A boil water advisory has been issued for the south side of Porterdale after a water line was hit during construction Wednesday morning.
John Douglas has been placed on administrative leave pending further investigation from Georgia Perimeter College.
Each week Legion Field is getting closer and closer to completion for use as a park and rental facility for everyone.
The Covington City council has been busy working on the future of the Covington airport, spending time during Monday's council meeting and Tuesday's ...
For the second straight year the Covington City Council voted to lower the city's millage rate.
The Newton County Purchasing Policy committee has finished its work on a purchasing policy and procedures document that it will represent to the board of ...
Sandra Deal paid her second visit to the Newton Medical Center Thursday, walking the halls of the birthing unit, meeting with its nurses and doctors ...
Larry LaFornace Mann, of Tampa, was arrested in the shooting of a 35-year-old female at an adress off Flat Rock Road Wednesday evening.
One of the two men shot by Newton County Sheriff's deputies Friday night in the Ellington subdivision off of Brown Bridge Road died at ...
The 187th Salem Camp meeting kicked off Friday with families from around Georgia and the United States returning for the week-long revival.
There are two oaths Jack Simpson has lived by for most of his entire life: "I will do my best to do my duty to ...
Newton County Sheriff's Office deputies were involved in a shooting near the Silos at Ellington Friday night, in which two suspects were injured and ...
Covington Police officers were called to Magnolia Heights Circle after someone heard a gunshot, and a hole was found in the wall of her apartment ...
In roughly a year the City of Covington will have a brand new 2015 Stuphen Pumper fire truck.
Newton County, searching for an inspector, entered an intergovernmental aid agreement with the city of Covington Monday to temporarily use its inspector, Brett Moore, to ...
The Newton boys' basketball team is in an unfamiliar place after a 65-50 loss at Rockdale Tuesday night.
Newton kept Breanna Richardson and Rockdale at bay long enough to hold on for a win Tuesday night.
Whether we like it or not, social media is a huge part of society.
This seems to be especially prevalent in the world of sports. It's a good tool to spread scores, injury updates, trade rumors, etc. However, it could also be what I consider a detriment as people get into Twitter arguments in front of thousands of readers or post demeaning pictures.
Wrestling is about staying on your feet and not giving in to your opponent's advances.
For Newton wrestler Tyler Head, it is now a way of life to continue this wrestling tactic and Fight Like Tyler. For all Newton students, this mantra, that now hangs on a banner in the school, is the Rams' wrestling teams new motto.
For the first time since early December 2011 Newton has lost back-to-back games.
The Alcovy girls' basketball team entered 2013 with a bang Friday, defeating visiting Lovejoy 58-19.
Louisville, ranked No. 22, rung in 2013 with the biggest football upset of the year in a 33-23 win over No. 4 Florida Tuesday.
The U.S. Army All-American Bowl introduces future football heroes with present American heroes annually, and this year, a Covington resident is in the middle of it.
Sergeant John Evans moved to Covington in 2005, enlisted in the Army in 2006, was on deployment to Iraq in 2008 and is currently stationed at Fort Sill in Oklahoma. Now he has been enlisted for a different sort of duty, during the yearly high school All-Star football game in San Antonio.
As Newton heads into the second half of the basketball season, it will have more experience in big games, and big wins than many of its 2013 opponents.
The 2012 sports year in Newton County saw plenty of the old mixed with plenty of the new.
Newton headed into Thursday night's Yule Tide Christmas Classic in Hanceville, Ala., with the confidence of three straight wins.
History will soon be reconstructed in Porterdale.
As Dan Bauer drives through Covington in his red truck with the Arbor Equity Inc. logo on the side, children sometimes yell at their parents as the vehicle passes, exclaiming, "There goes coach Dan."
The Newton, Alcovy and Eastside football teams all reached the playoffs in the 2012 season, and the efforts of the players who helped to get them there will be rewarded Saturday.
The first year of Region 2-AAAAAA produced several big moments throughout the 2012 season, and the runner up to the champion of the state's highest classification.