Fifteen-year-old Kimby Wragg is on a mission to raise awareness about Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS), a rare nervous system disorder with a still unknown cause.
A fraudulent refund scheme that spanned two months, involved at least seven employees, and could total more than $50,000 was reported to the Covington Police Department last week by the loss prevention staff at the Walmart on Industrial Boulevard in Covington.
Covington Police officers were called to the Rite Aid store at 3215 Highway 278 Oct. 4 in reference to shoplifting.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office is investigating an assault on a teenager by a group of boys. The incident occurred Sunday evening in the Ellington Community.
If you're looking for a new place to visit in Newton County, why not stop by the town of Winton, or visit Webbville, New Berlin or Sandtown?
Newton County has agreed to work with the city of Covington to cut the grass around I-20's exit 93 and down Ga. Highway 142, and could receive some money from the state to finance the project.
With most local races decided before they begin (13 of 15 city council seats in Newton County are uncontested), the focus is on the Covington's lone race between incumbent Councilman Chris Smith and challenger Maurice Carter, husband of former Covington mayor Kim Carter.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.13 at Citgo, located at 3251 U.S. Highway 278 NW near Spring Street.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office is investigating an assault on a teenager by a group of boys that occurred Sunday evening in the Ellington Community.
A serious wreck on I-20 resulted in Preston Carl Williams, 69, from Covington being airlifted to Atlanta, but the other driver, a pregnant woman, was treated locally and is fine.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.14 at Kroger, located at 5341 Ga. Highway 20 S near Brown Bridge Road.
This week I find puppies on parade in the fight against breast cancer
When Leslie first moved to Newton County from her small Midwestern hometown, her biggest concern was leaving the friends she had grown up with. She never guessed that finding friends here would be as much heartbreak as it has turned out to be. "I have zero friends," the 15-year-old, whose last name was withheld to protect her from further bullying, said in a telephone conversation earlier this month. "And it's not like I had these ...
Snapping Shoals EMC, in support of the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, held its seventh annual Ride for the Cure motorcycle ride fundraiser on Saturday.
Over the next two months, vegetable growers in the United States will have the opportunity to provide first-hand information on their production practices when they participate in the Vegetable Chemical Use Survey, conducted by the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. "This survey will give 160 Georgia vegetable producers the opportunity to explain how they use agricultural chemicals and manage pests to produce a safe, high-quality food supply," said Doug Kleweno, director of the NASS Georgia ...
The Eastside High School Marching Band provided music during halftime of Friday night's game against Spalding as the homecoming court was introduced on the field. To see more photos, click on the links under Related Content.
Snapping Shoals EMC, in support of the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, held its seventh annual Ride for the Cure motorcycle ride fundraiser on Saturday. To see more photos, click on the links under Related Content.
Nancy East was crowned homecoming queen during halftime of Eastside High School's Friday night game against Spalding. To see more photos, click on the links under Related Content.
A DeKalb County Police Department helicopter crashed and caught fire about 4:45 p.m. Friday at the Covington Municipal Airport. According to Capt. Rob Christopher of the Covington Fire Department, two DeKalb County officers were working on maneuvers when the helicopter crashed. The officers sustained minor injuries and were transported to Atlanta Medical Center
A Bricton Farm cow takes a break from eating to curiously look at the camera Friday morning. To see more photos, click on the links under Related Content.
Security was enhanced at the Newton County Judicial Center Thursday because of motion hearings for several men accused on multiple charges in the murder of Andrew Nichols late last year.
Curtis Goss is cleaning up his act, moving junk cars from his 24-hour towing and road service business at the intersection of Puckett and Laseter streets in the heart of Nelson Heights.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office is working to help prevent prescription drug abuse by collecting expired, unused or unwanted prescriptions from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Walmart Supercenter, 10300 Industrial Blvd. N.E.
Kim McGuire's bankruptcy wasn't without a sense of irony. During a difficult financial time, she was forced to take a job with a debt collection agency to pay her mounting bills. While she worked to track down debtors during the day, her nights were spent avoiding eerily similar phone calls.
Plans for a proposed facility on Dally Road that helps paroled felons transition back into society has its neighbors in an uproar and Walton County officials scrambling for information.
Eastside's Savannah Upshaw jumps for an overthrown ball during the softball game against Loganville Wednesday evening. To see more photos, click on the links under Related Content.
Security has been enhanced at the Newton County Judicial Center today because of motion hearings for several accused murderers. Newton County Superior Court Judge Samuel Ozburn is hearing from attorneys for Sam Dawkins, Robert Lambert, Michael West and Chad Allen. All men are accused of the late-2009 murder of Andrew Nichols. Additional law enforcement has been called in as a precaution.