The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) announced its schedule for construction this summer and beyond. While there are four projects on the GDOT list, only ...
Former Newton County Fire Chief Kevin O'Brien appeared in court Thursday as his lawyer, John L. Straus, filed a request for continuance. Judge Horace ...
Ballot questions made an appearance on Tuesday's primary ballots - four on the Democratic ballot, one on the Republican.
BOC District 1 - Republican
Nancy Schulz has been reelected to the Newton County Board of Commissioners in District 3, and will be joined on the board by Republican Stan ...
Visitors to the Covington Square unable to find a parking spare directly in front of their dining or shopping destination, will not have to worry ...
"We all have our differences. Some big and some small," said 4-H member Scott Evritt of the Newton County Theme School.
A man died near the Wesleyan neighborhood off Boogers Hill Road Thursday evening, after what the Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) said was a ...
Newton Trails' Wednesday walk series, "Every Body Walk Newton," will begin on Wednesday, May 18 on the Eastside High School end of Eastside Trail at ...
Fellow postal workers, friends and family held a candlelight vigil for Hillary Hicks Wednesday at the Post Office Annex at 10721 ByPass Road in Covington ...
A candlelight vigil is being held at the Post Office Annex at 10721 ByPass Road in Covington at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May ...
The Newton County Sheriff's Office will host its first job fair from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, May ...
A postal carrier was killed Saturday on Highway 81 near Booger Hill Road in Oxford.
With the school year coming to an end, the Smart Lunch Smart Kid program is setting up sites throughout the county. So far, lunch sites ...
Two Newton County students have been named 2016 Gates Millennium Scholars and will receive good-through-graduation, full-ride scholarships to use at any accredited college or university ...
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Sure, Covington sees a lot of movie stars coming through the "Hollywood of the South," but Newton County has its own residents who made a name for themselves.
The Newton High School Drama Club is putting on a performance of the 1977 classic Annie.
Just before 6 a.m. on Easter Sunday a Covington resident was displaced in a house fire at 7156 Durden Circle.
"Dear Mom and Dad," begins each of the letters sitting on my desk today from Newton County 4-H members.
The demand for car parts, furniture, electronics, clothing, appliances, sporting goods, books and music, as well as other retail goods, is not being completely met in Newton County.
Bullying may be endemic in schools, but at least one Veterans Memorial Middle School student has taken a stand against it.
Children enjoy the day before Easter, with an Easter Egg hunt at Allen Memorial United Methodist Church Saturday.
March not only means the arrival of flowers and warm weather but also the annual True Colors Youth Art Exhibit hosted by the Arts Association of Newton County.
Chip Moore of Covington won free Shane's Rib Shack for a year after entering the company's Holiday Wait and Win promotion.
There is a large food desert in Newton County.
The students of Alcovy High School have been dismissed after a county water main break Friday.
A man pulled a gun on a fellow employee at SKC after an argument in the Covington Plant early Friday morning.
After trying around a dozen ways to remove geese that have caused damage to the greens at Ashton Hills Golf Course, without killing the birds, golf course management has opted to try one more way.
Newton County's enabling legislation has been passed by the state legislature.
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