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 ...
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.
The Covington Square got its final trimming for the annual Lighting of the Square celebration this week as crews installed a giant wreath on the clock of the Historic Courthouse Tuesday.
Throughout the day Tuesday, the Newton County Historic Courthouse was dotted with protestors concerning Newton County's Attorney Tommy Craig.
The Covington City Council approved the incentive pricing during its meeting Monday night for the new Holiday Inn Express being built on Paras Drive just off Exit 93 of I-20.
A lawsuit against Newton County will continue after a hearing in Superior Court Monday.
The race for Covington city council's Post 1 West Ward seat was a close one with just 14 votes separating incumbent Janet Goodman from the newly elected Kenneth Morgan.
There wasn't any ground to be broken, but Covington officials were still eager to celebrate. This time, to announce, a new commercial venture coming to the city, officials opted for a sledgehammer, rather than a shovel.
The Covington Fire Department (CFD) was recently awarded a grant of $16,902 from Firehouse Subs, which will go toward a new fire hose and accessories to outfit the new fire truck the city recently purchased.