A Christian comedian whom friends said had a passion for life died after being struck by a car along Interstate 285 Tuesday.
The Breastfeeding Coalition of Covington met recently to discuss ways the community might better support breastfeeding mothers at Covington and Newton County businesses.
An intelligent, tech-savvy 5-year-old who has been in and out of hospitals for much of his life will lend his enthusiasm and high spirits to Covington's upcoming Christmas parade - serving as a "police officer.''
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.
Low math scores on recent End-of-Course-Tests (EOCTs) have the Newton County School System considering hiring a consulting firm to train teachers of high school mathematics.
As many 2013 high school graduates begin the first steps of the rest of their lives - furthering their education in college, starting careers, or pursuing other goals and dreams - some others are leaving home to serve their country in the armed forces.
The Newton County School System has named its 2012–2013 school-level "Teacher of the Year" recipients, who will contend to be the Newton County School System's 2014 Teacher of the Year.
Students will be released early Friday for parent/teacher conferences. Elementary school students, including students at Newton County Theme School, will be released at 11:15 a.m. Friday. High school students will get out at 12:15 p.m., while middle schoolers will be released at 1:15 p.m. Students will be served lunch prior to dismissal, and all bus riders will be transported to their normal bus stops. According to information from the Newton County School System, all parents ...
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The Newton County School System named its 2012-2013 school-level 'Teacher of the Year' recipients, who will contend to be the Newton County School System's 2014 Teacher of the Year.
A missing man has the Newton County Sheriff's Office asking for the public's helping in finding where he may be.
Fox's "MasterChef" competition may be over for Social Circle native Jessie Lysiak, but the chef/competitor now looks toward a successful culinary career thanks to her run on the hit television show.
Defense lawyers representing the Newton County Board of Education have answered a class-action lawsuit filed by the father of two children who were among the 40 people sent to the hospital after a two-bus accident in January. The defense denies allegations in the lawsuit and says the BOE is "not the proper party defendant capable of being sued.''
A woman said she was threatened by a fisherman after she made a request concerning a pond behind her property.
Newborn will share its rich history with visitors during a historic homes and buildings tour in October.
Despite a school year promoting the use of technology in the classroom and for instruction, Newton County School System students have been told to turn off their cellphones and put them away or hand them over to teachers during standardized testing.
The father of two children who were among 40 people sent to the hospital after a two-bus accident in January has filed a lawsuit against the Newton County Board of Education and former superintendent Gary Mathews.
Officers with the Covington Police Department apprehended and arrested a man at the Walmart on Industrial Boulevard Wednesday night after he reportedly pointed a gun at a group of people while outside at South Emory Street.
High school students in Newton County will soon have the opportunity to learn more about Christianity, through a new program geared toward offering religious studies outside of school.