The Oxford Lions will hold their annual yard sale on Saturday, May 14, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the corner of ...
Forensic accountant David Sawyer reported findings of questionable spending, possible preferential treatment and inadequate financial documentations concerning the Nelson Heights Community Center to the Newton ...
Lanier Sims will represent the Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) on the Industrial Development Authority (IDA) after a 4-1 vote by the BOC Wednesday.
Hello, C-town! It's so good to be back with you for another installment of the Minute. And what's with this cold weather?! I ...
Multiple problems, including inability to log in, stalled tests and frozen screens, were thought to effect the test results of third, fifth and eighth grade ...
County department heads are being asked to cut their budget requests back to amounts used in fiscal year 2016.
Friends of Newton County Parks hosted its annual fundraiser for Chimney Park Saturday, bringing imaginations to life with the yearly Fairy Festival. The festival is ...
The Georgia College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) for the 2014 through 2015 school year was released Tuesday by state school superintendent, Richard Woods.
While Metro Atlanta's unemployment rate in February dropped one-tenth of a percentage in March, the decrease in unemployment claims in Newton County was three-tenths ...
After all the contracts were signed, he stood in a state of shock and wondered what he had just let himself in for, he said.
As the Covington City Council prepares to meet to go over the first draft of the 2017 budget, council members used Monday night to approve ...
House Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) recently appointed State Representative Dave Belton (R-Buckhead) as the Chairman of the House Study Committee on Base Realignment and ...
A Newton County Agriculture Center will be built and operated in partnership with the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center, pending approval from the Newton County Board of ...
Voting for the 2016 election is underway with a little over 800 people visiting the Newton County Administration Building to cast a ballot for either ...
The county's enabling legislation was signed into law by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal Tuesday, according to Rep. Dave Belton, who informed Newton's Commissioners ...
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After struggling with officers on the side of the on-ramp to I-20 off of Hwy. 142, a man was arrested for stealing hundreds of dollars' worth of groceries from the Walmart on Industrial Blvd. Tuesday.
Sure, Covington sees a lot of movie stars coming through the "Hollywood of the South," but Newton County has its own residents who made a name for themselves.
The Newton High School Drama Club is putting on a performance of the 1977 classic Annie.
Just before 6 a.m. on Easter Sunday a Covington resident was displaced in a house fire at 7156 Durden Circle.
"Dear Mom and Dad," begins each of the letters sitting on my desk today from Newton County 4-H members.
The demand for car parts, furniture, electronics, clothing, appliances, sporting goods, books and music, as well as other retail goods, is not being completely met in Newton County.
Bullying may be endemic in schools, but at least one Veterans Memorial Middle School student has taken a stand against it.
Children enjoy the day before Easter, with an Easter Egg hunt at Allen Memorial United Methodist Church Saturday.
March not only means the arrival of flowers and warm weather but also the annual True Colors Youth Art Exhibit hosted by the Arts Association of Newton County.
Chip Moore of Covington won free Shane's Rib Shack for a year after entering the company's Holiday Wait and Win promotion.
There is a large food desert in Newton County.
The students of Alcovy High School have been dismissed after a county water main break Friday.
A man pulled a gun on a fellow employee at SKC after an argument in the Covington Plant early Friday morning.
After trying around a dozen ways to remove geese that have caused damage to the greens at Ashton Hills Golf Course, without killing the birds, golf course management has opted to try one more way.
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