Just as Newton County's Director of Human Resources sent notices to the media on Tuesday, Dec. 22 that the Board of Commissioners (BOC) may ...
Charges were filed against a 31-year-old female, suspected of being involved with Tuesday's attempted robbery of Lowe's Home Improvement Center in Conyers and ...
Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) deputies joined Rockdale County Sheriff's deputies and Conyers Police Tuesday in setting up a perimeter block along highways ...
She really does do windows.
Christmas at the Waddleton house this year will be more than a celebration.
Newton County residents were generous Nov. 5, spent over $78,000 on breakfast, lunch or dinner while making sure children in need get fed.
Dear city of Covington residents,
Several vehicles were broken into in the Sterling Lakes subdivision in Covington late Tuesday into early Wednesday.
The Holiday season can often be hectic with decorations needing to be put up, family visiting, traveling and shopping. With all that going on it ...
The Holiday season was made a little darker for some as Christmas decorations were stolen from two locations in Covington late Monday or early Tuesday.
The Georgia Department of Education has announced that three Newton County schools have been named 2015 Title I Reward Schools - East Newton Elementary, Mansfield Elementary ...
Newton County has several matters awaiting a decision by the Board of Commissioners. The board has rightfully sought public input and employed citizen committees to ...
The Newton County Board of Commissioners are looking to have a new county charter presented during the first meeting of the new year, and got ...
If you're looking for 11-year-old home school seventh grader Croswell "CJ" Harris, you can often find him in the basement.
Reported cases of pertussis/whooping cough in the Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale County Health district are trending similar to both state and national cases.
A potentially-threatening letter was left at the front door of the Covington home of a reporter for The Covington News sometime late Friday evening or early Saturday morning, apparently relating to the ongoing civil suit involving Alcovy High School Principal LaQuanda Carpenter and anonymous bloggers.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office, is one of the "top 100 law enforcement agencies" in Georgia. On July 17, the NCSO received official notification that they were awarded state certification by the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police. This notification confirmed that they successfully completed all aspects of the accreditation process. Achieving state certification places them in the company of 76 sheriff's offices, 17 police departments and five other state departments, including, the Georgia Bureau of Investigations, colleges and the Marshals Office.
The recent spat of rainfall has pushed back the public opening of the Ashton Hills Golf Club to Tuesday, Aug. 21 as crews were unable to finish work on the course's bunkers and rough.
A recent cut to the University System of Georgia is spelling trouble for many two-year colleges, which are seeing a decline in enrollment, which translates into less money from tuition revenue.
Main Street Covington presented several awards to businesses making an impact in downtown Covington and shared their excitement about the year ahead at their annual general meeting Thursday night.
Keia Vantrece Amos, 17, 95 Sampson Court, Covington, July 28. Child molestation, aggravated child molestation, enticing a child for indecent purposes, false report of a crime.
Covington police spoke with a woman who said she found a young girl crying for her mom on Thursday morning. According to a report from the Covington Police Department, the woman said she was pumping gas at the Shell service station just before 7 a.m., when she heard a voice crying for her "mommy." She said she looked around to see where the voice was coming from, and she saw the 2-year-old child across the street at the Super 8 Motel with her hands up in the air crying near the main highway.
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Main Street Covington presented several awards to businesses making an impact in the downtown area, at their annual general meeting Thursday night.
FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) - Three troops killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan were assigned to units based at Fort Carson in Colorado, military officials said Thursday.
A rebate the county received from healthcare provider Cigna will reduce employees' insurance premiums and may possibly result in a few extra days off.
Cigna gave the county a rebate in the amount of $138,195. Of those funds, the county will have to pay its employees 2.5 percent of the insurance premiums they paid.
About two-dozen supporters with the Friends of the Library made an appearance at the Newton County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday night to show their support in asking for help to fix the funding woes at the Newton County Library.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office is inviting interested parties to register for a free Citizen's Firearms Safety Course.
The Perseid meteor shower is anticipated to be at its peak in the next few nights with a predicted 60-100 brightly, colorful meteors shooting through the sky per hour.