Stressing over finances may be linked to health problems.
Parents of upcoming eighth graders who are looking to enroll their child at the Newton County Theme School should gather up their information, as applications will soon be accepted.
Challenge Charter Academy is facing financial woes and owes nearly $165K to state and local organizations.
A head-on collision between a school bus and a vehicle left one man dead Friday afternoon.
Bikers who were prepared to cycle for a cause Saturday during the Chase Cain Memorial Foundation Bike Ride will have to wait until April 27, after the event was postponed due to rain.
School supporters and officials of Providence Christian Academy, a Christian school in conjunction with Crosspointe Church in Oxford, joined together to celebrate the growth of the school.
A brand new gymnasium, 24,000 square feet of classroom and library space and administrative offices were revealed during a ribbon cutting held by the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce at the Covington Peachtree Academy school campus on Tuesday. The classroom space will be for the school's high school students.
Children looking to brush up on their athletic skills and stay fit this spring break can do so during a conditioning camp hosted by Alumni for Youth at Alcovy High School, a nonprofit organization geared toward assisting young men and women to become outstanding citizens.
Small business professionals can learn more about filing their taxes during a webinar hosted by the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce next month.
All Newton County public schools will release students early Friday, March 29, for teacher professional learning activities.
The Salem Road Overlay has been approved with amendments by the Newton County Board of Commissioners, after several months of planning and development meetings were held on the proposed project, which prolonged a vote from the board.
Parents of soon-to-be pre-kindergarten students crossed their fingers in hopes their child would be selected during the Newton County School System's Pre-K Lottery. The lottery selected children to attend local elementary schools for the next school year, but some now sit on a waiting list.
Volunteers endured the rain and gloomy weather in an effort to clean up the county Saturday morning, as Keep Covington/Newton Beautiful hosted the Great American Cleanup campaign, the nation's largest annual community improvement program.
The Georgia Natural Resources Foundation is hosting a Clay Shoot and BBQ Saturday and invites the public to come out and shoot flying targets and enjoy some BBQ this weekend in Social Circle.
Carl Skinner, director of Research and Testing for the Newton County School System, has announced his resignation and will soon move to Kansas City, Mo., to serve as the deputy superintendent of curriculum and instruction.
The position for Alcovy High School principal has been posted on the Newton County School System's website, and individuals interested in applying have about a week and a half left to put in for the job.
More than $1 million in new technology will soon be on the way to the new Newton High School, as the Newton County Board of Education approved at its meeting Tuesday the purchase of new equipment.
Social Circle has responded to accusations made by former director of public safety Tom Fox. Fox filed a lawsuit against the city claiming he was fired for being a whistleblower, and the city has listed 14 defenses against Fox's accusations, one being Fox failed to do his job. Fox worked as director of public safety for Social Circle from 2010 until the position was eliminated in July 2012 after city officials decided to ...
Citizens will have the opportunity to voice their concerns with proposed changes to the county's discharge of a firearm ordinance at a forum next week.
The education SPLOST passed Tuesday by 260 votes in a special election that saw a voter turnout of only 3.31 percent.
Design and fashion may be a dream for some people, but an evolving Social Circle designer will face reality as she participates in a competition for emerging designers during Charleston Fashion Week, in Charleston, S.C.
Newton High School students, faculty and staff will definitely need a map to navigate their way to new classrooms and offices at the start of the 2013-14 school year, as a walk through at the school on Thursday proved to be quite the amazing maze.
The Newton County Board of Education will decide on purchasing select technology for the replacement Newton High School at its board meeting Tuesday.
Enrollment continues to rise at Flint Hill Elementary School, which is already the biggest in Newton County, and school system officials are discussing how to handle the growth, including possibly adding another assistant principal.
An increase in student lunch prices may soon be on the way as the Newton County Board of Education reviewed Tuesday a proposed 10-cent increase to paid lunch prices, as opposed to free and reduced, for students for the 2013-14 fiscal school year, which begins July 1.
Newton County School System officials toured the new Newton High School on Thursday, where new classrooms, gyms and offices were revealed to school officials.