The possibility of a mosque coming to Newton County had citizens taking to social media and scrambling for answers, politicians looking into the county's ...
Andy Irwin, 53, storyteller, singer, musician, comedian and master whistler recorded his first children's album, "Andy's' Wild Amphibian Show". His album won a ...
The late poet laureate Maya Angelou was quoted as saying, "If you don't like something, change it."
The Human Resources Department at Newton County School System (NCSS) has a big job. Among other things, the Department, under the direction of Nyree Sanders ...
An armed robbery occurred at the Almon Road Chevron Saturday morning, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.
Editor's note: The following is a statement from Lloyd Kerr, Newton County Manager.
Editor's note: The following is a statement from Philip Johnson, agent to Neely Farms Family.
The hours of Newton County's 11 trash collection convenience centers were changed by the county's Solid Waste Authority (SWA) Thursday night.
A complainant claims two people threw cantaloupes at Early Hope Church in Covington, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO).
Newton County will have a five-week moratorium on permit applications for places of worship after a motion proposed by District 1 Commissioner John Douglas passed ...
An attempt by some Newton County commissioners to move the operation of Washington Street and Nelson Heights community centers to the city of Covington during ...
A development for retail shopping, Class A business space and a hotel has been in the works for two years. First it was on. Then ...
The Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) became one of only three agencies in Georgia to receive a Department of Justice Body Worn Camera (BWC ...
This year's presidential election campaign has reached a rarely explored depth of absurdity. One candidate makes claims that few believe and still fewer take ...
Allen Miller attended the Washington Leadership Conference (WLC) for the Eastside High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter. The Mort Ewing WLC scholarship made ...
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Flung food at Alcovy High School last week led to a brief altercation in which no one was injured, school and Sheriff's officials said.
One man was injured late Tuesday afternoon when a tractor trailer veered off Highway 81 into a ditch, the Sheriff's Office said.
Authorities are investigating a double homicide on Tempie Lane.
More than 50 movies and TV shows have had scenes filmed in Newton County, and local residents will be able to rent many of those productions beginning next week.
A Newton High School freshman took championship in his fighting division in a six-day karate competition in Sacramento.
A drunken couple was arrested Thursday night after leaving The Depot.
Typically police officers are called when wallets have been stolen, but in a surprisingly happy twist, one man called 911 to report that he had found a wallet in the parking lot Sunday afternoon.
After a canopy fell off a relatively new bridge last summer in Atlanta, state transportation officials began an extensive review of bridges around Georgia that may be susceptible to similar failures.
Elks Aidmore recently finalized its contract with the state to provide therapeutic foster care in the Conyers, Covington, Athens area with an expansion into Valdosta in late spring.
A Newton County teen was hospitalized after reportedly being beaten and robbed by nine females and one male after a party.
A Tennessee man was arrested and charged with child molestation he allegedly committed in 2003.
The Newton County Republican Party wants to make sure this year's crop of Republican candidates is truly conservative.
Presidential candidate Mitt Romney dominated the Republican primary in Florida, but contender Newt Gingrich, a native Georgian, showed well in The Covington News' online poll.
A 10-year-old girl was charged with simple battery Monday after reportedly assaulting a fellow student on the school bus Jan. 25.
IN BRIEF: A Rockdale County Sheriff's School Resource Officer working at Heritage High School has been placed on administrative leave during an investigation into accusations of an "inappropriate relationship" with a student.
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