From deadly tornadoes and dangerous wildfires to record flooding, Georgia has experienced its share of emergencies in recent years. And with the peak of hurricane season still to come, there is a chance for more severe weather in the months ahead.
Deer hunting season is one of the most highly anticipated times of the year for many in the state, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. Archers get the first opportunity at bringing home a deer beginning Saturday.
The Covington City Council has approved the first reading of an update to the city’s alcohol ordinance to allow licensing for on-premises wine and beer tastings, licensing for caterers to serve alcohol off-premises and temporary permits for non-profits to sell alcohol at events to benefit a charitable or civic organization.
The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement and the Governor’s Honors Program Alumni Association seek the names and contact information of the more than 20,000 alumni from the 50 years of operation of the Governor’s Honors Program, the summer residential learning experience for the state’s highest achieving high school students.
Organizers of the second Sandhill-Texas Alley reunion are expecting more than 1,000 people to celebrate their connections to the community this year.
Newton Citizen Poll for Sept. 8, 2013
The owner of a dump truck that spilled rocks along U.S. Highway 278 in late August is unhappy about reimbursement charges for clean up from the city of Covington.
Mayor Ronnie Johnston was put on the hot seat by second graders at Middle Ridge Elementary School Thursday.
Newton County jail log for Aug. 28 to Sept. 3
911 Communications Officer Nathaniel Stykes organized his first blood drive in June, giving public safety agencies a chance to compete.
County commissioners have amended the zoning ordinance to allow go-kart facilities in certain areas with a conditional use permit.
The owners of Corn Dawgs Corn Maze plowed the face of Uncle Si Robertson into their land for the 2013 corn maze season.
The Board of Commissioners recently awarded a contract to Gresham Smith and Partners out of Alpharetta to provide engineering services for bridges in the county at a cost of $38,735.
Mt. Tabor Bridge is now safe to travel for school buses, fire trucks and other large vehicles.
Newton County Library System’s Porter Memorial Branch will host an exhibit about a Georgia man who witnessed the atrocities of the Holocaust, Executive Director Lace Keaton has announced.
- Kristopher "Kris" Adams
- Deborah Burns
- Carl Lung
- Mildred Thomas
- Inzer White
- Kathryn Lindsay
- John Huff
- Edward "Ed" Mcgehee
- Fred White
- Susan Herring
- Newton Jail Log for Nov. 15, 2013
- Newton Jail Log
- Porterdale officer injured in traffic stop
- Newton Jail Log for week of Sept. 4 to Sept. 10, 2013
- Newton County Jail Blotter for Aug. 23, 2013
- Newton County Jail Blotter for Aug. 9, 2013
- Newton County Jail Blotter for Aug. 2, 2013
- Newton County Jail Blotter for July 26, 2013
- Rockdale Jail Blotter for July 19, 2013
- Newton County Jail Blotter for July 19, 2013