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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 ...
A man was arrested Sunday after cutting his father with a knife during a fight.
Citizens of Newton County have recently been bombarded with variety scam e-mails designed to sucker them out of their hard earned cash.
Mrs. Lois Adams, 89, of Monticello, died Oct. 31. The daughter of the late Herman and Carrie Hughes, she was born in 1918 in Fulton County. She was preceded in death by parents and husband Mr. Bennett Adams. Mrs. Adams was a member of Bethany Presbyterian Church, Covington.
Mr. Jody Kevin Lynch, 49, of Covington, died Nov. 1 at Abbey Hospice, Social Circle. Mr. Lynch enjoyed hunting and fishing and was an avid Georgia football fan. He was a member of Porterdale Presbyterian Church and attended Lead By The Spirit Mission. He is preceded in death by father Horace W. Lynch.
A new report written by Southern Education Foundation Program Officer Steve Suitts details the high percentages of low income students in the south as compared with other regions in the nation.
Candidates running for Oxford City Council don't differ on much. They are all largely in agreement that Oxford's historic residential character should be preserved and that industries should be prohibited from further encroaching upon the city's limits.
The results of a study on the source of the recent salmonella outbreak should be available in a week.
People who grew up before the cellular, Internet and digital revolution most likely often heard their mothers or fathers say, "go outside and play and don't come home until it's dark."
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources have teamed up with the Newton County Sheriff's Office in investigating the murder and dismemberment of an unidentified woman.
Taking a page from "Field of Dreams," the title itself appropriately describes what will soon be at Ga. Hwy. 142 North at Stone Road.
Alcovy's Regan Bowers hardly has time for anything besides running. But that's exactly how she likes it, and she's having a blast competing with her cross country team despite her cramp-packed schedule.
OXFORD - Midnight Madness kicked off the start of a brand new season for Oxford's men's basketball team on Monday.
In the midst of the current drought, which shows no signs of ending, Gov. Sonny Perdue has ordered 61 North Georgia counties - including Newton County - to cut water consumption by 10 percent.
Newton High School is currently looking for teacher volunteers to help with the girls and boys varsity races during the Region 2-AAAAA Cross Country Meet on Saturday at the school.
The following are the candidate responses from incumbent Oxford Council Post 3 Candidate Hoyt Oliver, his challenger Toby Malcolm and Oxford Council Post 1 Candidate Frank Davis to a series of questions submitted by various civic organizations and compiled by The News.