I've often heard working in cooperative extension is a bit like working in church missions, because you're in it to serve others.
The Newton County Board of Education (BOE) tentatively adopted a maintenance and operation budget for fiscal year 2016-17. The total millage rate of 20 mills ...
Mike Hopkins, director of the Newton County Sewer and Water Authority, appeared before the Covington City Council Monday night on behalf of Newton County Tomorrow ...
The Covington Police Department is in search of a man who robbed the Bank of North Georgia at 4128 Hwy 278 NE Wednesday afternoon, according ...
The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) did not levee a fee or tax for the use of the county's convenience centers at its ...
It's been one of the hardest things she's had to do, but on Saturday, Denise Spires is closing the doors on her shop ...
On Tuesday June 14, 2016, current Board of Education District 1 member Trey Bailey submitted his Declaration of Intent to run for election.
The Newton County Board of Commissioners approved a motion to clarify the wording of administrative services regarding the Nelson Heights Community Center's administrative services ...
At Monday night's Covington City Council meeting, Dr. Lloyd Hofer, director of the Gwinnet, Newton, Rockdale counties Public Health Departments, shared information about the ...
Register before July 1 for one or more of five music and dance programs offered for the 2016 through 2017 year and the Newton County ...
The Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) charged a 16-year-old Covington youth with murder of Enrique Ramirez Trejo of Covington.
The farm off Old Hickory Road in Oxford looks peaceful. The cows crowd together in pastures that sweep down to Lake Varner in Covington. Yet ...
The Newton County Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible homicide after finding a man's body on Lower River Road Sunday morning, according to ...
With the summer months comes plenty of time for family vacations, but sadly unoccupied homes are easy targets for potential burglars.
Hundreds attended a grand opening celebration for Covington's Legion Field Park on Mill Street Friday night.
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Sure, Covington sees a lot of movie stars coming through the "Hollywood of the South," but Newton County has its own residents who made a name for themselves.
The Newton High School Drama Club is putting on a performance of the 1977 classic Annie.
Just before 6 a.m. on Easter Sunday a Covington resident was displaced in a house fire at 7156 Durden Circle.
"Dear Mom and Dad," begins each of the letters sitting on my desk today from Newton County 4-H members.
The demand for car parts, furniture, electronics, clothing, appliances, sporting goods, books and music, as well as other retail goods, is not being completely met in Newton County.
Bullying may be endemic in schools, but at least one Veterans Memorial Middle School student has taken a stand against it.
Children enjoy the day before Easter, with an Easter Egg hunt at Allen Memorial United Methodist Church Saturday.
March not only means the arrival of flowers and warm weather but also the annual True Colors Youth Art Exhibit hosted by the Arts Association of Newton County.
Chip Moore of Covington won free Shane's Rib Shack for a year after entering the company's Holiday Wait and Win promotion.
There is a large food desert in Newton County.
The students of Alcovy High School have been dismissed after a county water main break Friday.
A man pulled a gun on a fellow employee at SKC after an argument in the Covington Plant early Friday morning.
After trying around a dozen ways to remove geese that have caused damage to the greens at Ashton Hills Golf Course, without killing the birds, golf course management has opted to try one more way.
Newton County's enabling legislation has been passed by the state legislature.
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