UPDATE March 21, 8:35 p.m.: With all the precincts reporting, 2004 votes were cast in favor of the SPLOST, while 647 votes were ...
With less than 48 hours remaining before voters in Newton County go to the polls for the county's 2017 SPLOST vote, the fate of ...
In addition for funding Newton County projects such as transportation and the Yellow River Trail, the 2017 SPLOST vote Tuesday will also have impact on ...
UPDATE March 14, 10:30 a.m.: A 53-year-old Covington man was killed Monday afternoon in a traffic accident involving a Newton County Board of ...
The Liberty Middle School TSA Robotics Team has won the 2017 VEX IQ Teamwork Challenge Georgia State Championship.
The newly installed State Route (SR) 212 at Bethany Road/Butler Bridge Road signalized intersection goes into flash mode Tuesday, March 14 and full stop-and-go ...
Newton County is no longer under drought-level water restrictions after the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) announced it eased outdoor water use in 86 counties ...
The Newton County Democratic Party hosted members of the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) Committee Monday night to answer questions about the March ...
With a crowd of family, friends and community members filling downtown Covington's Square, Sgt. Lakeia Nicole Stokes received a warm welcome back to Newton ...
With road closures popping up all over the county, the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) is continuing to make improvements on high-traffic routes in Newton ...
Keep Covington/Newton Beautiful (KCNB) needs volunteers to clean up roadside litter during the Great American Cleanup, the nation's largest annual community improvement program ...
Newton County will welcome home one of its heroes Friday morning.
Early voting for the March 21 SPLOST vote begins Monday.
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Financial aid will still be available to youth athletes next fiscal year, after the Newton County Recreation Commission reversed course Thursday.
The Georgia State Patrol has issued 29 citations in Newton County so far this holiday weekend, with about half of citations being for people not wearing seat belts or buckling up children, said public information officer Gordy Wright.
The city of Covington will have its 2011 Independence in the Park festival on Sunday.
ATLANTA - Georgia Power says building two more reactors at Plant Vogtle near Augusta could take longer and cost more than expected.
SAVANNAH - Authorities say no criminal charges will be filed after two dogs attacked children on a Savannah playground last month.
BUFORD - An explosion early today left three injured and flattened a home in Buford.
For nearly 30 years, Bethlehem Baptist Church's Youth Summer Feeding and Enrichment Program has provided Newton County children with valuable social and educational skills.
Local black Masons celebrated their 131st anniversary in Covington Saturday, and Mayor Kim Carter proclaimed June 25, 2011, as Friendship Lodge 20 Day.
The International Committee of the Red Cross has honored Mark Burton, a lifetime Covington resident, with a Florence Nightingale medal.
A 19-year-old has been charged with raping a girl he met on Facebook.
A Covington man charged with molesting his children's babysitter served two days in jail before bonding out.
An attorney for accused murderer Pablo Fernando Maldonado on Thursday filed 18 motions in the death penalty case against the defendant.
The Georgia State Patrol is reminding motorists to buckle up this weekend and to plan travel activities with safety in mind.
MARIETTA - Authorities say a Cobb County man has been charged with using his iPod to videotape under women's skirts without their permission.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Transportation is suspending all construction-related lane closures during the Fourth of July weekend.
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