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 ...
A rebate the county received from healthcare provider Cigna will reduce employees' insurance premiums and may possibly result in a few extra days off.
Cigna gave the county a rebate in the amount of $138,195. Of those funds, the county will have to pay its employees 2.5 percent of the insurance premiums they paid.
About two-dozen supporters with the Friends of the Library made an appearance at the Newton County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday night to show their support in asking for help to fix the funding woes at the Newton County Library.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office is inviting interested parties to register for a free Citizen's Firearms Safety Course.
The Perseid meteor shower is anticipated to be at its peak in the next few nights with a predicted 60-100 brightly, colorful meteors shooting through the sky per hour.
At a sworn deposition Thursday, self-proclaimed blogger Shannon Black admitted that most of her online claims concerning the Newton County School system originated from unverified emails sent to her by a former school employee.
Friends of the Library asked The Newton County Board of Commissioners to take action with the problems concerning the Newton County Library at their board meeting on Tuesday night.
Several homeowners in the Alcovy Crossing subdivision called the Newton County Sheriff's Office to report their vehicles being broken into on Saturday morning between 1 a.m. and 6 a.m.
Newton County residents will be able to stretch their wallets a little further this weekend, as Georgia will have its first tax-free holiday since 2009 this Friday and Saturday, according to Associated Press reports.
Jennifer Marie Joyner, 29, Monticello, July 15. Public drunkenness.
On Monday night a man told Covington police his wife hit him several times in their home. According to the report, police responded to the call about an assault happening at a residence on Hicks Avenue.
After two days, the Dixie Boys 2012 World Series opening game concluded with an offensive explosion.
The laborious path to get approval for the planned Bear Creek Reservoir in southeastern Newton County could finally end this year, after the state gave the project a de facto vote of confidence by awarding it a $21 million long-term, low-interest loan.
Golf pro Bryan Raines kneeled down to inspect the putting green. The specially created MiniVerde Bermuda grass was taking root, spreading and thatching to create a smooth surface. The green had been dusted with sand, the fine grains of which find their way into crevices to fill in any imperfections.
Residents interested in experiencing wildlife can participate in the event "Unveiling the Hidden Gems of Metro Atlanta" from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept.15.
Newton County students went back to school on a Friday this year, which left some students and parents befuddled; however, school officials said the first day being on Friday was simply a scheduling necessity.