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.
Newton County's annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Observance is approaching, and along with it the awarding of "The I Have a Dream Award ...
Roger Harrison, the chamber's leading economic development recruiter, has been in the business for several years but just recently graduated from a specialized, three-year program at the University of Oklahoma in the hopes of becoming an even more effective recruiter.
Approximately 300 people gathered in the Covington square to honor those from the county who died in past wars and thank those who either are serving or have served in the military.
While the country remembers its veterans this weekend, retired Lt. Gen. John M. Brown III spent Tuesday focusing on what lies ahead for the U.S. Military, specifically a more increased focus on the Asia-Pacific region.
The backyard has traditionally been the stomping ground for beloved canines, but a new trend has chickens ruling the backyard roost.
Adrian and Elaine Brown and their three youngest children were one of the first families that entered the Newton/Rockdale (NewRock) network of the nationwide Family Promise program, which involves a network of 13 churches in Newton and Rockdale counties taking turns to house families in need a week at a time.
When Covington police responded to call about an assault, Shantrianna Thomas told the officer that she and her sister got into an argument over Shantrianna's cell phone.
Alcovy High School's graduating seniors took to the field Saturday morning to receive their well-earned diplomas.
For Tommy Clack, life is no accident. Life is a daily choice and a daily gift.
Graduates from the Social Circle High School's class of 2012 had their commencement ceremonies at the school's football field Friday night.
The Eastside High School Class of 2012 were the first of Newton County's high schools to graduate. Ceremonies took place at 7 p.m. Friday at Homer Sharp Stadium.
Newton County had 26 candidates qualify for local county and school board offices, with a few seats seeing significant competition, while other longtime officials have been assured another term.
Interim president Rob Watts released a letter to the faculty and staff of Georgia Perimeter College today, outlining his plan to get the college back on track after it was announced President Anthony Tricoli was stepping down and the college was facing a $16 million budget deficit.
A Newton County teen has been charged in the January vehicular homicide of 56-year-old Alison M. Bell.
Traffic is expected to be heavy throughout the state during the upcoming Memorial Day holiday travel period and the Georgia State Patrol is asking motorists to make sure everyone is buckled up as they travel. Colonel Mark McDonough, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Safety, said the 78-hour holiday period begins Friday at 6 p.m. and ends at midnight Memorial Day.
"This coming weekend, there are many graduations, festivals, holiday travelers, and family gatherings that will increase the volume of traffic on our highways," he said. "The extra traffic can also increase the chances of you being involved ...
U.S. Congressman Paul Broun, R-Athens, stopped by Covington Wednesday on his bus tour around the newly drawn 10th district as he seeks re-election.