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Tim Trowell had a lot to say when speaking of the talent that is Indian Creek eighth grade softball player Lauren Burnett. [Read More]
James B. (Jim) Hutchins, Jr. passed away at his Covington home on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. [Read More]
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NCSS Elementary and middle schools held poetry competitions at their school and sent their grade level winners to participate in the district's recitation contest. Competitors... [Read More]
William J. (Bill) Taylor, of Covington, passed away Jan. 11, 2018, at the age of 74. Mr. Taylor faithfully served the community through... [Read More]
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Cortney Marie Bell, the accused baby-killer, spent time in the Rockdale County Jail over the Christmas holiday on a charge of criminal trespass, just three... [Read More]
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U.S. Rep. Jody Hice, R-Ga., says his role on the House Armed Services Committee will ensure the district gets a say in setting the nation's... [Read More]
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Julian Cameron Alford, 18, 5959 Farrington Road, Lithonia, was court sentenced Jan. 8. [Read More]
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After 15 years of working in the restaurant industry with the Georgia-based brand Zaxby's, Joe Hunt, vice president of franchise relations, is entering the political... [Read More]
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COVINGTON, Ga. - On Thursday, Jan. 11 U. S. Corrugated, Inc., a national manufacturer of corrugated packaging materials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening... [Read More]
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Covington/Newton County Economic Development hosted the Georgia House of Representatives Economic Development and Tourism Committee Wednesday to learn more about the economic development efforts in... [Read More]
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On Monday, Jan. 15, Newton County School System Project AWARE will open the doors of Newton High School to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin... [Read More]
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The Honorable Judge Eleanor Ross, first African American woman appointed to the U.S. District Court for Northern Georgia, will deliver the keynote address at the... [Read More]
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On a night where Ashton Hagans was honored for being reaching a rare milestone in Newton basketball history, the junior point guard showed his mettle... [Read More]
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Republican Brian Strickland claimed the majority vote in the Jan. 9 special election for the Senate District 17 seat vacated by Rick Jeffares, who resigned... [Read More]
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Investigators with the Newton County Sheriff's Office are looking for the two people who stole a car at gunpoint Saturday evening. [Read More]
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Covington police arrested a wanted Bishop man early Monday after he gave police a false name. [Read More]
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Seventeen-year-old Quran Ali Knighton was sentenced to life in prison this morning at the Newton County Judicial Center during a hearing before Alcovy Circuit Chief... [Read More]
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Covington police arrested a 21-year-old man Saturday for an early morning stabbing that sent a woman to an Atlanta hospital by helicopter. [Read More]
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The Georgia football championship drought continues. [Read More]
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Ashton Hagans has reached another milestone in his Newton High basketball career, and the junior five-star point guard will be honored for it Tuesday. [Read More]
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