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.
DeKalb County Sheriff Jeff Mann has requested a probe by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation into the death of a county sheriff's recruit.
Georgia's Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner says homeowners may be able to get financial help through their homeowners' policies if their homes are damaged by cold weather.
A federal judge is set to sentence two north Georgia men convicted of plotting to make the poison ricin in what prosecutors described as a plot against federal government officials.
Emory University officials say dozens of students have been stricken by gastrointestinal illnesses in recent days.
A star-studded lineup of young and seasoned rockers took to the stage of Atlanta's venerable Fox Theatre Wednesday night to honor Lynyrd Skynyrd, the band that fomented the Southern rock genre and was a 1970s radio staple.
A newly created partnership between the Georgia Department of Corrections and a north Georgia charter school is expected to help some prison inmates earn their high school diplomas.
Three South Texas men must serve prison terms of nearly 34 years over a cocaine and cash ring linked to Georgia.
The Georgia House Republican Caucus has made its leadership selections for the upcoming legislative session.
A University of Georgia researcher has received a roughly $3 million federal grant to develop an early warning system that could help public health officers prepare for an infectious disease outbreaks.
About 100 soldiers from bases in North Carolina and Georgia are on their way to West Africa to help in the fight against Ebola.
Georgia Republicans are hostile to raising the minimum wage, but a majority of voters favor increasing it.
About 200 members of the 3rd Infantry Division based at Fort Stewart will be heading to the Middle East for a yearlong deployment supporting operations in Afghanistan.
Zoo Atlanta says Alan was the oldest male Sumatran orangutan living in the North American population of apes managed by the Orangutan Species Survival Plan when he died Friday.
Newton County News
- Weekend calendar of events for April 18 and 19
- Newton Citizen Poll for April 19, 2015
- Special meeting called by US 278 CID board
- Rockdale County Public Schools considers adding more teachers next school year
- Man frightens DDS employee who failed him on drivers test
- RCSO arrests 8 teens found skipping school
- Covington police search for couple accused of stealing 33 iPads
- Convicted murderer, mother and others indicted on gang and racketeering charges
- Rockdale County Sheriff's Office to host open house April 25
- Catching the small fish at Newborn's Hornyhead festival
- 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
- Newton Blotter for Jan. 28-Feb. 3
- 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