UPDATE: The boil water advisory for Porterdale is still in effect as of Thursday, July 30, until further notice. The following streets are affected: Dyer ...
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 ...
Mix together a woman's desire to feed the hungry, kind hearts of Newton County residents, recipes handed down through generations, and a need for charitable contributions from the area's homeless shelter and that is a recipe for the "Feed the Hearts of the Hungry" cookbook.
The Covington City Council will vote on amending provisions of the electric system and water system ordinances during Monday's council meeting, possibly reducing city revenue by approximately $700,000.
After a year when law enforcement was often in the news in a negative light nationally, Newton County Sheriff's Office deputies were resuscitating children back to life, jumping on guns to save themselves, victims and bystanders and performing other feats of heroism in 2014.
Nineteen people who had associations with drugs in Covington and a large amount of marijuana, cocaine and other drug items are off the streets thanks to a recent reorganization of the Covington Police Department (CPD) and the participation of concerned citizens.
The city of Covington voted to pay $30,000 for overruns on the Clark Street Project Monday.
Paul Anthony Dunn, 49 of Social Circle, died in a residential fire at 500 Hickory Drive early Monday morning.
John Middleton used to tell Newton County Commissioner Lanier Sims that he was the BOC's "eyes in the sky" when it came to running the county's daily affairs. Now that he's passed, those who worked closely with Middleton feel he really is watching from above.
Newton County Schools are closed Tuesday due to possible icy conditions across the area.
The city of Covington announced the hiring of Stoney Bowles as Fire Chief Monday.
Church members showed up to worship Sunday morning at Church 213 only to find out that it had burnt down earlier that day.
Church Street Antiques will be closing its doors on March 7.
A blood trail from a Conyers man has the Newton County Sheriff's Office investigating a stabbing that took place Monday evening at Greeleaf Road.
Covington City Manager Leigh Ann Knight announced the city of Covington has three finalists for its open position of Fire Chief at Monday night's city council meeting.
Sidewalks were a hot topic during Monday's Covington City Council meeting with one area set to get some and the other not having a project completed.
Two residences in the Dove Cove neighborhood of Social Circle were vandalized Saturday when a rock was thrown in their respective windows.