COVINGTON - If the fun of gambling without the worry of going home with an empty wallet is appealing, you might want to purchase a ticket to the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce's Casino Night.
COVINGTON - If you've lived in Georgia very long, you know the weather can change moment-by-moment and the next four months can be especially volatile. Next week the folks at Covington/Newton County Emergency Management Agency are joining the National Weather Service in observing Severe Weather Awareness Week in Georgia and are urging residents to prepare themselves for weather emergencies.
COVINGTON - Smurfit-Stone Container Corp., which has maintained a presence in Newton County for more than 30 years, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday as it looked to restructure a heavy debt amid a credit freeze.
COVINGTON - A proposed change to the Newton County School System's suspension policy won't come as soon as originally thought.
The Salem girls improved to 18-2 overall after edging visiting Loganville 45-38 on Tuesday.
COVINGTON - Free throws saved the game for the Alcovy boys as they are once again the top boys basketball team in Region 4-AAAA after beating Jonesboro 38-32 Tuesday.
ATHENS - With the Arizona Cardinals preparing for the Super Bowl, 86-year-old Charley Trippi is as giddy as a 21-year-old rookie, practically bouncing down the steps to his basement.
CONYERS - On Tuesday the Rockdale boys proved their one-point victory at Heritage on Jan. 9 was no fluke.