Crossover Day was very long this year as the House passed nearly 50 bills. Unfortunately, most of those bills will probably not clear the Senate ...
Crossover Day is now behind us as we wrap up days 30 and 31 of the 2016 legislative session. We had a short week, but ...
This week the Georgia General Assembly hit an important deadline, Crossover Day. All of the bills which originated in either the House or the Senate ...
Clyde and Sherri Hutchison, creators of the Covington-based Backyard Safari, were named finalists in the UGA Taste of Georgia designation for Clyde's white bean ...
The Newton County Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta alumnae is conducting a shoe collection drive through the end of March to raise funds for organization ...
The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) is being recommended to hire Jeffrey L. Monroe, of Five Points, Alabama, as the county's new fire ...
Newton County has to pay a $4,000 fine and meet a list of conditions detailed in a consent order by the Department of Natural ...
Georgia State Perimeter College's Newton Campus celebrated renewal this week in two ways.
Mike Blinder, author of the book Survival Selling and one of the world's leading digital marketing experts, is giving a seminar on the secrets ...
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Drive around enough of Newton County and you're sure to see a tree, or a few dozen, that's been planted by forester Beryl Budd.
The deaths of Andrew Nichols and Ketitra Jones may have happened months, and for Nichols, years ago, but those charged in their cases are still making their way through the court system.
Trailers stolen from packaging facility on Alcovy Rd.
The National Weather Service is calling for a small chance of rain later in the day, with highs in the mid-80s for the first day of fall.
An accident on Interstate 20 eastbound has the slow lane shut down currently. Proceed with caution.
Scenes from "42" were shot in and around Social Circle this past July.
The Douglasville woman who said she was asked to leave Applebee's for breast-feeding has hired an attorney to represent her, and has started a Facebook page for supporters, calling for a Nurse-In at Applebee's restaurants nationwide Sept. 29.
Covington council members voted unanimously to offer an existing industry a 10-year tax abatement worth $1.1 million to keep its business in the county.
Newton County residents will soon have another picturesque place to enjoy a picnic.
A local consignment store is looking to lift the economic burden off residents with discounted clothes and help homeless men, women and children in the local area.
Snapping Shoals EMC recently awarded $10,000 to both the Covington-Newton Office of Economic Development and the Conyers-Rockdale Economic Development Council.
Two Newton County students were charged with bringing knives to school, one at Liberty Middle School on Sept. 5, one at Oak Hill Elementary Monday.
The Newton County Board of Commissioners approved for a tree service operation to start business at 126 Larue Road, a street located on Ga. Highway 162, at their meeting Tuesday night.
Howard Melville Astley, 60, homeless, Sept. 18. Possession of methamphetamine.
A resident at a nursing home was reportedly woken up by burglars on Thursday morning.
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