Members of the Newton County 4-H group are flipping flapjacks on Oct. 29 to earn money for 4-H camps and service projects.
Literacy is one of the primary skills needed to graduate high school, earn a college degree or land a decent job, yet, according to Newton ...
Newton County extended the deadline to purchase vehicle tags for its trash collection convenience centers to Tuesday, Oct. 25.
Thousands attended the annual Taste of Newton at the Porter Memorial Gym Thursday night.
A $13.6 million contract has been awarded to Southeastern Site Development, Inc., of Newnan, to widen and reconstruct additional lanes on State Route 142 ...
The Covington Lions' club Christmas Parade is one of Covington's richest Christmas traditions, and those interested in being part of the event can register ...
A career fair for aspiring deputies and officers will be held at the Law Enforcement Academy of Georgia Piedmont Technical (GPTC), 8100 Bob Williams Parkway ...
Newton County School System (NCSS) offers "Come Together! Workshop for Families of Special Needs Students," featuring a presentation entitled, "Get Ready Now: Graduation Requirements."
At a work session held Monday night, the Covington City Council and staff talked about the city's proposed 2017 Special Purpose Local Option Sales ...
The Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce has seen growth in membership, area jobs, Main Street program businesses and tourism revenue within the last year.
James Royster has used his love for riding his motorcycle to help others in a time of grief.
Piedmont Newton Hospital will be a tobacco and smoke-free campus starting Nov. 17.
The Red Cross of Georgia will look to set the record for the highest number of smoke alarms installed in a single day during more ...
Michelle Kelly has resigned as Newton County's Director of Finance.
When people gathered around the Newton County Historic Courthouse in downtown Covington for the lighting of the Square and Christmas tree and Santa's return ...
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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.
Covington's Sears will close March 27 because of underperformance and is discounting prices in an effort to move its inventory.
Authorities are searching for the men who reportedly shot a Newton County man in the butt Monday night.
Sequetta White and her family needed a new home. Six women can only live for so long in a house with one bathroom, no central heating and black trash bags over the moldy windows.
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