Retail outlet specializing in unique home décor may be open by August or early autumn
A new Home Goods store, which specializes in unique home décor, will be coming to Conyers and may be open for business in August or by early autumn.
Jim Baker, head of East Georgia Land Development Company, sent a letter to Newton County Wednesday stating that he plans to seek money damages and move forward with plans to develop a regional landfill on land adjacent to the county landfill on Lower River Road.
The Fourth of July is shaping up to be a grand celebration this year, with events scheduled throughout the day in Newton County culminating with fireworks displays in Porterdale and Covington.
The Newton Poll is a weekly compilation of reader comments on subjects of local interest.
The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department, Porterdale Police Department, the Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Pardon and Parole.
Director says suspension of benefits for retirees assuming elected office was a long-discussed administrative issue issue, not a political move
Human Resource Director Ronnie Cowan said that the Covington, Ga., city council’s controversial decision that retirement benefits will not be suspended if a retiree assumes an elected office has been under discussion for years and should not be viewed as a political move.
The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.
Hotel at Exit 93 will seek less environmental impact and energy savings
A new hotel is going up in Covington that not only will offer guests a design created for on-the-go young people and state-of-the-art amenities but also will present an environmentally friendly approach to the hospitality business.
Conyers police find stolen gun, marijuana plant in 16-year-old’s bedroom
A 16-year-old Conyers male could be facing adult charges after he allegedly shot two pit bull puppies during an argument with his mother.
If you are old enough, you may remember bygone days when the family doctor made house calls. Technology today has transformed our lives. Not only do we not see our doctors at our homes, we may not actually see them in the examination room either because they are too busy entering health records on computers.
Newton County commissioners voted 2-1 Wednesday night on a motion by Commissioner John Douglas to “eliminate Green Hill P3 from consideration in the process of determining the future of our Newton County solid waste disposal site.”
Covington resident shifts careers to open bike shop
Square Bikes opens in Covington
Attorney elected to State Bar of Georgia Board of Governors
Conyers native becomes foreign service officer
Michael Meyers appointed to executive director of Augusta City Classic
Attorney installed as secretary of State Bar of Georgia
Stock Market donates dog run to Rockdale Sheriff’s Office
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