Louis Conner Dodson, age 83, of Flovilla passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at his residence. He was born May 6, 1932 son of the ...
The remains found on City Pond Road near Bob Williams Parkway on Dec. 28 have been identified as those of David Sheffield.
Linda Hays, Newton County Superior Court Clerk, is offering two free notary public training classes for the public.
Learn how to budget money, manage credit cards, get a loan, purchase a house and more at free Money Management Classes, beginning Monday, Jan. 11 ...
Letter to the Editor
Michelle Piercete Arnold, 17, Covington, December 29, hold for Clayton County
After the National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for Newton County due to heavy rain, several roads were closed throughout Newton County.
A flood watch is in effect for Newton and surrounding counties through Friday evening and a flash flood warning is in effect until 6:45 ...
People of all ages were treated to a showing of "The Grinch Who Stole Christmas" on the Square Friday night.
Emma Jean Presley Petty, 81, of Covington, passed away Wednesday, December 16, 2015, at Piedmont Newton. She was born in Eatonton to the late Walker ...
Timothy Owen Tyler, 48, of Covington, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, December 13, 2015. He was the loving son of Gail Tyler of Covington; deeply ...
Benjamin Thomas Barnes, 36, Greensboro, December 14, Marijuana possession less than one ounce; possession of a schedule II controlled substance; false statements or writings
The Holiday season can often be hectic with decorations needing to be put up, family visiting, traveling and shopping. With all that going on it ...
The Georgia Department of Education has announced that three Newton County schools have been named 2015 Title I Reward Schools - East Newton Elementary, Mansfield Elementary and Oak Hill Elementary.
Martille T. Floyd, a lifelong resident of Newton County, passed away December 7, 2015, at the age of 95. Mrs. Floyd retired from Bibb Manufacturing Company after 37 years of dedicated employment. Following her retirement, she continued working 11 years at Covington Moulding. Mrs. Floyd faithfully attended Porterdale Baptist Church. She loved her family dearly, and cherished the time they spent together. She was preceded in death by her husband, John E. Floyd; parents, Carl and Jettie (Moon) Thomas; and her sister, Geneva Garrett.
Piedmont Healthcare is the first health system in Georgia to offer a new app for visits.
With all the plight surrounding law enforcement these days, it seems that most see our boys in blue with mixed emotion.
Vianne Kelly Peay of Oxford passed away December 12, 2015, at the age of 57. A devout Christian, Vianne enjoyed knitting, gardening, reading, following politics and spending time with her children and grandson. She obtained her Bachelor's Degree in English from Austin Peay State University in Tennessee. In addition, Vianne was a supporter of Georgia and Newton County 4-H and the Arts Association in Newton County, where she volunteered her time. She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Kelly; as well as her maternal grandparents, Roy and Viola Bagwell.
Brandon Dale Moxley, 37, Vidalia, August 17, Theft by shoplifting- misdemeanor
The annual Holiday tradition returns to Newton County with the Covington Regional Ballet performing the classic Nutcracker Suite this weekend.
Last night, the Athens Regional Health System's Board of Directors voted unanimously in favor of exploring a partnership with Piedmont Healthcare.
Doby E. White, 86 of Covington, passed away Monday, December 7, 2015 at home. He was born in Decatur to the late Oscar and Annie Lou Doby White. Doby graduated from SW DeKalb High School in 1946 where he was selected the "Most Quiet" of his class. He was a standout baseball player. Doby was a member of Salem United Methodist Church. Doby was a self-employed dairy farmer for most of his life with his brother George. In his later years, he was employed as a guard at Hercules and an avid vegetable gardener.
Coach Wilbur "Bo" Fisher, 79 of Oxford, passed away Sunday, December 6, 2015 at Emory University Hospital. He was born in Porterdale to the late JC and Willie Fisher. He was also preceded in death by his four brothers and four sisters.
Congressman Hank Johnson, Georgia's fourth district, announced he is running for a sixth term Thursday.
Covington, GA - We are excited to announce our first annual "Holiday Extravaganza Toy and Food Giveaway." The Dungeon Boxing Gym, KMB and the NFL Alumni will be hosting a fu- filled family event for the Newton County community. There will be food baskets and toys available for the whole family. We are bringing the community together for an evening of excitement while doing our part to alleviate hunger.
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) gave its approval Tuesday to the consolidation plans of Georgia State University and Georgia Perimeter College (GPC).
The Newton High School Fine Arts Department will be performing the hit Broadway musical Rent this week.
The Newton County Board of Commissioners will meet Tuesday to discuss form of government and solid waste, including creation of a possible solid waste authority.