A grease fire at the American Deli on Highway 278 in Covington shut down the restaurant earlier this evening.
Newton County's annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Observance is approaching, and along with it the awarding of "The I Have a Dream Award ...
Swollen rivers, rain-saturated ground and flash floods have closed more than 15 roadways in the county; so many the county had to purchase more barricades ...
After the National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for Newton County due to heavy rain, several roads were closed throughout Newton County.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) is investigating a robbery that occurred in a home off Cooper road on Dec. 20.
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.
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 pairs of blue jeans or 1,217 men's T-shirts.
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 county's water supply. We begin to take a look at some of those questions, and where the county will go next concerning its water.
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 allocated from unclaimed capital credit funds, are designed to help teachers who wish to extend educational opportunities and activities for students by developing student interests and abilities.
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 in Conyers.
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 resident, Robert "Bobby" Weaver II.
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 be on commissioners' minds at Tuesday night's Board of Commissioners meeting.
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 a whole.
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 10 p.m.
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 males wearing hoodies crawl in a window Tuesday evening.
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.
The Covington Police Department will get new service weapons, both for primary use and backup weapons, after a unanimous vote by the Covington City Council Monday.
While early voting may have already started, voters will have a chance to hear from candidates themselves at the State Senate District 43 Candidates forum on Thursday, October 22, 2015 at Antioch A.M.E. Church, 1790 Ebenezer Road, Conyers, hosted by Rockdale-Newton Section of the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) in collaboration with several organizations.