The Newton County Board of Education will announce its top three finalists for the superintendent position at its board meeting tonight.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.33 at the Marathon station, located at 1814 Ga. Highway 11 S near Ga. Highway 142.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office recently promoted Deputy Steven Ledford to the rank of Corporal in the Uniform Patrol Division. He has been with the agency since 1998 where he began his career in the detention center. The first eight years of his career was in the Detention Center and in 2006 he transferred to the Uniform Patrol Division as a Patrol Deputy. While in the Uniform Patrol Division, he has been successful and assigned ...
The pedestrian hit and killed this morning has been identified as 59-year-old Shirley Ann Reid.
The lowest price for regular gas is $3.39 at QuikTrip, located at 3214 U.S. Highway 278 NW and Emory Street.
Some people with schizophrenia, depression and bipolar and anxiety disorders see the world in a fundamentally different way and when they lose touch with reality and experience delusions, they can act out in ways that results in them ending up in jail.
The Nelson Heights Community Center is set to get another change in management after an up-and-down existence during which it has consistently faced questions about its purpose, operation and funding.
Investigators with the Newton County Sheriff's Office are exploring a complaint made by a woman who said her male neighbor frequently walks around outside naked and touches himself in an inappropriate manner.
Alcovy High School senior DeMichael Reid wants to one day own and manage his own auto repair shop, and he's getting a jump start on his dream by interning at a local business, a trend that's becoming ever more popular for high school students.
The Newton County Water and Sewerage Authority is raising its fees May 1 on the most common residential water and sewer taps, a move executive director Mike Hopkins said accurately reflects real costs in today's market.
I spent Saturday morning sitting on the back of a pickup at the Walton County Agricultural Center, listening as the 4-H'ers and parents sat around in safety orange T-shirts waiting on each shooter's turn.
Local officials and citizens in the area had the opportunity to listen to an update on congress and ask Representative Hank Johnson, congressman of Georgia's Fourth Congressional District, questions on Saturday at a meet and greet held at the historic courthouse.
The Newton County Juvenile Court received permission from the Board of Commissioners to reapply for two grants.
The annual JROTC awards ceremony was held at the Golden Fleece Masonic Lodge No. 6, March 28.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.34 at Kroger, located at 5341 Ga. Highway 20 S near Brown Bridge Road.
Early Hope Ministries is looking to change lives and teach the message of Christ to everyone in the community and has done so for more than 100 years with its five generations of members.
A number of individuals were appointed to several boards during the Newton County Board of Commissioners' first meeting of the year on Thursday. Though the meeting became controversial as the board had a split decision on who should be appointed as the citizen representative to the Joint Development Authority, the board unanimously approved several other appointments to a number of boards that would represent the county.
The replacement school for Newton High is beginning to resemble the finished product. While it might be several more months before students enter those hallowed halls, work on the school is right on schedule. The 117.7 acres on Crowell Road north is a few miles from the current NHS. Construction began in spring 2011 and the school is scheduled to open officially at the start of the 2013-14 school year. The Newton County Board of ...
Good leaders are selfless, bold and trustworthy, and they lead their communities by their actions as a lighthouse leads ships to safety. U.S. District Judge Steve C. Jones shared that message with elected officials and business and community leaders at Friday's annual Legislative Prayer Breakfast at the Turner Lake Community Center.
Investigators concluded that a child playing with a lighter caused the Conyers house fire that killed four children on Tuesday.
A number of individuals were appointed to several boards during the Newton County Board of Commissioners first meeting of the year on Thursday.
The Newton County Board of Commissioners' first meeting with its new board members on Thursday night had its moments of controversy as the board disagreed over who to appoint to the Joint Development Authority and new Chairman Keith Ellis had to cast a tie-breaking vote in his first meeting.
A Covington man was killed Wednesday afternoon in a wreck that blocked traffic on Clark and West streets around 4:20 p.m. Johnnie Delmar, 44, was killed after being knocked off his motorcycle. According to a press release from Georgia State Patrol spokesman Gordy Wright, Delmar was driving a 1998 Kawasaki ZXE motorcycle northbound on West Street heading toward Clark Street. A 2010 Dodge Caliber being driven by 65-year-old Irene Stanford was on West Street at ...
A group of Newton County parents, teachers and residents converged on the monthly work session of the board of education Tuesday in order to offer their support, and a list of signatures, to the board in favor of promoting Samantha Fuhrey, current deputy superintendent for curriculum and instruction, to the position of superintendent. Lynn House, an instructional coach with the Newton County School System (NCSS), addressed the board with a prepared letter and a list ...
The Newton County School Board is one step closer to its search for a superintendent after the board unanimously approved a list of qualifications and preferences it wants in its next top official. Current Superintendent Gary Mathews announced late last year his plan to retire June 30, at the end of the school system's fiscal year.
The holidays may be over, but you may not want to start your weight lost programs just yet as cookie lovers will be pleased to know that the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta have kicked off their cookie sells. Girl Scout troops around Atlanta and in Newton County have begun accepting pre-orders for boxes of their cookies for 2013. Membership specialist Lisa Wust who represents Newton, Rockdale and Butts counties said the organization kicked off ...
The Main Street board chimed in on a review of their program and is positive in working with the city to possibly incorporate some of the ideas.
Christmas and the holiday season can bring hope, joy and peace. For some however, it can also bring sadness, regret and turmoil. All too often, we remember the past year or years of poor choices, broken relationships and missed opportunities. If we admit it, we've all at one time or another hurt ourselves, hurt someone else, and others have hurt us.
After holding graduation at Sharp Stadium last year for Newton, Eastside and Alcovy high schools, the school system will move back Rockdale County County's mega church in Rockdale County this year.
The Newton County Board of Education will choose their new chairman and vice-chairman for the year at their monthly meeting Tuesday.