A man reportedly told a Newton County Sheriff's Office deputy Monday that a group of juvenile boys were making explosives in his neighborhood.
A Covington police officer and his family lost their home in a house fire Wednesday. No one was injured.
More than a dozen teens were arrested on charges of underage drinking after a house party this weekend.
The kindergarten class at Newton County Theme School at Ficquett held its annual Thanksgiving Program Tuesday, Nov. 19. Rows of little ones dressed as turkeys, early settlers and Native Americans performed for a packed house at the school during the Parent Teacher Organization meeting. The kindergartners told the story of Thanksgiving and amused the audience with songs about Thanksgiving dinner.
A deputy with the Newton County Sheriff's Office found a 16-year-old with gunshot wounds Saturday.
A Thanksgiving tradition will continue at Newton County Theme School at Ficquett as the Newton County Board of Education approved the use of the building for a local organization's Thanksgiving dinner.
Students at West Newton Elementary School recently completed reading fair projects, part of a "Paws for Literacy" competition.
A group of Newton College and Career Academy students are now business professionals at a marketing firm.
Two Newborn men were arrested early Friday morning after a deputy found drugs in a vehicle.
The Georgia State Patrol, along with many other organizations throughout the state, will act as Santa's helpers this holiday season, collecting toys for needy children.
As travelers get ready to pack up their cars and hit the road this holiday season, the Georgia State Patrol is warning them to slow down, as it will be heavily enforcing speed limits, targeting even the slightest of speeders.
Four teachers now have additional funding for special projects, thanks to Newton Education Foundation/ReImagine Newton - a local, independent nonprofit geared toward supporting public education in Newton County.
A 16-year-old Newton High School student reportedly hit a school bus official during an evacuation drill at the school earlier this week.
In Georgia, some 60.7 percent of non-custodial parents are consistently current with their child-support payments. However, a new program of the Georgia Department of Human Services is designed to help the other 39.3 percent learn how to better support their children, both financially and emotionally.
A Gainesville woman reportedly chased a teen who tried to steal her iPhone 5 at the Salem Road Walmart Friday.