The city of Covington agreed to sell 99.7 acres of land along Alcovy Road to The Foxfield Company for $1.52 million Monday night.
Just under a year after a warrant for his arrest was issued for his involvment in the murder of Adrian Brooks in July of 2014 ...
Newton County schools have something to celebrate. The percentage of students graduating from one of the county's three high schools has risen at two ...
There are new additions on Floyd Street after months of requests from community members.
Stoney Bowles has been through a lot in his 31 years as a firefighter. He has been involved in his share of saves, had great ...
Despite the continued protest from Commissioner Nancy Schulz, District 3, the Board of Commissioners approved the September check register, 3-1. Commissioner John Douglas, District 1 ...
Originally, there were six of them, gathered at the gazebo in Porterdale's Veteran's Memorial Park a couple of years ago.
During the week of Oct. 26-31 221 registered sex offenders were arrested across Georgia thanks to the state's sheriffs and Operation Watchful Eye.
The Chicken Tracks Art Ranch and Chuck Hanes and Elizabeth Collins of Beauty and Beast Art are hosting a new outdoor arts festival the weekend ...
Mobster Duke is in a major conflict about his woman and his money, and he is headed to Porterdale to settle the score. You can ...
Melody Story and a William Bowman died after a single car accident on Oct. 31.
The Satsuki Garden Club hosts its Candlelight Christmas Tour, featuring eight properties circa 1840-1950 Thursday, Dec. 3 from 3-7 p.m.
At times the Newton County Sheriff's Office and Newton County Fire Services have not been alerted to filming happening in the county.
The 17th Annual Newton County Toy Ride benefiting local children for Christmas and presented by the Newton County Sheriff's Office is approaching.
Human remains were discovered by a utility worker about 50 yards off of Highway 81 just south of Porterdale. The Newton County Sheriff's Office ...
The Covington Fire Department will be wearing special T-shirts for breast cancer awareness and selling them to the public for a good cause.
It's once again time see yesteryear come alive in the Covington Rotary Club's 23rd edition of the Cars of the Past car show on the Covington Square Sunday, Oct. 4.
Lewis and Clark 'expedition' postponed to spring
Newton County Farm Bureau was recently recognized during the Georgia Farm Bureau 3rd District Annual Meeting for its outstanding member programs. Brent Galloway is the NCFB president.
Alcovy Future Farmers of America (FFA) is offering a day camp for Newton County School System elementary students for fall break, Oct. 19 through 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Surprising each teacher in their classroom Friday morning, Newton County School Superintendent Samantha Fuhrey presented a bouquet of flowers and balloons to the three finalists for teacher of the year.
Newton County's Director of Commercial Development Serra Hall stated it simply, "The Square is definitely changing."
Months after the initial discussion of changing a retirement provision in the city of Covington's Defined Benefit Plan was brought up by the Covington city Council, the provision has been officially amended.
Newton County's unemployment rate dropped infinitesimally in August, down from 7.1 percent in July to 6.7 percent. The slight decline mirrors metro Atlanta's figures, according to the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL).
Reconstruction on the Interstate-20 bridge at Exit 90 continues this weekend, causing possible congestion from 9 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday.
Three new Covington Police Officers were sworn in by Mayor Ronnie Johnston during Monday's city council meeting.
Local business owners Jared Rutberg and Travis Moore have announced that they will run for the District 5 seat on the Newton County Board of Commissioners in November 2016.
It's been 21 years since the TV series "In the Heat of the Night" went off the air, but for fans of the Southern crime drama, the series lives on in Covington.
In a 10-page letter, Newton County Attorney W. T. "Tommy" Craig told the Army Corps of Engineers that the number of project managers assigned to oversee the county's 404 dredge and fill permit may have caused confusion, misunderstanding and delays for the proposed Bear Creek Supply Reservoir.
If Mystic Grill is any indication, the influx of people coming to Covington for lunch and dinner will increase with the opening of the Irish Bread and Your Pie restaurants in 2016.