The city of Covington is hosting the first of quarterly outreach meetings for citizens.
Neighbors can help neighbors stay warm next winter by donating to H.E.A.T.'s campaign to assist with utility bill payments.
Fiction will soon become fact, as Covington is getting a real Mystic Grill.
The city of Covington's legal team has determined a special use permit is not needed for an auto repair and body shop to operate from the old Covington Ford site.
Newton County Attorney Tommy Craig has completed his review of a questionable bid by LB Recycling and Waste Services and determined it will stand.
Tuesday's BOC meeting has been canceled.
The Georgia Municipal Association and several local officials are opposed to three bills that would impact local governments.
COVINGTON - County commissioners unanimously voted to put the lawn care maintenance contract out to bid at a special called meeting Tuesday night.
The BOC unanimously voted to put the lawn care contract out to bid.
The county commission passed a resolution authorizing attorney Tommy Craig 's filing of a counterclaim to a lawsuit filed last year.
Commissioners approved Tuesday night a bid by LB Recycling and Waste Services to purchase and collect scrap metal at the recycling centers and landfill, but there are questions about the legality of the bid.
Reid Waters selected Chimney Park as the site for his Eagle Scout project.
Commisioners did not revisit the lawn maintenance contract Tuesday, but said they are working on getting new policies in place.
Sheriff Ezell Brown is proposing changes to the county's firearms discharge ordinance.
The owner of the lawn maintenance service used by Newton County does not have a valid business license.
Changes are being made to the proposed Salem Overlay based on public feedback.
Bob Schwartz is Oxford's new city manager.
The FFA-FCCLA Center's 9th Annual Wildlife Camp Banquet takes place March 9.
Margaret and Richard Johnson celebrated 60 years of marriage with a vow renewal ceremony just days before Valentine's Day.
The Caldwell and Cowan Relay for Life team is hosting a dinner theater to raise funds for the American Cancer Society.
The local United Way has desingated funds for 21 non-profits.
Several Arbor Day events are planned throughout the county this year.
The EPD has issued its final approval of the Bear Creek Reservoir.
Covington Finance Director Leigh Anne Knight was appointed city manager Thursday evening.
Commissioner John Douglas formally announced his bid for Congress Thursday.
Emergency repairs will be made to a bridge on Brown Bridge Road.
The BOC voted 3 to2 to approve renewals of contracts for lawn maintenance and recycling center staffing without putting them out to bid.
the American Cancer Society is asking Newton residents to participate in a new study.
Mayor Ronnie Johnston is proposing shifting some of Main Street's responsibilities and funding to the Chamber of Commerce.
The Covington City Council voted 4 to 2 to have a consultant provide another group of candidates for the city manager position Monday night, and denied a motion to appoint Capt. Craig Treadwell to the position.
Commissioner John Douglas is running for Congress.
Former Social Circle Director of Public Safety Tom Fox has filed a lawsuit against the city under the Georgia Whistleblower Protection Act.
Rep. Paul Broun visited Newton County on Thursday.
The chair of the Main Street Board is questioning a review of the program completed by a consultant hired by the city of Covington.
The city of Covington has joined in the banning of tobacco and tobacco products at public parks.
The Covington City Council has not yet reached a consensus on who the net city manager should be.
COVINGTON -- Covington residents will soon be hearing the greeting, "Welcome to Moe's!" The restaurant is locating in an existing building that once housed United Bank, located between Baskin Robbins and Dairy Queen in Newton Plaza off U.S. Highway 278, according to John Brozovic, director of regional leasing for
The Main Street Board will review a report by a consultant hired by the city at its upcoming retreat.
Former Mayor Sam Ramsey is donating a fountain to the city of Covington.
Courtney Lumpkin is the new assistant director for Newton County Library System.
Tony Charaf of Delta Airlines was the keynote speaker at the Chamber of Commerce's annual meeting.
Judge Samuel Ozburn is the winner of the R.O. Arnold Award.
The Newton BOC tabled contracts for lawn maintenance and recycling centers management.
Main Street Covington presented its quarterly report to the Board of Commissioners.
Two additional public meetings are scheduled on the Salem Overlay.
Public comments to be moved to top of BOC agenda: Chairman says road projects to be presented in February
Chairman Keith Ellis announced that public comments will now be held at the start of BOC meetings, and that he will have a list of road projects for the board to consider in February.
The top three finalists for Covington city manager have been revealed.
The Newborn Town Council has instructed the town attorney to investigate what would be required to adopt Sunday package sales.
A low budget movie is slated to film in Covington later this month.
A consultant hired to review the Main Street Covington program made his presentation to the City Council MOnday.