Council members in the City of Porterdale held their first reading of the tentative budget for fiscal year 2014 Monday night.
After being selected recently to participate in the Georgia Initiative for Community Housing (GICH), the city of Porterdale is one step closer to improving its housing situation.
Ever wondered what some of the historic mill homes in Porterdale look like on the inside?
Despite his argument that his defense attorney was incompetent and ineffective, the Georgia Supreme Court has upheld the murder conviction of Darrell Antonio Crowder, who was sentenced to life for the 2008 murder of his estranged wife.
The City of Social Circle is inviting everyone in the community to band together to give thanks this weekend at the annual community Thanksgiving celebration.
The City of Oxford has begun work on plans for one of its biggest projects ever, the 175th birthday celebration for the historic city in 2014.
Porterdale's Riverfront Road is getting a facelift, thanks in part to the Newton County Board of Commissioners.
With less than a month before the Dec. 3 runoff election between incumbent Dan Chisholm and Charlie Akin for the District 4 seat on the Social Circle Board of Education, some citizens are questioning whether Akin should have the ability to set school taxes for residents when he, himself, does not pay them.
After a three-way race for the District 4 seat of the Social Circle Board of Education, two candidates will be back on the ballot in December for a runoff election.
More than a year after the accident that killed Allison Bell Campbell in 2012, 18-year-old McKenzie Farrow Crowe took a plea deal on charges of vehicular homicide, failure to maintain lane and DUI.
More than a year after the deadly accident that killed Allison Bell Campbell in 2012, 18-year-old McKenzie Farrow Crowe took a plea deal on charges of vehicular homicide, failure to maintain lane and DUI.
A Covington woman is recovering after being stabbed in the leg during an argument, according to reports.
After deliberating for just over an hour Wednesday, a jury found 49-year-old Hannibal Wayne McMullen guilty of the 2012 murder of 26-year-old Ketitra Jones.
Updated Wednesday, Oct. 23, 3:40 p.m. : Defendant Hannibal Wayne McMullen has been found guilty of all counts. McMullen has been charged of malice murder, felony murder, aggravated assault, aggravated stalking, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.
The 22-year-old man behind the wheel during the deadly crash that killed 21-year-old Cecilia Gonzales Sept. 21 has been charged in her death.
A 21-year-old Covington woman was killed Saturday night, in a single car crash on Flat Shoals Road.
A rash of car break-ins this week has authorities warning residents to be vigilant when it comes to keeping items inside their vehicles.
Deputies from the Newton County Sheriff's Office are searching for four men and a woman who reportedly robbed a man who fled in nothing but his boxer shorts to seek assistance early Wednesday morning.
A Covington couple currently has a case open with the Department of Family and Children Services after a 2-year-old boy was found playing outside near heavy traffic with no adult around.
A Covington man, apparently taking the old adage, "If at first you don't succeed, try again" to heart, was arrested twice in 24 hours on theft charges, by both the Newton County Sheriff's Office and the Covington Police Department.
A woman watching 9/11 commemorations Wednesday morning was shocked when a car came through her living room, following an argument at a neighbor's home.
Investigators with the Newton County Sheriff's Office are currently searching for two men who reportedly robbed a third man at gunpoint after he gave one of them a ride home.
A family was arrested early Sunday morning after a woman was reportedly attacked while eating at Waffle House. Witnesses said she had asked the family trio to stop fighting in the restaurant and leave.
In 2009, Andrea Hammond, the Newton County Home Builders Association's executive officer, was charged with 98 counts of theft by conversion. Late last month, the case against her finally came to a resolution when she accepted a pre-trial diversion in the case.
Four years after the death of 67-year-old Larry John Marchesseau, the woman charged in his death has been found guilty on charges of first- and second-degree homicide by vehicle, reckless driving and failure to maintain lane.
Thanks to a tip from a confidential source, a 49-year-old Covington woman was arrested late Thursday night after reportedly being caught with several drugs.
Deputies from the Newton County Sheriff's Office encountered something you don't see every day - a woman painted purple running into traffic on Interstate 20, and throwing things onto the interstate.
Police were called to the Covington High Rise Monday afternoon after an argument between two of its senior residents threatened to turn physical.
Bonnie LeRoy has been described as the light of her family's life, but on July 26 that light went out when the 92-year-old died at Abbey Hospice, 21 days after suffering injuries while she was a resident of Merryvale Assisted Living.