Clements Middle School celebrated the last day of Black History Month with a lineup of musical performances and speakers at the school Friday.
Deputies with the Newton County Sheriff's Office arrested a 19-year-old male who was reportedly found taking weapons from a residence with another male Thursday.
An argument between two roommates that reportedly escalated caused one woman to be arrested.
An officer who initially stopped to help two men, whose vehicle had broken down, ended up arresting the same two men after a foot-chase Saturday.
Alcovy High School recently named its top 11 graduates for the Class of 2014.There was a tie for one of the top spots, resulting in 11 top students instead of 10 top graduates this year at Alcovy.
Eastside High's Academic Team will again compete in WSB Channel 2's HighQ tournament.
The contributions of African-American women to American history were highlighted during a variety show held at Eastside High School Thursday.
A 12-year-old reportedly broke into Clements Middle School Sunday.
A tip received by officers with the Covington Police Department led to the arrests of four people who reportedly were found with methamphetamine at a hotel Saturday.
A man who reportedly gave a Newton County Sheriff's deputy DUI papers instead of his driver's license was again charged with DUI Friday.
Students and teachers at Live Oak Elementary School will soon host a mini Relay for Life event to raise funds for cancer research.
The Newton County Historical Committee on Black Heritage Preservation is honoring City Councilwoman Janet Goodman at its first Scholarship Gala Friday, Feb. 28, beginning at 6 p.m., at Under the Stars Banquet Center in Oxford. Tickets are $25.
Alcovy and Newton High Schools have been named 2014 Advanced Placement Honor Schools.
Twenty-four young adults in the Covington Police Explorers program recently traveled to Gatlinburg, Tenn., to take part in the 2014 Boy Scouts of America Winterfest Competition, and placed in one of the competitions.
The family of a Mansfield man killed Christmas Eve 2012 in Afghanistan accepted honors and recognitions on the man's behalf for his heroic services globally and in the Newton County community.
An explosion in Social Circle sent two men to the hospital Sunday.
An anonymous tip to the Newton County Sheriff's Office led to the arrest of man accused in two December smash-and-grab burglaries.
A pizza delivery man reportedly was robbed and pepper-sprayed while delivering pizzas in Oxford Sunday.
Three men were arrested Thursday after a reported burglary at a BP gas station on Turner Lake Road.
Newton County's Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Observance Committee is preparing for its annual MLK Ecumenical Program and invites the public to attend and participate in its activities, which include some new initiatives.
A woman began her New Year in the ER and in jail after she was reportedly arrested for fighting a woman at a gas station and then deputies Wednesday morning.
Robbers struck a pizza store New Year's morning using a fake gun and a sock and then ran straight into a Rockdale County Sheriff's Office traffic stop where they were caught.
Three employees with the Covington Police Department were recognized by their colleagues for their hard work during 2013 and throughout the years.
Thieves reportedly stole an undetermined amount of merchandise from Kay Jewelers Friday.
A man reported that two men robbed him at his home Tuesday.
Longtime Newton Medical Center employee Martha Taylor shared smiles and hugs at her recent retirement reception, as hospital officials and employees honored her for more than 30 years of service.
Juvenile complaints were filed against three young males on Christmas Day, and two of the teens were tasered by Covington police officers.
A man was arrested on Christmas Eve after allegedly firing a gun in a home during a family gathering.
The Newton High School Beta Club were in the giving holiday spirit this week as they helped deliver Christmas to several families Monday.
A man reported to a Covington police officer that he was beaten and robbed at gunpoint Friday.