The Covington News wants to help you make a definitive decision at the ballot box. Use this guide along with our Election 2010 feature at CovNews.com to help you determine who will be the best candidate for the job. We asked both candidates the following questions: 1. What is your definition of success in life? 2. Do you own an iPod or other mP3 player? Why or why not? If you do own one, what's ...
Democratic incumbent J.C. Henderson was elected to a fifth consecutive term as District 4 county commissioner Tuesday, defeating challenger Kenneth Hardeman by gathering 56.63 percent of the 1,049 votes cast.
Challenger Lanier Sims defeated incumbent Earnest Simmons in Tuesday's Democratic primary for county commission District 2. Sims garnered a total of 55.5 percent of the 839 votes cast.
Below are five questions, specific to Newton County District 4, which were asked to Democratic incumbent J.C. Henderson and Democratic challenger Kenneth Hardeman. District 4 contains much of the western and northern parts of Covington and all of Oxford. Respondents were asked to limit their answers to 200 words or less.
The Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce held the Primary season's final political forum at the Covington Branch Library Thursday, playing host to 2010 Newton County Board of Commissioners and Board of Education candidates. Each set of candidates was asked one question by the chamber, followed by questions from the audience. Below are the questions asked to the BOC candidates and their responses. District 2 challengers Democrat Lanier Sims and Republic Rickie Corley did not attend. ...
Candidates for Newton County Board of Commissioner, Districts 2 and 4, and District 95 State Representative seat squared off at Tuesday night's Newton County Voter's League political forum.
The Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a political candidate forum from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday at the Covington Branch Library.
The Newton County Voters League is hosting two separate forums to accommodate the more than 20 candidates running for local and state races.
As the campaign trail heats up, candidates and their volunteers are breaking local ordinances by placing political signs on public property.
Newton County voters got their first public opportunity Monday night to hear from candidates for the Newton County Board of Commissioners at a forum hosted by Smart Growth Newton County.
District 4 Commissioner J.C. Henderson officially announced Friday that he would be running for a fourth straight term on the Newton County Board of Commissioners.
District 4 Commissioner J.C. Henderson will face competition in the July 20 Democratic primary, as local educator Kenneth Hardeman announced he will vie for the seat.
The District 2 Board of Commissioners race is becoming ever more crowded as business owner and county planning commission member Lanier Sims announced he will seek the Democratic nomination for the seat.
Former Board of Education member Rickie Corley will seek the 2010 Republican nomination for the District 2 seat on the Newton County Board of Commissioners.
County commissioner Earnest Simmons formally announced his intentions to seek re-election for District 2 in 2010.