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Tinsley Rucker Ginn of Covington passed away November 25, 2015, at the age of 89. After Mr. Ginn lost his parents, Tinsley Rucker, Sr., and ...
Barbara Pate lost her battle with Alzheimer's disease on November 26, 2015 at the age of 84.
Telly Fedinandro Banks, 40, Lithonia, November 21, theft by shoplifting
The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) announced a special called meeting for Monday, Nov. 23, at 7 p.m. to approve a contract with ...
Mr. Donald Edwards, age 77, of Covington passed away November 20, 2015. He was born October 22, 1938 in Covington, Georgia to the late Hollis ...
Antwuan Deangelo Banks, 30, Conyers, November 15, Probation violation; theft by shoplifting; probation violation
It's been a good year for soybean and corn production, while cotton is down almost 20 percent from a year ago.
William "Gene" Dunevant of Covington, formerly of Moultrie, passed away November 16, 2015, at the age of 75. Mr. Dunevant proudly served his country in ...
Janavia "Janae" Nesbitt, born August 15, 1998, passed away on November 14, 2015, at Children's Hospital of Atlanta after a brief illness. She was ...
On Wednesday, Covington, Newton County and the country honored the men and women who have defended us. There were celebrations of remembrance, local establishments giving ...
Larry N. Capes of Covington passed away November 13, 2015, at the age of 77. Mr. Capes proudly served his country in the US Army ...
The Newton County Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS), along with Help Moving Hearts, is holding a luggage drive for children entering foster care ...
Jessica Brooke Hinton and Jason Scott Vincent were married in a twilight ceremony September 26, 2015, on the patio at The Lake House in historic ...
Amici: Veterans and active duty military get 40 percent off one entrée.
The fourth annual Hummingbird Festival at Gaithers Plantation began Saturday with thousands of local residents turning out to enjoy the beautiful birds, great weather and the many artisan crafts on sale.
I've been channeling my inner Martha Stewart recently, and she's dog-tired after hosting two parties in one week.
Mr. Willie James Key died May 22. the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Luther Kay, he was born in 1933. He was a kind hearted, devoted husband, father, grandpop and uncle and was loved by all. Mr. Key was preceded in death by parents; brothers Mr. Oscar Key, Mr. Rufus Key, Mr. Fred Key; sisters Mrs. Inez Williams, Mrs. Evelyn Hearn; nephews Mr. Tony Glover, Mr. William (Kanta) Hearn; sister-in-law Mrs. Birdell Ward; and brother-in-law Mr. Calvin E. Bowden.
The Newton County resident charged with the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old girl was sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter in Newton County Superior Court Friday morning.
Mr. Howard Phillips Milligan, 69, of Oxford, died May 30. Mr. Milligan, a life-long resident of Newton County, was the son of the late William Howard and Jane Phillips Milligan. He was formerly the co-owner of Red & White Grocery Store in Covington and the owner of the Red & white Grocery in Social Circle. He loved to fish and especially enjoyed his boats.
A couple of weeks ago, Daniel Canady came home to the stomach-dropping sight of his side door having been kicked in.
Investigators are calling two structure fires that blazed in Oxford and Porterdale early Friday morning "suspicious in nature," according to the Newton County Fire Department.
Plans for the county's second library are speeding along with the conclusion in May of a preliminary round of presentations by prospective architectural firms.
Mass-transit was the keyword of the day at a recent progress meeting for the county's Comprehensive Transportation Plan.
Look out Miley Cyrus - the Silver Fox Crooner is making his way up a Myspace music chart raising awareness for mastocytosis and Ehlers Danlos Syndrome.
Newton County will usher in two new schools this fall. Many residents may know about South Salem Elementary, which is set to open in July. Maybe less known, the Challenge Charter Academy opens for business in August at the former campus of R.L. Cousins High School.
Newton County is preparing for plenty of two-wheel action this week as the Bicycle Ride Across Georgia kicks off on June 8 in Oxford at Oxford College.
Last weekend I had the privilege to attend the Libertarian National Convention in Denver both as a delegate and credentialed member of the press. This is where the Libertarian Party elects new party officers, modifies its platform and selects its nominee for president and vice president.
While I fully believe that all individuals are entitled to their own opinions, when you are given a newspaper column with which to disseminate those opinions to the reading public, I feel you owe it to your readers to do a little research beforehand to make sure that you aren't writing something that is a complete falsehood.
We live in a society where every word you speak is open to personal and public scrutiny.