State Sen. Rick Jeffares is a new state Senate floor leader.
The Newton County BOC has approved a ban on all tobacco products at county-owned and operated parks.
Newton County commissioners heard a presentation on the proposed Salem overlay at a recent work session.
The city is set to adopt new policies related to utilities.
The Covington City Council has accepted a grant and agreed to additional city funding for a pedestrian bridge over I-20.l
Covington has temporarily suspended enforcement of its temporary sign ordinance.
Keith Ellis is the new chairman of the Board of Commissioners, beating Democrat Marcus Jordan by 742 votes. Ellis received 50.89 percent of the vote, or 21,144 votes to Jordan's 20,402 votes.
The city of Covington is offering several incentives in hopes an existing industry will expand here.
State Rep. Doug Holt, R-Social Circle, will again introduce legislation during the upcoming session of the Georgia General Assembly to attempt to get regulations over Georgia Transmission Corporation and similar entities.
The city of Covington is reconsidering its sign ordinance after hearing from a resident who said it could negatively impact nonprofits.
Mayor Ronnie Johnston has requested the Covington City Council develop a policy related to filming at night in residential areas.
Candidates were asked three questions abou the future of Newton County at a forum sponsored by the Newton Homebuilders Association.
At odds early and often, Joe Biden and Republican Paul Ryan squabbled over the economy, taxes, Medicare and more Thursday night in a contentious, interruption-filled debate.
The Newton County Voters League held a political forum at the Newton County Historical Courthouse
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