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.
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.
The public is invited to attend a Covington City Council work session meeting on Nov. 10 where climate change and solar energy will be discussed by Dr. David Simons, an eminent local scientist.
With construction of a new elementary school well under way on Kirkland Road, the Newton County Board of Education is requesting community input for naming the school, which is scheduled to open in 2009.
The Newton County Board of Commissioners voted to renew the food service contract with Frank's Restaurant for the Newton County Detention Center at their Tuesday night board meeting.
Covington Police Chief Stacey Cotton received permission from the Covington City Council Monday night to use seized drug money to assist in purchasing equipment for A Child's Voice, the child advocacy center servicing the Alcovy Circuit.
Two-term incumbent Sen. John Douglas (R-Social Circle) is challenged by Democrat Rudy Cox, a man with 32 years of experience in the education sector, for the District 17 Georgia Senate seat.
The Covington City Council and the Newton County Board of Commissioners have jointly applied for a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that would provide emergency funds for the acquirement and redevelopment of foreclosed residential properties. The council approved the application on Monday and the BOC did the same on Tuesday, as the grant application was due on Thursday.
After several homes in developing neighborhoods were found burglarized in recent months, deputies from the Newton County Sheriff's Department have stepped up patrols in those areas in an attempt to quell the thefts - a decision that paid off recently in one particular subdivision.
Treasured trash: Third grade students at East Newton Elementary School worked with local artist Carol Veliotis during their art class to create treasures out of trash for the school's garden. The week-long program is an annual event and rotates schools each year. Veliotis uses everything from discarded wreaths to old wading pools to create recycled art with the students. "Keep your imagination going," Veliotis told the students. "Look at things and see not only what ...
A masked man allegedly used what employees thought looked like a machine gun to rob a fast food restaurant Saturday evening on Crowell Road, according to reports from the Newton County Sheriff's Department.
The official kickoff for the Lights on Afterschool program at the Covington Housing Authority may be the beginning of the end for the students it serves, because unless funding is found quickly, the program is completely out of money.
The city of Covington and the Municipal Gas Authority of Georgia will be hosting a panel on natural gas filling stations and running public vehicles on natural gas on Tuesday at DeKalb Technical College.
A deputy on patrol during the wee hours of Sunday morning noticed a silver SUV parked on the shoulder of the road and decided to investigate. Though the vehicle's windows were heavily fogged, according to reports, the deputy was able to see two people moving around in the backseat when he turned his spotlight on the SUV's windows.
The Covington City Council voted in favor of spending $2.6 million for the purchase of 5 megawatts of baseload power for one year at their council meeting on Monday.
A citizen driving down U.S. Hwy 278 called 911 this morning after noticing flames coming out of the back of Double G Sports Bar & Grill.