Thursday, Dec. 3
It's easy to envision the good ole times of yesteryear as the Christmas season comes around. Christmas lights sparkle as candlelight would, the trees ...
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The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) approved a contract with Jarrard and Davis, LLP, of Cumming, Georgia to serve as the county's interim ...
The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) announced a special called meeting for Monday, Nov. 23, at 7 p.m. to approve a contract with ...
A man and woman were arrested in connection with the Covington Walmart murder yesterday in Manchester, Tn., after a citizen tipped off the local media.
As a pastor, Sharon Henderson has been serving the community since 1989. Now she wants to take that service to a broader level, and has ...
A day after our president called ISIS "contained" the Islamic State launched a well-coordinated attack on the City of Light. ISIS just took down an ...
Newton County will cover the cost of pre-packaged foods purchased for the afterschool program at Nelson Heights Community Center.
Though attention focused heavily on the future of Newton County's legal counsel at Tuesday night's Board of Commissioners (BOC) meeting, the board did ...
The Covington Police Department (CPD) issued a "Be on the look-out" (BOLO) tonight for the murder/robbery suspects in the Nov. 16 death of Marsha ...
Rodney Carter Clark was arrested Wednesday in the murder of Mario Demonte Johnson.
The Covington Police Department (CPD) has been ardently trying to find the subjects of a senseless killing at Walmart Monday, searching from Covington to Tennessee.
Local musicians started the Christmas season off in Covington with the annual Lighting of the Square.
Republican Dale Rutledge of McDonough is seeking to oust incumbent Rep. Steve Davis to represent State House District 109.
Rutledge said Rep. Davis' past actions in office are one of the main reasons he is seeking election.
Former Covington mayoral candidate Bobby Sigman took a plea deal Thursday, receiving seven years probation and $2,000 in fines and surcharges as a result of felony charges stemming from his October 2011 arrest for allegedly paying a person to steal the campaign signs of his opponent.
Social Circle is grieving the loss of a man who dedicated 26 years of his life to his beloved town.
If approved next month, several Newton County schools could receive technology updates. Thanks, in part, to E-rate funding available this year.
Charles King was a man from many different times, times he remembered well and enjoyed sharing with others.
Andre Cooper, who previously announced a run for the District 3 board of commissioners' seat, never officially qualified to run because of health issues.
Arthur D. Hardeman, theft by shoplifting, nolle pross. Theft by receiving misdemeanor, 12 months probation, 2 days confinement, $500. Stay away order.
Jamel Lockhart, a student at Georgia Perimeter College and an assistant manager at McDonald's, was born with Sickle Cell Anemia. His best hope for a cure is a marrow transplant. But first, he must find a genetically matched donor. Jamel is African American and he will most likely match someone of his own racial background. Unfortunately, of the more than 10 million members of the Be The Match Registry®, only 8 percent are African American.
A dead body was found Tuesday afternoon at the Covington Lodge after law enforcement officials were called in reference to a cardiac arrest situation.
ATLANTA (AP) - The state ethics commission is set to meet Friday and is expected to discuss complaints involving Gov. Nathan Deal that are now at the center of a pair of lawsuits by two former commission employees.
Anthony Flanagan, a Democratic for the District 3 board of commissioners seat, is allowed to run for office, having had that right restored after being convicted of a felony in early 1992, according to the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles.
Middle Ridge Elementary may have the highest free and reduced lunch rate in the county and 20 percent of its students may be classified as Students with Disabilities, but none of this keeps MRES from working hard to be the best they can be at everything they do.
"The combination of the highest Free and Reduced lunch rate in the county at approximately 88 percent, combined with a Student with Disabilities population that equals 20 percent of the school population for the last three years offers unique challenges," said Principal Alan Satterfield. "Those challenges have been met and student achievement ...
Dr. Nelva Lee of Locust Grove is running for State Senate District 17, focusing her platform on small business development and improving education.
Lee has a three-step plan to revitalize small business in the district.
While all Americans celebrate July 4, for many black Americans the celebration of Juneteenth holds even more meaning as it commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States.
Two murderers, convicted on separate crimes, are both petitioning the court for new trials this summer, each for different reasons.