The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) started its course for a 2017 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) Monday.
Newton County Chair Keith Ellis proclaimed Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, to be Suicide Prevention Awareness Day during an event on the Covington Square Thursday morning.
A Child's Voice Child Advocacy Center celebrated 10 years of service with an open house at its Social Circle location Wednesday.
The moratorium on permits for places of worship came to an end at midnight Sept. 20 after no action was taken by the Newton County ...
Newton County began selling car tags for access to the county's trash collection convenience centers Thursday.
Ah Surely, a Celtic Trio played during the Arts Association of Newton County's Luncheon Concert Series Thursday. There are two concerts left in the ...
About a dozen members of the militia group, Georgia Security Force III%, conducted an armed protest on the Covington Square Tuesday night.
Though a special called meeting of the Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) was cancelled. a local militia group announced it will continue with a ...
A special called meeting at which two Newton County commissioners said they were going to vote to lift the moratorium on permits for places of ...
There will be some new options for business owners wanting to sell alcohol in Newton County. The board of commissioners (BOC) approved changes to the ...
Starting Oct. 15 Newton County residents will need to have a tag hanging from the mirrors of their vehicles in order to access one of ...
The largest annual fund raiser for the Covington Police Department's Police Who Care Fund went off without a hitch Saturday.
Tags to hang from the mirrors of vehicles for admission to the county's trash collection convenience centers will be available for sale for Newton ...
Newton County will hold a special called meeting Tuesday, Sept. 13 at the Newton County Historic Courthouse at 6 p.m. to vote on the ...
Making a return to Newborn, Lou Vuto will bring legends to life during two shows at the Old Schoolhouse.
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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.
A man who was subbing through a temp agency at West Newton Elementary School was arrested for possession of drugs after a bag of marijuana was found on their person Friday.
Jevantae Toreandus Jester was arrested in connection with a shooting at a Newton County gas station Tuesday.
Newton County leadership feels it is prepared to handle issues that may be posed by the Ebola virus.
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