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 ...
A two-car collision on Dixie Road and County Road 213 on Monday afternoon left one vehicle overturned, three people with minor injuries and one person requiring an airlift transport for medical treatment.
The Newton County Board of Commissioners approved an architectural agreement with Richard Wittschiebe Hand for the rehabilitation and renovation of the old R.L. Cousins High School gymnasium at their Tuesday night meeting.
A Middle Ridge Elementary school teacher arrested for allegedly assaulting a student has tendered his resignation, according to the Newton County School System.
Bill Callaway, a Covington native, will perform at the final concert of the First United Methodist Church Organ Inaugural Concert Series at 3 p.m. Sunday.
Frankie James Bridges, 37, of Covington, died Feb. 18. The son of the late Jesse James and Cora Lee Pinson Bridges, he worked as a framer in the construction business. Mr. Bridges attended gospel Mission Church and enjoyed fishing, hunting, racing and wrestling.
Mrs. Jessie Edwards Thomas, 90, of Covington, died Feb. 20 at Abbey Hospice. The son of the late Clarence Edwards and Annie Sue Wheelis Edwards, she was born in 1917 in Union Point. She worked for 15 years as a bookkeeper for H.M. Patterson & Son at Spring Street and Oglethrope Hill. She was the secretary-treasurer for Thomas Brothers Hydro Inc. for 13 years. Mrs. Thomas was a member of Rainbow Park Baptist Church, Decatur. She is preceded in death by parents and husband Mr. Hoke Smith Thomas Sr.
COVINGTON - After getting off to a slow start Tuesday, the Georgia Perimeter Jaguars rallied to beat the Pirates of Chattahoche Valley Community College, 12-10.
The wrestling season concludes this weekend as 27 of the area's best wrestlers compete at the 2008 GHSA State Traditional/Individual Wrestling Championships in Duluth.
By Paul Newberry
Seeing a need for a general store to cater to Newton County's growing West Indian population, Gary and Kenya Cliff decided to open the Old Harbour Bay Fish Market.
During the spring of 2006, a trio of musicians formed at the Juilliard School of Music in New York City and named themselves ETA-3.
Though not as memorable or as magical as other children's book-to-film adaptations, "The Spiderwick Chronicles" is a well-crafted and well-acted family movie worth seeing.
I've often wondered what goes through the mind of someone who is about to commit murder.
Dear Editor: Several years ago my daughter moved with her husband and two children to Newton County. I came down to visit her, and when it came time to return to my home, I could not bear to leave. Like so many who sojourn to this place of stately homes, rolling fields and gracious people I have come under its spell.
Chad Hixon (Berkmar High School; Snellville) of Oxford College of Emory University was named Co-Player of the Week for the NJCAA Men's Division III for the week ending Feb. 10.