Georgia State House District 112 candidate Ester Fleming reported stolen campaign signs to the Newton County Sheriff's Office recently.
The Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its newly leased trolley Tuesday.
Tara Simpson appreciated the work done for Toys for Tots runs and other rides to help good causes, and had a cause of her own she wanted to raise awareness for.
Every spring is a great time to enjoy the cooler weather, the colorful scenery of the blooming flowers and more. This spring offers a more rare experience for are residents thanks to the Gaither's Plantation Spring Fling and Festival.
An estimated four-hour repair job, extended to eight or nine hours, keeping residents along Brown Bridge Road without water for much of the day Tuesday.
The Covington City Council moved on two agenda items to help the city's recreational and tourism future during its work session Monday evening.
After allegedly taking the drug "molly," a woman fought with Covington police officers and grabbed for an officer's pepper spray and Taser Saturday morning at 2:20 a.m.
Dozens of police cars drove out of Bob Williams Parkway Monday showing off the Covington Police Department's new fleet.
The Covington City Council is not yet ready to move forward on adding a gazebo to the city's square park.
A small electrical fire left the Arby's on Turner Lake Road shut down Sunday evening through Monday.
The City of Covington's Green Fuels Facility, a compressed natural gas station, held its grand opening Friday.
A woman who told police "it wasn't against the law" and "it wasn't a big deal, no one was on the road" in reference to her scrubbing the curb on Jefferson Blvd was arrested for failure to maintain lane and DUI Wednesday.
During a fight, a woman's daughter was reportedly hit with a pipe and a group of juveniles pepper sprayed on West Street Sunday, between 6 and 7 p.m.
After a shoving spat during a basketball game at the Turner Lake Recreational Complex, a man pulled a gun from his bag Thursday.
A woman who, was shot by Newton County Sheriff's deputies and died in a nearby hospital Monday afternoon, has been identified as Shirley Joyce Brown.
After a month's time, the Georgia Revolution are returning to Conyers.
Brandi Richards finished her softball career in decorated fashion, as she completed her senior season at the Auburn Montgomery University.
Taylor Smith just missed out on automatically qualifying for the 2012 U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship this week.
Tripp Loftin joined Rockdale Post 77 for a simple reason - just to get in some work.
When I first decided to become a reporter, I didn't do it for the scores, the stats, to have my name in the pape--r or even the free food needed to supplement such grossly high salaries.
The Newton boys' basketball team is hosting its second annual Rams Summer Youth Basketball Mini Camp next week.
Students across Newton County have closed their lockers, put up their book bags, cease to worry about tests and no longer spend time thinking up excuses on why their homework is not finished.
Newton boys' basketball team put together a pretty impressive 2012 season, compiling a 19-7 record and entering the region tournament ranked No. 10 in Class AAAAA.
American Legion Post 77 may be fielding just one team this year, but six games in, it is winning enough for two.
The Newton, Alcovy and Eastside baseball teams faced each other early in the season, giving local fans a chance right at the start of the year to see the area's best players.
Playing in the U.S. Open will have to wait a little longer for Newton's Jonathan Fricke.
Summer baseball started out with a bang this weekend as Post 77 opened up the 2012 American Legion season 4-0.
Dreams are realized all the time in athletics.
With 2011 team MVP Zack Pirtle and two-time all area player Trent Taylor returning for their senior seasons, the Eastside boys' soccer team looked poised to reach its fourth straight state playoffs.
Newton County's biggest sporting event of the summer quickly approaches.