James Royster has used his love for riding his motorcycle to help others in a time of grief.
Piedmont Newton Hospital will be a tobacco and smoke-free campus starting Nov. 17.
The Red Cross of Georgia will look to set the record for the highest number of smoke alarms installed in a single day during more ...
Michelle Kelly has resigned as Newton County's Director of Finance.
When people gathered around the Newton County Historic Courthouse in downtown Covington for the lighting of the Square and Christmas tree and Santa's return ...
Christine Banks, embalmer at Caldwell and Cowan Funeral Home, completed more than 130 hours of specialized embalming and reconstructive training in Springfield, Missouri recently.
The Satsuki Garden Club hosted a dedication to Covington's new pollinator garden in Academy Springs Park, off Conyers Street and Legion Drive, Monday.
Students at the Montessori School of Covington gathered around the school's peace pole to celebrate the International Day of Peache on Sept. 21.
Using hip hop, dance, film and comedy, Forces in Motion (FMA) Live! made Sir Isaac Newton's Three Laws of Motion and Universal Law of ...
The proposal could help Newton County out of its financial woes.
Jason Smith wept and hugged his wife and sons when he was announced as the Newton County School System's top teacher.
After three years, the Village of Porterdale completed the Georgia Initiative for Community Housing and Mayor Arline Chapman and City Manager Bob Thomson were part ...
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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.
The Newton County Republican Party wants to make sure this year's crop of Republican candidates is truly conservative.
Presidential candidate Mitt Romney dominated the Republican primary in Florida, but contender Newt Gingrich, a native Georgian, showed well in The Covington News' online poll.
A 10-year-old girl was charged with simple battery Monday after reportedly assaulting a fellow student on the school bus Jan. 25.
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