COVINGTON - In less than two months, analog broadcast television will transition to an all-digital system.
COVINGTON - State Sen. John Douglas, R-Social Circle, has prefiled legislation that would prohibit sex offenders from running for seats on local boards of education.
COVINGTON - A man was assaulted during an attempted armed robbery Monday at a Salem Road car washing facility, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.
COVINGTON - The school nutrition department at the Newton County School System plans to make a little money go a long way.
On the Beat is an occasional reporting of various crimes and complaints confronted by law enforcement personnel in Newton County in the course of their duties. It is compiled by News Editor Barbara Knowles, who can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The American dream is often elusive and sometimes quite fragile, isn't it? It takes years of hard work to get an education, find a good paying job with benefits, and buy that home with the picket fence and a two-car garage.
ORLANDO, Fla. - Matthew Stafford gave the type of performance in the Capital One Bowl that'd make a fitting finale to his excellent Georgia career.
The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff's Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department and Porterdale Police Department:
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GLENDALE, Ariz. - The Atlanta Falcons can run away with a wild card victory over Arizona on Saturday, if regular-season history means anything.
MADISON - The Riverdale boys basketball squad started its New Year's Eve celebration early Wednesday after topping Alcovy 53-37 to win the Sweet South Classic at Morgan County High School.
The following charges and arrests were reported by the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office (RCSO), Conyers Police Department (CPD) and Georgia State Patrol (GSP) between Tuesday, Dec. 23, and Monday: