Gateways into the city will now be regularly mowed and maintained, as the Covington City Council has approved lawn maintenance contracts to jumpstart its beautification efforts.
Keep Covington/Newton Beautiful needs volunteers to help clean up local rivers, lakes, and streams on Saturday, October 5. KCNB helps sponsor Rivers Alive each October, with more than 300 people participating each year. This river cleanup event is designed to bring awareness to water pollution prevention and solutions for water pollution problems, while actively removing litter from local waterways.
Newton County jail log for Sept. 11 to 17
The company that the city of Covington was planning to partner with to install electric vehicle chargers downtown has filed for bankruptcy and is under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission.
The county commission approved a bid of $1,167,134 from Pittman Construction Inc. out of Conyers to handle Local Maintenance Improvement Grant projects, but one commissioner voted in opposition because he’s not happy with one of the projects.
Newton County transportation got a nearly $1.3 million boost from the Georgia Department of Transportation Tuesday.
The Covington City Council has finalized an update to the city’s alcohol ordinance to allow licensing for on-premises wine and beer tastings, licensing for caterers to serve alcohol off-premises and temporary permits for non-profits to sell alcohol at events to benefit a charitable or civic organization.
The very name of the city denotes a spirit of hospitality, so it’s no surprise Social Circle calls its celebration of fall the Friendship Festival.
Newborn will celebrate its history in October with a tour of homes, schoolhouse alumni reunion and the release of a book detailing how life used to be in the tiny town.
Are you an alumnus of Newton County Schools? If so, Newton County School System Superintendent Samantha Fuhrey wants to hear from you.
Rockdale Citizen Poll for Sept. 15, 2013
Arrests in Newton County week of Sept. 4 to Sept. 10, 2013
Rockdale Jail Blotter for Sept. 13, 2013
Commissioners recently agreed to pay a consulting firm to research ways to improve the county’s business license application process and regulate taxi companies.
Ready Georgia is partnering with The Home Depot stores statewide to provide a preparedness-themed activity during the company’s monthly Kids Workshop.
- Kristopher "Kris" Adams
- Deborah Burns
- Carl Lung
- Mildred Thomas
- Inzer White
- Kathryn Lindsay
- John Huff
- Edward "Ed" Mcgehee
- Fred White
- Susan Herring
- Newton Jail Log for Nov. 15, 2013
- Newton Jail Log
- Porterdale officer injured in traffic stop
- Newton Jail Log for week of Sept. 4 to Sept. 10, 2013
- Newton County Jail Blotter for Aug. 23, 2013
- Newton County Jail Blotter for Aug. 9, 2013
- Newton County Jail Blotter for Aug. 2, 2013
- Newton County Jail Blotter for July 26, 2013
- Rockdale Jail Blotter for July 19, 2013
- Newton County Jail Blotter for July 19, 2013