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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One man was injured late Tuesday afternoon when a tractor trailer veered off Highway 81 into a ditch, the Sheriff's Office said.
Authorities are investigating a double homicide on Tempie Lane.
More than 50 movies and TV shows have had scenes filmed in Newton County, and local residents will be able to rent many of those productions beginning next week.
A Newton High School freshman took championship in his fighting division in a six-day karate competition in Sacramento.
A drunken couple was arrested Thursday night after leaving The Depot.
Typically police officers are called when wallets have been stolen, but in a surprisingly happy twist, one man called 911 to report that he had found a wallet in the parking lot Sunday afternoon.
After a canopy fell off a relatively new bridge last summer in Atlanta, state transportation officials began an extensive review of bridges around Georgia that may be susceptible to similar failures.
Elks Aidmore recently finalized its contract with the state to provide therapeutic foster care in the Conyers, Covington, Athens area with an expansion into Valdosta in late spring.
A Newton County teen was hospitalized after reportedly being beaten and robbed by nine females and one male after a party.
A Tennessee man was arrested and charged with child molestation he allegedly committed in 2003.
The Newton County Republican Party wants to make sure this year's crop of Republican candidates is truly conservative.
Presidential candidate Mitt Romney dominated the Republican primary in Florida, but contender Newt Gingrich, a native Georgian, showed well in The Covington News' online poll.
A 10-year-old girl was charged with simple battery Monday after reportedly assaulting a fellow student on the school bus Jan. 25.
IN BRIEF: A Rockdale County Sheriff's School Resource Officer working at Heritage High School has been placed on administrative leave during an investigation into accusations of an "inappropriate relationship" with a student.
Covington's Sears will close March 27 because of underperformance and is discounting prices in an effort to move its inventory.
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