Protesters fourth-grade student Sierra Stanley and Jackie Karp braved the rain Tuesday night and displayed signs outside of Alcovy High School to protest cutting middle school sports out of next year's Newton County School System's budget.
COVINGTON -- In a prepared statement released late Tuesday afternoon, Sen. John Douglas, R-Social Circle, announced he would withdraw his qualification for re-election to Senate District 17 and become a candidate for the Georgia Public Service Commission.
PORTERDALE -- A plan that is already more than two years overdue may now take another six months to complete City Council members learned Thursday night.
COVINGTON -- Former Alcovy High School science teacher Pamela Consuegra wants the Newton County Board of Education to focus on both the needs of students and teachers.
In recognition of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Newton County Sheriff's Office and Frank's Restaurant partnered with Prevent Child Abuse Newton to provide meals for participants in the Nurturing Parenting Program.
Palmer Stone Elementary School's fifth-graders visited Oxford College for their annual College Day on Tuesday.
CONYERS -- Residents are reminded they will soon be restricted from burning outdoor yard waste.
COVINGTON -- A Conyers man believed to be under the influence of alcohol made a failed attempt to burglarize Potts Grocery on Ga. Highway 36 early Sunday morning, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.