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Harrop: Phone addiction has unleashed a deadly toll

It was a horrific scene. The pickup truck had smashed head-on into a bus taking elderly church members on an outing. Thirteen died. The 20-year-old ...

April 11, 2017 | Froma Harrop | Columnists

Jury selected to hear murder trial

COVINGTON, Ga. - A jury was seated late Monday afternoon to hear the case of a teenager accused in the 2016 murder of a Covington restaurant ...

April 10, 2017 | Darryl Welch | Crime

Evelyn D. Bruce

Mrs. Evelyn D. Bruce, age 84, a lifelong resident of Covington passed away April 10, 2017. She was born February 21, 1933 to John and ...

April 10, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries

Amos Sutherland

Amos Sutherland of Oxford, passed away Friday, April 7, 2017, at the age of 84. Mr. Sutherland worked for 35 years for the Georgia Department ...

April 10, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries

Barbara Carnes

Barbara Carnes, of Covington, passed away April 9, 2017, at 86 years of age. For more than 25 years Mrs. Carnes worked at Newton Medical ...

April 10, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries

Newton baseball maintains playoff hopes despite loss

COVINGTON, Ga. ̶ Coming into the seventh inning with a one run lead on a windy Friday afternoon game at home, victory seemed sure for the ...

April 10, 2017 | Taylor Robins | Newton

The Esoteric South: God Bless the people who have to drive to Atlanta on a regular basis

(Author's note: This column was originally conceived of and most of it written several weeks ago. As fate would have it, last Thursday as ...

April 10, 2017 | Marshall McCart | Columnists

Eastside baseball optimistic despite series sweep to Luella

It won't be spring break anymore, but the Eastside Eagles are getting a week's worth of practice time and rest from games at ...

April 10, 2017 | Gabriel Stovall | Eastside

Kaliya Eutsey, Daphne Ramirez help lead charge for Alcovy soccer

COVINGTON, Ga. - To an outsider looking in, it might have appeared that Alcovy girls soccer coach Chris Ubriaco had momentarily lost control of his team.

April 10, 2017 | Gabriel Stovall | Alcovy

Radio show celebrates 10 years on air

One of Newton County's local radio shows is celebrating 10 years on air today, April 9, with the show "Thy Brother & Sister's Keeper ...

April 09, 2017 | Jackie Gutknecht | Business

Gingrich Cushman: Surviving weather and turbulence

In the South, spring thunderstorms and tornadoes can leave deadly destruction in their wake. The milder storms bring relief from pollen, leaving the air purer ...

April 09, 2017 | Jackie Gringrich Cushman | Columnists

Harrop: Liberals find community, and that could be big

During the presidential campaign, many Hillary Clinton voters in Atlanta's suburbs thought they were alone. That was an easy conclusion to draw because few ...

April 09, 2017 | Froma Harrop | Columnists

10K raises 14K for Action Ministries

A 10k to raise 10k was held Sunday, March 27 at Denny Dobbs Park. C. R. Bard's veterans and employees raised over $14,000 ...

April 09, 2017 | Staff Report | Health

Linda Hays advises of jury scam

Linda Hays, clerk of Superior Courts, wants citizens to be aware of the latest jury scam in Newton County.

April 09, 2017 | Staff Report | Local

Mansfield suffers devastating blow

The City of Mansfield is grateful for the outpouring of support it has seen in the past couple of days after a straight-lined winds exceeding ...

April 09, 2017 | Jackie Gutknecht | Cities

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Advance in-person voting starts today for March 21 special elections

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp reminds Georgia voters that the polls open today for advance in-person voting leading up to the March 21 special elections in 56 counties. Secretary Kemp encourages all voters to take advantage of Georgia's advance voting period, which also includes absentee voting by mail, in these upcoming March contests.

February 27, 2017 | Staff Report | State

STATE TOURNAMENT PREVIEW: An early look at Wednesday's Tift County-Newton matchup

So as exciting as last Thursday's triple overtime win against Westlake was, we can't talk about it forever, simply because Newton still has three more games to play and win if it wants to hoist the Class AAAAAAA state championship hardware.

February 27, 2017 | Gabriel Stovall | Newton

Newton girls, Alcovy boys kick off track season at East Metro Relays

The track and field season got began in earnest for most schools in the state, including two of Newton County's teams.

February 27, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports

Eastside's Matt Malcolm is 2017 Newton County Wrestler of the Year

When looking for top high school wrestlers in the state of Georgia for the 2016-17 season, a Newton County resident wouldn't have to venture too far from his or her own backyard to find one.

February 27, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports

PREP BASEBALL: A round-up of last week's action and look ahead

Baseball season is in full swing in Newton County, which was easy to judge just by taking a look at the bevy of baseball action peppered across the area during the winter break week.

February 27, 2017 | Gabriel Stovall | Sports

Return of Josh Sims is a welcome sight for Eastside baseball

When the Eastside Eagles baseball team got to the place on its order where Josh Sims was up to bat last week against Alcovy, Eastside coach Bruce Evans had already figured out how he wanted to handle Sims' first at-bat since returning from thumb surgery.

February 27, 2017 | Gabriel Stovall | Eastside

2017 All-Newton County Wrestling Team

It was a banner year for high school wrestling in Newton County, with several state qualifiers and a couple of fairly high state placers for the 2016-17 wrestling season.

February 27, 2017 | Gabriel Stovall | Sports

STOVALL: Newton successfully channeled the spirit of Ric Flair against Westlake

*Note: Two corrections are made in this article that didn't make the print version. First, this article correctly reflects Newton's semifinal site as West Georgia University in Carrollton. Secondly, this article correctly reflects the potential Final Four opponent for Newton as either Wheeler or McEachern.

February 27, 2017 | Gabriel Stovall | Newton

Anderson: Week Seven under the Gold Dome

As we move beyond the halfway point of the 2017 legislative session and have completed days 21 through 24, the schedule gets busier as we are fast approaching Crossover Day and Sine Die.

February 27, 2017 | Sen. Tonya Anderson | Legislative Updates

Letter: Why I support SPLOST

To the editor:

February 27, 2017 | Staff Report | Letters

Adam Moseley completes Eagle Scout project

Adam Moseley, son of Sandy and Gene Moseley, has completed his Eagle Scout project. He is a member of Troop 222 at Academy Springs Park.

February 26, 2017 | Darryl Welch | Living

Owens: Showing true hospitality

One of the proudest parts of my life after being a husband, father and pastor is being an educator. I currently serve as a physical education teacher while also serving in ministry. It causes me, however to live in an interesting duality because the population I serve in education is 99 percent Hispanic. As I've watched the recent events in our country unfold specifically with regard to the immigration issue, the Muslim ban, and the day without immigrants, it has caused me some inner turmoil. To see the faces of students who are afraid because they're unsure of ...

February 26, 2017 | Rev. E. Chip Owens | Religion

Parson: Time to start thinking about planing the garden

Winter at the farm is for shorter workdays, maintenance, fruit tree planting, and conferences! Since the last time I wrote, there haven't been many short workdays and I haven't done all the maintenance projects that were on my winter list. I have planted a good number of fruit trees and attended two excellent conferences.

February 26, 2017 | Daniel Parson | Agriculture

Have You Ever Thought… Teachers are the keys to building the future of our community

February brings the first recognitions for those graduating from High School. You may have read in the past few weeks that various athletes in our county that have signed grants in aid and letters of intent with various colleges and universities.. You may have read about the outstanding showing at the Griffin RESA Regional Science Fair by students form Newton County. It was at this annual events that all 42 participants from Newton won awards. Half of these were for first place. Also from the Academic side was the annual announcement of our local Star Students and Teachers.

February 26, 2017 | B. Wiley Stephens | Living

Marshall's Music Minute: Hannah Thomas live at The Listening Room

Thanks for joining us again. Before we get started I'd like to give a shout-out to Joshua Jacobson, the "Piedmont Bluesman." We covered him several weeks ago and mentioned his new album release. Recently, Guitar World magazine, an international publication, did a story on Joshua and the new album. That's good stuff! Here's what's on tap this week.

February 26, 2017 | Marshall McCart | Living

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