Police arrested six "johns," including a Covington man, and a Covington woman charged with pimping in a bust of a prostitution operation at a Conyers motel Tuesday.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.44 at Kroger, located at 5341 Ga. Highway 20 S near Brown Bridge Road.
Construction continues to ramp up at Baxter International's $1 billion manufacturing campus on the Newton-Walton county border, and a handful of senior officials toured local media around the sprawling worksite Wednesday.
A smoke detector saved four lives early Thursday, when a couple was awakened to find their bedroom and the first floor of their house filled with smoke.
Do you ride a motorcycle, like police dogs, or just want to show your support? Then head on down to Porterdale Saturday morning to hang out with Hogs and dogs at the fifth annual We Ride to Provide K9 Memorial Ride.
Smooth sounds of jazz under the stars will be heard next week as Homegrown Jazz by the River, hosted by the Washington Street Community Center, makes its annual return.
Students in seventh and eighth grades can learn more about a number of career fields this summer by attending a Summer Theme Camp hosted by the Newton College and Career Academy.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.53 at BP, located at 6229 Turner Lake Road and Brown Bridge Road.
Construction continues to ramp up at Baxter International's $1 billion manufacturing campus on the Newton-Walton county border, and a handful of senior officials toured local media around the sprawling worksite Tuesday.
SPC. Sam Walley, an Auburn, Ga., serviceman who lost an arm and a leg to an IED explosion in June, is making his first visit home, and special escort is planned for him when he returns to Georgia Thursday.
The lowest gas price for regular fuel is $3.47 at BP, located at 5343 Ga. Highway 20 S near Stone Creek Drive.
Sharp Stadium may see a little bit more security, as officers with the Covington Police Department will now be able to use the facility for physical fitness purposes. The Newton County Board of Education approved the CPD's request unanimously at its May 21 board meeting.
Four people were arrested Wednesday and charged under the Georgia Street Gang Prevention Act after reportedly attempting to attack a 16-year-old boy and his father with brass knuckles.
Porterdale Police Investigator Doug Clifton had a rough Memorial Day weekend, as he returned to town to find his home and possessions destroyed by an early Sunday morning fire.
The unemployment rate for the state of Georgia has reached 10.1 percent, the highest the rate has been since the Great Depression.
Law enforcement officials are asking for the public's help in identifying a robbery suspect who they believed may be responsible for at least three recent armed robberies in Newton and Rockdale counties. According to Covington Police Detective Daniel Seals, just after 6 a.m. on July 4 the Holiday Inn Express was robbed by a black male with a blued pump shotgun with a short or pistol grip wood stock. The man came into the business ...
Jonah Meredith and his band Asmodeus will be performing at The Battle of the Bands competition at Rockdale Baptist Church, 1295 Smyrna Road, Conyers, today, July 10.
Covington resident Joan LeJeune ran her first 10K race this Saturday in Atlanta's globally renowned AJC Peachtree Road Race. "I have run in several 5K races, but never anything like this one," says Joan.
Several motions were heard Thursday morning in the death penalty case against Cobey Wade Lakemper, who stands accused of killing hotel clerk Wendy Carter in 2005.
Jack Hays Morgan Sr. and Davis Morgan left their marks on Newton County through their years of leadership, and on Wednesday one final lasting mark was left in their honor.
Covington's proposed community/economic development director position has been a topic of debate since Councilman Keith Dalton expressed his opposition to the position at the June 15 city council meeting.
A man who awoke to find deputies outside of his vehicle reportedly attempted to flee, but forgot to turn his vehicle on first late Thursday night.
o Antonio Orosco, 20, 10158 Henderson Dr., Covington, June 18. Giving false name or address.
Holly Cripps had lots of incentive for organizing the first Ride to Provide motorcycle fundraiser for the Porterdale Police Department - her husband Jason is a Porterdale officer.
Terrific tumblers: McKenzie Crowe, left, and Kristi Rene Smith both placed first in their divisions at the 2009 Amateur Athletic Union National Championships that took place from June 24 to June 28 in Savannah. Both Crowe and Smith train at Rockdale Gymnastics under Drew and Cynthia Nash and Joe Ashley. Crowe received first place in the bars, beam and floor competitions and second in vault. Her overall score was 36.75, earning her ...
Two people lost their lives in Newton County over the holiday weekend, according to Newton County Sheriff's Office 1st Lt. Mark Mitchell.
Denny Dobbs Park is finally a go, as the Board of Commissioners approved final plans for the District 2 park on Tuesday night.
Floats of all shapes and sizes passed through downtown Oxford on Saturday, as local residents looked on. Social Circle also hosted an antique car show, among many other events. Social Circle and Porterdale held firework displays after dark.
o Quincy Evans Smith, 31, Sanford, Fla., June 22. Bench warrant.