Looking through the camera at our community.
Do you consider this Animal Neglect?
This week we look through the camera at Porterdale Ga.
Those helping Newton County grow honored
A local man was tragically killed Wednesday night at one of Newton County's most notorious intersections.
Motorists across Newton County are experiencing lower prices at the gas pump.
As arctic air blew across Newton County this morning people were bundling up as the temperatures dipped in the lower teens, and wind chills reached single digits.
A look around the community Through the Camera
Karter Thomas, of Covington, was the first baby born in Newton County during 2015.
A look around the community THROUGH THE CAMERA
For 95 years, the Wiley family's General Store has sold Social Circle and the surrounding communities the items of daily life.
A look through the Camera
Rotary Club of Covington The Empty Stocking Fund
Newton Fund kicked off Jersey Day at the board room in Covington's historic courthouse on Friday. The Jersey Day initiative will focus on developing philanthropic opportunities with local businesses by donating a few dollars to wear their favorite jerseys to work each Friday. Proceeds will be awarded to Newton County nonprofits in early 2015.
The small rain showers that covered Covington Thursday afternoon didn't stop friends Hannah Bohanan, Morgan Conner and Lindsay Coker from getting out and enjoying an afternoon walk on the Square. When the rain came in they took the opportunity to take an ice cream break at Scoops on the Square.
Bear Hollow Zoo in Athens, Georgia has something for everyone. A short drive from Newton and Rockdale counties, this zoo offers a wide variety of wild animals. Here you can find a owls, bears, an American bald eagle and a reptile house with a variety of snakes and alligators. Volunteers educated on each of the animals are on hand to answer questions and offer a hands-on visit with some of the wildlife. The Bear Hollow Zoo is free for all visitors. Zoo hours are 9 to 5 seven days a week. For more info, call 706-613-3616.
Here is a recording of the entirety of the second public hearing on the 2050 Plan Baseline Ordinances and TDRs (in the related content section). The meeting starts at about the 14 minute mark of the video.
A big piece of local history is on the move.
Here is the video from Monday's public hearing on the 2050 Plan Baseline Ordinance. The meeting begins at 8 minutes into the video. There will be a total of five public hearings, with the next one scheduled for Thursday at Mansfield Elementary.
A conversation with a few of this year's attendees.
With hips swinging and feet tapping, residents grooved to Friday's rousing concert on the Square.
a look around the community and the celebrations
While hosting the ongoing little league district tournament for the first time, Newton teams continue to prosper by winning games, as they all look to win the district championship.