The Holiday season was made a little darker for some as Christmas decorations were stolen from two locations in Covington late Monday or early Tuesday.
The Georgia Department of Education has announced that three Newton County schools have been named 2015 Title I Reward Schools - East Newton Elementary, Mansfield Elementary ...
A phone call about a cat quickly turns into an officer allegedly finding two juveniles with marijuana.
Average retail gasoline prices in Atlanta have fallen in the past week, averaging $3.33/gal yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen in the last week to $3.56/gal, according to gasoline price website AtlantaGasPrices.com.
Including the change in gas prices in Atlanta during the past week, prices yesterday were lower than the same day one year ago and are 23.3 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has decreased during the last month and stands lower than this day one year ago.
Residents will soon bring their patriotic pride as the City of Oxford and the Oxford Lions Club are hosting the annual Fourth of July Parade and Celebration and would like for locals to join in this year's event which will be held Wednesday, July 4.
Participants are encouraged to decorate your bicycle, car, truck or float in a patriotic theme. There will be an award for the best float.
The campaign of Republican Congressman Paul Broun today released the following statement regarding upcoming primary debates:
"Congressman Broun is enthusiastically looking forward to debating his competitor. He is confident it would be to his political advantage to debate more frequently. However, Congressman Broun is highly focused on fulfilling his official duties, both in Washington and in Georgia, and is not a full-time candidate.
On January 28 the Newton County Sheriff's Office embarked upon a new journey, the Offender Responsibility Program.
Earlier this spring, Shaun Zhang was elected the President of the Student Bar Association of Georgetown Law at age 20. The Student Bar Association is law schools' student government. Georgetown Law is the second largest law school in the nation (slightly behind Harvard), and is the most applied to. Georgetown is one of the most prestigious institutions of legal education in the world. Shaun enrolled at Georgetown Law in the Fall of 2010 when he was 19-years-old. He is, by far, the youngest student of his class, which had at the time of his enrollment an average age of 26 ...
Web commenter Shannon Black is alleging that she is being threatened after coming forward as two of the anonymous bloggers in the lawsuit filed by Alcovy High Principal LaQuanda Carpenter.
In the case of Alcovy High School Principal LaQuanda Carpenter vs. multiple bloggers and Board of Education representative Jeff Meadors, Carpenter's attorney has filed a response to the motion to quash filed by the Newton Citizen May 1.
Democrat Toney Collins is jumping back into the electoral fray with a challenge for the redrawn state House District 113, a seat he lost two years ago.
The theft of $4,500 worth of equipment from the Monroe Power Equipment Company in Covington appears to be part of a multi-state theft spree.
The Washington Street Community Center, a local nonprofit group, hosted its annual Jazz by the River concert fundraiser Friday night at the Porterdale Lofts.
Gregory Pope has been selected to serve as the Finance Chairman for the State YMCA of Georgia in Newton County for 2012. The Finance Drive is currently underway to support the State YMCA program in middle and high schools in Georgia through Hi-Y, Tri-Hi-Y and Co-ed "Y" Clubs.
Request for divorce leads to fight
As expected the square in Covington was packed with Parrot Heads Friday night. They adorned Jimmy Buffet labeled apparel, typical of this sort of easygoing crowd.
Newton County Sheriff Ezell Brown requested the board allow the sheriff's office to apply for a $42,556 grant from General Mills.