There were two fatality automobile wrecks this week in Newton County on Ga. Highway 36, but neither involved a Newton County resident.
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 council meeting Monday.
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.
The Newton track team spent almost as much time on the podium as it did on the track this weekend.
Here's a weekly look at Covington's former prep stars now in college:
After a successful first season, in which they won a share of the National Premier Soccer League's Southeastern championship, the Georgia Revolution begin another professional soccer season in Conyers today.
The Eastside girls' and boys' soccer teams both had standout seasons, reaching the second round of the Class AAA playoffs.
Jonathan Fricke is chasing a dream.
The Eastside boys' soccer team may have slipped on the field, but Tuesday's loss to the fourth-ranked team in the state was anything but a slip up.
The 2012 Eastside Lady Eagles had to work hard to salvage their season and to earn the right to play one of the top teams in the state.
The end of the school year means many things, in particular children and travel website operators, formerly called travel agents, are rejoicing.
Those trying to figure out what to do with all those kids eager to forget everything that they have learned and all the visitors eager to explore the top-tourist attractions are experiencing the opposite of rejoice.
The Eastside girls' soccer team is at a level where it hasn't been before.
The Eastside boys' golf team wrapped up its fifth straight season reaching the state championship this weekend.
In 2011, Eastside football missed out on the playoffs by one game and is hard at work this spring looking for one more win.
The Eagles started their spring practices Monday continuing work with 2011's team, while bringing along young players and looking for eager newcomers.
Newton is using this spring football season to get its younger players ready for the 2012 season, in particular a player who will see a large part of the spotlight.
Sophomore Kemani Pittman is being worked as the No. 1 quarterback after playing 2011 as the junior varsity starter.
With nine girls who have scored throughout Eastside's fourth-straight playoff season, Lady Eagles' coach Joel Singleton knows he needs each of their talents in today's playoff opener.
If Eastside has the success in May that it did in April, the Eagles' baseball team has a good shot at winning a state title.
The Newton boys' track team came out of the first ever sectionals tournament with three athletes headed to state.