Congressman Hank Johnson, Georgia's fourth district, announced he is running for a sixth term Thursday.
One young girl made a beeline for the bicycles, an anxious boy headed for the electronics section and a dozen or so other children perused ...
An era came to an end Monday as Covington said farewell to two city council members.
Washington, Monticello, Clarke and Church streets will be used for upcoming filming of Universal Pictures movie A Myers Christmas from 5 a.m.-9 p ...
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) gave its approval Tuesday to the consolidation plans of Georgia State University and Georgia ...
The Pilot Club officially presented Chimney Park with a musical fence Tuesday.
Newton County District 4 Commissioner J.C. Henderson presented a $100,000 check, on behalf of the Newton County Board of Commissioners, to the city ...
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) - A death row inmate who insisted he was innocent shook his head while looking at Georgia officials before his death sentence was ...
What has been a long hard battle against cancer for 68-year-old Shirley Moss now comes down to a few precious months left to spend with her family and friends.
Dog feces found on equipment at a business
Fay Hancock has had quite the month.
Voters in Newton County, the Northeast Georgia Region and across Georgia struck down T-SPLOST Tuesday, leaving leaders to look at what went wrong and what to do next.
For decades Carol Durusau has been a staple at the children's desk of the Newton County Library on Floyd Street. It was not unusual to see her dressed up, dancing with children, acting out the stories in the books and speaking with children and parents about which book would fit perfectly with each child. But since the spring, her desk has been empty - in fact, it has been removed. And although Durusau has not been cut, the position of a full-time children's librarian has been, leaving many parents upset and concerned about the future of the library. But ...
The Newton and Rockdale County Democratic Parties will host the inaugural Jefferson-Jackson Dinner at 6 p.m. at the Georgia Piedmont Technical College on Saturday, Aug. 4.
A teenage girl who called deputies to report that she was a victim of sexual battery was arrested and charged with providing juveniles with pornography, as well as filing a false police report.
The Primary Election is over, but two races have yet to be decided and some Newton County voters will have to head back out to the polls for an August runoff election if they want to have a final say.
Covington police spoke to a woman at the Newton Medical Center on Tuesday night that said she was injured when another woman attacked her behind a hotel. The woman said on Sunday night while standing in the back parking lot of Covington Lodge located on City Pond Road, a woman named Teontea walked up to her and started yelling and pushing her. She said as Teontea stepped backwards, her foot slipped off the sidewalk. She said Teontea then left. According to the police report, the woman had several bruises on both of her arms.
An army of supporters stood in long lines Wednesday at the Covington Chick-fil-A using their orders of chicken and fries to defend the restaurant chain.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, a Baptist minister, declared Wednesday "Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day."
During the Depression, young men in Atlanta picked prestigious Boys High School (now Grady H.S.) to groom their aptitudes for a college education. John Campbell graduated from Boys in 1939. After high school, he worked for Standard Oil on Marietta Street while attending night school at Atlanta Junior College (now Georgia State). He participated in both ROTC programs.
"I met my future wife Rebecca in college," Campbell said. "But after Pearl Harbor, I knew I'd be called up." He was. Campbell received training as an anti-aircraft gunner at Camp Maxey, Texas, and was chosen for Officer Candidate School ...
Results are below for the 2012 Newton County Primaries. Click on the name of the race to read more about the winning candidate and their reaction.
A teen was reportedly stabbed after several fights broke out in the parking lot of Communication Workers-America early Monday morning.
Water was restored on Tuesday afternoon to residents of Alcovy Mobile Home Park, after tenants complained to their landlord about being without running water for four days when a water pump stopped working on Friday.
As part of The News' last minute election coverage, below is a Q&A with the candidates for the District 113 state represenative seat, a race that will be decided in the primary.