Newton County School System's (NCSS) overall scores on the SAT increased across the board in 2016. The district posted an 11-point increase in both ...
Last Saturday, friends and family gathered at Salem United Methodist Church to celebrate Martha Wellburn Malcolm's 100th birthday. She was joined by her ...
The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) started its course for a 2017 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) Monday.
For Ann Stokes, learning to read has been exciting because she has been able to read the Bible daily.
When Covington resident Jake McCarthy was 8-years-old, he told his parents what he wanted to do for his Eagle Scout project.
Members of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Episcopal held auctions at the church before, but this is the first time the Covington church is ...
Tamahia Benton, of Liberty Middle School, Cecily Bullock, of Alcovy High School and Jason Smith, of Newton High School, were named the finalists for Newton ...
Precious Waters was named the 2016 Newton High School Homecoming Queen Friday night at Sharp Stadium.
Vinyl siding has long been an aesthetically pleasing and affordable choice for homeowners, to go along with brick and wood. However, is it a dangerous ...
A year ago, it rained for the inaugural Yellow River Jam. This year, good weather is expected Saturday when the second Yellow River Jam kicks ...
Newton County Chair Keith Ellis proclaimed Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, to be Suicide Prevention Awareness Day during an event on the Covington Square Thursday morning.
Former Newton County Fire Services Chief Kevin O'Brien stood with his attorney Steven M. Frey, of The Frey Law Firm, and withdrew his not ...
A Child's Voice Child Advocacy Center celebrated 10 years of service with an open house at its Social Circle location Wednesday.
The moratorium on permits for places of worship came to an end at midnight Sept. 20 after no action was taken by the Newton County ...
Two of the three victims in Monday's fatal accident involving a Newton County School System (NCSS) school bus were under the age of 10.
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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?
A 61-year-old Covington man was arrested for DUI after getting into an accident in front of a liquor store Thursday night.
The Fall Fair at Stonecrest will be leaving at the end of the week.
James Peters has a dirty job, but he doesn't hide it. Ask him and he'll say that he's simply a garbage man.
The person found dead in a car outside Live Oak Elementary Monday afternoon was not the victim of foul play.
Three people were arrested Monday for trafficking in cocaine following an undercover investigation by the Covington/Newton County Special Investigation Unit.
Cancer has the ability to ruin lives, but the pursuit of a cure has the equal, if not greater, ability to build relationships and show the best in people.
The Newton County Board of Commissioners have had to make difficult cuts to keep health insurance costs down in recent years, but they turned their eye to the casualty and risk insurance policy they have on their buildings and equipment last week.
So far this campaign season, the Covington elections have seen news stories, in-depth video interviews, a forum, numerous campaign signs and candidates going door to door.
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