Downtown Covington Summer Concert Series started Friday night with the Sensational Sounds of Motown. A lively crowd turned out to dance the night away.
The Covington police department (CPD) closed out an ongoing drug investigation on Thursday, according to Sgt. Chris Smith.
Newton County is having our fifth annual Juneteenth Festival at Nelson Heights Community Center from 12:00pm to 8:00pm on Saturday, June 18, 2016.
The Newton County Fire Services department will get 76 new self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) after the Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) approved the purchase ...
Covington police officers will soon be outfitted with ProVision body cameras.
After tabling a request from developer Kippy Clarke of B&B Southside Holdings Company to extend a Special Use Permit (SUP) for Royal Hall Senior ...
The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) still hasn't resolved their budget, which will have a $2.6 million shortfall even if reductions are ...
Chris Matthews, host of the MSNBC television show, "Hardball," is the author of a book entitled "Tip and The Gipper - When Politics Worked," that should ...
A Covington man was arrested for robbing a CVS pharmacy Monday night, according to the Covington Police Department (CPD).
Drive Time and the Newton County Community Band will perform at the official grand opening of Legion Field, hosted by the city of Covington.
Newton County was close to seeing 9,000 jobs and a $5 billion investment come to county, if only the timing was a little better.
Bobby Jack Savage is a road runner.
When forensic accountant David Sawyer told the Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) about some of the issues he found with spending at the Nelson ...
Richard Shaw, of the Jazz band Creations, plays his saxophone through the crowd attending Local Grown Jazz by the River Friday. The concert was a ...
A Covington woman was arrested for possession of methamphetamine following a traffic stop Wednesday, according to the Covington Police Department.
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A judge on Tuesday ordered Byron Christopher Jordan to undergo a mental evaluation before the court proceeds with charges against him of bestiality.
Maurice S. Forman. Misdemeanor obstruction, 12 months probation, 10 days confinement, $1,000.
Wendell Barber's lifeless body was found dumped like so much garbage last year in woods off Piper Road.
After weeks of discussions, the Newton County Board of Commissioners may finally get down to choosing a budget at a 6:30 p.m. work session Thursday at the Historic Courthouse.
From paper boy to reporter to owner of more than 70 media companies, Charles Hill Morris Sr. has made improving community journalism his life's ambition.
The Newton County School Board unanimously approved the 2011-12 budget last night; a budget that is nearly $6 million less than this year's operating budget.
ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday that farmers who complain that a crackdown on illegal immigrants has scared off their workforce should hire people on probation to work the fields.
The man whose skeletal remains were found in the woods off Crowell Road has been identified as Delbert Cecil Wimberly, who had been missing since 2009.
The Porterdale work session on the city budget and an animal ordinance that was scheduled for Tuesday will instead be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday.
STONE MOUNTAIN - An off-duty DeKalb County police officer is reported in critical condition after being shot during a robbery at a Stone Mountain apartment complex.
A 35-year-old mother has been arrested after allegedly dropping her child off with a hotel clerk.
Charges are pending against a man who reportedly admitting sexually abusing his stepdaughter since she was an infant.
A Covington man was been charged with over 100 counts of child exploitation after a technician found graphic images on his computer.
ATLANTA - Federal authorities say a preliminary investigation shows that a plane that crashed into a north Georgia mountain had its right wing low when it collided with a tree about 50 feet above the ground and was destroyed by fire.
Part of Hwy 278 was blocked Monday morning due to an overturned tractor trailer. The accident occurred at the corner of Hwy 278 at Industrial Blvd.
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