Camper Nick Abbott, right, 13, prepares to ride Melody and watches while assistant Sarah Bolen adjusts the quarter horse's bridle.
PORTERDALE -- City Councilman Robert Foxworth Tuesday night succeeded in his effort to have the City Council readdress issues that he said were discussed in an illegal closed meeting; however, the outcome of those discussions was unchanged.
Newton County Administrative Officer John Middleton has resigned.
COVINGTON -- The Newton County Recreation Commission preserved a part of local history with the renovation of the historic R.L. Cousins Gymnasium. Now, that success story is being recognized on the national level.
COVINGTON -- The Newton County Board of Education approved a maxed-out millage rate at its monthly meeting Tuesday night.
COVINGTON -- A Newton County man is recovering from injuries he received a week ago when he was robbed and beaten.
COVINGTON -- The county will lay off nine employees due to budget cuts, according to Chairman Kathy Morgan.
COVINGTON — One of the Southeast's biggest bicycle races is coming to town.
Magician Bill Packard was at Porter Memorial Library on Tuesday for the last special program of the summer.
Joe May attempted to move on after serving in the Army in Vietnam by helping fellow veterans readjust to civilian life. He said the horrors of war are always with him and the best medicine he has found is helping others.