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.
Motions are scheduled to be heard today in the civil case of Alcovy High School Principal LaQuanda Carpenter versus several anonymous bloggers and District 1 Board Representative Jeff Meadors. (Follow the hearings live on Twitter.)
Newborn officials have begun work on a downtown park to continue efforts to build a tight-knit community and make the downtown a true community gathering spot.
The public had a chance to comment before the Newton County Board of Commissioners this week on the proposed alcohol by the drink ordinance.
Jose Alonzo-Delasiera, 38, Lumpkin, June 12. Back for court.
A disgruntled customer allegedly threatened a Raceway attendant with a pink Taser on Wednesday evening after being asked for his ID.
Patriot's Table, a local Tea Party organization, is hosting a political forum for Republican candidates running for the District 5 Board of Commissioners seat from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday at the Covington Branch Library, 7116 Floyd Street NE.
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.