A teen and several others have been arrested and charged with gang related activity and other charges in connection to two shootings that happened this past fall.
Stacks of pancakes were gobbled down and runners hit the pavement Saturday morning as more than 500 people participated in the Kiwanis Club of Covington's second annual pancake breakfast and the Newton Education Foundation's Pancake Stampede 5K.
Two men were arrested late last week after reportedly trying to steal a street sign.
Ralph Brown, an eighth-grader at Newton County Theme School at Ficquett, picked up a trophy and the title as the 2014 Newton County Spelling Bee Champion after competing in the county-wide spelling competition at Newton High School Friday.
An academic-minded athlete and young man of many talents, Ralph Brown, 14, may not be your typical teenager.
Ralph Brown, an eighth grader at Newton County Theme School at Ficquett, picked up a trophy and the title as the 2014 Newton County Spelling Bee Champion after competing in the county-wide spelling completion held at Newton High School Friday.
The Academy of Liberal Arts at Newton High School (ALANHS) is now holding registration for the 2014-15 school year.
The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Institute at the Newton College and Career Academy will soon begin its application process.
A group of students from Indian Creek Middle School were reportedly on a school bus that was involved in a minor accident Monday.
Three of Newton County's highest-achieving students were recognized at the Kiwanis Club of Covington's Thursday meeting for their high scores on the SAT, the national college entrance exam.
A water main break in the Oak Hill/Livingston area left Livingston Elementary School without water for a few hours Tuesday.
Pre-kindergarten registration will soon be open in Newton County, for parents and guardians eager to register their little ones for school.
A man who reportedly gave a friend from his neighborhood a ride said he was robbed at gunpoint by that same friend and four other males Monday night.
A woman reportedly walked out her home to find bullet holes in her residence last week.
Newton High School's former principal decided to resign from the county's namesake institution, but that doesn't mean the school has no leader to motivate and guide its students through the remainder of the school year.