Emily Sakamoto, 21, was sentenced to five years on probation with the first two years on house arrest by Judge Samuel Ozburn, according to Assistant ...
The victim in the truck accident on the Access Road at the Yellow River Sunday evening has been identified as Valentine Gayle, 48, of Lithonia ...
In less than two months, there have been five murders in Newton County.
There may be a traffic light coming to the intersection of Highway 212 and Bethany/Butler Bridge Road in the near future.
The truth is blood cannot be manufactured.
At just five years old, Sadie Ozburn wanted to help. She also wanted to have a little fun, and combined both on Monday, July 4.
The Washington Street Community Center is looking for instructors to teach afterschool homework instruction beginning Aug. 15.
The National Action Network (NAN) gave out dozens of backpacks filled with school supplies Thursday evening. Cathlete Perry, NAN Youth Director, oversaw the backpack drive ...
A box of crayons. A package of number two pencils. Blank notebook paper. A new backpack.
Newton County settled a lawsuit with owners of 54.5 acres on Gum Creek road for damages due to the county's storm water infrastructure ...
Brandon Shawn Smith entered a guilty plea in front of Judge W. Kendall Wynne, Jr. on Wednesday in the Newton County Judicial Court.
The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) came to a consensus on balancing the 2017 fiscal year budget Thursday night.
Locals are familiar with creatures calling Newton County home. We do, after all, play hosts to Vampires and Zombies. But this week new creatures moved ...
In wake of the recent tragedies of the past week, the Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) has received an outpouring of support from local ...
This week, alone, two murders occurred in Newton County, and another person was killed in the city of Covington. Since April there has been two ...
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Maurice S. Forman. Misdemeanor obstruction, 12 months probation, 10 days confinement, $1,000.
Wendell Barber's lifeless body was found dumped like so much garbage last year in woods off Piper Road.
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.
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