Five recommendations have come out of the Newton County Citizens' Solid Waste Committee, which presented a draft of its report on Aug. 27 at the ...
COVINGTON- The Newton County School System (NCSS) announced the ACT scores from the 2014-2015 school year Wednesday afternoon.
The Covington Branch of the Newton County Library System opened today after being closed for a week and a half.
A Newton County Sheriff's Office investigation has discovered that the bomb threat called into Porterdale Elementary School on Aug. 14 was a pre-recorded threat.
During the grand opening week of the Jersey Mike's Subs shop on Industrial Blvd. patrons who brought in a YMCA donation coupon received a ...
Sometime in October, the city of St. Louis, Mo., circa 1803, will be built at the International Horse Park, a set for "Undaunted Courage," the ...
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Superior Court Judge Samuel Ozburn told the Kiwanis Club of Covington that if there was any criminal activity at Thursday's meeting the person could ...
Raymond Dean Adkins, 49, Oxford, August 17, child support default
A defendant in a racketeering case returned to court on Thursday and pled guilty to one count of racketeering and carrying a firearm during the ...
The pump on the broken HVAC unit at the Covington branch of the Newton County Library System has been replaced; however the project is still ...
The on- and off-ramp at Exit 90 on Interstate-20, along with the westbound inside and middle lanes from mile 90-91, will be closed from 9 ...
A 14-year-old Newton County student has been charged with terroristic threat via computer and false public alarm in connection with social media threats made against ...
The frustration was palpable at Tuesday's Board of Commissioners' meeting after interim County Manager Harry Owens revealed that Newton County has exceeded its contract ...
ATHENS (AP) - Home Depot is closing its Georgia distribution plant that employs 300 workers near Athens.
The Atlanta-based home improvement retailer said Friday it's closing the four-year-old Braselton plant by the end of this year. Company Spokesman Steve Holmes says that's because the plant isn't as modern as the company's 18 other distribution centers that it uses to move merchandise to its retail stores.
CONYERS - Last month, Rockdale County mourned the premature loss of two bright lights in education, Lee Gilbert Turner and Laura Barnes.
After a long up and down battle, retired Pine Street and Eastminster School music teacher Lee Turner, 63, passed away from breast cancer. A week later, RCPS Social Worker Laura Barnes, 53, died from sudden heart complications.
An assistant manager for Walmart was arrested Wednesday morning on charges that he stole thousands worth of electronics and cash from the store during the month of March.
A 32-year-old woman was arrested and charged with battery under the Family Violence Act after reportedly punching and throwing pizzas on her boyfriend early Saturday morning.
Police have apprehended a suspect that attempted to rob the Bank of North Georgia around 10 a.m.
Newton County Commissioner Tim Fleming, who represents the fifth district, announced during Tuesday's board of commissioners meeting that he would not be seeking reelection.
Dennis Carpenter has been named as one of the two finalists for the position of superintendent in Jackson, Miss.
Oxford City Council planned for a work session to discuss how to handle the city's sanitation service during its regular meeting Monday.
The Newton County Arts Association is proud to present "Grease." A musical that will feature performance groups Oxford Youth Singers and Oxford Singing Children. Two different versions of the show will be performed by each group.
The Oxford Singing Children will perform the school version of "Grease" on April 13 at 7 p.m. and April 14 at 4 p.m. Tickets for adults are $10, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for children and students.
An academic achievement award is given to the top graduate of the police academy each year based on their grade point average and performance during their time at the academy. The Covington Police Department has had three graduates receive this honor for three years in a row which is rare for any police department, but what is even rarer is the fact that they are all women.
The Sheriff Franklin Thornton Award, named after the long-time Walton County Sheriff, is a prestigious award for any upcoming law enforcement officer.
Golf fans around the world have their attention focused on Augusta this week as the game's best descend on The Masters.
However, attention should also be brought elsewhere in Georgia. Bridgestone Golf in Covington is providing more than the thrill of competition and the pageantry of Amen Corner.
Local attorney John Strauss announced Tuesday that he will run as a Republican for the District 1Board of Commissioners seat.
The city's former probation services provider, East Georgia Correctional Services, turned over its records to the city Friday, and interim Municipal Court Judge Ben Hendricks recommended that the city approve an audit of the records.
"For the protection and edification of all the parties involved, both the outgoing and the incoming probation services for the court as well as the permanent judge, when appointed, I respectfully request that an audit of the court be done by the city auditors. I am not aware that a comprehensive audit of the court has been done in recent memory," Hendricks wrote in ...
The Covington City Council voted Monday to table a proposed sagging pants ordinance, after the majority of council members remained unconvinced they could or should legislate how people wear their pants.
Councilman Chris Smith had asked the city attorneys to research the topic, and after the council had a lively debate at a Wednesday work session, Smith asked the council Monday whether it wanted to move forward.
A Conyers high school teacher who lives in Covington was arrested Friday on charges of a teacher having sexual contact with a student.