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Newton County little league baseball teams continue to impress, as a trio of squads have won state championships and competed in the United States Speciality... [Read More]
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Police are looking for the person who broke into a Covington car dealership using a forklift early Wednesday and stole a car. [Read More]
Tags: Thief - Police - car
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Jimquez Swiney was sentenced to 20 years in prison plus probation in Newton County Superior Court for shooting his wife inside a Covington grocery store... [Read More]
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The new, large dining hall at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center is now named in honor of state Sen. John K. Wilkinson. [Read More]
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Casey Cagle said he remains focused on pulling out a win in the Republican runoff for governor, even though a presidential endorsement didn't go his... [Read More]
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Kirby Smart and Bulldogs players were asked about that loss many times at media day, and each answer fell in line with a theme: The... [Read More]
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So many examples exist that can provide proof of just how talent rich Newton County and the Covington area is when it comes to athletics,... [Read More]
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The parents accused of murder in the October death of 15-day-old Caliyah C. McNabb will be tried together after Alcovy Judicial Circuit Chief Judge John... [Read More]
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With the runoff for the Democratic candidate for the Newton County Board of Commissioners District 2 seat looming Tuesday, outgoing Commissioner Lanier Sims... [Read More]
President Donald Trump waded into Georgia's contentious Republican runoff for governor with a tweet endorsing Brian Kemp. [Read More]
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Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas will help dedicate the addition to the Newton County Judicial Center this fall. [Read More]
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For Chris Murray, his college decision came down to two things: atmosphere and faith. [Read More]
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Dante English knows who Rusty Mansell is, and he doesn't mind the fact that one of his top eighth graders also now knows who Mansell... [Read More]
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Two infants were hurt when the car they were riding in ran off the road, hit a power pole and flipped Sunday afternoon. [Read More]
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A man told Covington police he was assaulted in the sugar aisle while shopping at Walmart late Friday night, according to a Covington Police Department... [Read More]
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Members of the Dart Foundation present a $5,000 donation to Action Ministries to help fund the ministries' Smart Lunch Smart Kid summer nutrition program. Pictured... [Read More]
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Covington's Kroger locations will have a very special guest this Friday, as the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile is making its way down the hot dog highways... [Read More]
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A pair of Newton County natives didn't contribute much on the field to the Georgia Bulldogs last year, but they'll have a chance to compete... [Read More]
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The Covington News, in conjunction with The Walton Tribune, will host the inaugural East Metro Atlanta Media Day at 11 a.m. Monday at the Porter... [Read More]
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Social Circle has some new blood coming in to lead the baseball program next season after one of the most historic runs in school history. [Read More]
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