Newton County Sheriff's Deputies were on site at the McGiboney Road Convenience Center Monday morning after residents dumped their trash outside the gates and ...
A flood watch is in effect for Newton and surrounding counties through Friday evening and a flash flood warning is in effect until 6:45 ...
The skeletal remains found on City Pond Road near Bob Williams Parkway may be David Lee Sheffield, a man from Atkin, South Carolina, wanted by ...
Driving by the Yellow and Alcovy rivers in Newton County is a visible example of the record rainfall that's fallen in the Southeast in ...
As clouds darkened the sky, threatening rain, Covington City police officers and firefighters joined officers from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) in a search ...
A 19-year-old engaged girl should be thinking about weddings, future husbands and bachelorette parties.
Newton County officials announced that Adam C. Mestres, the current County Administrator for Jefferson County, and Ronnie Cowan, Director of Human Resources for the City ...
For Newton County, 2015 felt more like the set-up to the movie everyone is really waiting to see.
Leaving is often bittersweet. Torn between the excitement of a challenging new position and the sadness at leaving those who have become family, the final ...
Newton County Chairman Keith Ellis will not seek a second term.
Citing their protest to the sale of land to a residential developer at "below market" value, Keith Ellis, Chair of the Newton County Board of ...
Just as Newton County's Director of Human Resources sent notices to the media on Tuesday, Dec. 22 that the Board of Commissioners (BOC) may ...
Charges were filed against a 31-year-old female, suspected of being involved with Tuesday's attempted robbery of Lowe's Home Improvement Center in Conyers and ...
Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) deputies joined Rockdale County Sheriff's deputies and Conyers Police Tuesday in setting up a perimeter block along highways ...
She really does do windows.
Trees for Troops, a national program supported locally by Berry's Christmas Tree Farm in Covington, is being honored at the White House April 11 as a finalist in the Joining Forces Community Challenge.
This past holiday season, Berry's donated real Christmas trees as part of the nationwide program.
The council approved a request by the Public Works department to surplus some of its vehicles. According to the request, the vehicles were in "need of major repairs and the cost to repair exceed[ed] their value."
The council approved a motion to declare the week of April 8 - April 14 National Public Safety Telecommunications Week.
The Newton County Board of Commissioners approved a request by the Housing Authority for the City of Covington to collaborate with the county in building a mixed-use community facility in the Walker's Bend subdivision.
The council voted to table a move to complete the 2.6 mile trail using county funds that would connect Eastside High School to the Newton County Library.
The Newton County Board of Commissioners approved an agreement between the county and the Newton County Recreation Commission to build the Miracle League Field using SPLOST funds. The Miracle League Field will be a specialized baseball field with related facilities aimed for disabled children to use.
During the March 20 meeting, Commissioner Mort Ewing accused Chairman Kathryn Morgan of breaking the board's ethics policy, its purchasing policy and state law when she spent unauthorized county funds on the repair of Cook Road.
Phyllis (Flip) Ann Tanner, 64, of Covington, died April 3. The daughter of Virginia Ann Smith and the late Robert Thomas Smith, she was born in Decatur at Emory Hospital.
She was married to the love of her life, Robert 'Wayne' Tanner for 47 years. Mrs. Tanner was a graduate of Avondale High School and had a successful career as a Real Estate agent for many years. She had a great love of antiques and an even greater love of animals.
The Georgia Hummer Study Group will hold its annual hummingbird plant sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Sunflower Farm, 1380 Durden Road, Rutledge.
Unusual plants that attract hummingbirds will be on sale as well as other perennials and annuals. Some vines, shrubs and even fruit trees ready for planting will be on sale. A large selection of seeds from the Sunflower Farm gardens will also be available.
Two residents will be traveling to China and North Korea in April to perform in a 150 member all-male chorus and orchestra.
Thom Barker, of Mansfield Baptist Church, and Wayne Rikard, of Zion Baptist Church, will be performing with the chorus and orchestra, named Sons of Jubal, at the Spring Arts Festival in North Korea.
A would-be robber learned the hard way Thursday that even if you leave the money, it's the intent that counts.
The Newton County Board of Education will likely undergo mediation with the Attorney General's office following a formal complaint filed by The News.
The search for a suspect who fled a traffic stop Monday suspect temporarily shut down Olde Town on Monday.
Conyers police pulled over an older model gold sedan on a routine traffic stop a little after 1 p.m. next to the courthouse on Milstead Avenue - just outside Judge David Irwin's office.
The Newton County Board of Commissioners discussed several topics at last weekend's county retreat. Below are some briefs from the meeting:
The Piedmont Cattlemen's Association recently held their 2011awards banquet at the FFA-FCCLA Center in Newton County with approximately 120 members in attendance.
Several award categories were given.
Oxford is looking to privatize its trash and recycling pick up services because the city loses around $81,000 annually by providing the service and its remaining full-time solid waste employee will be retiring this year.
The Oxford City Council will host a work session to discuss privatization at 6 p.m. April 16 at Oxford City Hall.