Newton County is home to two big bicycle races a year, a bicycle club and one bicycle shop.
The 11Alive report from "The Investigators" on Newton County Attorney Tommy Craig, and the pay he received in 2014, brought a lot of attention to the Board of Commissioners this week, a lot of which was negative from the talk around the county and social media responses.
A traffic stop for a broken headlight led to the seizer of a 45 cal. handgun, a crack pipe and an open container of alcohol early Thursday morning.
A large crowd remembered, celebrated and honored those who act Sunday afternoon during Newton County's MLK Ecumenical Celebration at Newton High School.
After surrounding a home, Covington Police arrested an armed man at 10116 Griffin Lane with SWAT team responding Friday.
There was a lot of change at this year's Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce annual meeting and awards reception at the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center Thursday, but it was the lack of change that was the big moment of the evening.
Pacho's Mexican Grill management feels it has already recovered from the failing health score it received during a Jan. 9 inspection.
The merger of Georgia State University and Georgia Perimeter College will make the institution the largest university in the state.
The Rotary and Kiwanis clubs of Covington met for the annual Prayer Breakfast at First Baptist Church of Covington Friday.
Hunter Hall is leaving the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce for a business development position with Kelly Products after informing his staff of the change Monday.
The city of Covington and the Covington Police Department swore in four new officers at Monday night's city council meeting, amid trying times for police officers.
Ann Capolino Brewer was a natural leader known for her relentless efforts to better her community. She was especially known for her work on behalf of those suffering from cystic fibrosis, and was a champion of Georgia farmers as one of the first organizers of the organic food movement.
A Newton County Sheriff's Deputy patrol vehicle is currently under investigation by the Jasper County Fire Service after it caught fire shortly after 3:30 on Monday.
A recent health inspection of the Newton Medical Center resulted in failing marks for the county's local hospital.
A man was dragged from the bathroom and restrained to the floor, before being shot at a Covington residence Wednesday morning.
Alex Grady's third race, yielded his first non-winning time of the 2012 Cross Country season.
Alex Grady is hitting his stride, winning his second straight cross country meet at Athens Academy on Thursday.
Throughout the season you can take a look at all of the pictures our photographers get from the big game.
Just one week into the 2012 football season, only one unbeaten area team remains after Eastside's opening week win over Newton.
The Newton Rams are looking for some improvements after a 32-0 loss to Eastside in week one, but will have to best a challenging opponent to do so.
Alcovy is looking to get in the win column for the first time in the young 2012 football season, and will have a tough task in doing so.
Newton, Alcovy and Eastside's coaches and players took the spotlight of Friday Night Lights as the Georgia High School football season got under way this past weekend.
Newton's big loss aside, Thursday and Friday night's opening football games seemed to go off without a hitch in Newton County.
One of Covington's biggest annual events is here once again.
Here's a weekly look at Covington's former prep stars now in college:
The Eastside softball team's game vs Chestatee scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at Eastside High today has been cancelled.
Newton's Alex Grady took first place on his home turf as he helped Newton win its own cross country meet on Thursday.
The Eastside softball team won for the first time in three games Thursday but still left a little to be desired by Eagles' coach Jason Stokes.
Committing four turnovers and eight penalties is a difficult way to start the football season.
Alcovy won a heated cross-town matchup on Wednesday, but did so in dramatic fashion.
The Tigers edged Eastside 2-1, taking eight innings to do so.