Music fans have the opportunity to come down to the Covington Square Park to enjoy a live band, try some of the downtown restaurants and ...
Newton County Sheriff's Office and the Department of Community Supervision will sponsor its Tenth Annual Halloween Shut-In on Oct. 31, 2016 from 6 p ...
After recent community health assessments, officials at Piedmont Healthcare created a grant program and put forth a plan aimed at improving the health and well-being ...
The mayors of Newton County's five municipalities negotiated for a bigger cut of potential 2017 Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax (SPLOST) money during ...
The Newton County Judicial Center will be expanded soon after a unanimous decision by the Board of Commissioners (BOC) to utilize excess funds from the ...
University of Georgia (UGA) Design Studio students submitted logo designs for the City of Covington, and its utility company, to the city council on Monday ...
Ryan Roth is a self-confessed adrenaline junkie.
A line began to form at 8 a.m. and continued at least through lunch at the Newton County Administration Building Monday morning.
On Friday night, Oct. 21, fans of things that bite in the night will congregate in the Downtown Historic Square for the premiere of the ...
Television fans will descend on Covington this weekend as a showing of the premier of the final season for The Vampire Diaries on Friday, Oct ...
At the Covington-Newton County 911 Center there are five monitors and three keyboards at each station. Each 9-1-1 Call Center dispatch operators monitors the calls ...
A year after dignitaries stood outside of Newton Medical Center and watched as a tarp was pulled from the top of main entry way, the ...
The Social Circle Rotary Club fair will be held Tuesday through Saturday, Oct. 18 through 22 behind the Social Circle High School on Alcova Drive.
Johnny D. Jones started as Campus Dean for Georgia Piedmont Technical College's (GPTC) Newton Campus in January 2016. He said of that beginning, "I ...
A group of concerned community members, parents and students came together at Newton High School on Saturday, Sept. 17 to listen, learn and discuss about ...
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U.S. Representative Rob Woodall (R-Lawrenceville) will stage a town hall meeting from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Historic Courthouse in Covington.
ATLANTA - Authorities say they've arrested two men and a 16-year-old who face charges in connection with attacks on passengers aboard a commuter train headed for Atlanta's airport.
MARTA police said Monday that 19-year-old Jarquez Scott and 20-year-old Zantavious Sanchez Scott are being held in the Fulton County Jail.
A routine traffic stop for a faulty tail light resulted in a Covington man on the wrong end of a stun gun and his arrest on multiple drug-related charges.
ROSWELL - A marble statue of Jesus vandalized outside a Catholic church in Roswell before Easter Services has been restored, lifting the spirits of congregation members.
Worshippers discovered the vandalism when they arrived for Easter Sunday mass at St. Peter Chanel Catholic Church to find the 9-foot statue defaced with bright pink paint.
RIVERDALE, Ga. - Authorities say a taxi driver was robbed at an ATM in Riverdale and police later found the suspect shot.
LILBURN, Ga.- Police say no one was seriously injured when one Gwinnett County school bus rear-ended another.
Ah, the horneyhead chub. You know, those minnow-like fish with the little horns on their heads. Well, maybe you don't.
Investigation of Porterdale Fire Department complete
Expect higher water rates and landfill tipping fees in fiscal year 2012 as Newton County seeks to balance its water and solid waste funds.
There was plenty to do at the Easter egg drop on Saturday at Legion Field. Check out our photo gallery.
Annual performance: The Newton County Community Band will stage its 18th annual spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Eastside High School. The band is directed by Timothy K. Adams and the concert is free.
For 10 years, Conyers Locally Grown has been a source of joy for locals seeking exceptionally fresh products straight from a farmer's hands to their kitchen tables.
Easter events range from egg hunts to special services this week in Newton County. Here's a sampling:
One of two nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro, Ga. unexpectedly shut down Wednesday, but officials said the reactor should be up and running Saturday.
Newton County offices are closed today for Good Friday, including the landfill and recycling centers. Good Friday is one of the county's unpaid furlough days.
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