A fugitive who was being sought in an armed robbery attempt and shootout at a Fayetteville restaurant was found dead in a Covington apartment complex Tuesday by law enforcement officials, who had an arrest warrant for the man.
The Covington Fire Department recently got a new mascot with a fierce name thanks to Walmart and youth Caitlyn Mathis.
The Covington Fire Department has announced that burning season is now open to the city of Covington within the city limits.
Citizens who visit the Newton County Library to use their computers now have some new computers available for browsing the web.
The Covington City Council approved offering several incentives, including temporary reduced utility rates, to an existing industry that could bring an $18 to $20 million investment and 600 jobs to Newton County residents over the next 10 years.
Two Covington men were arrested after they reportedly robbed a man at knifepoint Tuesday afternoon.
Residents of all ages are welcome to come to Family Safety Fun Night from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday at the Covington Walmart, 10300 Industrial Boulevard.
Update, 12:05 p.m.: Interstate 20 near exit 90 is still being cleaned, as sheet glass being carried by a tractor apparently came lose and shattered on the highway, according to Lt. Al Miller with the Covington Police Department.
Update, 5:52 p.m. Friday: The residents of Newton County came to the rescue of the local homeless shelter Friday, donating a combined $14,800 to keep the lights on and the water running.
Covington will soon have a program to allow people to locate where people are buried in the city's cemeteries.
The Christmas Parade sponsored by the Covington Lions Club and Main Street Covington, invite all schools, churches, marching bands, sports teams, businesses, civic groups, neighborhood groups and individuals to join the 2012 Christmas Parade on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 11 a.m. "A Southern Christmas in Covington" certainly offers a wide range of float decoration ideas, so think "Southern" and start your floats.
Two local Walmart employees and a resident were arrested and charged with terroristic threats after reportedly being involved in two separate bomb threats that caused an evacuation of the Covington Walmart on Sept. 6 and 9.
A Covington man was admitted to the hospital after he told a nurse at the Rockdale Medical Center he was shot near Kirkland Road on Tuesday.
Downtown Covington will soon have stars placed around the square to note where Hollywood made its mark while filming in the Covington and Newton County areas.
Construction will soon pick back up on two aprons at the Covington Municipal Airport after the city council voted unanimously at their meeting Monday night to proceed with Phase II and Phase III of construction.
City of Covington council members were split on making a decision to amend an ordinance that would make it unlawful to engage in panhandling at their council meeting Monday night.