State officials have unveiled a list of 30 projects that will receive $22.4 million in federal housing tax credits to build or rehab affordable housing properties across the state.
The plan outlined by the president Thursday would affect an estimated 5 million people
Georgia’s senators and senator-elect say President Obama overstepped his powers with the executive action he announced.
Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology plan to break ground soon on a new joint library project.
A panel must soon submit recommendations for funding an extra $1 billion in transportation infrastructure needs.
A resident has dropped an ethics complaint against the chairman of the Cobb County commission over stadium negotiations with the Braves.
Despite criticism, former Gov. Sonny Perdue says he's proud of his efforts to support fishing, including committing the state government to borrow $14 million for an aquarium in rural Georgia.
Nearly a year ago, a few inches of snow in metro Atlanta triggered an epic traffic jam as motorists fleeing the city were trapped overnight on clogged interstates. Children slept at school or on stranded buses as parents tried desperately to reach them.
Temperatures sunk as low as 14 degrees in at least one Georgia town as near-record cold gripped the state for a second straight day.
op Republicans say two things are clear: Last year's government shutdown hurt the party. And Republicans must not let the president's pending immigration action bait them into a repeat.
Gov. Nathan Deal says flags at state buildings and grounds will fly at half-staff to honor former Gov. Carl Sanders, who died at age 89.
Temperatures plunged into the 20s in many parts of Georgia -- and dropped to 13 in one spot in the mountains -- as cold air settled over the state.
Sanders one of first New South governors elected
Former Georgia Gov. Carl Sanders, one of the first “New South” governors elected during the Civil Rights movement and known for his work on education and in the state’s legal community, died Sunday.
Authorities say a fire in a large barn outside Atlanta claimed the lives of at least four horses and a cow.
While an effort to bring a form of medical marijuana to Georgia garnered bipartisan support during the most recent legislative session, hurdles remain as lawmakers prepare to make another attempt at passing the legislation next year.
The owner of a Forest Park used car dealership was arrested Thursday morning and warrants issued for his son for alleged odometer and title violations.
Newton County News
- Sosebee instrumental in developing memorial for veterans
- Community calendar of events for March 31, 2015
- Identity thieves strike United Way, tax filers
- Department of Labor shows small unemployment drop for Rockdale and Newton in February
- Weekend calendar of events for March 28 & 29
- Masters Tournament brings dollars to local economy
- Law enforcement officials warn against growing tax scams
- Couple seeks permit to open bed and breakfast in south Rockdale County
- Covington police nab two burglary suspects who returned to finish the job
- Georgia Perimeter College Newton Campus to host Daffodil Fest
- 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
- Newton Blotter for Jan. 28-Feb. 3
- Newton Blotter for Jan. 21-27
- Newton Blotter for Jan. 14-20
- 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
- Family Community Housing Association offers workshop to assist potential homebuyers, those facing foreclosure