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.
Keith Ellis has several priorities identified for his first year in office.
Covington Mayor Ronnie Johnston has identified his top priorities for the new year.
Forty years after his death while on duty, the city of Covington has honored William A. Moate.
A nonprofit started by a Newton County resident, Food for Thought, recently received a big boost thanks to a national snack food company and residents of the Atlanta area.
The Covington City Council will meet for nine hours next week to narrow down city manager candidates.
The first baby of the new year arrived at Newton Medical Center at just after 2 a.m. Jan. 1.
County commissioners recently amended the ordinance governing alcohol sales by the drink, and although the ordinance became effective Jan. 1, there are no businesses that qualify to serve in the allowed areas.
The city of Mansfield and Board of Commissioners have formalized an agreement related to oversight of the Mansfield Community Center.
Chianti Italian Restaurant will close after 24 years.
A Mansfield man and former NCSO deputy was killed while acting as an advisor to the Afghan National Police.
Newton County employees have had three paid holidays restored.
Newton commissioners have tabled the expansion of the Judicial Center.
Bobby and Tiffini Fleck of Conyers are celebrating their first Christmas with their triplets.
An arts district is being proposed for Washington Street.
Covington resident Donna Phillips has invented a product to help moms on the go.
Steve Horton is ending a 35-year career with the city of Covington.
Mort Ewing is bidding the BOC goodbye after 12 years of service.
SKC has started construction on the second phase of a $100 million expansion.
Filming policies have been estabished for "The Vampire Diaries" and other productions shot inside city of Covington limits.
A local 8-year-old is helping other children through Toys for Tots.
The director of the Newton County United Way expects to reach this year's fundraising goal.
The Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation is helping Conyers and Covington residents and now is asking the communities for help.
Supporeters of Garden of Gethsemane Homeless Shelter met with Myaor Ronnie Johnston Wednesdasy.
Recycling centers and the landfill will be closed several days between now and the new year.
The children's section at Newton County Library has been restocked thanks to volunteers from Oxford College.
A farewell reception will be held in honor of Chairman Kathy Morgan, commissioners Tim Fleming and Mort Ewing next week.
IHOP is coming to Covington.
An investigation into the homeless shelter by the Secretary of State found no problem with financial records.
The BOC has approved a resolution and intergovernmental agreement related to a loan for construction of a wastewater pretreatment plant for Baxter International.
Commissioners heard a presentation on the expansion of the Judicial Center Tuesday night.
The Newton County BOC has approved a ban on all tobacco products at county-owned and operated parks.
A committee is continuing discussions on policies related to filming in Covington city limits.
Hours at Mansfield and Newborn post offices will be reduced in January.
While the homeless shelter still has a credit toward utilities with the city, but those funds will likely run out shortly after Christmas.
Newton County 4H has won a second place national award for its recycling and waste reduction efforts.
The Covington-Newton County 911 Center is the first to be reaccredited under CALEA's new, more stringent standards.
Berry's Tree Farm is donating 10 Christmas trees to the state to be displayed at the Governor's Mansion and the Capitol.
Porterdale will apply for a grant to fund a trail.
The city of Covington has plans to make $7.5 million worth of upgrades to water pipes.
Porterdale is getting in the holiday season with a Christmas parade and concert in the works.
Commissioners took several important steps related to Bear Creek Reservoir at a recent meeting.
T.K. Adams and his Newton County Community Band will once again provide the community with a soundtrack for the holiday season.
Shoppers reported longest lines on Thanksgiving night, with lines tapering off by Black Friday.
Hillphoenix will consolidate operationsi n Conyers and maintain its Covington facility.
Newton County Recreation Commission is proposing a tobacco ban in all county parks.
Newton County commissioners heard a presentation on the proposed Salem overlay at a recent work session.
Tourism is generating big bucks in Newton County, according to a recent report.