Azariah Foster has found a home for his future in track and field. Foster signed with Jackson State University this week where he will look ...
Raymond Nolan Adams, 63, Covington, May 30, aggravated assault
The Covington Police Department, in a joint operation with the Conyers Police Department, arrested 20 males for pandering and other charges throughout a five day ...
Jeffrey Scott Pitts, 36, committed suicide during a shootout with Rockdale County deputies Sunday, May 31, according to an autopsy report.
Salem-The 187th Salem Camp meeting begins July 10 with supper at the Salem Hotel and the Covington UMC Picnic at the pavilion at 6 p ...
The sounds of summer will kick off with the Sensational Sounds of Motown in the Covington Square June 12.
CONYERS - Tears and hugs flowed freely as hundreds of mourners and supporters packed the parking lot of Magnet Bottle Shop Wednesday night to celebrate the ...
Covington-The Pavilion at Turner Lake Park will be the site of Family Fun Day featuring food, prizes, and music this Saturday, June 6, from 12 ...
A vehicle caught fire around 3 p.m. Wednesday on Interstate 20 westbound just before the exit for Ga. Highway 138 in Conyers.
COVINGTON - Two vehicles were broken into during church service at Central Church Sunday.
Dr. Robert Faulkner began practicing medicine 50 years ago - a practice that ended Friday.
Piedmont Newton Hospital - it does have a nice ring to it.
Social Circle's 2015 graduating class walked across the stage last weekend, being the first to do so at Social Circle's new athletic complex. Tara Nye was the Valedictorian and Sarah Wilson the Salutatorian.
Social Circle Parkway will open for use Tuesday, five months ahead of schedule, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.
Donald Myron Abercrombie, 29, Cumming, May 24, criminal use of an article with altered ID mark, receipt, possession or transfer of a firearm by a convicted felon
Alicia Ivy Aikens, 33, Covington, May 16, possession of methamphetamine, marijuana-possession less than 1 ounce
Two Newton County students won visual art scholarships recently through Southern Heartland Arts, Inc.
Betty Purcell of Covington, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at the age of 91. Born and raised in Augusta, GA, Betty was employed with IBM at the Pentagon before she married. She was active in Covington First United Methodist Church, Newton Medical Center Auxiliary and enjoyed her bridge clubs. She loved traveling with her husband, was very social and liked to entertain. While in assisted living Mrs. Purcell delighted in dancing. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. James William Purcell; sisters, Margaret Brandt, Louise Comstock; brothers, Frank Blitchington, Bill Blitchington, Jack Blitchington; as well as her ...
David Hood, age 60, of Covington passed away May 24, 2015. He was born in Covington on November 7, 1954 one of the first ten babies born at Newton General Hospital. Graduated from Newton County High School and went Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College graduating with a degree in horticulture and while attending college worked at Callaway Gardens. David was the grounds superintendent for several golf course throughout his career including Hidden Hills and Cross Creek golf courses.
Robert "Bobby" Patrick of Oxford, passed away May 26, 2015, at the age of 82. He was a 1952 graduate of Newton High School; and proud veteran of the United States Air Force, having served in both Germany and France, during his active duty from 1953 – 1957. Mr. Patrick was employed by Henson Furniture, until the business closed, and then went on to work for Hercules, for 24 years, prior to his retirement. He served as a deacon for several churches, and was Chairman of the deacon boards at First Baptist of Covington, Mt. Zion Baptist and Calvary Baptist. In ...
52-year-old Joel William Simpson, a Newton County resident, has been confirmed dead after he drove his vehicle against traffice on I-20 Tuesday night, crashing into another vehicle around the 89 mile mark between Almon and Salem roads.
The Covington Police Department responded to a shooting Thursday, discovering a man and woman shot when arriving on scene.