The Covington News is a community-based weekly newspaper that serves the citizens of Newton County, Georgia, as it has since its inception in 1865. The News has won a myriad of awards for the wide-ranging coverage it provides its readers. As the legal organ of the county, The News is the source of local information for Newton residents.
Editor and Publisher
Taylor Beck was named editor and publisher of The Covington News in June 2020. He previously served as managing editor of The Sand Mountain Reporter, where he received the Alabama Press Association's 2020 Emerging Journalist Award, and is a graduate of the University of Alabama.
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