Members of the Newton County Theme School (NCTS) Student Council recently presented a check for $600 to the Garden of Gethsemane Homeless Shelter. The Theme ...
By unanimous vote, the Newton County Board of Education (BOE) adopted a resolution opposing Governor Nathan Deal's proposed "Opportunity School District" (OSD) at their ...
I've often heard working in cooperative extension is a bit like working in church missions, because you're in it to serve others.
The Newton County Board of Education (BOE) tentatively adopted a maintenance and operation budget for fiscal year 2016-17. The total millage rate of 20 mills ...
Mike Hopkins, director of the Newton County Sewer and Water Authority, appeared before the Covington City Council Monday night on behalf of Newton County Tomorrow ...
The Covington Police Department is in search of a man who robbed the Bank of North Georgia at 4128 Hwy 278 NE Wednesday afternoon, according ...
The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) did not levee a fee or tax for the use of the county's convenience centers at its ...
It's been one of the hardest things she's had to do, but on Saturday, Denise Spires is closing the doors on her shop ...
On Tuesday June 14, 2016, current Board of Education District 1 member Trey Bailey submitted his Declaration of Intent to run for election.
The Newton County Board of Commissioners approved a motion to clarify the wording of administrative services regarding the Nelson Heights Community Center's administrative services ...
At Monday night's Covington City Council meeting, Dr. Lloyd Hofer, director of the Gwinnet, Newton, Rockdale counties Public Health Departments, shared information about the ...
Register before July 1 for one or more of five music and dance programs offered for the 2016 through 2017 year and the Newton County ...
The Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) charged a 16-year-old Covington youth with murder of Enrique Ramirez Trejo of Covington.
The farm off Old Hickory Road in Oxford looks peaceful. The cows crowd together in pastures that sweep down to Lake Varner in Covington. Yet ...
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ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler says Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate stayed at 9.8 percent last month, and there was a slight increase in payroll jobs.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning until 9 p.m. for Newton County.
Social Circle's welcome center remains closed as crews continue to clean up from a fire that struck the structure on June 2.
DECATUR - A DeKalb County police officer shot a man about 3 p.m. today outside a home in the county's Kings Park subdivision.
A judge on Tuesday ordered Byron Christopher Jordan to undergo a mental evaluation before the court proceeds with charges against him of bestiality.
Maurice S. Forman. Misdemeanor obstruction, 12 months probation, 10 days confinement, $1,000.
Wendell Barber's lifeless body was found dumped like so much garbage last year in woods off Piper Road.
After weeks of discussions, the Newton County Board of Commissioners may finally get down to choosing a budget at a 6:30 p.m. work session Thursday at the Historic Courthouse.
From paper boy to reporter to owner of more than 70 media companies, Charles Hill Morris Sr. has made improving community journalism his life's ambition.
The Newton County School Board unanimously approved the 2011-12 budget last night; a budget that is nearly $6 million less than this year's operating budget.
ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday that farmers who complain that a crackdown on illegal immigrants has scared off their workforce should hire people on probation to work the fields.
The man whose skeletal remains were found in the woods off Crowell Road has been identified as Delbert Cecil Wimberly, who had been missing since 2009.
The Porterdale work session on the city budget and an animal ordinance that was scheduled for Tuesday will instead be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday.
STONE MOUNTAIN - An off-duty DeKalb County police officer is reported in critical condition after being shot during a robbery at a Stone Mountain apartment complex.
A 35-year-old mother has been arrested after allegedly dropping her child off with a hotel clerk.
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