On April 3, at approximately 2:35 a.m. the Newton County 911 received a call in reference to a home invasion at the Salem Terrace Apartments on Salem Road in Newton County.
(UPDATE) At approximately 2:35 a.m. the Newton County Sheriff's Department received a call regarding a shots fired incident at a Salem Terrace apartment Friday. One male was dead inside of the apartment.
Newton Medical Center's Auxiliary Gala Crystal & Cotton a celebration of Southern Culture & Preservation was held Saturday at Burge Plantation in Masfield Ga.
Covington Mayor Ronnie Johnston visited Cousins Middle School Friday to answer questions from students.
Newton County Schools are open Thursday after being closed for predicted inclement weather Wednesday.
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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.
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.
The car show planned for 10 a.m. tomorrow (Sunday, May 19) on the square has been canceled because of weather, according to an email from Main Street Covington Director Josephine Kelly.
Covington's population and the number of people needing help from the police are growing, even if the police force isn't because of a string of tight budgets in recent years.
The Covington Police Department donated $2,000 from its "Police Who Care" fund to the Newton County Special Olympics Program.
The Covington City Council moved forward Monday with plans to convert Legion Field into a public park that could host big concerts and events.
The Covington City Council approved its first small business incentive package Monday night, only a few weeks after the mayor first proposed the idea.
Covington is in the best financial shape of any local government - thanks in large part to revenue from electric and gas sales - but it still has a tight budget. And while employees want to undertake new projects to improve operations, the council seems more inclined to give some money back to citizens through a small property tax cut.