It's a presidential election year, which means more voting than usual and for the need-to-know, which is everyone that can vote, there are a ...
Watch our video of INdian Creek Middle School student Jet Rawls winning the Newton County School System's Spelling Bee Friday.
Twelve Oaks, the historic Covington Bed and Breakfast, will be featured as one of eight of the most romantic places in Georgia in an upcoming ...
A new Zaxby's restaurant is opening in west Newton County, and with it an opportunity for 40 new jobs.
Newton County Sheriff Ezell Brown shared, not only a plaque signifying his office's recent accreditation, but also some of the rave reviews bestowed upon ...
The Newton County School System will host the 2016 District Spelling Bee on Friday, February 5, at 10:30 a.m. at Newton High School ...
Five-year-old Andrea Tyrah DeBruhl died due to asphyxia after being caught in playground equipment at the Newton County Theme School at Ficquett Monday, according to ...
In a study of the Joint Development Authority's (JDA) financial transactions, in particular bonds, no illegalities or potential liability to Newton County were discovered ...
A much maligned residential development planned for Stanton Springs is off the table after the developers withdrew a petition for rezoning recently.
Tragedy struck Newton County Theme School at Ficquett this week with the death of a 5-year-old kindergarten student Monday.
The plan to build a movie theater, hotels, offices and retail stores along Alcovy Road in Covington, known as Project Kitchen Sink, has been shut ...
Committee meetings are finally underway here at the Capitol. I, and many of my colleagues, have had a busy week juggling our various committee appointments ...
The third week of Session we voted on what is called the "Small" or "Amended" budget. It is basically the mid-year adjustment to account for ...
Considerable confusion reigns within the Newton County Republican Party as precinct mass meetings approach in February.
An unidentified person allegedly spray painted the sidewalk in front of the Newton County Library on Friday.
The Covington News is dedicating its online poll to the primary election for the next month as it tries to gauge how voters are feeling with early voting starting Monday and the election taking place July 31.
Daily July 12 through July 13
District Attorney Layla Zon will seek the death penalty against Brawny Jarvis McCollough and Jonathan Michael Henderson, the two men charged in the February shooting death of a woman and her wheelchair-bound nephew.
For the first time in its history Project ReNeWal, the domestic violence shelter for women and children, has been closed due to extensive water damage that not only destroyed much of the building, but all of the contents inside as well.
Many people often say home is where the heart is, but to eight-year-old Flint Hill elementary student Keyon Davis, home means much more.
The Newton County Library System will host the "River of Words" display, a free international poetry and art contest on the theme of watersheds, from July 2-14.
A Covington woman reported a fraudulent call Tuesday after someone called to tell her she had won $6 million, a Mercedes Benz and a flat screen TV.
Project ReNeWal, the local domestic violence shelter, is in dire need after a sprinkler malfunction dumped 18,000 gallons of water on the facility, ruining a two-story building and all the facility's donated supplies.
Oxford and Social Circle's streets were decked out in red, white and blue Wednesday as the cities hosted their annual parade.
With an extensive military background - her great grandfather, grandfather, father, uncle and sister all served in the U.S. Army, Mary Anne Hinkle is an avid supporter for U.S. soldiers.
Dozens of people filed into the Department of Driver Services in Covington on Thursday hoping to receive, renew or replace their driver's license.
A meet and greet for political candidates will take place from 4-7 p.m., July 15 at Prospect United Methodist Church.
A fire that happened Sunday evening at a recycling center next to the Covington Housing Authority is still causing problems as late as Tuesday evening, potentially polluting Indian Creek that runs into the Yellow River and costing the city thousands of dollars hauling off debris.
The tragic story was international news: 22 Navy Seals killed in a helicopter crash during a mission in Afghanistan. Our nation paused to reflect; then moved on. But the job was far from over.