At the end of the all-day retreat, Covington Mayor Ronnie Johnston said it had been one of the most productive retreats he'd experienced since ...
Jury selection is expected to begin Monday for the trial of Brawny Jarvis McCollough charged with two counts of malice murder and two counts of ...
Newton County's unemployment rate was down significantly in December, 2015 from December, 2014.
Newton High School's Hezekiah Rodgers is in prestigious company.
The Hwy. 278 Community Improvement District (CID) is getting closer to becoming a reality.
A crowd gathered in the Covington City Hall meeting room Thursday to celebrate Janet Goodman's 36 years as a councilwoman with a slight surprise ...
The manufacturing plant of NyloBoard, LLC, located at 14187 Industrial Park Blvd NE in Covington has ceased production and the company was put up for ...
Covington police arrested a juvenile for burglary, possession of marijuana and possession of a weapon during a crime after witnesses saw someone believed to be ...
Melanie McCorey Bell declared her candidacy for Newton County Probate Judge Tuesday.
Throughout his 16 years as a member of the Newton County School Board, Almond Turner feels he has done a lot for the students of ...
Delays near the South River bridge on State Route (SR) 36 at the Newton/Butts county line can be expected Thursday and Friday due to ...
Despite the recommendation made by the Planning and Zoning Board, the Social Circle City Council moved to table the vote on annexing two tracts of ...
Judge Henry Baker, Probate Judge and Chief Magistrate of Newton County announced he will retire and not run for re-election in 2016 Friday.
Local attorney Shannon Sneed has announced his intention to seek the office of Probate Judge of Newton County.
Newton County's waste needs will soon be handled through a Solid Waste Management Authority after a unanimous vote during Thursday night's Board of ...
A rebate the county received from healthcare provider Cigna will reduce employees' insurance premiums and may possibly result in a few extra days off.
Cigna gave the county a rebate in the amount of $138,195. Of those funds, the county will have to pay its employees 2.5 percent of the insurance premiums they paid.
About two-dozen supporters with the Friends of the Library made an appearance at the Newton County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday night to show their support in asking for help to fix the funding woes at the Newton County Library.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office is inviting interested parties to register for a free Citizen's Firearms Safety Course.
The Perseid meteor shower is anticipated to be at its peak in the next few nights with a predicted 60-100 brightly, colorful meteors shooting through the sky per hour.
At a sworn deposition Thursday, self-proclaimed blogger Shannon Black admitted that most of her online claims concerning the Newton County School system originated from unverified emails sent to her by a former school employee.
Friends of the Library asked The Newton County Board of Commissioners to take action with the problems concerning the Newton County Library at their board meeting on Tuesday night.
Several homeowners in the Alcovy Crossing subdivision called the Newton County Sheriff's Office to report their vehicles being broken into on Saturday morning between 1 a.m. and 6 a.m.
Newton County residents will be able to stretch their wallets a little further this weekend, as Georgia will have its first tax-free holiday since 2009 this Friday and Saturday, according to Associated Press reports.
Jennifer Marie Joyner, 29, Monticello, July 15. Public drunkenness.
On Monday night a man told Covington police his wife hit him several times in their home. According to the report, police responded to the call about an assault happening at a residence on Hicks Avenue.
After two days, the Dixie Boys 2012 World Series opening game concluded with an offensive explosion.
The laborious path to get approval for the planned Bear Creek Reservoir in southeastern Newton County could finally end this year, after the state gave the project a de facto vote of confidence by awarding it a $21 million long-term, low-interest loan.
Golf pro Bryan Raines kneeled down to inspect the putting green. The specially created MiniVerde Bermuda grass was taking root, spreading and thatching to create a smooth surface. The green had been dusted with sand, the fine grains of which find their way into crevices to fill in any imperfections.
Residents interested in experiencing wildlife can participate in the event "Unveiling the Hidden Gems of Metro Atlanta" from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept.15.
Newton County students went back to school on a Friday this year, which left some students and parents befuddled; however, school officials said the first day being on Friday was simply a scheduling necessity.