An era came to an end Monday as Covington said farewell to two city council members.
Washington, Monticello, Clarke and Church streets will be used for upcoming filming of Universal Pictures movie A Myers Christmas from 5 a.m.-9 p ...
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) gave its approval Tuesday to the consolidation plans of Georgia State University and Georgia ...
The Pilot Club officially presented Chimney Park with a musical fence Tuesday.
Newton County District 4 Commissioner J.C. Henderson presented a $100,000 check, on behalf of the Newton County Board of Commissioners, to the city ...
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) - A death row inmate who insisted he was innocent shook his head while looking at Georgia officials before his death sentence was ...
A new position of Transportation Engineer will be created within Newton County after a motion was made during a special called meeting Tuesday.
ATLANTA (AP) - A Georgia man convicted of killing a close friend of his mother was scheduled to be executed Tuesday evening, and the planned hour ...
The Newton High School Fine Arts Department will be performing the hit Broadway musical Rent this week.
ATLANTA (AP) - A Georgia man convicted of forging checks and killing a close friend of his mother is to be executed Tuesday despite his claims ...
When the Ford Lincoln with Brenda Thompson waiting in the passenger seat disappeared from the parking lot at the Kroger store on Highway 20, the ...
The Newton County Sheriff's Office is investigating the abduction of a 61-year-old woman from a shopping center on the southwest side of the county.
The National Weather Service is calling for temperatures to remain above 100 degrees today with sunshine and not a cloud in the sky for the day.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sniff your way to love? Singles who have attended so-called pheromone parties haven't ruled it out.
The Covington News and Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce hosted a forum for local contested races Thursday night before a packed house at The Center for Community Preservation and Planning.
For most of his life, Les Carroll has served his country.
A parade, fireworks and good ol'fashion family fun are planned in Newton County for the Fourth of July. Here's the lowdown on events happening all over the county.
A bomb threat called in to local Walmart stores in Newton County Wednesday proved false, after both stores were evacuated and shut down for several hours as authorities searched the premises.
Am issue with Georgia Perimeter College accepting Eastside's 2012 graduates transcripts was avoided Wednesday.
In Newton County, weekend temperatures are predicted to meet triple digits.
Alvin McArthur Mathurin, 32, 3400 Salem Road, Apt., 151, Covington, June 14. Terroristic threats and acts.
A juvenile is reported to the Newton Juvenile Courts for being unruly and running away on Monday.
One thing the two Republican candidates running for sheriff agree on: current Sheriff Ezell Brown is lacking in the leadership necessary to run the office.
The Newton County Voters League is once again active and has taken the ambitious step of hosting a meet and greet for all county, state and federal candidates who represent Newton County.
A local landlord was fined after a judge found him responsible on eight different code violations for a rental property in Porterdale, where, among other things, was infested with cockroaches and the doors would not latch.
Newton County Home Builders held their annual Heat of the Night 5K race in Covington recently. With all the runners gathering together at the start point at 7p.m., the heat held off as the clouds and approaching storm brought in a cool breeze and a wonderful evening to run the 5K Heat of the Night race. The final awards were announced to all first, second and third-place runners in 15 different gender age groups. The Wheeler family (pictured) took home five trophies.
Carlos Alberto Castro, 29, 80 Fairway Drive, Covington, June 14. No seat belts, driving while license suspended or revoked, first offense, bench warrant (theft by shoplifting).