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Search on for missing Newton man Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating missing Newton County Robert “Bobby” Weaver, a white man who is 5 feet, 8 inches tall, weighs about 160 pounds and has brown hair, brown eyes and tattoos on his forearms.
The Covington News | Apr 23, 2014 4:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NCSO deputies keep drunk drivers off road Two Newton County Sheriff’s Office deputies were recognized Tuesday for work keeping impaired drivers off the road.
The Covington News | Apr 23, 2014 12:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Property tax rate likely to drop in FY15 Commissioners got some good news Tuesday night at their budget work session, including learning their health insurance bill will be at least $339,660 lower and seeing rising property values that would allow the board to make good on its promise to lower t
The Covington News | Apr 23, 2014 02:16 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Chamber searching for Main St head The Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce is on its second search this year to try and find the next director for Main Street Covington – after its first two finalists backed out for personal reasons in late February/early March – and ch
The Covington News | Apr 23, 2014 02:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Council unsure how to use Legion Field Covington City Council members are still unsure whether they want to allow Legion Field on Mill Street to be rented for private events and whether they want to charge a fee or simply a refundable deposit.
The Covington News | Apr 23, 2014 02:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Deputy arrested for child molestation A former Newton County deputy was arrested Monday for allegedly inappropriately touching a child sometime between 2006 and 2011.
The Covington News | Apr 22, 2014 01:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Oxford teens arrested in Heritage High robbery Four teens from were arrested in connection with the March 27 assault and robbery of a student in the Heritage High School parking lot and deputies are on the lookout for a fifth teen.
The Covington News | Apr 21, 2014 4:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
BOC working on budget to drop tax rate With a goal of lowering the county’s property tax rate, after raising it last year, the Newton County Board of Commissioners is set to kick off its part of the budget process in earnest and officials will be looking for ways to cut costs and increas
The Covington News | Apr 21, 2014 4:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bear spotted south of Newborn A large bear was spotted south of Newborn this week, and the Jasper County man who initially reported the bear says there is evidence it’s hanging around, but an official with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources said real concern doesn&rsquo
The Covington News | Apr 20, 2014 02:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Smart Growths political forum Early voting for the May 20 Primary begins Friday, and local group Smart Growth Newton County is giving residents a chance to hear from all the local and state candidates facing opposition this year.
The Covington News | Apr 20, 2014 02:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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