It might be April Fool's on Monday, but it's no joke at Bullritos, where chicken burritos will be free that day.
The Newton Citizen newspaper is moving out of its Covington office April 12 and will operate out of its Rockdale Citizen office in Conyers for at least a few months while the company seeks another building to lease in Newton County.
The Covington Lions Club invites the public to their 41st Annual Chicken BBQ on Wednesday, April 10, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., at Academy Springs Park Clubhouse on Conyers Street.
At just 10 years old, Covington native Abby Boivin is headed to New York City to pursue her dance dreams.
Forty-five Cloverleaf 4-H'ers in the fourth through sixth grades competed at District Project Achievement this year. Each researched, wrote and presented a 4- to 6-minute illustrated talk on a topic of his or her choice. They presented in club meetings, at County Project Achievement and at District Project Achievement.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.42 at the RaceWay, located at 5148 U.S. Highway 278 NW near Piper Street.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office will hold two fundraisers Saturday to raise money for their K-9 deputies.
A woman was reportedly punched in the face by her boyfriend when she threatened to "find another man" Friday evening.
Three people were arrested Sunday evening, following a traffic stop that yielded knives, drugs and a gun.
Bikers who were prepared to cycle for a cause Saturday during the Chase Cain Memorial Foundation Bike Ride will have to wait until April 27, after the event was postponed due to rain.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office had three graduates from the 260th graduating class of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center-Athens Academy.
Pastor Larry Bryant of Atlanta Deliverance Tabernacle, Inc., recently published his book, "The Sermon You Missed!" on March 4.
Children looking to brush up on their athletic skills and stay fit this spring break can do so during a conditioning camp hosted by Alumni for Youth at Alcovy High School, a nonprofit organization geared toward assisting young men and women to become outstanding citizens.
This may be the first year that Newton High School has an academic team, but their success would seem to prove otherwise.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.43 at the QuikTrip, located at 11124 Ga. Highway 142 near I-20 exit 93.
The Newton County Board of Education has reached a settlement agreement with Dennis Carpenter, deputy superintendent for operations, and LaQuanda Carpenter, principal of Alcovy High School, releasing each of them from their respective contracts effective at the end of the work day on Feb. 1 for Dennis Carpenter and effective at the end of the work day on Jan. 31, 2013 for LaQuanda Carpenter.
High winds due to serve weather are causing some damage around the area. Newton County Sheriff's Deputy Cortney Morrison said a power line has fallen at Elks Club Road and said one car ran over the power line. Morrison said it wasn't a major accident and that there were no injuries reported. As of 3:30 p.m., Leigh-Anne Burgess, a Snapping Shoals EMC Communications Specialist, said Snapping Shoals had about 1,500 outages throughout their service territory ...
Congressman Hank Johnson (Georgia District 4) was named by Georgia Trend magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential Georgians for 2013.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 19 IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS
Two people were shot early Sunday morning when more than 30 rounds were fired at a home where an adult birthday was being held in The Silos off Brown Bridge Road.
The school bus driver found at fault for the accident that sent dozens of Newton County Elementary students to hospitals last week has been cited by the Georgia State Patrol for following too closely.
A frequently traveled bridge on one of the county's main corridors needs to be repaired in less than 90 days or else it would be downgraded by the state, a move that would reroute and disrupt school bus and truck traffic. However, county officials say the fix is a simple one that can be completed quickly.
A detention deputy at the Newton County Jail was injured Saturday evening after an inmate allegedly assaulted him.
The Southern Heartland's visual art center is holding its annual fundraiser, Monte Carlo for the Arts on Feb. 9.
The University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication has named Caroline Meadors, a native of Newton County, a Yarbrough-Grady intern for spring 2013.
Teen struck in the head with brick Detectives are still investigating a fight that ended with a 16-year-old boy in the hospital with a fractured skull. Officers were called to Newton Medical Center after the teen came in and was suffering from a seizure in the waiting room. According to reports, he had been struck in the head with a brick. When he was taken into a room for treatment, doctors realized he was suffering ...
The Newton County School System has named two long-time education volunteers as the chairs for the upcoming education SPLOST IV referendum, scheduled for March 19.
A little over a year following the deadly crash that claimed the life of 56-year-old Allison M. Bell in 2012, and the teen charged with her death is scheduled to have a status hearing in the courtroom of Eugene Benton Friday.
In his book "Medic," author Ben Sherman quotes a training sergeant giving the final lecture to a class of graduating Army medics: "...listen to me one more time. 'Restore breathing! Stop bleeding! Make mobile!' And you WILL do everything you learned here, every technique, every field drill, every maneuver...you will do everything absolutely perfect. And you will do ALL these things with tears in your eyes...and your stomach in your throat."
Prospective customers may be a little more nervous about letting strangers - even those who are making business calls - into their homes in the wake of a Philadelphia exterminator murdering a doctor over what's believed to be a minor disagreement.