There are several ways to familiarize yourself with the history of the iconic flying machine of the Vietnam War, the Bell Helicopter Co. UH-1 "Huey."
Every officer-use-of-force situation is a volatile and dangerous affair for the officer, the suspect and the community.
A man wielding a "medieval" type sword threatened a Covington police officer who then shot the suspect twice in the abdomen Wednesday afternoon.
Dave Belton will face Democrat B.P. "Patsy" Harrys in the general election for Georgia House District 112.
Newton County citizens got their first crack at hearing about – and speaking out on – the 2050 Plan in a public hearing setting at Live Oak Elementary School Monday.
A man identified as a suspect in Thursday's murder of a Newton County man was arrested in Orlando Thursday.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office is conducting an internal investigation after it was discovered an individual was being held at the Newton County Detention Center following an erroneous arrest in another jurisdiction.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office is looking for any tips that will lead to the apprehension of three men believed to be involved in Newton County murder Thursday.
An alleged argument led to someone getting shot in the leg in the area of Green Acres Friday.
Anytime someone heads out for a night at a restaurant, the diner looks for an experience they can't find in their home kitchen.
Thousands of people may have been awed by the sight of colorful fireworks exploding above Covington's Historic Courthouse clock tower, but Covington's Independence in the Park festival organizers were definitely in awe of how the event seemed to go off without a hitch Friday.
With a predicted zero percent chance of rain, a fireworks show in Rockdale and events in Social Circle today will pose the threat of a crowded Fourth of July in Newton County.
The Fourth of July brings a renewed sense of patriotism, a chance to stand by the grill all day and an annual pilgrimage of firework vendors.
The Covington Police Department is warning residents to be wary of phone calls asking for any financial or personal information.
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.
For the second straight year the Eastside boys' soccer team is headed to the Class AAA state playoffs.
The Eagles (10-6-2) finished 5-3 in Region 4-AAA, good enough to earn the third seed, putting them not only in the playoffs but also on the road.
With temperatures reaching toward 90 degrees this week it's a reminder of what the early part of football season is like.
Alcovy's last season in Region 3-AAAA came to an end Wednesday in the region playoffs.
For those looking to enjoy the weather and contribute to a good cause can look toward the 4th Annual Ty Reed Memorial Golf Classic.
Eastside boys' and girls' golf teams are once again going to state.
Alex Grady led Newton County to the first Georgia West Sectionals at McEachern High Saturday.
The Newton Rams missed out on the 2012 baseball playoffs, but it wasn't with a lack of drama.
The two teams weren't even, but thanks to Rockdale's David Jelks, the series of games now is.
The top senior basketball players from Newton and Rockdale shared the court at Alcovy Wednesday in the third edition of the Rockdale County vs. Newton County Senior All-Star game for a 3-point contest, slam dunk contest and a game. Rockdale, which had just six players, defeated Newton 118-107 behind a game-high 27 points from MVP David Jelks.
The 2012 baseball season is nearing its completion with the regular season ending just next week before playoffs begin.
It's been taking Alcovy a little longer, but the results have been consistent in the final games of the 2012 regular season - wins.
Eastside managed to capitalize on one of its few opportunities, helping a former pupil draw even with his old coach.