Five mayors and several county managers gathered around a table Tuesday and asked for one item.
This may be the toughest year yet for the voter.
Former Newton County Fire Services Chief Kevin O'Brien served the residents of this county for eight years. He led the county's fire department ...
Today we get the privilege of celebrating our Hometown Hero.
Car tags for use of the county's trash collection convenience centers began being purchased by Newton County residents recently.
The promise of autumn coming this week seems to be bringing a certain sense of relief that our hottest days will soon be behind us ...
It is hard to imagine now the uncertainty of 15 years ago today. How everything stopped and we all watched in horror at the reality ...
This weekend we celebrate the contributions that workers have made towards the strength and well-being of our nation. Next weekend we look back and reflect ...
Winston Churchill once said "Democracy is the worst form of government, except all the others."
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A mosque and cemetery have been announced for Newton County, igniting a firestorm in our community this week.
This summer has been a difficult one for Newton County. Crime has increased, temperatures have been high and taxes were raised.
This feels like a huge week for local government in our community, as well as our citizenry.
After a long wait and anxious anticipation, the time has finally come. It is what many have worked very hard towards. It is long overdue for some, a disappointment for others.
The start of school is right around the corner and children will be returning to a setting of education and friendship.
This week's editorial was one of the most difficult we have written.
This week two Newton County young people lost their lives and another took a life, leaving a cloud of sadness over an otherwise sunny time.
The world is a hectic place. Emails follow us home on our phones, communications from others are just 240 characters and a Tweet away and a non-stop news cycle floods us with the day's troubles.
This week has been a busy one for Newton County.
When Newton County residents open The Covington News 20 years from now what will they see?
This was quite the week for our Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC).
Tragedy struck Newton County last week when a bicyclist died after being hit by a school bus on Hwy. 278.
Spring is in the air, and we're not just referring to all that pollen. If you do suffer from allergies, particularly oak and hickory, you've felt that, too.
This election season is a vital one - not only for our country, but for our county.
The Newton County Solid Waste Management Authority will officially begin its task this week.
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