Newton County Sheriff Ezell Brown shared, not only a plaque signifying his office's recent accreditation, but also some of the rave reviews bestowed upon ...
The Newton County School System will host the 2016 District Spelling Bee on Friday, February 5, at 10:30 a.m. at Newton High School ...
Five-year-old Andrea Tyrah DeBruhl died due to asphyxia after being caught in playground equipment at the Newton County Theme School at Ficquett Monday, according to ...
In a study of the Joint Development Authority's (JDA) financial transactions, in particular bonds, no illegalities or potential liability to Newton County were discovered ...
A much maligned residential development planned for Stanton Springs is off the table after the developers withdrew a petition for rezoning recently.
Tragedy struck Newton County Theme School at Ficquett this week with the death of a 5-year-old kindergarten student Monday.
Considerable confusion reigns within the Newton County Republican Party as precinct mass meetings approach in February.
Newton County's unemployment rate was down significantly in December, 2015 from December, 2014.
Newton High School's Hezekiah Rodgers is in prestigious company.
The Hwy. 278 Community Improvement District (CID) is getting closer to becoming a reality.
A crowd gathered in the Covington City Hall meeting room Thursday to celebrate Janet Goodman's 36 years as a councilwoman with a slight surprise ...
Covington police arrested a juvenile for burglary, possession of marijuana and possession of a weapon during a crime after witnesses saw someone believed to be ...
Melanie McCorey Bell declared her candidacy for Newton County Probate Judge Tuesday.
Throughout his 16 years as a member of the Newton County School Board, Almond Turner feels he has done a lot for the students of ...
Local attorney Shannon Sneed has announced his intention to seek the office of Probate Judge of Newton County.
A contract extension turned into a testy drama with accusations of conflicts of interest flying, questions of financial procedures raised and queries of ethics posed. Ultimately three Newton County Commissioners forced the Chairman's hand.
The weather outside was nippy Friday night when floats, the Newton High School marching band and Santa and his reindeer came to Porterdale Friday night for the annual Christmas Parade.
A residential development in Stanton Springs was put on hold Tuesday, as the Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted to table a zoning hearing on the proposal.
Ordinances for the Brickstore Overlay will soon be made available to the public after Lloyd Kerr, Director of Development Services, discussed the long-running issue with the board of commissioners Tuesday night.
Janice Van Ness edged out Tonya Anderson to win the Georgia State Senate District 43 seat Tuesday night.
General Mills' Covington Plant Manager Mark Bible told a crowded room Tuesday that last Thursday shouldn't be the only day marked on the calendar to give thanks.
It's easy to envision the good ole times of yesteryear as the Christmas season comes around. Christmas lights sparkle as candlelight would, the trees remind us of a time when people were more interested in being with nature, rather than Netflix, carolers were welcome at your front door, carriages passed by on the street, like a Dickens novel.
As a pastor, Sharon Henderson has been serving the community since 1989. Now she wants to take that service to a broader level, and has announced her candidacy for the Georgia House of Representatives, District 113.
Rodney Carter Clark was arrested Wednesday in the murder of Mario Demonte Johnson.
The Covington Police Department (CPD) has been ardently trying to find the subjects of a senseless killing at Walmart Monday, searching from Covington to Tennessee.
Local musicians started the Christmas season off in Covington with the annual Lighting of the Square.
A wedding ring, thousands of dollars in cash and a gun permit were among the items stolen from cars in the parking lot of Solid Rock Baptist Church on Brown Bridge Road Sunday.
The Joint Development Authority voted to sell land in Stanton Springs to developer Kippy Clarke and partners for a new residential neighborhood Monday, but the authority's two Newton County delegates were not in favor of the deal.
Two children recently were recently adopted by families in Newton County after work by many in the area.
It was probably one of the worst kept secrets in Newton County in recent months.