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 ...
The hundreds of teens gathered outside on a hot and muggy night weren't checking their phones. They didn't talk over each other to ...
The process for a possible vote on the 2017 SPLOST is under way.
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A suspicious package located at Home Depot was found to be nothing more than an empty suitcase, according to Covington Police Captain Ken Malcom.
The Covington News earned 13 awards Friday in the Georgia Press Association's 2011 Better Newspaper Contest.
The bluegrass band the Freight Hoppers opens the Second Friday Summer Concert Series with a performance at 7 p.m. Friday on the square downtown.
Covington has received $500,000 in state grants to place a pedestrian bridge across Interstate 20, parallel to the Ga. Highway 81 overpass.
The Newton County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 not to purchase the out-of-use Norfolk Southern railroad corridor Tuesday night, joining the Covington City Council in bowing out of the controversial discussion.
A man found wandering naked down Chaney Drive, later escaped hospital staff and began running down Ga. Highway 278 - with nothing but an IV on earlier today.
WINDER - Police in the north Georgia city of Winder are warning motorists about crimes they describe as "bump robberies," when a suspect bumps a car and then robs the occupants.
Two Newton County residents are in need of liver transplants, and a local church is helping them out.
A 28-year-old Covington man has been arrested and charged with having sex with a 12-year-old girl he met online.
Strong storms rocked Newton County and environs on Thursday, dropping the temperature into the low 80s in a brief respite from the two weeks of 90-degree heat.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning effective until 5 p.m. for Walton County.
The FBI needs your help in identifying and locating bandits who robbed the Bank of America branch at 2850 Candler Road in Decatur on Wednesday.
ALBANY - Authorities say a south Georgia mother is facing charges after they say she concealed her baby's death by throwing the infant into a trash can.
WAYCROSS - Authorities say a 49-year-old Waycross man was shot to death and a woman was wounded during a home invasion.
ALPHARETTA - Police say 29 people are facing charges after police broke up a large party, cited several teenagers and took four adults into custody.
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