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.
More and more industries are showing interest in Newton County, representing millions in investment and thousands of jobs, and Covington Mayor Ronnie Johnston believes Covington could be set for its own boom.
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference held a planning meeting Saturday in Covington to discuss SCLC's Take Five Initiative that addresses voter registration, education and mobilization, the current T-SPLOST referendum and also seeks to re-ignite chapters across Georgia and the Southeast.
Thirty-three bags of dry dog food and three bags of cedar chips were allegedly stolen from the Newton County Animal Control, according to employee Terry Keyhooson.
As Diahann Thames got ready to leave her Covington home during Saturday morning's storm, she heard a loud "thump" which turned out to a tree crashing down on her driveway and narrowly missing her parked car. She was relieved she had already gotten into the car, but found her and her family blocked in.
Susie Loy (Jeffries) Gunn, 92, of Mansfield, passed away July 18. She loved gardening, traveling and spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her husband Grady Gunn and parents Robert Lee and Lenora (Digby) Jeffries.
In some ways, you could say it's taken Rockdale's new superintendent Richard Autry more than four decades to travel 10 miles in from where he grew up.
Rodney Eric Agan, 49, 4298 Carroll St., Covington, July 1. Giving false name or address to law enforcement officer, public drunkenness, failure to appear.
A missing Covington man's vehicle was found engulfed in flames with a dead man's body in the trunk, according to Atlanta police officials.
Officers were dispatched to an OB/GYN doctor's office on Tuesday after a man bit his ex-girlfriend's cheek.
Drivers are going to have a few roadblocks on their way to Newton Medical Center due to construction on two roads during the next several weeks.
A teenage girl who claimed to be the victim of a rape is now being charged with making the whole thing up.
Several schools will see technology updates soon after the Newton County Board of Education approved the updates - most of which will be paid for out of E-rate funding.
Director of Technology and Media Services Dr. Gary Shattuck presented a proposal to the Newton County Board of Education in their June meeting, outlining the schools that are eligible for reimbursement, as well as first and second priority schools that have not had technology updates for many years.
Seven Georgia Piedmont Technical College students spent last week in Kansas City, Mo., at the National Leadership and Skills Conference. Jayson Holland competed in the Motorcycle Service Technology category, accompanied by academic adviser Mike Sachs. Jacquelyn Williams, Precious Bright and Cotina Howard competed in Tech Prep Showcase-Business, Management and Technology, accompanied by their adviser Chrisine Hardin Hamilton. This group won the gold medal in their category over competitors from Manatee Technical Institute in Bradenton, Fla., and Rolla Technical Institute in Rolla, Mo. Humberto Fragoso, Rodney Williams and Shana Baker won gold in the Tech Prep Showcase - Industrial and Engineering Technology ...
Tony Flanagan, the Democratic challenger in the District 3 Newton County Board of Commissioners race, edged out Democratic incumbent Nancy Schulz in The News' online poll.
Flanagan captured 114 votes (52 percent) to Schulz's 104 votes (48 percent). Poll results are completely unscientific.
Covington Public Safety Director Stacey Cotton received the 2012 E.G. Lassiter Rotarian of the Year Award from the Rotary Club of Covington.