News for Tuesday, February 1, 2011

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Polishing their skills

Firefighters with the Newton County Fire Service were being put through their paces Tuesday as they drove fire engines through a course laid out for them in The Church at Covington's parking lot on Ga. Highway 142.

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KCNB still working despite cuts

COVINGTON -- Keep Covington-Newton Beautiful is continuing to provide puppet shows educating children about taking care of the environment and other programs, despite drastic funding and staffing cuts.

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Former Oxford councilwoman dies at age 76

OXFORD -- One of Oxford's most dedicated residents will be missed by the community.

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Walker's Bend builders selected

COVINGTON -- Three local builders have been selected to construct homes in Walker's Bend, the neighborhood off Ga. Highway 81 that is the focus of the city of Covington's housing initiative.

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Man robbed at gunpoint of PlayStation system, weapon

COVINGTON -- One arrest has been made and more are likely in connection with an armed robbery that took place Monday night on Sunflower Lane, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.

Woman charged in man's stabbing

COVINGTON -- Covington police were called to the scene of a stabbing on Jan. 25 and found a man standing in his driveway with blood coming from his left hand.

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65-year-old Covington man dies in motorcycle crash

COVINGTON -- A 65-year-old Covington man died from injuries received in a crash involving his motorcycle and a vehicle late last week, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

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Walker's Bend builders selected

COVINGTON — Three local builders have been selected to construct homes in Walker's Bend, the neighborhood off Ga. Highway 81 that is the focus of the city of Covington's housing initiative.

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