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 ...
Four City of Covington department heads and the E911 Call Center Director made the case for their 2017 budget and staffing requests to the city ...
The Newton College and Career Academy (NCCA) held its fourth student Film Festival in the evening of May 5 on campus. It was a small ...
Newton Federal Bank was named the 2016 Newton County School System Partner of the Year Wednesday.
The Rotary Club of Covington saluted Newton County School System students Monday in its annual Top 10 reception.
Newton County will have a new form of government come January.
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An argument between two women over a man ended with 18-year-old Shameka Shawanna-Nicole Stanley behind bars for fighting with a tween.
A Covington man was arrested Sunday evening for underage drinking after an officer stopped his vehicle for loud music.
Kenyetta Neal, violation of probation, week ends beginning July 22, suspended on completion of all community service and payment of all fees in full.
Authorities are warning residents to lock their cars and not to leave items of value in plain sight after a rash of entering autos in the western part of the county.
On April 15, an ambulance from Newton Medical Center responded with county fire department units to a structure fire on Mills Drive. Every family member was fine except for one - the family dog.
Rather than having to go to the police department to get an accident report, involved parties can now visit buycrash.com, a site offering electronic crash reports.
A 19-year-old teen is in jail, facing charges that he sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl who snuck out of her home to meet him.
It's Wednesday. Here's what's happening today from The Associated Press:
Some Southern royalty of sorts with Covington roots will be celebrated on Saturday when downtown Covington plays host to a benefit for troops serving overseas.
A tween who thwarted five teen burglars is being praised for his bravery by the Newton County Sheriff's Office.
A Newton County woman died Saturday after the motorcycle on which she was riding was struck by a car on Salem Road.
A shipment of iPads was stolen from Flint Hill Elementary School last week, according to reports from the Newton County Sheriff's Office.
The accident on I-20 eastbound has been cleared and all lanes are open again, according to Rockdale County 911.
The pain at the pump continues as the price for gasoline is up 8.2 cents per gallon in the last week, according to GasBuddy.com.
Lake Lanier's elevation has dropped to a level it hasn't been at since before a historic two-year drought that ravaged Georgia ended on Oct. 14, 2009.
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