Newton County's website is set to get a complete makeover, a move county officials agreed was long overdue.
A woman was arrested Friday afternoon after allegedly stealing baby shoes.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.39 at the Marathon station, located at Ga. Highway 142 and Dixie Road.
A Newton County Public Works employee has been arrested and charged with molesting a 4-year-old girl.
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The Newton County Sheriff's Office Explorer Post 2010 participated in the 2013 Winterfest located in Gatlinburg, Tenn. Over 3,600 participants gathered from 13 states to experience what Venturing and Exploring is all about. The NCSO Explorers competed in four events: report writing, trouble unknown, felony traffic stop and DUI traffic stop. There were over 60 Explorer Agency Posts that competed in each event and the NCSO post placed 13th in felony traffic stops and 11th ...
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.37 at Kroger, located at 5341 Ga. Highway 20 S. near Brown Bridge Road.
The gun-firing ordinance discussion got a reboot at Tuesday night's county work session as the citizen committee looking at the ordinance gave some preliminary findings which appear to address many people's concerns.
Two Newton County homes were severely damaged by fires Tuesday and ruled "complete losses" by fire officials, but no one was hurt in the blazes.
State and federal officials will be in town Saturday to talk with the public and answer questions, including Congressman Hank Johnson.
The busy four-way stop intersection of Flat Shoals and Covington Bypass roads has seen two fatalities already in 2013, so Georgia State Patrol officials asked Newton County to make the intersection safer.
Parents of upcoming eighth graders who are looking to enroll their child at the Newton County Theme School should gather up their information, as applications will soon be accepted.
During the 2008 presidential election, Sen. Barack Obama voiced his concern over the human rights violations in China.
The oldest continuous seagoing service, the United States Coast Guard, was the brainchild of Alexander Hamilton. Founded Aug. 8, 1790, the Coast Guard has served in 17 conflicts, from the Quasi-War of 1798 to present day anti-piracy operations off the coast of Somalia.
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Some bags of cat food manufactured by Diamond Pet Foods are being voluntarily recalled by the company.
The temperature in Covington surpassed 70 degrees Sunday for the first time this year since Feb. 6, but, befitting the up-and-down year to date, the rest of the week is expected to be markedly colder.
The lowest price for regular fuel in Covington is $3.55 at the Shell station, located at 10724 ByPass Road and Monticello Street.
The theme of the 2013 Daffodil Festival at Georgia Perimeter College Newton Campus is "Celebrating our Community in Honor of Pierce Cline," a strong supporter for establishing the campus.
Hail, tornadoes and lighting were all topics up for discussion for Fairview Elementary School first and fourth graders listening to a weather presentation given by 11Alive News meteorologist Allison Chinchar Friday afternoon.
Two Newton County Civil Rights leaders stood on the steps of the historic courthouse to be recognized for their contributions to Newton County history.
The city of Covington Police Department donated $1,000 to the Newton County Special Olympics equestrian team out of their "Police Who Care" fund. This money was used to help fund the athletes at their equestrian competitions. They competed regionally and then in the state events in Perry. Here are some representatives of the equestrian team accepting the check from the police officers: (Back row) Capt. Ken Malcom, Tyler Bradley, Travis Ransom, Michael Roper, officer April ...
Tony Henry and Trudy Henry of Covington announce the birth of their daughter Neely Beth Henry at Newton Medical Center on Dec. 10, 2012. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long. Her maternal grandparents are Bobby and Peggy Lassister of Covington, and her paternal grandparents are William and Betty Henry, also of Covington. She has three older brothers: Jackson, Jacob and Jared.
In January, local Master Special Olympics athletes participated in the Georgia Special Olympics Winter Games in Atlanta, taking part in bowling, skating and basketball skills contests.
A Special Olympics parade will be held Saturday, March 23. The Monroe Junior Women's Club, which is sponsoring the event, is asking for participants to take part in the parade and show support for the competitors in the games. Registration is free, although donations to the Special Olympics are appreciated. Floats are not required and participants can either walk or ride in the parade. Line-up begins at 9 a.m. at First Methodist Church in Monroe, ...
Local dance team, the Sapphires of Dance Time, came away as big winners at the Showstopper Regional Competition held at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta Feb. 16 and 17.
Moms RUN This Town, a free running club for moms and women of all levels and paces, now has an active chapter in Covington/Conyers/Social Circle.
Crossover Day is a rite of passage all remaining Senate bills must go through before transferring to the opposite chamber – the House of Representatives. In order to meet the midnight deadline, the Georgia Senate worked hard to adopt nearly 30 pieces of legislation.
The lowest price for regular fuel in Covington is $3.55 at the Quick Spot, located at 10260 Ga. Highway 36 and Eagle Drive.
Chase Berry of Almon served as a page for Rep. Doug Holt, R-Social Circle, at the state Capitol Feb. 12. (From left) Holt, Chase Berry and Rep. David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, speaker of the house.