A "one of a kind, massive, film, TV, music and video gaming production site" is close to coming to Covington.
Flint Hill Elementary School and Alcovy High School have been identified by the Newton County School System (NCSS) as potentially eligible schools for school choice.
It may just look like someone got creative with a spray can of paint, but law enforcement sees graffiti as a possible sign of gang ...
Robert Aiken, who lives in a home across the street from the Future Farmers of America (FFA) Camp, spoke to the board of commissioners about ...
The Hampton Inn Covington has received a 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have ...
Newton County Senior Services is the proud recipient of a new shuttle bus that will soon hit the road to transport senior residents to and ...
The 286th Graduation Class of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center-Athens Academy held their graduation on June 10 at the Winder Community Center.
Newton County Sheriff's Office Captain Keith Crum suggested that if parents start seeing gang symbols on their child's school, the need to pay ...
Alcovy Future Farmers of America (FFA) is offering a day camp at the Newton College & Career Academy center this summer.
Since the death of Enrique Ramirez Trejo, the El Charro family has banded together to support the Trejo family and one another.
The weather has heated up and election season hasn't cooled off as a handful of candidates are in a runoff for the primary election.
Members of the Newton County Theme School (NCTS) Student Council recently presented a check for $600 to the Garden of Gethsemane Homeless Shelter. The Theme ...
By unanimous vote, the Newton County Board of Education (BOE) adopted a resolution opposing Governor Nathan Deal's proposed "Opportunity School District" (OSD) at their ...
I've often heard working in cooperative extension is a bit like working in church missions, because you're in it to serve others.
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The demand for car parts, furniture, electronics, clothing, appliances, sporting goods, books and music, as well as other retail goods, is not being completely met in Newton County.
Sure, Covington sees a lot of movie stars coming through the "Hollywood of the South," but Newton County has its own residents who made a name for themselves.
Bullying may be endemic in schools, but at least one Veterans Memorial Middle School student has taken a stand against it.
Children enjoy the day before Easter, with an Easter Egg hunt at Allen Memorial United Methodist Church Saturday.
March not only means the arrival of flowers and warm weather but also the annual True Colors Youth Art Exhibit hosted by the Arts Association of Newton County.
Chip Moore of Covington won free Shane's Rib Shack for a year after entering the company's Holiday Wait and Win promotion.
There is a large food desert in Newton County.
The students of Alcovy High School have been dismissed after a county water main break Friday.
A man pulled a gun on a fellow employee at SKC after an argument in the Covington Plant early Friday morning.
After trying around a dozen ways to remove geese that have caused damage to the greens at Ashton Hills Golf Course, without killing the birds, golf course management has opted to try one more way.
Newton County's enabling legislation has been passed by the state legislature.
For the second consecutive year, and the fourth in the last six years (2016, 2015, 2012 and 2011), the Eastside High School Academic team won the Division 4 State Championship.
The Covington Police Department is offering monthly training classes to officers and their K9 partners.
Churches with services on Palm Sunday
Walkers, joggers and cyclists will be able to find out information concerning the Eastside Trail and surrounding area without missing a beat.
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