In the preliminary budget introduced to the Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) Wednesday, projected revenues for fiscal year 2017 are predicted to be $1 ...
Forming a community improvement district (CID), an area where business owners can tax themselves for improvements, is legal in Newton County.
The newly appointed Newton County Solid Waste Authority's board of directors named its chair and set its meetings calendar during its first meeting Monday.
Candidates from all open Newton County offices in the 2016 election season sat in the horseshoe of the Historic Courthouse Sunday and faced a packed ...
When you walk in to Nitro 2 Go, liquor, wine and beer may be what you're shopping for but your attention will drift upward ...
Newton County has a new overlay of ordinances as the Brick Store Overlay was approved by the Newton County Board of Commissioners Tuesday.
Two men died while fishing on Lake Varner, in what the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is calling a boating incident, Thursday evening.
Citizens had a chance to meet candidates running for election in all the seats coming open in 2016 at the Newton County Farm Bureau's ...
The Newton County Historic Courthouse became a political hotbed, with racial and political undercurrents lying throughout the Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday night.
The Newton County Solid Waste Management Authority is up and running.
The pavilion at Turner Lake Park will honor one of Newton County's most recognizable figures after a motion by the Newton County Board of ...
The decisions made by Newton County voters during the primary election, May 24 and general election, Nov. 8 will affect residents for decades to come ...
The Newton County Board of Elections declared Michael Syphoe eligible to run for Newton County chair in the 2016 election. The decision was made during ...
Kelley Johnston, right, of Bread and Buttery Bakery received an award for the best product of a week-long class at the University of Georgia's ...
Former Newton High School basketball standout Stephen Croone has been named an Honorable Mention All-American by the Associated Press for his efforts with the Furman ...
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For the second straight year, the Georgia Revolution will host the Atlanta Silverbacks in the second round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
Another school year is winding down, and with it another prep sports year is under wraps.
Freshmen and sophomores had plenty of influence in Newton's 2013 baseball season, which will pay dividends in 2014.
Alcovy baseball coach Casey Bates knew pitching would be key to his team's success in the Class AAAAAA playoffs, and the Tigers validated that claim in a two-game sweep of visiting Westlake Friday.
The targets continued to fly out of the trap just in front of each shooter, despite the sun sinking.
Alcovy boys' soccer had a bittersweet ending to its 2013 season Wednesday.
The Oaks Golf Course's new golf professional Lisa Vaught answered some questions with The Covington News about what she can bring to the course and Newton County.
The NFL Draft is an exciting time for many football fans. And I never knew why.
Alcovy baseball finished the 2013 regular season with three straight wins, and it isn't finished yet.
Demetrius McCray was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars with the fourth pick of the seventh round (210 overall) in the 2013 NFL Draft Saturday.
The Alcovy boys' golf team is not only Region 2-AAAAAA champions, but it is also headed to the state tournament.
The Rockdale all-stars shined the brightest in the annual Newton County vs. Rockdale County game at Rockdale High's gym Thursday.
The Covington Y soccer program is becoming increasingly more competitive year after year. However, that is strictly a byproduct of the direction of the Y and its director of academy soccer, Austin Aldridge has been guiding the organization in.
Alcovy boys' tennis finished second in Region 2-AAAAAA, garnering the right to host a state playoff match.
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