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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Sponsors are being sought for the annual Back 2 School Block Party, which provides school supplies to needy students.
Nearly a month after his death and the search for the killer or killers of Manuel Samano Castillo continues.
Taking a bite out of a peach from CJ Orchards is like biting into a water balloon; the explosion of flavor upon the first bite will send a sweet river of juices down your shirt.
Covington uses profits from electricity sales to subsidize other government operations; that's no secret. But, how does that affect residents' bottom line, and do they pay more for power than other Georgians?
The Georgia State Patrol trooper who shot and killed a man who was allegedly threatening his life is back at work.
If you play The Oaks Course often enough, chances are you'll eventually run into Landon Cheek working in the pro shop. Cheek is a Newton graduate and currently a student at West Georgia.
A report of a car accident resulted in an arrest for simple battery and cruelty to children Tuesday afternoon.
A woman came into the Covington Police Department late Friday night covered in blood after her baby's daddy reportedly attacked her.
Mansfield native Cale Davis will be spending his summer in Washington D.C. working with U.S. Rep. Austin Scott (R-Macon).
Two men arrested late Sunday for cultivating thousands of marijuana plants have been identified.
EVANS, Ga. - Construction of a home for a disabled veteran and his family has been blocked by the neighborhood property owners' association, which says the 2,700-square-foot design is too small.
NORMAN PARK, Ga. - Authorities charged a woman with murder after they say she held her granddaughter under water in a south Georgia pond.
The intersection of Mill Street and Thompson Avenue will be converted into a four-way stop July 5.
Summerset Apartments was the site of two robberies last week, and both victims were teens.
o April Pettit. First degree forgery, 10 years probation, 90 days in jail, $1,000. Misdemeanor escape, 12 months probation, $500.
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