The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff's Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department and Porterdale Police Department:* John Liss Allen, 41, 35 Pickett Bridge road, battery (Family Violence Act), probation violation.* Charles Alonzo Banks, 45, 148 Longstreet Circle, Oxford, transported to Pulaski Prison Pulaski refused inmate time to short.* Derrick Lashon Brown, 34, 10 Crestfield Circle, improper lane usage, obstruction or hindering law enforcement officers, fleeing or attempting to elude police officer, reckless conduct causing harm to or endanger the safety, tampering with evidence, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, traffic in cocaine, illegal drug or marijuana, reckless driving, aggravated assault on police officer, penalty for abandonment of dangerous drugs, poisons, or controlled substances.
There's a problem at Lake Varner. A big one.
The Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce is conducting a survey to determine whether its membership is supportive of liquor by the drink sales in unincorporated Newton County.
A 15-year-old juvenile is hospitalized after being shot by an adult Tuesday about 5 p.m., but the juvenile is the one facing charges, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.
The first members of the Better Hometown Junior Ambassador Program were introduced to the Social Circle City Council on Tuesday, kicking off the inaugural program.
Newton County Sheriff's Office deputies were going from one traffic emergency to another about 8 a.m. Tuesday morning.
Emory University has launched Emory Mobile, a collection of smart phone apps that gives device-toting students, staff, faculty and visitors the ability to navigate the Atlanta or Oxford campuses, browse event calendars, get the latest news, find contact information for people at Emory, identify a place to eat on campus and more.
ATLANTA - Faculty from all six departments in Georgia State University's College of Education will be working together over the next three years to increase service learning throughout metro Atlanta.
IOWA CITY, IOWA -- Registration is now open for the October 23, 2010 ACT achievement test.
Earlier this year, Covington Lions presented Newton County high school students scholarships.
ATLANTA – Faculty from all six departments in Georgia State University's College of Education will be working together over the next three years to increase service learning throughout metro Atlanta.
The following is a list of registered sex offenders living in Newton County as of September 14 according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office. For more information, go to the NCSO Web site at www.newtonsheriffga.org.Lee Atchison, 107 West Clark St., OxfordDarrell Ayers, 620 Riverfield LaneJames Bagley, 1608 Cornish Mountain RoadAnthony Baisden, Newton County Sheriff's OfficeFred Bates, 464 Bates Road