New projectors will be placed in a number of classrooms throughout the Newton County School System.
The community is invited to attend a college course through the Oxford College Community Classroom.
Georgia Perimeter College held its "Awesome Autumn" Open House at the Newton campus Saturday.
The Covington square was filled with families, friends and fun Saturday as Main Street Covington held the 2013 Harvest Festival.
Children, parents and community leaders assembled at Newton High School Thursday night to celebrate afterschool programs.
Juniors and seniors at Alcovy High School received a dose of "reality" Thursday as a mock accident depicted what could happen when motorists choose to combine texting and driving.
"Change the World Day,'' a program that offers help for those in need, supports community service projects and offers a number of free activities, will be held Saturday, Oct. 26, at Covington First United Methodist Church, 1113 Conyers St.
Local businesses and educational partners came together Tuesday morning at the Newton College and Career Academy to celebrate as the academy was named a Ford Next Generation Learning Community.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office continues to seek information on the whereabouts of Robert "Bobby" Weaver III, an Oxford man who's been missing since Sept. 6.
Optimism has been essential in the breast cancer journey of survivor Lelia Raines.
The downtown square will celebrate autumn with pumpkins, tractors and family fun as Main Street Covington presents the 2013 Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 19.
A fair is coming to town, and a portion of its proceeds will benefit Newton County Relay for Life.
Newton County School System parents are invited to get more involved with the education of their children at several educational forums scheduled this fall.
The Covington Fire Department is teaching the community about fire safety with educational programs and events for Fire Safety Awareness Month.
The owner of Beaver Manufacturing, a husband, father and grandfather who spent much of his life as a dedicated chemical engineer, is being remembered as a man with a heart for education and a determined problem-solver.
Though the rest of Newton County's students may be on fall break this week, one group of high school students participating in the Covington Police Department's Explorers program continued their learning outside of the classroom.
Two people were arrested and face drug-related charges after 7 pounds of marijuana was reportedly found in a home last week.
The city of Porterdale is looking to attract visitors to its downtown area with a concert in its newly renovated historic gym. Main Street Porterdale and the Arts Association of Newton County will present a night of classical music as the Converse College Symphony Orchestra performs at 7 p.m. Oct. 12. in the Porterdale Memorial Gymnasium, across the street from City Hall at 2400 Main St. The event is ...
Covington City Council members met Thursday night to discuss what the council should expect from the Main Street Covington program regarding tourism efforts, now that operation of the program is expected to be taken on by the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce.
The Women's Diagnostic Center is offering mammograms at a reduced cost during October and November.
Social Circle Better Hometown is gearing up to celebrate hometown heroes this weekend with a day filled with activities.
Snapping Shoals EMC awarded approximately $15,000 in grants to a number of Newton County School teachers through the co-op's Bright Ideas program.
The Advanced Retirement Planning building, at 6140 Hannah St., is now pink. Brian Byars, owner of ARP in Covington, said the business was painted pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It will remain pink through October. ARP employees and their families, ARP clients and Newton Medical Center associates gathered Monday to reveal the newly painted office building.
The Ride for Roxy Foundation is staging a concert this weekend to support a man who was diagnosed with leukemia.
Cards will be dealt, dice will be shaken and slot machines will be sounding off -- just for fun -- at a fundraising event this month.
A Mansfield man has announced that he will run for the District 1 seat of the Newton County Board of Education in 2014.
Advanced voting starts in less than two weeks and anyone wanting to vote in the upcoming election Tuesday, Nov. 5 should register before Oct. 7.
Newton County Schools 2014 Teacher of the Year Ashley Rickard made a grand entrance at Eastside High School Friday.
The Miss Newton High School pageant has returned to Newton High School, and a new Miss NHS was crowned at Wednesday night's pageant ceremony.