Oak Hill Elementary School second-grader Emily Jenkins just stepped next door when school dismissed Monday to peruse books in the children's section of the Porter Memorial Branch Library on Ga. Highway 212, adjacent to her school.
COVINGTON -- The state has designated five Title 1 schools in the Newton County School System as distinguished schools.
COVINGTON -- County commissioners recently locked in lawn maintenance costs for five years by renewing a contract with the current provider, Durden's Lawn Maintenance.
COVINGTON -- The Covington Police Department plans to spend some drug dealers' money. Chief Stacey Cotton announced to the Covington City Council recently that he will upgrade the department's record management server and will be using forfeited drug funds to make the purchase.
PORTERDALE -- Tickets will be on sale through Friday for Monte Carlo for the Arts, the annual fundraiser for Southern Heartland Arts Inc.
SOCIAL CIRCLE -- Nia Smith has been named the Social Circle Boys & Girls Club 2011 Youth of the Year.
SOCIAL CIRCLE — Nia Smith has been named the Social Circle Boys & Girls Club 2011 Youth of the Year.