John Douglas, District 1 Newton County Commissioner, announced Wednesday he will not seek reelection in 2016.
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 ...
Before a motion could be filed to renew a contract between GovComms, LLC and Newton County, commissioners spoke up about the lack of services the BOC felt it was receiving from the PR firm. The contract, which expires at the end of the fiscal year, will be revisited by the BOC at its first meeting in November.
Superior court grant received
The Hwy. 278 Community Improvement District has the resolutions it needs to head to the Georgia state Legislature in late January or early February.
For Newton County about $218,000 actually does grow on trees.
A motion by Newton County District 1 Commissioner John Douglas to suspend funding to The Center for Community Preservation and Planning failed due to lack of support at Tuesday's Board of Commissioners public meeting.
A Flash Foods clerk told a Newton County Sheriff's Office deputy that they observed a male and a female in the parking lot of the Salem Road store arguing.
A woman involved in an argument, pulled a knife on her sister early Tuesday morning, shortly after 2 a.m.
An employee of Walmart on Salem Road left his back pack in the back room, where it was found by the store's manager.
The Covington City council unanimously approved (5-0, with councilman Keith Dalton being out sick) to sign a resolution for the Highway 278 Community Improvement District.
The Clarks Grove subdivision was denied its request by the Covington City Council to block off some of its streets on Halloween.
The City of Covington will be the natural gas provider to Baxter International.
The Covington Rotary Club held its 22nd annual Cars of the Past car show this Sunday, and the caliber of the event matched the weather – great.
After tense deliberation, three Newton County School Systems teachers are a step closer to being named the 2015 Teacher of the Year.
No announcements have been made from General Mills concerning layoffs at the Covington plant.
A suspected trio of burglars fled form a residence Thursday, causing the lockdown of four Newton County schools.