The Newton County Sheriff's Office is seeking assistance from the public in identifying two females who may have information about a theft that occurred ...
The Covington Fire Department responded to a residential fire at 5131 Wheat Street Wednesday evening.
Peter Lyons, Georgia State University's associate provost for institutional effectiveness and a professor of social work in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies ...
All Newton County schools will release students early on Friday, Nov. 6 so teachers can participate in professional learning activities.
After a standards compliance audit from The American Correctional Association on Nov. 2-4, the Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) will be awarded accreditation at ...
Live streaming coverage of Election Day 2015 from Newton County's Board of Election conference room.
James William Head, Sr., 91, of Covington, passed away Monday, November 2, 2015 at Piedmont Newton Medical Center.
Keep Covington/Newton Beautiful (KCNB) asks Newton County residents to bring paper documents to its next Paper Shred Event at the Newton County Library parking ...
Mrs. Grace W. Davis "Mrs. Grace", age 80, of Covington formerly of Lithonia passed away November 2, 2015. She was born in the Swords Community ...
Heavy rains have caused the Yellow River to rise to 12-to-13 feet this week, spilling out of its banks to flood a nearby RV park.
The Newton County Chamber of Commerce will hold a "Build a Business" presentation on Thursday, Nov. 5 at 5:30 p.m. at The Center ...
The Covington/Newton County Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the annual "Dick James Small Business of the Year" award, to be given at ...
Thousands of children put on their best princess, super hero, fireman, policeman and pumpkin costumes for Halloween Saturday.
Each new day holds opportunity.
"You won't need to buy a thing," the salesman informed me. Where are the cameras? Was I being "punked?" Had Candid Camera arrived at the Conyers' Home Depot? Surely, this was a joke.
Stephen Andrew Chambers, 59, of Covington, passed away September 27, 2015. Andy was a faithful member of Canaan Baptist Church. In 58 years, he never once missed a Sunday School class. While in high school, Andy began working for The Covington News, and it was there that he met his wife, Cathy. Following his employment with the newspaper, he worked for Naylor for 30 years, before his most recent service at Marshall's Distribution Center. He enjoyed vegetable gardening and was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, hunting and working with the cows and horses at his farm. It was ...
It's once again time see yesteryear come alive in the Covington Rotary Club's 23rd edition of the Cars of the Past car show on the Covington Square Sunday, Oct. 4.
The Army Corps of Engineers recently withdrew Newton County's 404 Permit for building the Bear Creek Supply Reservoir, adding more time and more money to a project that has been in the works for more than 15 years.
Newton County Farm Bureau was recently recognized during the Georgia Farm Bureau 3rd District Annual Meeting for its outstanding member programs. Brent Galloway is the NCFB president.
Alcovy Future Farmers of America (FFA) is offering a day camp for Newton County School System elementary students for fall break, Oct. 19 through 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
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The three Newton County high school football coaches discuss how their teams will rebound after losses a week ago.
Newton County's unemployment rate dropped infinitesimally in August, down from 7.1 percent in July to 6.7 percent. The slight decline mirrors metro Atlanta's figures, according to the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL).
Reconstruction on the Interstate-20 bridge at Exit 90 continues this weekend, causing possible congestion from 9 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday.
Mr. Stan Shannon, 72 of Covington, passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, September 22, 2015. Stan was born in Athens to the late Grady and Doretha Lewis Shannon. He was a former owner/operator of Monroe Auto Brokers.
Three new Covington Police Officers were sworn in by Mayor Ronnie Johnston during Monday's city council meeting.
Local business owners Jared Rutberg and Travis Moore have announced that they will run for the District 5 seat on the Newton County Board of Commissioners in November 2016.