As everyone gears up for Independence Day and summer vacations, an undernoted story is often pets who are left behind.
Things got strange Sunday morning on Crowell Road.
The Newton County Landfill and all Newton County Neighborhood Recycling Centers will be closed on Friday, July 4th, 2014 in observance of Independence Day. They will re-open Saturday, July 5th.
In observance of the upcoming Independence Day, our offices will be closed. For any questions, please contact editor Bryan Fazio via email: bfazio@covnews. Have a happy and safe Fourth of July!
Splashing through a creek.
The nation's birthday hasn't even happened yet this year, but a group of musically inclined students are already looking to next year's Independence Day celebrations that could take them a long way from home.
If you've ever played chess, you know that an action taken to gain an advantage is called a gambit. Gambits exist in other fields of endeavor, many of which are not games, to include legislating. I'm going to acquaint you with some that I've seen. Many more exist. For the sake of convenience, I'll give them names, but most of those names are just mine.
The Covington Police Department is warning residents to be wary of phone calls asking for any financial or personal information.
Some 300 miles southeast of Atlanta, Georgia lies a city both rich in history and culture. Savannah, Georgia is the oldest city in the state of Georgia and the county seat of Chatham County. Savannah was established in 1733 and was the first state capital of Georgia.
In-person early voting for the July 22 primary runoff is set to begin Monday, June 30 and will continue through Friday, July 18. There are several key races still up in the air, and the winners of this runoff move on to the general election in November.
Erik Blackburn Oliver, Oxford artist, historian and author, saw a void in his town's history. Oxford, on the eve of its 175th birthday, had no documentation of its past 100 years.
Red, white and blue will soon be plastered across downtown Covington as Newton County residents are gearing up for the nation's birthday.
Some Newton County Water and Sewerage Authority (NCSWA) users will have lower rates starting July 1.
Main Street Covington invites residents to a Mix and Mingle for the Fourth of July Independence in the Park to discuss event details and answer questions.
Georgia Perimiter College, which has a campus in Newton County, received good news recently.
What if the SWAT team never practiced?
A Covington private school is in desperate need of funding to buy the property it sits on or face an even steeper Plan B or C.
Covington residents could be seeing some savings on their homeowners insurance in coming years thanks to the city's fire protection rating improving.
The Covington News was honored with 14 Associated Press Media Editors awards at a ceremony in Atlantic Station Saturday.
Editor's note: The article "City joins rail case, OKs budget" in Wednesday's newspaper contained a reporter's error regarding the millage rate, and this article was written, in part, to correct that error and clarify the situation.
A Newton County man is hoping an evening of coffee and music will help residents in need of some of the most support: those without access to food and shelter.
T.K. Adams' final performance leading the Newton County Community Band will not only be for residents but also a gift to his long-time friend, the late Bill Dobbs.
A look of "oh, no" flashes across their faces, followed quickly by pained regret.
The Board of Commissioners awarded a contract to Newton County's housing project at a meeting Tuesday.
The Newton County Board of Commissioners awarded contracts for transportation projects at last Tuesday's meeting.
Congressman Hank Johnson announced Thursday more than $16 million in Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants to provide permanent and transitional housing to homeless persons and their families in Georgia's Fourth Congressional District.