Former Covington Assistant Police Chief Almond Turner was also a Newton County School Board member.
The body of former Covington Police Chief Almond Turner returned to Georgia Friday as a community begins a weekend of mourning.
Officials released the mugshot of the man charged with killing former Covington Assistant Police Chief Almond Turner.
Almond Turner was "one of the greatest men who ever wore this uniform," the Covington Police Department said.
Part of a Georgia university was placed on lockdown after a police pursuit with a suspect.
The fire started at an apartment complex under construction in Covington overnight.
The state attorney general, governor and environmental regulators filed a legal motion last week calling on a judge to halt the sterilizing processes at the Becton Dickinson plant in Covington.
The sterilization plant in Covington which has been asked to shut down is responding to claims made by the state.
Police say the suspect's van matched the description of the hit-and-run vehicle and had a suspicious dent in the hood.
Attorney General Chris Carr has filed an injunction motion seeking to have the Becton Dickinson Plant in Covington to temporarily cease operations until additional safeguards are in place. Those safeguards would include constant monitoring.
A state lawmaker joined the calls Thursday for a plant in Newton County to temporarily close.
Big developments involving the industrial plant in Covington releasing a known carcinogen into the air. After independent testing of Ethylene Oxide, ETO, the city of Covington has asked the BD plant to temporarily cease operations until additional safeguards are in place. But representatives with the BD plant insist it is safe, even providing an expert toxicologist to back up their claim.
Police arrest two men wanted for a string of car break-ins across metro Atlanta.
A Covington family was by the side of their loved one at Atlanta Medical Center Tuesday as they made the difficult decision to take her off life-support.
Covington Police announced the arrests of 4 people on Friday, including a juvenile, on charges they kidnapped and robbed a man in an online dating scheme.
Man ambushed and robbed by woman he met online