The Newton County Board of Commissioners held a retreat at the Fire Services Administration Building Wednesday, discussing some of the most important topics facing the ...
No, there wasn't a big game being televised live nationally from Sharp Stadium Tuesday. But, yes that was the Goodyear Blimp flying over town.
Shots were fired after a fight between a woman and her stepfather began near Weat and Mill streets Monday evening.
Covington Mayor Ronnie Johnston was the deciding vote not to expand the stage on the Square Monday night.
Eighteen-year-old Lofton Wheeles was by his mother's side as cancer survivors, cancer patient care-givers, friends and family enjoyed the music of The Drive Time ...
Piedmont Healthcare is in Newton County.
The Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce hopes to become a state wide leader in job creation, a retail hub for northeast Georgia, leverage its Hollywood ...
Several shotguns and rifles were stolen from Alcovy Pawn and Jewelry before Sunday morning after making a hole in the wall from the church next ...
The Covington Fire Department will be wearing special T-shirts for breast cancer awareness and selling them to the public for a good cause.
Newton County's Director of Commercial Development Serra Hall stated it simply, "The Square is definitely changing."
Months after the initial discussion of changing a retirement provision in the city of Covington's Defined Benefit Plan was brought up by the Covington ...
If Mystic Grill is any indication, the influx of people coming to Covington for lunch and dinner will increase with the opening of the Irish ...
Newton County Attorney W.T. "Tommy" Craig and attorney Edward Tolley filed a response to Sam Hay's lawsuit against Newton County Monday, answering several ...
Shiloh United Methodist Church Rev. Mike Wadley was looking out on the Almon Ballfield and saw a vision.
The green space on Mill Street, behind the Covington Family Y, has long been an area Newton County residents have gone to for a little ...
Burglaries in the city of Covington are down from the same two-month period over the past three years, but the perpetrators of those crimes are of a disturbing age.
A recent case by the Covington Police Department's Specialized Patrol Unit took a little more drugs off the street, and it started with a phone call from a resident.
A stretch of 19 photos lined a long table at the Covington Police Department with large bags of marijuana next to some, small bags next to others and other drug paraphernalia accompanying yet other photos of people recently taken off the streets of Covington.
In December of 2014, a violent crime rang through Avery Street when Mario Smith was shot in the right elbow.
After 13 years the city of Social Circle is making a change with its city manager.
Mix together a woman's desire to feed the hungry, kind hearts of Newton County residents, recipes handed down through generations, and a need for charitable contributions from the area's homeless shelter and that is a recipe for the "Feed the Hearts of the Hungry" cookbook.
The Covington City Council will vote on amending provisions of the electric system and water system ordinances during Monday's council meeting, possibly reducing city revenue by approximately $700,000.
After a year when law enforcement was often in the news in a negative light nationally, Newton County Sheriff's Office deputies were resuscitating children back to life, jumping on guns to save themselves, victims and bystanders and performing other feats of heroism in 2014.
Nineteen people who had associations with drugs in Covington and a large amount of marijuana, cocaine and other drug items are off the streets thanks to a recent reorganization of the Covington Police Department (CPD) and the participation of concerned citizens.
The city of Covington voted to pay $30,000 for overruns on the Clark Street Project Monday.
Paul Anthony Dunn, 49 of Social Circle, died in a residential fire at 500 Hickory Drive early Monday morning.
John Middleton used to tell Newton County Commissioner Lanier Sims that he was the BOC's "eyes in the sky" when it came to running the county's daily affairs. Now that he's passed, those who worked closely with Middleton feel he really is watching from above.
Newton County Schools are closed Tuesday due to possible icy conditions across the area.
The city of Covington announced the hiring of Stoney Bowles as Fire Chief Monday.
Church members showed up to worship Sunday morning at Church 213 only to find out that it had burnt down earlier that day.