Federal dollars come with strings attached, but in this case it's a wrecking ball.
The United States has a bad track record in the Middle East.
A local firm was honored last week for its design of a winning wildlife tag.
Two robbers masked as Iron Man and an Angry Birds character robbed S&S Package Store.
The Newton Education Foundation recently presented a group of Newton County teachers with nearly $5,000 in grants.
A Covington police officer and an NCSO deputy saved the life of a man in cardiac arrest Monday.
A variety of dogs and cats are available for adoption at the Rockdale and Newton animal shelters this week.
The lineup for this year's Music Midtown festival, held Sept. 20-21 at Piedmont Park, has been announced with Jane's Addiction and Journey playing Friday night and the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Weezer among the bands playing on Saturday.
Local public safety agencies are hosting a blood drive.
An Oxford man faces felony theft by taking charges in connection with the theft of more than 60 tires from a Covington business.
The Conyers chapter of Sons of Confederate Veterans has saved a cemetery.
A Child's Voice child's advocacy center recently held ribbon-cutting ceremonies at its new location in Social Circle. The ceenter serves the Alcovy Judician Circuit.
Family Promise of NewRock is preparing to open a new day center this summer for its families.
Health reports for Newton, Rockdale counties for June 18, 2013
These were the Top Five Stories on the Newton Citizen website last week.
DOUGLASVILLE -- The Rockdale Post 77 American Legion baseball team made an early statement in the POW/MIA Tournament.. Jake Wright had four hits, Keith Buckhault added three and Post 77 cruised to a 16-4 victory in five innings over Peachtree City Post 50 on Friday. Eric Smith tossed a
COVINGTON -- Providence Christian School is ready to take another leap of faith as it prepares to change athletic associations for the second time in as many years.. Providence competed in the Independent Christian Schools of Georgia and Alabama association last season and is moving to the Georgia Independent Christian
ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves showed the San Francisco Giants on Saturday why they have the best home record in the majors.. Freddie Freeman capped a two-run rally in the ninth inning with a bases-loaded single off Giants closer Sergio Romo that gave the Braves a 6-5 victory