The Newton County Board of Commissioners public meeting originally scheduled for Nov. 4, election night, has been rescheduled for Monday Nov. 3.
The Covington City Council heard an update on its plans to make Pace Street a more walkable connecting corridor from the downtown Square to the Hwy. 278 commercial district during its meeting Monday night.
Covington Place will be one way only for automotive traffic on Halloween night, thanks to a compromise between the neighborhood and Covington public safety officials.
Indian Creek Middle School's Kenneth Hanson was named the Newton County School System's 2015 Teacher of the Year Thursday.
Newton County Sheriff's Office deputies had to pull a suspect out of his car at gun point after he tried to flee from High Point MHP Tuesday.
The Porterdale Police Department made an arrest early Oct. 7 that would be a natural fit in any criminal drama in the movie theaters or on television.
It's been called the "worst intersection in the county," or the "Burger King intersection."
Covington Police K-9 Sultan tracked down a man who had reportedly threatened his wife at the Holiday Inn on the Access Road Thursday, and held him for the arrest.
A surge at the Georgia Power substation left part of Social Circle without power Thursday evening.
Before a motion could be filed to renew a contract between GovComms, LLC and Newton County, commissioners spoke up about the lack of services the BOC felt it was receiving from the PR firm. The contract, which expires at the end of the fiscal year, will be revisited by the BOC at its first meeting in November.
Superior court grant received
The Hwy. 278 Community Improvement District has the resolutions it needs to head to the Georgia state Legislature in late January or early February.
For Newton County about $218,000 actually does grow on trees.
A motion by Newton County District 1 Commissioner John Douglas to suspend funding to The Center for Community Preservation and Planning failed due to lack of support at Tuesday's Board of Commissioners public meeting.
A Flash Foods clerk told a Newton County Sheriff's Office deputy that they observed a male and a female in the parking lot of the Salem Road store arguing.
Eastside split its two softball games Saturday, with two almost completely solid performances.
The Kiwanis Club of Covington saw its most familiar coach Thursday as Rick Hurst took the podium in front of the civic group for the eighth straight time.
On Saturday Alcovy softball did something it hadn't done all season, and on Wednesday it did something it hadn't done since coach Monica Marks took over the program five years ago.
For a team with four newcomers, the home opener is not only an exciting event but also a nerve-racking one.
Newton's 2012 football season officially begins Aug. 31 against Eastside, but the Kemani Pitman era may have gotten started on Saturday.
The Harlem Globetrotters and NBA Legends celebrity basketball game has added a few names to the list of players that will be appearing at Alcovy High School on Sept. 8.
Sport is great because it gives us a chance to see change happen live in front of us.
Every year there seems to be a devastating incident exclaiming the dangers of interscholastic sports to parents of student athletes.
Alcovy may have lost its preseason exhibition game 13-10 to Dunwoody Friday night, but that didn't lower Tigers' coach Kirk Hoffman's satisfaction with what he saw.
Cameron Boyd made the move from quarterback to wide receiver as the 2011 season progressed to help bring another dimension to the Eastside football team.
Alcovy played its third game in just two days on Thursday, but looking at the scoreboard and the stat sheet, you wouldn't know it.
The 2012 football season is so close you can practically hear the cheers and whistles coming from Sharp Stadium.
Heritage's ace pitcher capitalized the K in her first name Wednesday with a no-hit, 13-strikeout performance that led the Patriots to a 9-0 win against Newton on Wednesday.
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.