The City of Covington Police Department (CPD) recently teamed with 10 other agencies to conduct a large-scale active shooter drill. Held last Friday at Peachtree ...
Ralph Staffins, president of the Covington-Newton Chamber of Commerce was appointed to fill a one year term on the Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce ...
Two nights after citizens showing concern for the possible closure of the county's convenience centers packed the Newton County Historic Courthouse for a board ...
The Newton County Solid Waste Authority (SWA) was granted the legal ability to work on the county's solid waste stream after the board of ...
Newton County tax payers will see an increase on their bills now that the board of commissioners (BOC) approved the 2017 budget and millage rate ...
New Dining Hall at Oxford College of Emory University, Oxford: With construction almost half way complete, the dining hall is anticipated to open and begin ...
Despite knowing Newton Federal Bank was no longer willing to give the money to build a gazebo on the Square, Covington Mayor Ronnie Johnston left ...
Did you know the blue tongued skink, a lizard found in Australia, gives birth to live young? Or that you can see one at Bear ...
Editor's Note: This is part of an ongoing look at crime and law enforcement in and around Newton County by The Covington News.
Earlier this week, news broke that a Covington man named William Dakotah Gossett was arrested and jailed in Western Pennsylvania on July 24 for bringing ...
The Covington City Council met for a work session Monday night to discuss topics from financial support for Newton County Tomorrow (NCT) to cemetery maintenance ...
The Covington City Council met for a work session Monday night to discuss topics from financial support for Newton County Tomorrow (NCT) to cemetery maintenance.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) arrested Deante Hall on Flat Shoals Road in Conyers, Georgia on Friday, July 29, according to a press ...
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Newton County Chief Financial Officer John Middleton will retire Dec. 15, after more than 11 years with the county, to spend more time with family and pursue other opportunities.
Three men were arrested Thursday for the beating and armed robbery of another man on Cowan Road.
Officers from the Covington Police Department are looking for a man who reportedly exposed himself Wednesday evening to employees of Bradley's Bar-B-Que on Church Street downtown.
Good morning! Here's a roundup of what's happening in the world today:
The streets of downtown Covington and surrounding area in Newton County will be very busy this weekend. No, it's not because of road construction. Instead the streets will be full of bicycles.
For a historian like Flemmie Pitts, being able to walk into the renovated Wolverine Gym is an experience to treasure.
The National Weather Service has issued an advisory for excessive lightning in Newton, Morgan and Jasper Counties until 6:15 p.m. Here's the radar.
Angie Day found herself earlier this year without full-time work, and the proposition of taking another paralegal job wasn't enticing.
A Covington man was arrested early Saturday after allegedly running his girlfriend over with his truck.
The Arts Association's first Musical Theatre Camp will present a medley of Broadway songs and choreography at 7 p.m. Friday at Newton High School's Porter Auditorium.
Mary Mansker heard the Newton County Library System was short on money, so she and the Surrey Chase neighborhood Bunco group decided they would help by donating money from their monthly game gathering.
The race for Social Circle's mayor has drawn a third candidate, Hal W. Dally.
A gunman tried to rob a Dollar General employee Sunday morning but was thwarted when the employee managed to lock herself inside her car.
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