COVINGTON - Newton County Sheriff Ezell Brown would like it to be known he is endorsing donations to the Georgia Sheriff's Association and Georgia Sheriff's Youth Homes.
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COVINGTON - The community is springing forward even before spring arrives as the annual switch to daylight saving time will occur Sunday at 2 a.m.
COVINGTON - Komatsu America Corp. announced Friday that it will close its Covington facility by the end of the year, affecting 160 jobs.
MONROE - The leaders of a multimillion dollar food charity under FBI investigation for possible financial misdeeds have reached an agreement to keep them from being barred from their Monroe headquarters.
COVINGTON - A woman was shot in the upper arm and buttock by a BB gun and transported to Atlanta Medical Center in the early morning hours Monday, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.
Nancy Guinn Memorial Library Adult Services Librarian Gary Frizzell is noticing a shift in the reasons why people use the library's Internet-accessible computers. Used to be, he'd see at least some folks gawking at YouTube videos or keeping up with their social life on their MySpace pages. These days, however, gaining Internet access can be crucial to paying the mortgage or putting food on the table.
COVINGTON - The Eastside Lady Eagles soccer team showed that it is for real this season, knocking off the Class AAA No. 9-ranked Oconee County Lady Warriors 2-1 in overtime Friday.
HAMPTON - So much for Tony Stewart's learning curve.
HAMPTON - Mark Martin claimed the top spot at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Friday night, making him the second-oldest pole winner in NASCAR Cup history.
HAMPTON - Bruton Smith wants NASCAR to yank its final race of the season out of south Florida.