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 new position of Transportation Engineer will be created within Newton County after a motion was made during a special called meeting Tuesday.
ATLANTA (AP) - A Georgia man convicted of killing a close friend of his mother was scheduled to be executed Tuesday evening, and the planned hour ...
The Newton High School Fine Arts Department will be performing the hit Broadway musical Rent this week.
ATLANTA (AP) - A Georgia man convicted of forging checks and killing a close friend of his mother is to be executed Tuesday despite his claims ...
When the Ford Lincoln with Brenda Thompson waiting in the passenger seat disappeared from the parking lot at the Kroger store on Highway 20, the ...
The Newton County Sheriff's Office is investigating the abduction of a 61-year-old woman from a shopping center on the southwest side of the county.
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.
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.