Newton Medical Center will host a blood drive Thursday in partnership with LifeSouth Community Blood Centers in recognition of National Blood Donor Month.
U.S. Senate candidate Karen Handel and U.S. House of Representatives candidate Mike Collins will speak in Newton County Thursday.
An anonymous tip to the Newton County Sheriff's Office led to the arrest of man accused in two December smash-and-grab burglaries.
Gail Marie Baucom, 45, P.O. Box 626, Oxford, Dec. 22. Obstruction of driver's view or interference with control, simple battery.
Occasionally, an interview with a veteran challenges my creative abilities. How do I properly relate the story of a military career seemingly beyond normal human aptitudes? This is one of those stories, much too condensed to suitably honor hard-earned accomplishments.
A pizza delivery man reportedly was robbed and pepper-sprayed while delivering pizzas in Oxford Sunday.
Newton County residents have had to adjust quickly to frigid temperatures that plunged below 10 degress Monday and Tuesday nights.
The Newton County Festival of Trees opened Nov. 21 for its third annual event, the second year in Mayfield's on The Square, donated by Lee and Kendra Mayfield.
Record low temperatures in Covington have residents bundling up and are starting to break more water pipes throughout the county.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.06 at BP, located at Ga. Highway 162 and Ga. Highway 212.
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Burglars struck a beauty supply store in the Kroger shopping center last week.
During the recent government shutdown many numbers were thrown around. But there is one number that stands out and it has nothing to do with the debate over the federal budget.
During his 1865 inaugural address, President Abraham Lincoln memorably appealed for good treatment of veterans: "to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan."
In commemoration of Veterans Day, Nov. 11, several local events are scheduled.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.09 at Marathon, located at 1814 Ga. Highway 11 S near Ga. Highway 142.
Food stamp recipients are seeing their benefits reduced this month due to an end in federal stimulus funding.
"I'll Be Homeless for Christmas," which was filmed in Covington as a vehicle to raise money for Habitat for Humanity, and was funded through the website indiegogo.com, became available on iTunes recently.
Traffic may be slower on two state roads starting Tuesday Nov. 12, as mowing will be conducted from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., continuing through Thursday, weather permitting.
A teen reported this week that a group of males attacked him and took his cellphone in front of his home.
Covington police are investigating two thefts at Holiday Inn Express, one of which left a hotel guest without his vehicle.
Covington's Blockbuster store is closing - along with all 300 or so corporately-owned stores across the country - after a long run that left it as one of the few remaining brick-and-mortar locations in the state.
ATLANTA (AP) - Jason Carter, the grandson of former President Jimmy Carter and a state lawmaker from Atlanta, said Thursday that he plans to run for governor of Georgia next year, energizing Democrats coming off a 2010 election in which the GOP claimed every statewide office.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.12 at Marathon, located at 1814 Ga. Highway 11 S near Ga. Highway 142.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.13 at Marathon, located at 1814 Ga. Highway 11 S near Ga. Highway 142.