After an alleged armed robbery of a Marathon Gas Station on Hwy. 278 in Newton County, the Covington Police Department quickly responded to a "be on the lookout" (BOLO) and arrested the suspect Monday.
Man shot at while taking out the trash
A Covington man was shot at while taking out the trash Tuesday.
The City of Covington will present some amendments to its fire code ordinance at Monday's city council meeting after reaching a consensus on it in a work session Tuesday.
There are several ways to familiarize yourself with the history of the iconic flying machine of the Vietnam War, the Bell Helicopter Co. UH-1 "Huey."
Every officer-use-of-force situation is a volatile and dangerous affair for the officer, the suspect and the community.
A man wielding a "medieval" type sword threatened a Covington police officer who then shot the suspect twice in the abdomen Wednesday afternoon.
Dave Belton will face Democrat B.P. "Patsy" Harrys in the general election for Georgia House District 112.
Newton County citizens got their first crack at hearing about – and speaking out on – the 2050 Plan in a public hearing setting at Live Oak Elementary School Monday.
A man identified as a suspect in Thursday's murder of a Newton County man was arrested in Orlando Thursday.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office is conducting an internal investigation after it was discovered an individual was being held at the Newton County Detention Center following an erroneous arrest in another jurisdiction.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office is looking for any tips that will lead to the apprehension of three men believed to be involved in Newton County murder Thursday.
An alleged argument led to someone getting shot in the leg in the area of Green Acres Friday.
Anytime someone heads out for a night at a restaurant, the diner looks for an experience they can't find in their home kitchen.
The 2012 sports year in Newton County saw plenty of the old mixed with plenty of the new.
Newton headed into Thursday night's Yule Tide Christmas Classic in Hanceville, Ala., with the confidence of three straight wins.
History will soon be reconstructed in Porterdale.
As Dan Bauer drives through Covington in his red truck with the Arbor Equity Inc. logo on the side, children sometimes yell at their parents as the vehicle passes, exclaiming, "There goes coach Dan."
The Newton, Alcovy and Eastside football teams all reached the playoffs in the 2012 season, and the efforts of the players who helped to get them there will be rewarded Saturday.
The first year of Region 2-AAAAAA produced several big moments throughout the 2012 season, and the runner up to the champion of the state's highest classification.
Alcovy didn't get off to the start of 2012-13 season it would hope after losing its first three and four of its first five games.
The Newton Rams shut down Eastside Saturday, handing its cross-town rivals its first loss of the season and proving they are one of the state's better defensive teams.
Antonius Sims missed 4 ½ games, including 2 ½ region contests this season, but that didn't stop him from impressing every coach in 8-AAAA as they gathered to come up with an All-Region team.
It's been a productive first part of the season for both Newton and Eastside, with 11 wins (prior to Newton's matchup with Jackson, Atlanta today) coming together on the Rams' court.
For seven years, Jon Scharf has been heading to the Covington Y to help dozens of Newton County's youngsters learn sportsmanship, discipline, basketball and how to have fun.
Alcovy wrestling welcomed Newton and Eastside to its gym Tuesday by winning the Newton Cup.
As much as I enjoyed football season for the last four months, it took me just two weeks to decide Newton is a basketball town.
Trying to repeat a 21-win season is difficult enough, but looking to do it with an almost entirely new team is even more challenging.
In a county where Newton High is a perennial playoff team and Alcovy reached the elite eight last season, Eastside has been the odd-team out in the region's boys basketball scene.