Newton County Extension Agent Ted Wynne gives advice about trees.
Calendar of events for Veterans in the community
The Covington City Council voted to change part of a motion it made a little more than a week prior concerning retired employees and their benefits Wednesday.
A sidewalk stretching more than half a mile and connecting citizens living in the northwest quadrant of Covington with the rest of the city is now complete. The project ran from Geiger Street to Moore Street in Oxford.
Newton County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested multiple suspects Friday in connection with the June 22 fatal shooting of 19-year-old Malik Muschett, including Conyers resident Antoine Smith, charged with malice murder and felony murder.
COVINGTON- A 19-year-old man was shot Monday evening during an altercation at Lakeside Circle, according to Newton County Sheriff's Deputy Felicia Jefferson. The man, identified as Malik Muschett, a resident of Newton County, was later pronounced deceased.
A look around town through the camera
A few road closures will affect Covington residents in the near future, beginning on June 12.
a time lapse of usher street on Monday May 18, 2015
Moments from Chimney Park's annual Fairy House Festival this past Saturday. The park was packed with hundreds of fairies, elves, gnomes, and other special creatures.
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A group of local churches and ministries are working together to turn the Nelson Heights Community Center into a bustling place this summer.
Floyd Street resident Hugh Burnett presented the Covington City Council Monday with a list of questions he and his neighbors would like to see answered before the city begins work to turn Legion Field into a public park and event space.
Two Covington electric workers are recovering well this week after being injured on the job last Friday when a wire came loose, causing an arc flash – where electricity travels through the air between conductors – and burning the workers.
The Covington City Council voted to purchase a wooded 97.78-acre tract in the heart of the city that touches five separate neighborhoods and could add more connectivity to the city in the future.
Covington has a lot of long-tenured employees, and, while that's a good thing, it's posing problems when the city tries to recruit and retain qualified replacements.
The square will still get spruced up this year, even if those plans no longer include a gazebo.
T.K. Adams led the Newton County Community Band in his final concert Monday night.
Main Street Covington finally has a new director.
The Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce is on its second search this year to try and find the next director for Main Street Covington – after its first two finalists backed out for personal reasons in late February/early March – and chamber president Hunter Hall is confident one of the remaining two finalists will work out.
The proposed Covington gazebo is a no go.
The Covington City Council moved on two agenda items to help the city's recreational and tourism future during its council meeting Monday.
Dozens of police cars drove out of Bob Williams Parkway Monday showing off the Covington Police Department's new fleet.
The Covington City Council is not yet ready to move forward on adding a gazebo to the city's square park.
The Arts Association of Newton County has announced its lineup for the spring sessions of Concerts on the Square.
Covington police responded to a complaint of harassing calls, concerning a woman stating her husband threatened to kill her on Monday.