A man and woman were arrested and charged with armed robbery over the weekend after the victim of the robbery followed them and called police with their tag number.
Georgia's forfeiture laws have come under scrutiny lately, following an investigation into reports of alleged abuse in some counties across the state.
I remember the first time I ran away from home. I was in sixth grade and I had been wronged in some way. I was sure my parents loved my sister more or denied me some privilege, and I was having none of that. I stayed home when my parents left for work, skipped school, packed a bag and took my bike to this little secluded spot by the river, thinking that was an awesome place to live. I was home before my parents.
The Porterdale Police Department said a 14-year-old girl who had been reported missing has been located.
There's no disputing that the book "50 Shades of Grey" took the world by storm, just as there should be no argument, from those who actually read it, that the book was atrocious. But rather than punish ourselves for reading it, why not take back our power and realize that the only real way to win, is to mock the book and its characters! If you're filled with self-loathing (or not), head over to The ...
The best form of entertainment has always been reading – at least for me. You can be anyone, go anywhere, and learn anything – all from a book. And if you're looking to update or increase your library then The Montessori School of Covington is the place to go today and Friday. Open from 3-8 p.m. Thursday and 3-6 p.m. Friday, the school will have books for elementary, middle and high school-age on sale through ...
You know summer is coming when Atlanta starts their outside concerts in Centennial Park. This weekend check out Party in the Park with Ellie Goulding, Electric Sons and Passion Pit. Gates open for the one-day concert at 3 p.m., with music starting at 3:15 p.m. and going until 11p.m. – rain or shine. You can even pay extra and get yourself a VIP pass to meet the performers. Keep in mind, Ellie Goulding has played ...
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have miles of Atlanta streets to wander on your bike or on foot without worrying about being plowed down by a MARTA bus? Well here's your chance to find out! For four hours on Sunday 2.7 miles of Peachtree Street will be closed to cars and open to YOU! You can ride your bike, walk, skateboard – you can travel in any way that does ...
The kids are almost done with school, and you know what that means. It's time for vacations! But vacations take time and usually lots of money since you always have to go into those awful souvenir shops at the beach and take a picture standing in front of the giant shark mouth.
All the beer you want to drink, live bands, East Atlanta people watching and awesome weather? That's what you've got to look forward to if you get tickets to the 10th annual East Atlanta Beer Festival this weekend. Taste beers from more than 100 different companies, eat some tasty food, watch three bands, listen to some DJs and just chillax in the sun. It's really a great way to spend the day. And you don't actually ...
Jordan Marie Aaron has been missing for two weeks, and although investigators are sure the seventh-grader is alive and left on her own accord, they are still pushing to find her and bring her home to a mother who dreads leaving the house, fearing she'll miss her daughter's phone call.
A Newton County Detention Officer has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a female inmate.
Jordan Marie Aaron has been missing for two weeks, and although investigators are sure the seventh-grader is alive and left on her own accord, they are still desperate to find her and bring her home to a mother who dreads leaving the house, fearing she'll miss her daughter's phone call.
A concerned driver called authorities for help Sunday night after seeing a vehicle driving erratically.
Saturday marked a milestone in the lives of more than 500 of Newton County's students when Eastside, Alcovy and Newton high schools held their commencement ceremonies.
Eight people were arrested at an awards ceremony at Oak Hill Elementary School after a large fight began over a saved seat in the cafeteria.
The Newton County School System honored 39 retirees at their annual retirement dinner at Turner Lake Thursday evening, paying tribute to a combined 915 years of service to Newton County and its children.
The 13-year-old Newton County girl believed that she was going to be a big star and that the cute 22-year-old New York photographer who was talking to her online was going to help her reach her dreams of becoming a model, all she had to do was send him some pictures. Nothing could have been further from the truth.
Officers from the Covington Police Department responded to Newton Medical Center Tuesday evening after a woman's ex-boyfriend reportedly attacked her car in a jealous rage. According to reports the woman, as she was coming from inside the hospital with friends, was confronted by a former boyfriend, identified as Nicholas Partain. She reportedly told officers that when she saw Partain she quickly walked to her car and despite his attempts to speak with her, she ignored ...
Two Newton County special education teachers were arrested for possession of marijuana after an off-duty officer reportedly saw the duo using drugs last Friday in a vehicle parked in the Covington Corners parking lot after they left school following field day activities.
A presentation given to the Newton County School Board May 19 by Sharp Learning Center Principal Gabriel Burnette showed that things are not nearly as bleak at the alternative school as people often believe.
Memorial Day festivities ended in one fatality and multiple arrests in Newton County over the holiday weekend.
A woman driving a vehicle with her 9-year-old daughter inside was arrested Friday evening for DUI.
With Alcovy High School's graduation less than a week away, valedictorian Kimberly Rary and salutatorian Mary Wright are positively giddy at the thought of giving their speeches and accepting those hard-earned diplomas. The girls, who say they are good friends, have enjoyed their time in high school but are ready to move on and make their mark at their respective universities.
For the last 44 years the Newton County Rotary Club has taken great pride in honoring the top students in the county with their annual Top10 awards and this year was no exception when the best and brightest Newton County has to offer were celebrated Friday night.
Liberty Harris, the last of the group that were convicted of the death of 55-year-old Rufus Tony Richardson in 2007, was sentenced Thursday morning.
Covington/Newton County SWAT Team were called to a home in south Newton County Thursday afternoon after a teen wanted for robbery was reportedly holed up in a home with a shotgun. According to Newton County Sheriff's Department 1st Lt. Mark Mitchell, deputies first located 18-year-old Ryan Peter-Horn Wednesday evening, but the young man fled before they were able to apprehend him on the outstanding robbery warrants.
Memorial Day weekend is considered the official kickoff for summer and celebrations are a common occurrence in Newton County, but law enforcement officials are warning residents to celebrate safely because they will be out in force to make sure citizens are safe. According to a press release from the Georgia State Patrol, troopers will be watching not only for unsafe drivers but also for those not wearing their safety belts. Estimates from the GSP say ...
A couple was arrested on marijuana charges Friday afternoon after a woman came to a local jewelry store to return a necklace she stole two days prior.