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.
A group of students from Indian Creek Middle School were reportedly on a school bus that was involved in a minor accident Monday.
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.
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.
A LaGrange man, released from the Newton County Jail Tuesday under a charge of theft by receiving stolen property from May 2013, reportedly stole a man's car from a gas station the next day.
S-P-E-L-L-I-N-G, B-E-E… Spelling Bee.
A Covington man was arrested for reportedly "laying drags" in the early hours of Sunday morning.
A Flint Hill Elementary School student was charged with terroristic threats after allegedly threatening to kill another student with a knife.
Flint Hill Elementary School students, faculty and community residents walked a newly paved running and walking track in silence Friday afternoon in memory of Jonah Barnett, a former student who died last year after a nearly lifelong battle with brain cancer.
Two volunteer groups are teaming up to hold a community service event to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s commitment to service.
A Covington freelance writer and mother of three is sharing her experiences dealing with "colorism" on 'Oprah's Lifeclass' - a television program that seeks to help viewers live their best lives. It airs tonight at 9 p.m. on the OWN Network.
Two men who claimed to be power company employees were arrested Tuesday for reportedly stealing more than $8,000 worth of batteries from cellphone towers in Oxford and Social Circle.
A Norcross man, initially thought to be injured in an auto accident Sunday, reportedly had a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
A woman reported that she was attacked by an old friend Sunday in the parking lot at Merryvale Assisted Living.
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.