COVINGTON -- Following Sunday's rain, the Yellow River was expected to crest at the Milstead Bridge in Rockdale County at 1 a.m. this morning at 14.5 feet, 2.5 feet above flood stage, according to the National Weather Service.
Newton County District Attorney Ken Wynne has announced that he will ask the Georgia Attorney General's office to appoint a special prosecutor to handle the case of Newton County Commissioner J.C. Henderson. Henderson, 53, was charged with battery under the Family Violence Act, a misdemeanor, after an alleged family fight on Oct. 10.
It's time for Newton County senior students and their parents to start thinking about how they will pay for college. To help them out, the county's three high schools are holding a joint Financial Aid Workshop tonight so parents can get more information and ask any questions they may have.
John Howard was praised as a consummate public servant and steward of the people's money at a retirement celebration held in his honor by the city of Covington on Friday evening at Turner Lake Complex.
COVINGTON The Covington City Council won't get involved in the ongoing dispute regarding a proposed drag strip in Social Circle.