The Newton County Board of Elections released the unofficial results of the run-off primary elections held today.
Dr. Michael Grady was sworn in as the new Newton County Deputy Coroner on Monday at the Newton County Courthouse.
MONACA, Pa. (AP) - A Georgia man is jailed on charges he brought a stolen gun and ammunition into a western Pennsylvania movie theater.
Wahsega has long been my favorite 4-H camp, because even today, it's nearly impossible to check e-mail or make a phone call.
The 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil are a few weeks away from taking place. However, this summer also marks the 20 ...
A resolution reducing the number of hours that the 11 convenience centers will be opened barely squeaked by when Chair Keith Ellis cast his vote ...
The Covington City Council approved a Special Use Permit for Alpha Omega Preparatory Academy, a private school for kindergarten through 12th grade students.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) Criminal Investigation Division (CID) has arrested a suspect in the murder in Julien R. Wyant, according to a ...
The biscuits are hand-rolled and patted down before going into the over. Fresh chicken pieces or large pork chops are soaked in buttermilk, hand breaded ...
The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted three to two Tuesday night to approve negotiations with a comprehensive guaranteed energy savings performance contract for ...
Editor's Note: This is part of an ongoing look at crime and law enforcement in and around Newton County by The Covington News.
The Snapping Shoals EMC Annual Roundup was held at the International Horse Park on July 21, 2016. Despite the heat, this annual event was well ...
Two men were killed earlier this month inside the gated Orchard Cove apartment complex. Because the apartments sit inside the entrance of The Enclave subdivisions ...
Emily Sakamoto, 21, was sentenced to five years on probation with the first two years on house arrest by Judge Samuel Ozburn, according to Assistant ...
The victim in the truck accident on the Access Road at the Yellow River Sunday evening has been identified as Valentine Gayle, 48, of Lithonia ...
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It's hot outside, and Covington residents are staying indoors, which is the safe place to be, but bad for business.
Covington plays host to several movie and TV projects each year, and the chamber suggested a storefront on the square be dedicated to housing film memorabilia.
Social Circle's budget will increase this year for the first time in several years, going from $2.8 to $3 million.
The city of Porterdale established a resolution for new water and sewer utility rates at its city council meeting on Monday.
A grand opening and a mini farmers market will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at Noring Farms on Glass Springs Road.
You can be part of the Fourth of July celebration in Oxford and possibly win a prize for your efforts.
The Newton County Board of Commissioners received a glimmer of good news Monday night, when it learned the property tax digest may decline 8.25 percent next year instead of the projected 10 percent.
Councilwoman Sue Dale is stepping down from the Oxford City Council.
The proposed civic center project in downtown Covington is the classic example of a project in limbo, something counties may be able to avoid in the future.
A hike in water and sewer rates gets a third and final reading and a public hearing when the Porterdale City Council meets at 6:30 tonight.
The Covington City Council will hold a work session at 5:30 tonight that will lead into a council meeting at 6:30 p.m.
Three reports of financial fraud have been filed with the Newton County Sheriff's Office.
MACON - Authorities say a 13-year-old girl was found unharmed after a car was stolen while the teen slept inside.
Bibb County sheriff's Sgt. Sean DeFoe says the car was stolen from a gas station late Saturday night with the sleeping child in the back seat.
WOODBINE, Ga. - A section of old railroad tracks converted to hiking and biking trail just got a mile longer in coastal Georgia.
ATLANTA - Georgia is now among the top five U.S. states for film and TV production with more than 274 projects shot in the state since July 2010.
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