Being No. 1 has paid off for Eastside's top single player Amanda Blackwell after committing to play tennis for DIII program Piedmont College. Blackwell was given honorable mention honors on the Region 8-AAAA team, was given the MVP award for the Eastside girls tennis team and served as a
School board pegs internal candidate as next superintendent; Fuhrey will be first female superintendent
The Newton County Board of Education selected Samantha Fuhrey as its next superintendent.
While many consider Common Core State Standards a national movement, opposition mounts.
All good things must come to an end. I haven't really gotten tired of teaching. I just don't have the energy to do it all day any longer.
Journalists should do their jobs on Benghazi and IRS issues.
County commissioners are wading through budget requests of more than $4.5 million than projected revenues.
Newton High School's 2013 valedictorian is Alex Grady, right, and the salutatorian is Brittain Hunt.
A car show will coincide with a county employee recognition event on Sunday.
A 34-year-old Oxford woman was arrested by the Covington Police Friday after she allegedly attempted to have an altered prescription filled.
A detention deputy with the Newton County Detention Center faces sexual assault charges in connection with a female inmate.
There are a variety of dogs and cats available for adoption this week at the Newton and Rockdale animal shelters.