The 6th Annual Newton County Literacy Festival, co-sponsored by The Learning Center and Main Street Covington, brings together organizations and agencies committed to educating families in a day of fun activities.The Literacy Festival will be held on Saturday, September 12 from 10:00 am until 1:30 pm on the Square in historic Covington.Booths will offer activities for children such as arts and crafts, games, sidewalk chalk art, and a book walk, while adults can learn more about services offered by each organization.New this year, Newton County Health Department will be offering seasonal flu shots at ...
In an effort to continue its exploration of how Newton County can preserve greenspace for agriculture, tourism and recreation as part of a future green economy, The Center is hosting Billy Van Pelt, a farmland preservation expert from Lexington, Ky.
Bond was denied once again for 16-year-old Katria Luche McClain, the teenager being charged as an adult in the murder of Conyers landscaper Timothy Clements. She is being charged with felony murder and conspiracy to commit murder.
Musicians will grace the Covington square weekly in September as General Mills sponsors a free concert event in celebration of the local plant's 20th anniversary and the Arts Association in Newton County and United Bank present the annual fall Thursday Concerts on the square.
The attorney for accused murderer Jamaal Marquez Pridgett requested that his signed Miranda waiver be suppressed because he was under the impression he had to sign the form in order to give his side of the story.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office recently welcomed a new K-9 officer to its ranks, but with the addition of Chobe comes the retirement of 9-year-old Rin, a Belgian Malinois who has been working off and on with the NCSO for several years.