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 ...
Almost 15 miles of trails are now available from Ga. Hwy. 81/Washington Street in Covington to Ziegler Road just west of Newborn after Norfolk ...
Here's a riddle for you: "What has 500 poster boards, 444 feet, and lots of butterflies?"
The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) left their home county and spent a day talking business at the Northeast Georgia Regional Commission in Athens ...
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The bluegrass band the Freight Hoppers opens the Second Friday Summer Concert Series with a performance at 7 p.m. Friday on the square downtown.
Covington has received $500,000 in state grants to place a pedestrian bridge across Interstate 20, parallel to the Ga. Highway 81 overpass.
The Newton County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 not to purchase the out-of-use Norfolk Southern railroad corridor Tuesday night, joining the Covington City Council in bowing out of the controversial discussion.
A man found wandering naked down Chaney Drive, later escaped hospital staff and began running down Ga. Highway 278 - with nothing but an IV on earlier today.
WINDER - Police in the north Georgia city of Winder are warning motorists about crimes they describe as "bump robberies," when a suspect bumps a car and then robs the occupants.
Two Newton County residents are in need of liver transplants, and a local church is helping them out.
A 28-year-old Covington man has been arrested and charged with having sex with a 12-year-old girl he met online.
Strong storms rocked Newton County and environs on Thursday, dropping the temperature into the low 80s in a brief respite from the two weeks of 90-degree heat.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning effective until 5 p.m. for Walton County.
The FBI needs your help in identifying and locating bandits who robbed the Bank of America branch at 2850 Candler Road in Decatur on Wednesday.
ALBANY - Authorities say a south Georgia mother is facing charges after they say she concealed her baby's death by throwing the infant into a trash can.
WAYCROSS - Authorities say a 49-year-old Waycross man was shot to death and a woman was wounded during a home invasion.
ALPHARETTA - Police say 29 people are facing charges after police broke up a large party, cited several teenagers and took four adults into custody.
ATLANTA - Georgia revenues crept up 2.5 percent in May, the 11th straight month that tax collections in the state have risen.
Covington residents will have a chance in the November General Election to vote on Sunday alcohol package sales.
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