The Covington Police Department is searching for three females who allegedly attempted to purchase food at Zaxby's with stolen credit card numbers.
Many parents of Newton County School System students have made expressed concern over traffic problems caused by a portion of Airport Road being closed.
After the recall of Blue Bell ice cream products, Newton County School System has removed all of the brand's ice cream from its stock Tuesday.
A $22 million nursing home facility and more than 100 jobs could be headed toward Covington as the city council approved to rezone an area on Dearing Street.
Covington already had a memorial to its veterans with the monument on the Square, but Tuesday it added another way to honor those who served while driving around town.
Members of the Social Circle community both said goodbye and hello to Doug White Sunday.
In Newton County's past government groups worked separately, so when the water authority heard that the school board was working to build a high school down Hwy. 36 it was a bit of a surprise.
The city of Covington will take $20,000 from its general fund in the 2015-16 fiscal year budget and help fund the Christmas lights on the Square this year.
A kitchen fire set an apartment complex on West Street abalxe Monday afternoon.
The Covington City Council spent a full day of work at the Carl Vinson Institute of Government in Athens during its 2015 retreat Tuesday, hashing through several issues for the city going forward.
The Covington City Council spent a full day of work at the Carl Vinson Institute of Government in Athens during its 2015 retreat Tuesday.
Baxalta Incorporated is still making its way toward bringing a large amount of new jobs and a new level of industrial growth to Newton County, and it progressed another step during a meeting of the Joint Development Authority (JDA) Tuesday.
The St. Patrick's Day holiday didn't keep people from attending a called meeting in Social Circle Tuesday, as city hall's community room was filled with concerned citizens.
The Newton County library, in recent years, has had to cut $500,000 out of its budget, and last year completed a $350,000 renovation of the roof on its Covington location.
The Covington City Council voted on several road closures during Monday's meeting.
Oxford College is taking several steps for a revamped athletic program, with its second one coming last month.
In its second year of existence the Newton County Recreation Commission's Little League team is one step closer to Williamsport, Pa., and the Little League World Series.
Another summer, another Dixie Boys tournament descends on City Pond Park this weekend.
The Georgia Revolution's third National Premier Soccer League season came to an end in an auspicious way Saturday.
There are plenty of clichés about teams being a special bond and a brotherhood of sorts.
Michael Mills wanted a life-changing experience, so he decided to enter the Spartan Death Race.
Throughout the nine months Indian Creek Golf Course was closed to transition into Ashton Hills Golf Club, Bryan Raines and his staff were hard at work making a golf course they could be proud of.
Before facing Dawsonville, the Post 77 baseball team gathered for a team meeting.
For the fourth straight year, the Covington Y won the Rockdale Swim League. However, Saturday's results included personal wins as coaches around the six-team league were proud of their teams' overall and individual improvements.
The Georgia Lady Revolution remained in the hunt for first place in the Southeast Conference of the Women's Premier Soccer League after splitting its last two matches.
Local youth track athletes with the Southeast Striders Track and Field Club placed at the AAU national qualifier in the Georgia versus South Carolina Track and Field Championships held at Lovejoy High School June 20-23.
A champion will be crowned in the Rockdale Swim League Saturday, but the 2013 season, like those before it, was about young athletes learning to swim and to compete week in and week out.
The Newton boys' basketball team averaged 48 points per game in 2012-13, 20 below Region 2-AAAAAA regular season champion Rockdale, and 11 below the region tournament champions, Druid Hills.
Casey Bates has been a key figure in Alcovy baseball. Now he's moving to be closer to his daughter, Mallory, who is a fourth-grader in Woodstock.
At 78 years old, 50-year high school coaching veteran Ron Bradley was just inducted into his seventh hall of fame.