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.
Thousands of people may have been awed by the sight of colorful fireworks exploding above Covington's Historic Courthouse clock tower, but Covington's Independence in the Park festival organizers were definitely in awe of how the event seemed to go off without a hitch Friday.
With a predicted zero percent chance of rain, a fireworks show in Rockdale and events in Social Circle today will pose the threat of a crowded Fourth of July in Newton County.
The Fourth of July brings a renewed sense of patriotism, a chance to stand by the grill all day and an annual pilgrimage of firework vendors.
I saw my school bus dropping off back-pack clad youngsters the other day.
The Newton Rams softball team is still looking for its first win of the 2012 season after completing two days of action this weekend.
The 2012-13 school year not only brings a new season for Alcovy softball, but also a new region.
Major League Baseball All-Stars Buster Posey, J.D. Drew, Mike Hampton and Juan Pierre all had their first taste of the spotlight during the Dixie Boys World Series, giving baseball fans their first sights of the future of baseball when they were just 13 and 14 years old.
With school more than a week in session, that also means fall sports have arrived.
Wednesday night marked the first time a Georgia team has won a Dixie Boys World Series in Newton County in the five times the area has hosted the event, dating back to 1993.
The Newton County All Stars have made it all the way to the top of the Dixie Boys' world Wednesday.
The home crowd has been an encouraging, boisterous mass of Newton County faithful at the 2012 Dixie Boys World Series.
Newton County overcame early fielding problems with a breakout third inning to advance to its fifth game in the 2012 Dixie Boys World Series and eliminate South Carolina on Tuesday evening.
Newton's Jonathan Fricke won the Georgia PGA Georgia Open at The Legends at Chateau Elan this weekend.
As I've spent the last five days immersed in all things Dixie Boys baseball, several things have jumped out to me as Newton County has played host to the 2012 World Series.
Newton County's bats came to life in its third game of the 2012 Dixie Boys World Series Tuesday.
A day after Newton County only saw Texas' bullpen for 2/3 of an inning, the home team in the 2012 Dixie Boys World Series took advantage of Mississippi's relief pitchers.
There have been plenty of good pitchers to come out of the state of Texas, and the spectators at City Pond Park may have seen one of the next top hurlers out of the Lone Star State on Sunday.
After two days, the Dixie Boys 2012 World Series opening game concluded with an offensive explosion.