After almost six years of serving local residents coffee, lunch and community fellowship, Square Perk Café has closed its doors starting Friday.
State, county and local dignitaries turned out early Thursday to celebrate the groundbreaking for the new terminal at the Covington Municipal Airport.
As the two grand finales of fireworks went off simultaneously during the 2015 Independence on the Square in Covington, some spectators staring up at the ...
Several cities in Newton County are hosting celebrations for the 2016 Independence Day holiday. Check below for events in Covington, Oxford, Porterdale and Social Circle.
Several Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team members of the Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) have completed or will complete specialized training at Barrow ...
A "one of a kind, massive, film, TV, music and video gaming production site" is close to coming to Covington.
Flint Hill Elementary School and Alcovy High School have been identified by the Newton County School System (NCSS) as potentially eligible schools for school choice.
It may just look like someone got creative with a spray can of paint, but law enforcement sees graffiti as a possible sign of gang ...
The Hampton Inn Covington has received a 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have ...
Newton County Senior Services is the proud recipient of a new shuttle bus that will soon hit the road to transport senior residents to and ...
The 286th Graduation Class of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center-Athens Academy held their graduation on June 10 at the Winder Community Center.
Newton County Sheriff's Office Captain Keith Crum suggested that if parents start seeing gang symbols on their child's school, the need to pay ...
Since the death of Enrique Ramirez Trejo, the El Charro family has banded together to support the Trejo family and one another.
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U.S. Representative Rob Woodall (R-Lawrenceville) will stage a town hall meeting from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Historic Courthouse in Covington.
ATLANTA - Authorities say they've arrested two men and a 16-year-old who face charges in connection with attacks on passengers aboard a commuter train headed for Atlanta's airport.
MARTA police said Monday that 19-year-old Jarquez Scott and 20-year-old Zantavious Sanchez Scott are being held in the Fulton County Jail.
A routine traffic stop for a faulty tail light resulted in a Covington man on the wrong end of a stun gun and his arrest on multiple drug-related charges.
ROSWELL - A marble statue of Jesus vandalized outside a Catholic church in Roswell before Easter Services has been restored, lifting the spirits of congregation members.
Worshippers discovered the vandalism when they arrived for Easter Sunday mass at St. Peter Chanel Catholic Church to find the 9-foot statue defaced with bright pink paint.
RIVERDALE, Ga. - Authorities say a taxi driver was robbed at an ATM in Riverdale and police later found the suspect shot.
LILBURN, Ga.- Police say no one was seriously injured when one Gwinnett County school bus rear-ended another.
Ah, the horneyhead chub. You know, those minnow-like fish with the little horns on their heads. Well, maybe you don't.
Investigation of Porterdale Fire Department complete
Expect higher water rates and landfill tipping fees in fiscal year 2012 as Newton County seeks to balance its water and solid waste funds.
There was plenty to do at the Easter egg drop on Saturday at Legion Field. Check out our photo gallery.
Annual performance: The Newton County Community Band will stage its 18th annual spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Eastside High School. The band is directed by Timothy K. Adams and the concert is free.
For 10 years, Conyers Locally Grown has been a source of joy for locals seeking exceptionally fresh products straight from a farmer's hands to their kitchen tables.
Easter events range from egg hunts to special services this week in Newton County. Here's a sampling:
One of two nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro, Ga. unexpectedly shut down Wednesday, but officials said the reactor should be up and running Saturday.
Newton County offices are closed today for Good Friday, including the landfill and recycling centers. Good Friday is one of the county's unpaid furlough days.
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