The Covington/Newton County SWAT Team escorted the torch Tuesday for closing ceremonies for Newton County Special Olympics.
COVINGTON -- Commissioners are still trying to find ways to increase revenues so the county can continue to operate and provide services desired by residents despite a bleak upcoming fiscal year.
Testimony wrapped up Tuesday in the lawsuit pitting members of a local church against each other, but not before the judge admonished all parties to consider the fruits of sowing disunity among believers.
As a former high school athlete, Max Cleland loved to compete. He never let the loss of an arm and both legs in Vietnam stop him and it was that competitive spirit that led the former third baseman from Lithonia High School to eventually become a U.S. senator.
General Mills employees are pictured after winning the Covington Family YMCA's Corporate Cup Division of the 2011 Cheerios Challenge.
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During an executive session Monday night, the Covington City Council decided not to authorize Mayor Kim Carter to send a letter of intent to Norfolk Southern railroad related to the much-debated purchase of a rail line.
The following is a list of registered sex offenders living in Newton County as of May 12 according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office. For more information, go to the NCSO Web site at www.newtonsheriffga.org.Daniel Alexander, 155 Fairlane DriveKenneth Andrews, 50 Campbelton TraceLee Atchison, 107 West Clark St., OxfordDarrell Ayers, 620 Riverfield Lane
EDITOR'S NOTE: Restaurant health inspection reports published in the Citizen newspapers include only the restaurant's name, address, score, date of inspection and previous score. This is due to the length of violations included in the reports. Readers who would like to know more about a restaurant's score may go online at www.eastmetrohealth.com to read any violations recorded in the report.