The papers went flying and the confetti showered on the Chamber as the gavel promptly fell at midnight on Thursday, signifying the conclusion of the ...
Just as charms on a bracelet tell a story, beads in the hands of a critically ill child can trace his or her medical experiences.
If Grayson Eady reaches his goal, in just more than three years, he'll be driving an electric car north to the Massachusetts Institute of ...
The 2016 legislative session was filled with many changes that will impact lives in our District and across the State of Georgia. I look forward ...
First, while I do not speak for my fellow legislators, I feel I must address the new form of government for Newton County that will ...
On April 6, U.S. Representative Hank Johnson (D-Fourth Congressional District) visited Newton County Superior Court Judge Samuel Ozburn's mental health court.
For some, seeing the old gym demolished has been painful. Some are waxing sentimental about their time spent at the old Newton High School and ...
The petition was started after 67-year-old Curtis Douglas Baxter was killed trying to turn left onto Georgia Highway 212 from Butler Bridge Road on Feb ...
Kenyatta Davis-Barnes achieved his ultimate dream Monday when he was sworn in by Mayor Ronnie Johnston as a Covington Police Officer.
A blitz is coming to Covington.
Strawberry season is just beginning and it will be celebrated at the Mitcham Farm Strawberry Festival, Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 6 ...
The Covington First United Methodist Church's (UMC) Relay for Life team will host the Third Annual Bark for Life, Saturday, April 16 from 11 ...
This summer, Briana Clark, daughter of Debbie Henderson of Covington, and Roger Clark, will take one more step toward realizing her dream - being appointed a ...
With a laugh, Robyn Smith admits she's had a couple dozen cow eyes and brains sitting in her room. When she told her parents ...
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After weeks of discussions, the Newton County Board of Commissioners may finally get down to choosing a budget at a 6:30 p.m. work session Thursday at the Historic Courthouse.
From paper boy to reporter to owner of more than 70 media companies, Charles Hill Morris Sr. has made improving community journalism his life's ambition.
The Newton County School Board unanimously approved the 2011-12 budget last night; a budget that is nearly $6 million less than this year's operating budget.
ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday that farmers who complain that a crackdown on illegal immigrants has scared off their workforce should hire people on probation to work the fields.
The man whose skeletal remains were found in the woods off Crowell Road has been identified as Delbert Cecil Wimberly, who had been missing since 2009.
The Porterdale work session on the city budget and an animal ordinance that was scheduled for Tuesday will instead be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday.
STONE MOUNTAIN - An off-duty DeKalb County police officer is reported in critical condition after being shot during a robbery at a Stone Mountain apartment complex.
A 35-year-old mother has been arrested after allegedly dropping her child off with a hotel clerk.
Charges are pending against a man who reportedly admitting sexually abusing his stepdaughter since she was an infant.
A Covington man was been charged with over 100 counts of child exploitation after a technician found graphic images on his computer.
ATLANTA - Federal authorities say a preliminary investigation shows that a plane that crashed into a north Georgia mountain had its right wing low when it collided with a tree about 50 feet above the ground and was destroyed by fire.
Part of Hwy 278 was blocked Monday morning due to an overturned tractor trailer. The accident occurred at the corner of Hwy 278 at Industrial Blvd.
DECATUR, Ga. - Police in DeKalb County say a man was fatally shot when he answered a knock at the door of his apartment.
WINDER - The NAACP is calling for an investigation of complaints about the use of excessive force by law enforcement officers in Barrow County.
Anytime the heat gets too much for you this summer, you can always check out the National Forest Service's skycam atop Brasstown Bald, the highest peak in Georgia.
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