Former State Representative Denny Dobbs has been appointed to serve as Newton County's citizen representative on the Joint Development Authority of Jasper, Morgan, Newton ...
Thanks to more than 250 motorcycle riders and donors and the Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) more than 1,000 children received gifts from ...
The Georgia legislative session begins Monday, meaning the laws that will shape the future of the state will be made by the men and women ...
Thanks to the Festival of Trees, a big check was presented to the Friends of Newton County Parks for improvements to Chimney Park Thursday.
Former Newton County Fire Chief Kevin O'Brien was booked into the Newton County Detention Center Friday after a Grand Jury handed down an indictment ...
The BOC voted for ...
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.
A Covington police officer has been placed on paid administrative leave pending an investigation into an anonymous tip that alleged the officer might have possession of stolen DeKalb County property.
The field for the vacated District 43 seat in the Georgia Senate is a crowded one.
After a discussion of a Bright from the Start grant, the Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted 4-1 to shift organization of management for the Nelson Heights Community Center from county staff back to a 501c3 nonprofit run by the center.
Amanda Atkins was shot to death at 275 Deer Trail on Oct. 23, and her husband James Michael Atkins was found dead from self-inflicted gunshot wounds by SWAT team members at 454 Deer Trail later that day.
Artists are being called on to design agency's hunting and fishing card, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced.
The village of Porterdale and CARE will hold its second annual Veterans Day event on Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park at intersection of Broad and Elm streets.
The Covington/Newton County Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the annual "Dick James Small Business of the Year" award, to be given at the Chamber's annual meeting in January.
Georgia Piedmont Technical College will host a career fair for aspiring deputies and officers from 9 a.m. until noon at its Law Enforcement Academy in Covington Monday.
The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) could have legislation for a new charter ready to take to its General Assembly delegation as early as the first of December.
Keith Dalton is seeking his third term on the Covington city council, facing off against newcomer Joshua McKelvey.
Joshua McKelvey is challenging Keith Dalton for the Post 3 East Ward seat on the Covington City Council.
Eric Threets is challenging Michael Whatley for the Post 2 East Ward seat on the Covington City Council.
Who is Mike Whatley: Whatley, who is running for fifth term as Council member from Post 2 East Ward is a lifelong resident of Covington. At 64, he is retired, and serves as vice-chair for the Newton County Water and Sewer Authority Board. Governor Nathan Deal appointed Whatley to serve on the Water and Waste Water Certification Board, an agency that creates tests for operators at water and waste water plants.
Kenneth Morgan is challenging Janet Goodman for the Post 1 West Ward seat on the Covington City Council.
Janet Goodman is running to retain the seat on the Covington City Council, that she first was elected to in 1978.