COVINGTON - To save money on fuel and have a more effective way to do foot patrolling, the Covington Police Department has purchased two electric transporters.
COVINGTON - The city of Covington is in sound financial condition, according to a report given by City Clerk/Finance Director John Grotheer at the city council's Monday night meeting.
COVINGTON - The Newton County School System is expected to continue to operate from a balanced calendar for at least the next school year.
COVINGTON - The Newton County Board of Education approved the termination of a Cousins Middle School paraprofessional who was arrested last week on child molestation and other related charges.
COVINGTON - O'Zone Bar and Grill avoided denial of its alcohol license renewal application at Monday night's city council meeting but will now be under close supervision after Police Chief Stacey Cotton notified officials the restaurant is not in compliance with the alcohol ordinance.
COVINGTON - The Newton basketball squads started Region 2-AAAAA play with a sweep over M.L. King on Tuesday night.
NEW YORK - Tim Tebow will go for two against a pair of talented quarterbacks from the Big 12 when the Heisman Trophy is handed out Saturday night.
CONYERS - Heritage basketball split a pair of games against visiting Madison County on Tuesday night.
CONYERS - Rockdale basketball split a twin bill Tuesday night against visiting Habersham Central.
CONYERS - So far, the Salem girls are really enjoying crossover play in Region 8-AAAA.