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 ...
Martha Delia McLendon, age 103, Rutledge, died on July 22, 2015. She was born in Thomson on April 11, 1912, to the late Annie Kate ...
Sharon Deloris Banks, 59, Covington, July 22, probation violation
Once again Newton County has found itself in an embarrassing situation, and once again its leadership needs to be called into question.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry (Tricia) Hinton of Walnut Grove; Mr. and Mrs. Don (Ann) Looney of Elberton; and Mr. Ralph Vincent of Milledgeville, announce the ...
Frank Turner, former Covington city manager, was elected chairman of the Northeast Georgia Regional Commission Council June 18 in Athens.
During the Tuesday Newton County Commissioner's meeting, Mr. Mark Bender - Director of State Certification for the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police, made a ...
Despite the gloomy market, interest in Newton County's development potential remains high with three unnamed projects reportedly very interested in locating new industries in the county.
Like Batman in the summer blockbuster "The Dark Knight," the 9-10 year-old Newton County Minor League American All Stars have also dominated - on the diamond.
The 180th year of the Salem Camp Meeting drew to a close Friday with last lingering visits and a floating procession of candle-lit crosses.
Due to the ever-increasing price of gas, in conjunction with the reclassification of several Newton County high schools, prep football has taken a hit across the state of Georgia.
Crystal Nelson-Jenkins of Covington and Douglas Halstead of Covington were married May 24 at New Hope community church with the Rev. Leon Bohannon officiating.
When I heard a week ago that retired Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre asked for his unconditional release to enter the NFL free agent market, I was laughing so hard that I had a headache.
Rodney and Angela Belcher announce the marriage of their daughter Tequila Monique Belcher of Covington to Kevin Troy Anthony, son of Danny and Jean Anthony of Covington June 21.
The Newton American Major All Stars earned a trip to the state tournament Saturday in Augusta after winning the district tournament earlier in Covington.
Chip and Debbie Junkin of Conyers and Bill Bessette of Houston, Texas, announce the engagement of Meagan Elizabeth Bessette of Conyers to Jonathan Elliott Mosely, son of Asa Jr. and Donna Mosely of Conyers.
Olivia Tadon Farmer, daughter of Brandon and Tara Farmer of Covington, celebrated her birthday June 9.
Harper Keith Henderson was born on Mother's Day, May 11.
Four Porterdale men were arrested Thursday by an interagency team in connection with a burglary after investigators found stolen items leading to their residence.
Troy Moon, 89, of Oxford, died July 14. The son of the late James Thomas Moon and Allie Beck Piper Moon, he was born in Rockdale County in 1919. He was preceded in death by his wife Betty Leona Hawk Moon. Mr. Moon proudly served his country as staff sergeant in the United States Army during World War II.
Mr. Tharon Stubbs, 86, of Covington died July 19. The son of the late Thomas Lester and Lucy Myrtle Bohannan Stubbs, he was born in Newton County and retired from C&D Technology. Mr. Stubbs was of the Baptist Faith, enjoyed reading, gardening, fishing, baseball, racing and loved his family.
The gazebo in Porterdale near the intersection of Ga. Highway 81 and Crowell Road is getting a facelift and will be reopened soon.