The signs dotting Covington is proof that election season is upon us.
Newton High School named its 20015 homecoming court, with the queen to be announced during Friday's game, 7:30 p.m. at Sharp Stadium.
1980's – Alternatives analysis conducted for Lake Varner Reservoir; Bear Creek deemed second best place for reservoir
Here's a piece of trivia you may not know: One bale of cotton contains enough of the "Fabric of Our Lives" to make 215 ...
The Bear Creek Water Supply Reservoir project has been a hot topic for its questions of validity and expenses. But the overlying issue is the ...
Snapping Shoals EMC awarded $15,000 in grants to 21 projects in Newton County through the co-op's Bright Ideas program. The grants, which are ...
Peachtree Academy will host its annual Harvest Festival fundraiser Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1801 Ellington Road ...
The Community United Effort (CUE) Center for the Missing will be in Covington Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 24 and 25, searching for missing Newton County ...
The suspension of Newton County Fire Chief Kevin O'Brien pending investigation into the misuse of county purchasing cards, or P-cards, last week seemed to ...
The Georgia Department of Labor announced a decline in Newton County's unemployment rates for September, as well as for the Metro Atlanta area as ...
Newton County Sheriff's Office and the Department of Community Supervision will sponsor its Ninth Annual Halloween Shut-In on Oct. 31, 2015 from 6 to ...
The Covington Police Department received a call of unlawful entry at the Rainbow Community Shelter on Turner Lake Circle after a witness saw three black ...
The Newton County convenience centers will stop accepting tires on Nov. 1.
Breakfast, lunch or dinner -- it doesn't matter which.
All work on the Bear Creek Reservoir has been suspended by a 4-0 vote of the county commission, with Commission J.C. Henderson abstaining.
C.R. Bard recently honored employees who have 20 or more years of service, along with Director of Global Logistics, John Curtis.
Members of the American Heritage Girls helped make the day a little sweeter for Newton County firefighters Tuesday.
Around 3,000 runners and walkers came to Covington to support the Covington Police Department and participate in the annual Fuzz Run Saturday.
In response to questions from residents, local law enforcement is letting the public know that the threats on social media towards schools and officers on September 11 are not credible.
UPDATE: West Newton Elementary School buses resumed taking students home after Newton County Sheriff's Office deputies declared the area all-clear.
All Newton County public schools will release students early Friday for parent/teacher conferences.
Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC) recently celebrated the opening of its new South DeKalb Campus, located at 2460 Wesley Chapel Road, Decatur, Georgia 30035, with a ribbon cutting ceremony and is planning a series of business development events at the new campus.
In December of 2011 13-year-old Jajuan Shaw wrote a column that concluded with the sentence "God has blessed me with so much and my autism will not hold me back."
The Newton County Arts Association is holding auditions for "The Nutcracker," Saturday, Sept. 12.
With the Miracle League Complex pretty much complete, long-time Recreation Board of Commission member Kay Strickland has stepped down. At the Sept. 1 Board of Commissioner's meeting, Chairman Keith Ellis announced the appointment of Scheree Howard to the commission.
Over four years ago, Mack McKibben, composer, musician, arranger and business owner, began his band, Drive Time. Back then it only consisted of two musicians, and throughout the years - even though the ensemble has grown and shrunk - the band maintained its ability to make people smile.
The Child Fatality Panel has been helping to get the word out at Newton County High Schools about the dangers of texting and driving.
On Friday. Sept. 18, Pastor Clara Lett along with other prominent female Pastors, Ministers and First Ladies will be honored and inducted into the Hall of Faith by the Leading Ladies of Atlanta. The evening is to celebrate those who have sown into the Body of Christ and the Greater Atlanta Communities with dedication, commitment and excellence. The annual event will be held this year at the Atlanta Marriot Century Hotel in Atlanta. The Keynote Speaker for the night will be International Conference Speaker, Pastor, Preacher, Mentor, Mother and Wife, Medina Pullings.
The mayors of Newton County will run unopposed in this year's municipal elections.
The Georgia Attorney General officially approved Newton Medical Center's affiliation with Piedmont Healthcare Friday.