The Snapping Shoals EMC Annual Roundup was held at the International Horse Park on July 21, 2016. Despite the heat, this annual event was well ...
Two men were killed earlier this month inside the gated Orchard Cove apartment complex. Because the apartments sit inside the entrance of The Enclave subdivisions ...
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 ...
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The Covington News earned 13 awards Friday in the Georgia Press Association's 2011 Better Newspaper Contest.
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.
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