The victim in the truck accident on the Access Road at the Yellow River Sunday evening has been identified as Valentine Gayle, 48, of Lithonia ...
The National Action Network (NAN) gave out dozens of backpacks filled with school supplies Thursday evening. Cathlete Perry, NAN Youth Director, oversaw the backpack drive ...
Newton County settled a lawsuit with owners of 54.5 acres on Gum Creek road for damages due to the county's storm water infrastructure ...
The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) came to a consensus on balancing the 2017 fiscal year budget Thursday night.
Locals are familiar with creatures calling Newton County home. We do, after all, play hosts to Vampires and Zombies. But this week new creatures moved ...
The 188th Salem Camp Meeting began Friday evening with a salute to veterans and a sermon from Dr. Bill Burch, Senior Pastor of LawrencevilleFirst United ...
The Newton County Solid Waste Authority (SWA) did not make a decision on fees associated with the county's convenience centers at a special called ...
The Newton County Sheriff's Office and Crime Stoppers are on the lookout for Deante Hall, 36, of Covington, who is believed to have shot ...
A fight between a male and a female resulted in the death of the male, Aquavias Cole, in Harmony Place Sunday.
As candidates for two Newton County seats open in the 2016 General Primary Runoff Elections answered questions during a forum at the Newton County Historic ...
A Newton County tradition that goes back almost 200 years returns this week.
After almost six years of serving local residents coffee, lunch and community fellowship, Square Perk Café has closed its doors starting Friday.
As the two grand finales of fireworks went off simultaneously during the 2015 Independence on the Square in Covington, some spectators staring up at the ...
The regional headquarters of Bodycote, a thermal processing service provider, is now located in Covington.
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An employee monitoring the switchboard at Bard, on Industrial Blvd. in Covington, received a phone call at 12:47 p.m. Tuesday, stating "There's a bomb and it will go off in 10 minutes."
Jamarcus Tyrone Smith, of Covington, was the third person arrested in the investigation of the murder of 29-year-old Newton County resident Demario Smith.
The Newton Medical Center (NMC) expects to pick an equity partner in January, according to a presentation given by CEO Jim Weadick at a meeting of the Covington Rotary Club Tuesday.
An 88-year-old Oxford woman's body was found after a housefire Tuesday morning.
Members of the Covington City Council asked if government should police people's children during Monday's work session.
There will soon be more than just take offs and landings happening at the Covington Municipal Airport.
The Newton County Sheriff's Department responded to the third shooting in less than two weeks Thursday, after gunshots were fired in the parking lot of the Kroger on Salem Road.
A Rutledge man, who was pulled over for not having his lights on, was arrested with cocaine and marijuana in Social Circle Tuesday.
Micah Jujan Burch, of Keyton Drive in Covington, was arrested Wednesday in connection with a shooting at Greenway Drive and Timberlake Terrace Friday.
Water was a hot topic of conversation in Newton County this week, capped by a very public Board of Commissioners work session Wednesday.
A celebratory crowd shared laughs, heart-felt stories and good will at the General Mills Covington plant Thursday.
Voting in Tuesday's midterm elections was down slightly from the last cycle in 2010.
A Covington man was shot in the hip and his right arm from a gunshot wound at 7223 Lakeview Drive was flown to an Atlanta hospital early Wednesday morning.
Board of Commissioner Lanier Sims will represent District 2 for four more years.
Dave Belton won the State House District 112 seat, defeating Patsy Harris Tuesday night.
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