Newton County Sheriff Ezell Brown shared, not only a plaque signifying his office's recent accreditation, but also some of the rave reviews bestowed upon ...
The Newton County School System will host the 2016 District Spelling Bee on Friday, February 5, at 10:30 a.m. at Newton High School ...
Five-year-old Andrea Tyrah DeBruhl died due to asphyxia after being caught in playground equipment at the Newton County Theme School at Ficquett Monday, according to ...
In a study of the Joint Development Authority's (JDA) financial transactions, in particular bonds, no illegalities or potential liability to Newton County were discovered ...
A much maligned residential development planned for Stanton Springs is off the table after the developers withdrew a petition for rezoning recently.
Tragedy struck Newton County Theme School at Ficquett this week with the death of a 5-year-old kindergarten student Monday.
Considerable confusion reigns within the Newton County Republican Party as precinct mass meetings approach in February.
Newton County's unemployment rate was down significantly in December, 2015 from December, 2014.
Newton High School's Hezekiah Rodgers is in prestigious company.
The Hwy. 278 Community Improvement District (CID) is getting closer to becoming a reality.
A crowd gathered in the Covington City Hall meeting room Thursday to celebrate Janet Goodman's 36 years as a councilwoman with a slight surprise ...
Covington police arrested a juvenile for burglary, possession of marijuana and possession of a weapon during a crime after witnesses saw someone believed to be ...
Melanie McCorey Bell declared her candidacy for Newton County Probate Judge Tuesday.
Throughout his 16 years as a member of the Newton County School Board, Almond Turner feels he has done a lot for the students of ...
Local attorney Shannon Sneed has announced his intention to seek the office of Probate Judge of Newton County.
Alcovy shut down Rockdale and opened up a postseason berth in a 17-8 win at Sharp Stadium Friday night.
A week after struggling in its biggest loss of the season, Newton football got back on track from the very first play Thursday night.
As the 2012 football season nears the end, there are a few teams fortunate enough to jockey for position and there are others just a win away from breathing more life into their season.
Helping out Eastside's athletic teams has never been as tasty as it will be Saturday.
For those who have passed, there is many ways to carry on their memories, from stories to pictures to, now, Facebook pages.
Friday's game between Newton and Lovejoy high schools at 12 Oaks Stadium in Jonesboro played host to the Region 2-AAAAAAA championship.
The Newton Rams will look to recover from their first loss since September by hosting Luella Thursday at 7 p.m.
Alcovy couldn't hold on to a 14-point lead against Druid Hills Friday night and now have to wait for a possible playoff berth.
Since Region 2-AAAAAA play began, Newton has looked like one of the best teams the new league had to offer.
Newton hasn't been able to call its football team region champions since 1987, and can break the 25-year drought today.
Eastside's theme during practices this week has been simple: Let's win and get in.
The Alcovy football team has been looking to get its offense on track all season, and with just four games left the Tigers scored their highest point total of the year netting 30 against Morrow last Friday. Now with the regular season reaching its closing point, Alcovy is finding an offensive rhythm.
The 2012 season was definitely not what Newton softball coach Virginia Waters had in mind before things kicked off back in August.
It's time to get serious.
Here's a weekly look at Covington's former prep stars now in college: