Newton County elected officials this week heard a plan that could help the county out of its financial woes.
Lloyd Kerr was officially named Newton County's Manager Tuesday.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) seeks assistance from the public to identify two suspects believed to be involved in two separate armed robberies ...
Newton High School's Jason Smith was named Newton County School System's Teacher of the Year Thursday.
Former Newton County Fire Services Chief Kevin O'Brien was sentenced to 20 years' probation with the first year spent in prison, fined $1,000 ...
Not many schools are invited by the U.S. Department of Education to apply for recognition as a National Blue Ribbon School. But that is ...
A chance to dig into a variety of tasty foods and gather for a lively feast of people is coming in the sixth annual Taste ...
A local Dunkin Donuts was robbed Tuesday morning, according to the Covington Police Department (CPD).
A community of faith will come together for Change the World (CTW) Day on Oct. 8.
A variety of elected officials and staff representing a number of organizations and governing bodies throughout Newton County gathered together for the ribbon cutting of ...
Jerry Chadwick "Chad" Baker, III, son of Jerry and Charity Baker of Covington, earned the rank of Eagle Scout on Sept. 24.
A first step for the Newton County Water and Sewerage Authority (WSA) to purchase the county's water infrastructure was taken Tuesday night.
Mackenzie Mallard was named Eastside High School's 2016 Homecoming Queen Friday night. Mallard was escorted by her father Leo Mallard. Her mother is Renee ...
The body found Monday morning at Factory Shoals Park after a report of a missing person has been identified as Ciera Evans, 20, of Covington ...
On Sept. 24, the Newton County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) held its Annual Freedom Fund and Scholarship Gala at the ...
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Tennis Alcovy boys def. Eastside 4-1
Trees are even more valued in Newborn these days after more than 100 mature trees were destroyed or uprooted in a category F1 tornado last April.
The two people found dead inside a Tempie Lane home Tuesday morning have been identified as 66-year-old Peggy Molden and her 56-year-old nephew Donald McCollough.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office recently held a ceremony honoring several deputies for their service to the county. Some of the recognition came from more recent events, while others commemorated events that happened decades ago.
Flung food at Alcovy High School last week led to a brief altercation in which no one was injured, school and Sheriff's officials said.
One man was injured late Tuesday afternoon when a tractor trailer veered off Highway 81 into a ditch, the Sheriff's Office said.
Authorities are investigating a double homicide on Tempie Lane.
More than 50 movies and TV shows have had scenes filmed in Newton County, and local residents will be able to rent many of those productions beginning next week.
A Newton High School freshman took championship in his fighting division in a six-day karate competition in Sacramento.
A drunken couple was arrested Thursday night after leaving The Depot.
Typically police officers are called when wallets have been stolen, but in a surprisingly happy twist, one man called 911 to report that he had found a wallet in the parking lot Sunday afternoon.
After a canopy fell off a relatively new bridge last summer in Atlanta, state transportation officials began an extensive review of bridges around Georgia that may be susceptible to similar failures.
Elks Aidmore recently finalized its contract with the state to provide therapeutic foster care in the Conyers, Covington, Athens area with an expansion into Valdosta in late spring.
A Newton County teen was hospitalized after reportedly being beaten and robbed by nine females and one male after a party.
A Tennessee man was arrested and charged with child molestation he allegedly committed in 2003.
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