COVINGTON -- Rookie Covington Police officer Bob Yarbrough is proving it's never too late to fulfill your dreams. He's been in uniform as a CPD officer for a little more than a month. He wanted to do it more than 30 years ago.
COVINGTON -- Former Covington City Councilwoman Bertha Goss died Thursday at the age of 87.
COVINGTON -- The Newton County Sheriff's Office held its second annual awards and commendations ceremony Friday. Awards and Commendations Committee Chairman Lt. Paul Gunter said the event was to recognize those who have gone "above and beyond what is exceptional."
With Valentine's Day falling on a Monday this year, local flower shops will be open for business on Sunday.Roses are the top sellers, with a dozen selling for between $75 and $80.Other popular flowers are tulips, Gerber daisies, irises and lilies.
Blue Willow Inn owner Billie Van Dyke wants to keep frying green tomatoes. She just hopes there will be enough customers to eat them.Photo slide show inside
COVINGTON -- The Newton County Board of Education will decide next week if it will alter the school system's transportation system in order to save nearly $1.5 million.
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