Emotions ran high, framing the year's first meeting of the Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) on Tuesday night.
The 2016 Georgia legislative session is set to begin Jan. 11 with a full slate of decisions to be made by state senators and representatives.
Newton County Engineer Aaron Wadley resigned from his position Monday, saying he has been disappointed with the County Chairman's actions during the last three ...
The first baby born at Piedmont Newton in the year 2016 is Zarielle Khole Hannah, the daughter of Amber Harris and Martalian Hannah.
The City of Covington agreed to purchase a forestry aerial bucket truck with a dump bed for the city's electric department from Altec Industries ...
An unknown person or persons may have been using the Newton County Senior Services bus for shelter during the last two weeks, according to a ...
Diners at the new Your Pie on the Covington Square will be able to enjoy an alcoholic beverage sitting outside in front of the restaurant ...
The remains found on City Pond Road near Bob Williams Parkway on Dec. 28 have been identified as those of David Sheffield.
They hang in the general store, colorful pieces of fabric stitched together by an artist.
American University Professors Jennifer Lawless and Richard L. Fox have co-authored a book entitled "Running from Office: Why Young Americans are turned off to politics ...
The ornaments are put away. The tinsel has been stripped from the tree branches. The once glittering Christmas tree is now an evergreen with needles ...
Linda Hays, Newton County Superior Court Clerk, is offering two free notary public training classes for the public.
Learn how to budget money, manage credit cards, get a loan, purchase a house and more at free Money Management Classes, beginning Monday, Jan. 11 ...
Linwood Brice, Jr., of Newton County, died during a single-vehicle wreck Thursday evening.
A grease fire at the American Deli on Highway 278 in Covington shut down the restaurant earlier this evening.
When the Ford Lincoln with Brenda Thompson waiting in the passenger seat disappeared from the parking lot at the Kroger store on Highway 20, the Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) responded quickly.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office is investigating the abduction of a 61-year-old woman from a shopping center on the southwest side of the county.
A contract extension turned into a testy drama with accusations of conflicts of interest flying, questions of financial procedures raised and queries of ethics posed. Ultimately three Newton County Commissioners forced the Chairman's hand.
The weather outside was nippy Friday night when floats, the Newton High School marching band and Santa and his reindeer came to Porterdale Friday night for the annual Christmas Parade.
It might be on the small side, but as the Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (GACCE) acknowledged, the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce is an excellent organization.
A residential development in Stanton Springs was put on hold Tuesday, as the Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted to table a zoning hearing on the proposal.
The Newton County School System announced graduation dates for the Class of 2016 Thursday.
Ordinances for the Brickstore Overlay will soon be made available to the public after Lloyd Kerr, Director of Development Services, discussed the long-running issue with the board of commissioners Tuesday night.
Janice Van Ness edged out Tonya Anderson to win the Georgia State Senate District 43 seat Tuesday night.
General Mills' Covington Plant Manager Mark Bible told a crowded room Tuesday that last Thursday shouldn't be the only day marked on the calendar to give thanks.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) is looking for help from the public to identify three suspects involved in an armed robbery on Salem Cove Trail Nov. 24.
Thursday, Dec. 3
It's easy to envision the good ole times of yesteryear as the Christmas season comes around. Christmas lights sparkle as candlelight would, the trees remind us of a time when people were more interested in being with nature, rather than Netflix, carolers were welcome at your front door, carriages passed by on the street, like a Dickens novel.
A pack of 10 pencils and paper to write on.