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.
Editor's note: This is part of an ongoing look at crime and law enforcement in and around Newton County by The Covington News.
One hundred thirty five jobs and around $42,750,000 in investment were announced by Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce President Ralph Staffins to the ...
Millage rates. Real and personal property. Taxes and rollback rates.
There is a tombstone lying on the bed of Ashley Shares' pick-up truck.
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U.S. Representative Rob Woodall (R-Lawrenceville) will stage a town hall meeting from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Historic Courthouse in Covington.
ATLANTA - Authorities say they've arrested two men and a 16-year-old who face charges in connection with attacks on passengers aboard a commuter train headed for Atlanta's airport.
MARTA police said Monday that 19-year-old Jarquez Scott and 20-year-old Zantavious Sanchez Scott are being held in the Fulton County Jail.
A routine traffic stop for a faulty tail light resulted in a Covington man on the wrong end of a stun gun and his arrest on multiple drug-related charges.
ROSWELL - A marble statue of Jesus vandalized outside a Catholic church in Roswell before Easter Services has been restored, lifting the spirits of congregation members.
Worshippers discovered the vandalism when they arrived for Easter Sunday mass at St. Peter Chanel Catholic Church to find the 9-foot statue defaced with bright pink paint.
RIVERDALE, Ga. - Authorities say a taxi driver was robbed at an ATM in Riverdale and police later found the suspect shot.
LILBURN, Ga.- Police say no one was seriously injured when one Gwinnett County school bus rear-ended another.
Ah, the horneyhead chub. You know, those minnow-like fish with the little horns on their heads. Well, maybe you don't.
Investigation of Porterdale Fire Department complete
Expect higher water rates and landfill tipping fees in fiscal year 2012 as Newton County seeks to balance its water and solid waste funds.
There was plenty to do at the Easter egg drop on Saturday at Legion Field. Check out our photo gallery.
Annual performance: The Newton County Community Band will stage its 18th annual spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Eastside High School. The band is directed by Timothy K. Adams and the concert is free.
For 10 years, Conyers Locally Grown has been a source of joy for locals seeking exceptionally fresh products straight from a farmer's hands to their kitchen tables.
Easter events range from egg hunts to special services this week in Newton County. Here's a sampling:
One of two nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro, Ga. unexpectedly shut down Wednesday, but officials said the reactor should be up and running Saturday.
Newton County offices are closed today for Good Friday, including the landfill and recycling centers. Good Friday is one of the county's unpaid furlough days.
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