learn A Test), will begin offering more than 700 up-to-date test preparation and skill-building resources April 1 to help both students and adults. "Students who want to get a GED or prepare for the ...
When the summer heat arrives in a couple of months, visitors to downtown Covington will have a little bit of relief from the hot sun. The city is putting new trees in the ground throughout the square and adjacent streets and plans to have all 23 planted this month baring any weather delays. The project, started last year, includes new root wells, soil, mulch and granite pavers as edging and Hightower willow oak trees. ...
The Covington City Council voted Monday night to reject all bids it had received for a new municipal court probation services provider and renew a one-year contract with current provider East Georgia Correctional Services.
Speaking before Covington residents Wednesday, presidential candidate Newt Gingrich said fully exploiting America's oil and natural gas reserves would solve many of the country's ills.
Covington and Newton County firefighters battled a fire Thursday night in a storage center behind the Fred's shopping center off U.S. Highway 278.
A 60-year-old man was found dead in his tent in the woods behind the Checkers restaurant Wednesday morning after an anonymous caller reported a foul smell coming from a blue tent in the area.
The Cinderella Shop, which supports various hospital programs, is celebrating its 20th anniversary by offering 20% off its products from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at its Morgan Plaza location, 2145 Pace St # B Covington.
The city of Covington continues to explore different billing options for its utility customers, and the council approved a pilot program Monday to test out pay-as-you-go electricity billing.
The Covington News sponsored an inaugural Health and fitness Expo from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday at Georgia Piedmont Technical College, 8100 Bobby Williams Parkway.
The Covington News is sponsoring an inaugural Health and fitness Expo from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday at Georgia Piedmont Technical College, 8100 Bobby Williams Parkway.
January 11 was a day Janette Nicholson would like to forget. If you were anywhere around downtown Covington that day, it's probably one you won't forget either.
Covington hosted its second annual Black History Month Celebration Saturday at the Historic Courthouse.