The Georgia College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) for the 2014 through 2015 school year was released Tuesday by state school superintendent, Richard Woods.
While Metro Atlanta's unemployment rate in February dropped one-tenth of a percentage in March, the decrease in unemployment claims in Newton County was three-tenths ...
After all the contracts were signed, he stood in a state of shock and wondered what he had just let himself in for, he said.
As the Covington City Council prepares to meet to go over the first draft of the 2017 budget, council members used Monday night to approve ...
House Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) recently appointed State Representative Dave Belton (R-Buckhead) as the Chairman of the House Study Committee on Base Realignment and ...
A Newton County Agriculture Center will be built and operated in partnership with the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center, pending approval from the Newton County Board of ...
Voting for the 2016 election is underway with a little over 800 people visiting the Newton County Administration Building to cast a ballot for either ...
The county's enabling legislation was signed into law by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal Tuesday, according to Rep. Dave Belton, who informed Newton's Commissioners ...
Four City of Covington department heads and the E911 Call Center Director made the case for their 2017 budget and staffing requests to the city ...
The Newton College and Career Academy (NCCA) held its fourth student Film Festival in the evening of May 5 on campus. It was a small ...
Newton Federal Bank was named the 2016 Newton County School System Partner of the Year Wednesday.
The Rotary Club of Covington saluted Newton County School System students Monday in its annual Top 10 reception.
Newton County will have a new form of government come January.
The Covington City Council approved an incentive package for Project Box, which the Newton-Covington Chamber of Commerce's Economic Development Department brought to the city.
Charles Petersen, of Oxford, died after being struck by a school bus on Hwy. 278, at the intersection of Alcovy Road, around 7:15 a ...
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The demand for car parts, furniture, electronics, clothing, appliances, sporting goods, books and music, as well as other retail goods, is not being completely met in Newton County.
Sure, Covington sees a lot of movie stars coming through the "Hollywood of the South," but Newton County has its own residents who made a name for themselves.
Bullying may be endemic in schools, but at least one Veterans Memorial Middle School student has taken a stand against it.
Children enjoy the day before Easter, with an Easter Egg hunt at Allen Memorial United Methodist Church Saturday.
March not only means the arrival of flowers and warm weather but also the annual True Colors Youth Art Exhibit hosted by the Arts Association of Newton County.
Chip Moore of Covington won free Shane's Rib Shack for a year after entering the company's Holiday Wait and Win promotion.
There is a large food desert in Newton County.
The students of Alcovy High School have been dismissed after a county water main break Friday.
A man pulled a gun on a fellow employee at SKC after an argument in the Covington Plant early Friday morning.
After trying around a dozen ways to remove geese that have caused damage to the greens at Ashton Hills Golf Course, without killing the birds, golf course management has opted to try one more way.
Newton County's enabling legislation has been passed by the state legislature.
For the second consecutive year, and the fourth in the last six years (2016, 2015, 2012 and 2011), the Eastside High School Academic team won the Division 4 State Championship.
The Covington Police Department is offering monthly training classes to officers and their K9 partners.
Churches with services on Palm Sunday
Walkers, joggers and cyclists will be able to find out information concerning the Eastside Trail and surrounding area without missing a beat.
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