Attorney Phil Johnson has been appointed chairman of the Newton County Board of Elections following the retirement of long-time chairman Hugh Steele.
A Canadian pilot was unharmed Sunday afternoon after crashing his plane before a performance at the Atlanta Air Show at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Glimpses back to childhood always bring an odd remembrance of some kind. Sometimes when I go into our kitchen at night, I will think of the kitchen of my childhood home.
Author Joe Hill puts characters in situations that are distastefully disgusting and unimaginably frightening – a dead animal near a lake, a madman down the hall in your bedroom – but in Hill’s case, they’re exquisitely possible.
The year was 1972 and Americans wanted out of the Vietnam War; the right because it was not being won and the left because of the increasing body count and lies from generals and politicians about “progress” toward defeating the communists.
The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department, Porterdale Police Department, the Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Pardon and Parole.
COVINGTON — The Newton County Sheriff’s Office and the Department of Community Supervision will host their 13th Annual Sex Offender Halloween Shut-In on Thursday, Oct. 31, from 6-10 p.m. This collaborative effort began when Sheriff Ezell Brown was working with the Sex Offender Unit. The goal…
Jeffrey L. Foster, a Monroe attorney, has announced his bid to succeed Superior Court Judge Eugene M. Benton in the May 19, 2020 non-partisan primary election.
CONYERS — Absentee in-person (early) voting for municipal elections in Covington, Oxford and Porterdale will begin Monday, Oct. 14, and run through Friday, Nov. 1.
Halloween is one of the most anticipated times of the year, for all ages. It includes, pumpkins, ghosts and of course candy.
Click the link to see what Conyers and Covington have going on for the rest of October!
Piedmont Newton Hospital will hold its third annual free "drive-thru" flu shot clinic on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m.
While it seems Georgia is finally seeing a break from the summer heat, the long hot summer, including a record-setting September, has already caused problems for many Georgia farmers.
Robert H. Stansfield, a Covington attorney with more than 30 years of experience, announced Thursday he will run for judge of the Superior Court in the Alcovy Judicial Circuit.
We are including more information in our Restaurant Inspection Reports. All information comes from the Gwinnett Rockdale Newton Health Department.
COVINGTON — The driver who struck two women as they attempted to cross West Street at Cannon Street Monday night and then fled the scene could face a charge of vehicular homicide after one of the women died from her injuries. Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the driver.
A Medicare initiative aimed at reducing readmissions of discharged patients is penalizing 88 percent of Georgia hospitals evaluated in the program.
Two suspects are under arrest on multiple charges after a Covington Police officer spotted a vehicle matching the description of one seen at a vehicle break-in scene minutes earlier.
In early October, an angler reported catching a northern snakehead, an aquatic invasive species, in a pond located on private property in Gwinnett County.
The city of Covington has completed its seven-day air testing for ethylene oxide (Et0), but Mayor Ronnie Johnston said Monday night that the results may have been tainted.
Gov. Brian Kemp recently announced that he has directed state agencies to cut 4% from this year’s state budget and an additional 6% next year.
COVINGTON — The Covington Police Department and Georgia State Patrol are investigating a hit-and-run accident that left a 39-year-old female pedestrian in critical condition.
COVINGTON — Family members came from as far away as Chattanooga, Tenn., to honor their loved ones at the Covington Garden Club’s Memorial Dedication on Oct. 2 at Academy Springs Park.
The Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard placed wreaths on the grave of Mary Jane Dixon at Belcher Cemetery in Newton County Saturday morning to pay tribute to her dedication to the Sergeant Newton Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
There’s no doubt about it: dogs are special. Yours, in particular, but sometimes you wonder: does Doggo really love you, or are you just a food dispenser? Is it fair to lay a human emotion on a canine?
COVINGTON – When compared to results from 2018-19, the state of Georgia, Newton County and Rockdale County schools saw a general decrease this year in composite as well as individual math and evidence-based reading and writing SAT scores.
COVINGTON — North Georgia is currently in a “flash drought,” according to the National Weather Service. A flash drought occurs when there are extended periods of heat and very little rain. These conditions create a drought scenario where dry conditions are likely to spread rapidly and intens…
October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) sponsors this event to promote the adoption of dogs from local shelters. According to the ASPCA, approximately 3.3 million dogs enter shelters every year.
Two months after her heroic husband was killed on United Flight 93, Lisa Beamer was asked to say a few words at a Women of Faith Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. You remember that Lisa was the 32-year-old widow of Todd Beamer, who was one of those killed trying to overcome the terrorists on September 11, 2001.