Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) deputies joined Rockdale County Sheriff's deputies and Conyers Police Tuesday in setting up a perimeter block along highways ...
She really does do windows.
Christmas at the Waddleton house this year will be more than a celebration.
Newton County residents were generous Nov. 5, spent over $78,000 on breakfast, lunch or dinner while making sure children in need get fed.
Dear city of Covington residents,
Several vehicles were broken into in the Sterling Lakes subdivision in Covington late Tuesday into early Wednesday.
The Holiday season can often be hectic with decorations needing to be put up, family visiting, traveling and shopping. With all that going on it ...
The Holiday season was made a little darker for some as Christmas decorations were stolen from two locations in Covington late Monday or early Tuesday.
The Georgia Department of Education has announced that three Newton County schools have been named 2015 Title I Reward Schools - East Newton Elementary, Mansfield Elementary ...
Newton County has several matters awaiting a decision by the Board of Commissioners. The board has rightfully sought public input and employed citizen committees to ...
The Newton County Board of Commissioners are looking to have a new county charter presented during the first meeting of the new year, and got ...
If you're looking for 11-year-old home school seventh grader Croswell "CJ" Harris, you can often find him in the basement.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office sponsored Toy Ride took to the streets of Covington and Newton County Saturday for a good cause.
The annual Holiday tradition returns to Newton County with the Covington Regional Ballet performing the classic Nutcracker Suite this weekend.
Last night, the Athens Regional Health System's Board of Directors voted unanimously in favor of exploring a partnership with Piedmont Healthcare.
A contract extension turned into a testy drama with accusations of conflicts of interest flying, questions of financial procedures raised and queries of ethics posed. Ultimately three Newton County Commissioners forced the Chairman's hand.
The weather outside was nippy Friday night when floats, the Newton High School marching band and Santa and his reindeer came to Porterdale Friday night for the annual Christmas Parade.
It might be on the small side, but as the Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (GACCE) acknowledged, the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce is an excellent organization.
A residential development in Stanton Springs was put on hold Tuesday, as the Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted to table a zoning hearing on the proposal.
The Newton County School System announced graduation dates for the Class of 2016 Thursday.
Ordinances for the Brickstore Overlay will soon be made available to the public after Lloyd Kerr, Director of Development Services, discussed the long-running issue with the board of commissioners Tuesday night.
Janice Van Ness edged out Tonya Anderson to win the Georgia State Senate District 43 seat Tuesday night.
General Mills' Covington Plant Manager Mark Bible told a crowded room Tuesday that last Thursday shouldn't be the only day marked on the calendar to give thanks.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) is looking for help from the public to identify three suspects involved in an armed robbery on Salem Cove Trail Nov. 24.
Thursday, Dec. 3
It's easy to envision the good ole times of yesteryear as the Christmas season comes around. Christmas lights sparkle as candlelight would, the trees remind us of a time when people were more interested in being with nature, rather than Netflix, carolers were welcome at your front door, carriages passed by on the street, like a Dickens novel.
A pack of 10 pencils and paper to write on.
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The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) approved a contract with Jarrard and Davis, LLP, of Cumming, Georgia to serve as the county's interim attorneys for the next 90 days.
The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) announced a special called meeting for Monday, Nov. 23, at 7 p.m. to approve a contract with an interim legal team.