A former SEC-standout football star has been charged with murder in the death of his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son in Buford, Ga.
Five students were killed and two were injured in an accident along Interstate 16 near Savannah on Wednesday morning.
A grand jury indicted a former Atlanta-area police chief late on Wednesday on a misdemeanor charge of reckless conduct for shooting his wife in bed on New Year's Day in an apparent accident that left her partly paralyzed.
Eleven former Atlanta public school educators were found guilty by a jury on Wednesday on charges of racketeering in one of the largest U.S. test-cheating scandals.
Governor's move opens up state resources for disaster preparedness in areas expecting ice
Gov. Nathan Deal signed an executive order to declare a state of emergency for disaster preparedness for the 15 North Georgia counties under a winter storm warning and will ask state workers in affected areas who are not involved in emergency response to work from home.
For the entire month of February, Chick-fil-A restaurants will give customers free cups of its new specialty-grade THRIVE Farmers hot or iced coffee all day long.
Leesburg native files contract compaint with California state government
Saying he is “grateful for the opportunities” American Idol afforded him, Phillip Phillips is suing to gain control of his career.
Law enforcement targeting Twitter account in investigation
The FBI and Atlanta police are investigating a Twitter account tied to a bomb threat at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
The National Retail Federation announced Wednesday that holiday retail sales hit their highest peak since 2011 amid a boost of consumer confidence and lower gas prices.
Governor highlights prison reforms, charter schools in speech
Gov. Nathan Deal began his second term Monday by focusing on new beginnings for those residents who have lost their liberties and the youngest residents who are not yet old enough to exercise their political will at the ballot box.
Mercedes-Benz will move its U.S. headquarters to Atlanta from northern New Jersey, affecting about 1,000 employees.
Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley, Rascal Flatts, The Band Perry, Dwight Yoakam, Jason Isbell, Old Crow Medicine Show and over a dozen other country music artists will perform on three stages during the two-day festival.
Atlanta police are investigating a shooting inside a movie theater in the city's Midtown neighborhood that left two people hospitalized in stable condition.
Officials say the new Atlanta streetcar is expected to open just before the end of the year.
Sony Pictures cleared the way on Tuesday for release of "The Interview" in some U.S. theaters on Christmas Day, less than a week after pulling the movie following a devastating cyberattack that has been blamed on North Korea.
Newton County News
- Vandals damage sanctuary at Faith Tabernacle in Conyers
- South Salem and Porterdale elementary schools get new principals for next school year
- Community calendar of events for May 5
- Train collision with truck shuts down rail crossings in Olde Town Saturday
- More crashes, fewer fatalities on local roads
- Missing 19-year-old has been found unharmed
- Fire breaks out in home of Falcons draft pick Grady Jarrett
- Sightings of coyotes in Rockdale and Newton counties have residents alarmed
- Weekend calendar of events for May 2 and 3
- What is the most fun you have ever had?
- Newton Blotter, April 15-21
- Newton Blotter, April 8-14
- Newton Blotter, March 25-31
- Newton Blotter, March 18-24
- Newton Blotter, March 11-17
- Newton Blotter, March 4-10
- Newton Blotter for Feb. 25-March 3
- Newton Blotter for Feb. 18-24
- Newton Blotter for Feb. 11-17
- Rockdale Jail Blotter for Feb. 6, 2015
- Subaru ‘Share the Love’ event generates $900 for Rockdale Meals on Wheels
- Georgia Credit Unions finish strong in final quarter of 2014
- Church at Covington hosts Newton Leadercast
- Inspect-All Services awarded Best of 2014 on Kudzu
- Local Realtor trains to help military families relocate
- Find clothes for children and adults at Brandy's Hope Chest, a Covington consignment shop
- Amici aims to please customers through great food, service
- Auto brokerage sells vehicles at a discount
- Discovery Point Conyers awarded 3-star rating from state
- WildArt gallery opens on Covington Square