Millage rates. Real and personal property. Taxes and rollback rates.
There is a tombstone lying on the bed of Ashley Shares' pick-up truck.
The Rotary Club of Covington will help build out a park behind the Newton County Administrative Building.
The fall is the best time to grow food in Georgia. You get to ride out the late season heat and you're rewarded with ...
Tourism is big business, a key part of economic development in the area.
The City of Covington Police Department (CPD) recently teamed with 10 other agencies to conduct a large-scale active shooter drill. Held last Friday at Peachtree ...
Ralph Staffins, president of the Covington-Newton Chamber of Commerce was appointed to fill a one year term on the Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce ...
Two nights after citizens showing concern for the possible closure of the county's convenience centers packed the Newton County Historic Courthouse for a board ...
The Newton County Solid Waste Authority (SWA) was granted the legal ability to work on the county's solid waste stream after the board of ...
Newton County tax payers will see an increase on their bills now that the board of commissioners (BOC) approved the 2017 budget and millage rate ...
New Dining Hall at Oxford College of Emory University, Oxford: With construction almost half way complete, the dining hall is anticipated to open and begin ...
Despite knowing Newton Federal Bank was no longer willing to give the money to build a gazebo on the Square, Covington Mayor Ronnie Johnston left ...
Did you know the blue tongued skink, a lizard found in Australia, gives birth to live young? Or that you can see one at Bear ...
Editor's Note: This is part of an ongoing look at crime and law enforcement in and around Newton County by The Covington News.
Earlier this week, news broke that a Covington man named William Dakotah Gossett was arrested and jailed in Western Pennsylvania on July 24 for bringing ...
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A 14-year-old boy teen has been arrested and charged with attempting to rob a man early Sunday morning.
The chamber wants to bring jobs to Newton County. That's the goal of economic development, which is simply a fancy phrase for adding new jobs, sustainable, high-quality ones.
Watch out for a detour on your drive home this afternoon at Monticello and Church streets. Work crews are searching for a gas leak there, forcing a slight detour.
Covington resident Heather Godemann and her son Avery pick strawberries at Mitcham Farm in Oxford on Wednesday.
The spring weather roller coaster continues today, with the National Weather Service calling for a 70 percent chance of strong to severe storms this afternoon in Newton County.
Newton County residents have two options in May to learn about gun safety, one with Covington Police and the other with the Newton County Sheriff's Office.
Covington's next fire chief will be John J. McNeil, who spent 28 years with the Atlanta Fire-Rescue Department.
You can test out your vocabulary for a good cause on Saturday at the annual Scrabble-Fest fundraiser for Newton County READS.
A man told Covington police he snatched a shotgun from a would-be bandit, early Sunday, then hit the gunman several times in the face and nose.
MARIETTA, - Cobb County Police say a motorcyclist was killed after he fled police at speeds up to 130 mph.
Small towns are full of talk. Gossip and rumor, sure, but also talk about family, God and politics.
DECATUR, Ga. - School officials say an argument between two students led to a stabbing on Monday at Southwest DeKalb High School east of Atlanta.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that a 17-year-old student was taken to Atlanta Medical Center after the Monday afternoon stabbing.
ATLANTA The Georgia Board of Regents is set to raise tuition during its monthly meeting.
LOGANVILLE - The city council has decided to put the issue of Sunday alcohol sales on the November ballot.
The Georgia Department of Labor today reported that the number of jobs available in the state increased in March for a second consecutive month while the jobless rate for the month fell .2 percent to 10 percent.
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