If you were to ask a room of firefighters why they chose their dangerous profession, the majority would give you the same answer: They were ...
Newton County students had already made their way back to school before the calendar even turned to August. For those students it is a time ...
What are you looking forward to most for the 2015-16 school year?
The Newton County 14-and-under All Stars won its first game in the Dixie Boys World Series Saturday.
Pilot Club of Covington recently made a donation to the Community Food Bank Pantry serving citizens of Newton County, presenting Rev. Billy Wade with a ...
The Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center will host the Udder Mud Run on Saturday.
William "Bill" Sims of Oxford, passed away July 31, 2015, at the age of 74. Bill retired from US Airways, formerly Piedmont Airlines, and was ...
The Covington Police Department is now accepting applications for enrollment into their Citizens Academy for fall of 2015.
Elayne Lowery Hutchens, aged 72, who resided in Covington went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 31, 2015. She was born in ...
Georgia's tax-free weekend on school-supply items begins today, running through Sunday.
Mrs. Mary Harcrow Allen Hamlin, age 89, of Monroe passed away July 29, 2015. She was born September 2, 1925 in the Rocky Plains community ...
The First Day of School started Friday.
Mr. John M. Cook, age 63, of Covington passed away July 29, 2015. He was born February 17, 1952 in Porterdale to the late John ...
Superior Court Judge Horace J. Johnson, Jr., Alcovy Judicial Circuit, Covington, became President-Elect of the Council of Superior Court Judges on Friday, and his term will run through April 30, 2016.
One of the first items on Newton County School Superintendent Samantha Fuhrey's agenda for the 2015-16 school year was filling the vacancies led by South Salem and Porterdale elementary schools principals Holly Dubois and Dr. Lizella Dodson, respectively.
Dolores Long Maddox, age 79 of Buford, died Saturday, May 2, 2015 after an extended illness. Funeral Service will be held Monday, May 4, 2015 at 2 p.m. at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev. Mark Hutchins, Rev. Jerry Crocker, and Rev. Cecil Ash will officiate.
Newton County School System will hold its annual Kindergarten Round-Up during the week of May 4- May 7. Children must be 5 years old by Sept. 1, 2015 (child must have been born on or before September 1, 2010) to register for the 2015-2016 school year. Parents should bring the prospective kindergarten student with them to the roundup so teachers can conduct screenings with the children.
If you're looking for some entertainment this weekend for kids and adults of all ages, look no further than Parker Road in Conyers.
The Kroger on Salem Road is celebrating racing and its customers today during Fan Fest from 3-7 p.m.
The Newton County Board of Commissioners did not conduct a vote or public business following an executive session to discuss personnel Wednesday.
Joshua Alexander Aaron, 34, Covington, Apr 26, Criminal Attempt to Commit a Felony, Criminal Trespass
The Covington Rotary Club held its 50th annual Top Ten Reception and Awards Ceremony Tuesday evening.
As a result of the passage of House Bill (HB) 91 in the Georgia General Assembly, former Newton County School System (NCSS) students who did not earn a diploma due to failing one or more portions of the Georgia High School Graduation test or the Georgia High School Writing Test now have the opportunity to petition the Newton County School System to receive their high school diploma.
Mike Roby, GDVS Assistant Commissioner for Field Operations & Claims, has been named Interim Commissioner of Veterans Service.
A Newton County Sheriff's deputy responded Sunday to a call about an animal problem at a residence on Highway 212.
As the county approaches the budgetary event horizon, the Board of Commissioners will face tough decisions as department heads compete for resources and county employees grow increasingly impatient for raises.