As the two grand finales of fireworks went off simultaneously during the 2015 Independence on the Square in Covington, some spectators staring up at the ...
Several cities in Newton County are hosting celebrations for the 2016 Independence Day holiday. Check below for events in Covington, Oxford, Porterdale and Social Circle.
Several Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team members of the Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) have completed or will complete specialized training at Barrow ...
A "one of a kind, massive, film, TV, music and video gaming production site" is close to coming to Covington.
Flint Hill Elementary School and Alcovy High School have been identified by the Newton County School System (NCSS) as potentially eligible schools for school choice.
It may just look like someone got creative with a spray can of paint, but law enforcement sees graffiti as a possible sign of gang ...
Robert Aiken, who lives in a home across the street from the Future Farmers of America (FFA) Camp, spoke to the board of commissioners about ...
The Hampton Inn Covington has received a 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have ...
Newton County Senior Services is the proud recipient of a new shuttle bus that will soon hit the road to transport senior residents to and ...
The 286th Graduation Class of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center-Athens Academy held their graduation on June 10 at the Winder Community Center.
Newton County Sheriff's Office Captain Keith Crum suggested that if parents start seeing gang symbols on their child's school, the need to pay ...
Alcovy Future Farmers of America (FFA) is offering a day camp at the Newton College & Career Academy center this summer.
Since the death of Enrique Ramirez Trejo, the El Charro family has banded together to support the Trejo family and one another.
The weather has heated up and election season hasn't cooled off as a handful of candidates are in a runoff for the primary election.
Members of the Newton County Theme School (NCTS) Student Council recently presented a check for $600 to the Garden of Gethsemane Homeless Shelter. The Theme ...
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Officers from the Covington Police Department headed to a hotel on City Pond Road after someone called 911 late Thursday night, then hung the phone up.
A Mansfield Elementary student was suspended Tuesday for bringing a collector's knife on a private bus and into school that morning, school officials said.
Terri Kimble and 4-H are inseparable. The agriculturally-based youth organization is her work, of course, but it's also her passion and a significant chapter in her family history.
The iconic Salvation Army bell ringers are out earlier than ever this year as the need for economic assistance only continues to grow.
Covington Public Works Director Billy Bouchillon is warning the city's water customers to be wary of insurance solicitations that are being mailed to customers.
Statement: Bobby Sigman's new campaign sign: "To lower your light bill elect Sigman mayor."
Despite the fact Newton County's recycling centers are expected to cost the county $820,912 this year, the Newton County Board of Commissioners renewed its contract for service with Junior Hilliard General Services.
A fight between a father and stepfather over the alleged mistreatment of a 13-year-old boy led to the arrest of the child's father Monday afternoon.
Stolen meat found hidden underneath a car in the Kroger parking lot led to the arrest of 24-year-old Ashley Strawn Sunday afternoon.
Michael G. Meeks, violation of probation, continued on probation, pay $100 a month for three months; thereafter $169 a month.
Update, 5:47 p.m.: Missing person Harry Preston Galanty was located by the Newton County Sheriff's Office around 4:15 p.m. this afternoon.
A woman who called authorities on the father of her child was ultimately the one arrested Wednesday evening.
The Covington mayor's race has dominated the conversation this election season, but partially lost in the shuffle are the two contested East Ward council races.
Have you seen this turkey?
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