Repairs are under way on the historic Newborn Schoolhouse. The building has been closed for a year due to structural damage. Crews are working to replace the roof, stabilize the foundation, add a handicap ramp and make other improvements. The work is expected to be completed by the end of September.
COVINGTON -- Turner Lake Complex will remain open on Saturdays, but rental fees, gym user fees and youth recreation fees will increase.
OXFORD -- The Oxford City Council approved the rollback millage rate at a called meeting on Monday night, upping the rate about 1 mill.
COVINGTON -- A health care expert painted a bleak picture of what the new health care reform law will mean for businesses at a seminar hosted by the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce at Georgia Perimeter College on Tuesday.
COVINGTON -- FaithWorks has discontinued its popular fan drive this summer, as the nonprofit organization struggles to keep enough funds coming in to satisfy its primary purpose: helping residents make utility and rent payments.
COVINGTON -- The Newton County Fire Service was been called to two separate arson incidents involving 12 juveniles in the past week.